Which ink cartridges can be used with which fountain pens. Their vintage creations harken back to the glory days of the fountain pen especially the art deco design of the paragon models. Back in 2004,while fishing on fleabay,i saw an auction for a book on the 75th anniversary of omas. Omas was founded in bologna, italy in 1925 by armando simoni. Herbin blue pervenche, orange indien, sailor miruai specs. Rare omas italy 90 fountain pen blue never for retail sale. I think that italian fountain pen makers have always been. Its massive and compendious, with more pictures than youll know what to do with and lots of additional information besides. D esign, handcrafting, and working with difficult materials constitute the values around which each omas pen is developed.
Fountain pen hospital has the best omas pens available. Letizia is presently working on another book, which will be devoted to the omas company and its past. Montegrappa privilege wave sterling silver fountain pen limited edition 18k mint. Omas 360 ballpoint pens, rollerball pens and fountain pens. Mostlyi have up because writing in medical charts and order sheets in particular had to be done with a ball point of some sort. Omas extra vintage grey arco platinum celluloid fountain pen. Omas pens, handcrafted in bolognas workshop, have always been characterised by their timeless, elegant, essential design, devised and created by omas entirely in bologna workshop bringing out the best of the typical characteristics of italian creativity. A fountain pen is a nib pen that, unlike its predecessor, the dip pen, contains an internal reservoir of liquid ink. You can tell this pen was a replacement cap by the n after the serial number. Our fine range of omas ballpoint pens includes the omas 360, bologna and grand paragon series. Fountain pen network geoducs green ink comparisons. The pen barrel is not the typical round body, but crafted in omas iconic twelvesided shaped barrel. Since then, albeit with mixed success, and with several changes of ownership occurred after the death of its founder, it has always remained active in the fountain pen market. Much of the pen company history in the text is unreliable.
The pen draws ink from the reservoir through a feed to the nib and deposits it on paper via a combination of gravity and capillary action. Visit to omas pen factory pen views by glenn marcus. The name is still held by a company in china that owns the company, but the factory in italy has been closed down. Letizia iacopini italys patron goddess of fountain pens, the new. Armando simoni was often heard to repeat a pen must make writing pleasurable. The remainder of our inventory consists of 100% authentic, brand new writing instruments that are guaranteed by our return policy and upheld by the o.
Each of their pens is handcrafted to perfection in the same workshop in italy from which the company was founded. The omas nib has a well established reputation for being smooth and delivering a dependable flow of ink. It can take up to 365 days to produce the exceptional lightness, refined brilliance, and surprisingly pleasant feel of a. We are an authorized montblanc dealer with a complete line of montblanc fountain pens and pen accessories as well montblanc limited editions, jewelery and leather goods. Omas limited editionsmontgomery pens fountain pen store. Simonis love of technical challenges resulted in the endless creation of surprising models as omas extra 1931, the fountain pen, that enables different types of writing with a single nib ranging from flexible and calligraphic, but also the ball point in the same model. Omas pens use only the finest materials and exceptional italian craftsmanship for their ink fountain pens and other unique pens. There are a ton of different nib options and the three colors are fun and refreshing. Omas an acronym for officina meccanica armando simoni was an italian manufacturing company of writing implement, founded in 1925 and put in liquidation in january 2016. Omas collectors limited edition book by omas srl issuu.
The fit and finish are on point and you can really tell that the people who make these pens care. If writing is the key to a mans soul then omas designs speak about their creator. Buy omas emotica fountain pens for less at pen chalet. Omas 75th anniversary book italy the fountain pen network. Our collection of omas italy pens is the last of a great brand that had celebrated its 90th anniversary before being forced into bankruptcy in the early stage of 2016. Omas was founded in 1925 and is one of the historic italian fountain brands.
Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands. Omas pens bologna omas fountain pens, rollerballs, ballpoints. Omas took the lead to lauched the arte italiana milady writing instrument dedicated to woman and their elegance, taking the pleasure of writing to the next higher level. What kind of a filling systems do most fountain pens use. This is a great opportunity to get a great omas pen for a great price. From the flint tool to the stylus, from the quill pen to the fountain pen and felttip marker is an enjoyable, heavilyillustrated book that touches on a rather wide range of material.
Aug 21, 20 this is the omas bologna in a pearl blue finish. I had a feeling thenas i do now that i should have tried to bid on it. Their last major design innovation was the 360, a fountain pen with a triangular body to maximize grip and writing comfort, launched in 1996. Armando simoni was a lover of greek culture, a technician and artist at the same time and a great enthusiast of the pen world. New listing omas fountain pen celebrating marconis 100th anniversary of the radio wireless. Old vintage montblanc 24 fountain pen 14ct 585 gold nib. We also carry fountain pens, inks and pen accessories from all major pen manufacturers including waterman, sheaffer, cartier, parker, montegrappa, krone.
We repair vintage pens and have the largest selection of. Oversized omas extra lucens vintage fountain pen tortoiseshell stunning. The omas emotica fountain pen has been discontinued but we have one left at a discounted price. The book of fountain pens and pencils, by george fischler and stuart schneider. Papier plume has a wide selection of luxury omas rollerball pens, including the omas 360 and omas ogiva series plus a limited edition perrier jouet. Preowned omas arte italiana sterling silver faccetata ballpoint pocket pen jade green color. Shop forand learn aboutvintage and antique omas pens. Omas pen company was established in bologna, italy in 1925 and has become one of the preeminent pen companies of our time. The largest size pen manufactured as a nonlimited edition in their most current production was the 12faceted paragon, the second largest being the milord.
At the timeit seemed interesting,but i didnt attempt to bid on it. I have owned omas fountain pens for a number of years, and have always held the pen in very high regard. Omas for maserati 925 sterling silver limited edition rollerball pen. Fountain pen hospital has been the source for fine writing instruments for over 55 years. Filling the reservoir with ink may be achieved manually, via the use of a eyedropper or syringe, or via an internal filling mechanism which. Book depository books with free delivery worldwide. One of the most popular lines of omas pens was omas arte italiana range. Comparable to the best in the world, lamy has been my favourite fountain pen since my student days. Even if a line of pens using the omas name is released at a later date, it is very unlikely tha line of ink would be in the mix. Omas limited editions fountain pens and rollerball pens. Omas jerusalem gold 3000 limited edition fountain pen medium. In 1925 he set up in bologna omas officina meccanica armando simoni. Xezo legionnaire 18karat gold, platinum plated finepoint fountain pen, art nouveau style, diamondcut and finely handetched legionnaire f2. Pen chalet is an authorized dealer of omas pens and writing instruments.
Omas is one of the most famed and respected pen companies in the world. Fountain pen omas tokyo by sottsass collaction black nib m. You can find our indepth guide to choosing a fountain pen nib here, but the two most important factors to start with are tip size and tip shape. May quotes fountain pen sample resume stationery ink writing.
Omas unicef solid 18k gold fountain pen set of 24 complete collection new 1996. American soldiers had been among the first to make use of fountain pens, and these had been brought into italy by those service men returning from. If you are permitted only one fountainpen reference book, this is the one. See more ideas about fountain pen, fountain and fountain pen drawing. Even if a line of pens using the omas name is released at a later date, it is very unlikely tha line of ink would be. The omas cohiba limited edition writing instructment is shaped like a cigar, but we were informed that the cap should screwed on the pen knob while writing to keep the balance of the writing instruments to ensure the best pleasure of writing. Get the best deals on collectible omas fountain pens when you shop the largest online selection at ebay. I had a tough time finding much information on the new omas paragon pens with the metal section.
After checking all the available sources of information, the omas book by emilio dolcini, my own book history of the italian fountain pen, various publications. Motivated by commercial considerations, the companys founder, cavaliere armando simoni, moved closer to a world for him not yet fully explored. It can take up to 365 days to produce the exceptional lightness, refined brilliance, and surprisingly pleasant feel of a celluloid pen. Theres a lot of information on vintage pens and even the new old style paragons a great youtube video as well, but not much on the new ones. Ok, so this is meant as an educational post pictures at the end of the post. This internationally respected brand of fountain pens has launched new collection of fountain pens and a variety of beautiful inks at a very reasonable price. At the same time, the interest for vintage pens grew, new pen books and.
Papier plume has a wide selection of luxury omas rollerball pens, including the omas 360 and omas ogiva series plus a limited edition perrier jouet rollerball pen. Oddly enough, the pen comes with its outer box and papers but not the original folding book box. Since 1925 handcrafted in bologna workshop, an omas fountain pen is the result of a multitude of delicate operations that contributes to the creation of a unique and unrepeatable product. Chatterley luxuries and pen time are authorized retailers of omas pens and accessories. Get the best deals on collectible omas fountain pens when you shop the largest online selection at. Sep 12, 2010 omas 75th anniversary book posted in italy europe. An omas pens reflects a high standard of styling and superior workmanship. This bottle contains 62 ml of beautiful, highquality italian fountain pen ink. If you own an omas pen you have experienced true writing pleasure, if you do not, there is no time like the present. The remainder of our inventory consists of 100% authentic, brand new writing instruments that are guaranteed by our return policy and upheld by the om. Still, omas will hold a special place in the fountain pen world and in my heart. See more ideas about fountain pen, fountain pen ink and writing instruments. As i no longer do that the idea of using a fountain pen appealed to me. Youll write a smooth medium line with its twotone 18k gold nib.
Omas limited edition ingegno scittorio gold fountain pen. Shop online and save with our discount prices on omas emotica fountain pens. Kokuyo cover notebook, life noble notebook plain, pilot lucina fountain pen. Array of modern budget fountain pens including pilot 78g, kaweco sport, sailor clear candy and lamy alstar. A new, entry level omas in three bright colors available exclusively from goulet pens through the end of the year. Their products were in the upper price range of writing instruments and had always been manufactured in their factory located in bologna products manufactured included fountain pens, ink and related luxury goods. A fun resource on fountain pens recently i got interested in writing with a fountain pen. The nib is the most important part of a fountain pen, so it makes sense to put some thought into what kind of nib you want your fountain pen to have. Fountain pen omas rollerball pens, including the omas 360 and omas ogiva series plus a limited edition perrier jouet rollerball pen. Products manufactured included fountain pens, ink and related luxury goods.
The pen was gently used, works great and has only minor wear. Omas was an italian manufacturing company of writing implement, founded in 1925 and put in. Its faceted design lets you easily tilt the glass bottle for easier filling when the ink level gets low. Omas 75th anniversary book the fountain pen network. At the end of the first world war 19151918, the story and development of omas began. Brands not eligible for this promotion are agresti, rimowa, tumi and underwood. Its very sad to hear that the company is shutting down after 90 years and that their hand crafted pen making tradition ends in 2016.956 1582 1198 302 1356 1577 1132 958 173 1137 864 1227 1395 363 990 1161 492 281 1049 356 744 161 819 13 464 85 247 897 1490 253 778 1116 194 611 369 1244 928 722 1433 361 698 1118 298 1366 1367 430 1129 220