Montegrappa Elmo 01 Fantasy Blooms Fountain Pen, Yellow Iris
Stocked in a Medium Nib, but EF, F, B, 1.1 or 1.5 can be installed upon request
A minimalist hero pen receives a vivid makeover with the launch of Elmo 01 Fantasy Blooms. Montegrappa’s minimalist 1920s reissue is one of the most exciting pens released in recent years. Now, a selection of brilliant pearlised finishes brings an extra dash of window-presence and pocket/purse-appeal to one of the market’s trendiest silhouettes.
Spectacular, pearlised resin finishes bring new highlights to the Bauhaus-era Elmo 01. Iris, Lily, Blue Cross Gentian...a selection of vivid, flower-bed colors offers fresh flavors for dapper dressers, vibrant personalities and creative spirits. Symmetrical proportions, nostalgic no-nonsense looks and robust build have established the Elmo 01 as a clear alternative to the norm. Sleek vintage minimalism to catch the attention of the design-minded.
This Black Star Calla Lily Montegrappa Elmo fountain pen features a pearlescent green and black swirling resin. With a #6 JoWo steel nib, it fills via cartridge/converter. Available nib sizes are EF, F, M, B, 1.1 & 1.5 stub. Elmo is still made by hand in the exact location in Italy where the original Elmo was assembled nearly a century ago.
Length Capped: 5.6" (142 mm); Diameter: 0.58" (14.8 mm); Weight: 0.9 oz. (26.5 g)
About the Montegrappa Elmo: A world leader in the creation of fine writing instruments since the Renaissance, Italy championed the fountain pen through the craftsmanship of Elmo. This was the name initially used from 1927 by Montegrappa, the world leader in the creation of the perfect tools for creating missives, jotting notes, producing a signature with a flourish.
Every Elmo pen boasts the design values of the era that gave us the most elegant fashions and the most beautiful motorcars, a decade that to this day continues to influence architecture and fashion: the 1930s and the Art Deco movement that defined it. The Elmo pen therefore exhibits a classic form, ergonomically ideal for the smoothest writing sensation, but so chic that it deserves to be regarded as an object d’art as much as it is a fine instrument.
Elmo is the nickname of Heinrich Helm, the first Technical Director at Montegrappa (Italy's first fountain pen manufactory.) He left the company in 1928, but his ideas live on.