Times passed and the Arco celluloid became a true object of desire for many pen aficionados around the world (the sheer beuty of the Arco celluloid has universal appeal). At the moment of writing, according to Mr Mora, this is the only one OLDWIN Mini Classic Arco Verde ever made. Ultra rare and breathtakingly beautiful. This small French brand has, with good reason, a devoted following in the pen community.
For a size comparision please have a look at the last photo (#12) of the present listing where the Oldwin Classic Demi is pictured next to the. MORA STYLOS 90th Anniversary (1930 2020) Arco Green (Verde) Celluloid Limited Edition Fountain Pen w/ Piston Filling and Rhodium trimming. If you are familiar with the brand this photo will be self-explanatory. Russian immigrant, leaving Russia from the fallen tsars, Boris Mora became passionate about jewelry and trained as a jeweler. Why a name with an Anglo-Saxon consonance?
It was the trend of the time. The manufacturing is French, mainly developed in the Jura.At that time, all the pen sellers knew how to repair themselves the objects which they proposed in their workshops. For 30 years, Boris will develop the Oldwin brand by presenting a hundred models of fountain pens, balls and mechanical pencils. The arrival of the ballpoint pen will force him to stop the brand. From rue Dauphine to rue Séguier, since 1991 installed on rue de Tournon, André MORA took over from his father in 1978.
Passionate about writing, faithful to the craft techniques inherited from his father and refined in contact with renowned Parisian restaurateurs , combining new technologies, André Mora will take over the company, developing the range of modern pens and expanding the department dedicated to old pens. The shop has become the essential place for writing enthusiasts, demanding and loyal customers, adepts of beautiful objects and rare pieces. The year 2002 saw the advent of a new line of Oldwin fountain pens, the "Classic" with a clean line, sober and without a ring.
Model with oval tips which has become a staple of the brand. First available in black plexiglass, then in colored celluloid and ebonite, some copies of the "Classic" will be produced in sculpted silver or solid gold as well. Is now celebrating its 90th Anniversary (1930 2020). We use only high quality materials such as double wall cardboard boxes, extra large buble wrap, polypropylene packaging tape, pvc pipe with high resistance. The attached photographs are to be considered part of the description.We are at your disposal for any further information. We usually reply messages within the same day, but please allow do bear in mind that our time zone differences might cause a slight delay. The item "OLDWIN Classic Mini (Demi) Arco Green Fountain Pen with original box.
18k 750 Nib" is in sale since Friday, April 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pens\Fountain Pens\Other Fountain Pens". The seller is "erfobay" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.