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Rocco P

Member Since 28 Aug 2011
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23 April 2016 - 04:55 AM

To be exact, it's an 88P model, the last iteration of the vintage 88 family. The cap shape is characteristic of this model.

In Topic: More finds at Porta Portese

03 April 2016 - 10:31 AM

Today I have found only two pens. An Omas Extra Lucens anellata and an aerometric Parker 51 (yet another black one, with rolled gold, five converging lines cap).


The Omas is a very nice find and cheap to boot! The 51 came with it and is in fair condition, but has a fossilized sac filled with red ink. It's the first time that I have found an aerometric 51 with an unusable sac. Luckily, PVC replacement are available.





In Topic: More finds at Porta Portese

27 March 2016 - 10:47 AM

Today has been a lucky day!


First group, from top to bottom:


1. Omas extra - a nice piston filler in black celluloid

2. Sagitta 89 - a very nicely built piston filler with hooded, flexible nib

3. Parker VS - black good cap, deep posting rings

4. Sheaffer Vacuum-fil - black with abalone shells. What is the name of this model?

5. Tibaldi infrangibile - see this topic for a little more info




Second group, from top to bottom:


1. Montblanc 221

2. Kaweco Dia 02G

3. Stipula ╬▒-¤çalegrafica 

4. Montegrappa 302

5. Swan self-filler 6260



In Topic: More finds at Porta Portese

21 February 2016 - 12:42 PM

This week it's the turn of a lever fill rolled gold Columbus Extra - a lady size pen - with a very nice, very flexible nib. I have also bought another Pelikan 120. For 5 euros (as much as last week) I could not say no!



In Topic: More finds at Porta Portese

07 February 2016 - 04:51 PM

This week I have found a beautiful Aurora Selene - a "Lady" model - a rolled gold Zenith Extra and a lowly Pelikan 120.