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Leonardo Cuspide limited edition fountain pen

by Sripal Jain
Leonardo Cuspide fountain pen in use

A goodnews is always welcome on a gloomy day. Not exactly gloomy but yeah, we are admist the global Covid-19pandemic and the civilization as such has taken the covid-19 in its stride and learning to live with it. The bright side is, Salvatore just announced the launch of Leonardo cuspide limited edition fountain pen.

We are a few lucky ones to have a look at this first hand. Trust me the first look at it and I personally fell in love with the design and detailing on the pen.

Pre-orders open, to be delivered by 25th September

With a vintage taste, shapes, and details that recall the masterpieces of the 30s, golden years for the Italian fountain pen known throughout the world. The filling system (classic piston), the ebonite feeder, the clip, the band, and also the position of the thin metal rings on the cap bring us back in time.

Launching in 4 different colors, limited to 70 pieces for each nuance.
4 colours available: Nocciola (beige), Mineral Grey, Blue Sea, and Olive Green.

• The fountain pen can be ordered with gold or white rhodium finish.
• Classic piston filling

Length closed: 148mm
Cap length: 71.6mm
Body length including nib: 134mm
Handle diameter: 12.5mm
Maximum cap diameter: 17mm
Weight: 30g
Weight body only (without ink): 19.5g

Euro 850 with gold nib #6 – 14kt: EF, F, M, Broad, and Stub ( Approximate Indian Rs 76500.00 )
Euro 890 with gold nib #6 – 14kt: Music and Elastic (Fine) ( Approximate Indian Rs 80500.00 )

The material is inspired by the “Lance Cusp” used by ancient warriors in the centuries VII-VI BC.
In fact, the pattern present in acrylic in the darker parts recalls the curve of the spear tip.

The realization of the resin “Cuspide” is an important step to the research and production and is also stimulating for future projects. The effect of depth and texture is given by the assembly of about 10/15 sheets of acrylic, the fusion of these sheets about 1 or 2mm high is obtained through a casting of dark resin that will become our cusp only after a complex oblique cut of the sheet.

The decoration on the central band Like the previous collection “Speranza” there is the geometric pattern that will be shown on the limited collections only and for the whole year 2020, for next year and the following ones, the design will be different.
The decoration is reminiscent of the period known in the history of art as “Geometric Art” and therefore means the production of decorations of Greek civilization between 900 and 700 BC, which takes its name from the term traditionally used for ceramic production of the same period.

The fountain pen is supplied with a 40ml bottle of blue ink and a lifetime warranty on any manufacturing defect.

Leonardo cuspide fountain pens with cap posted at the back in gold trims
Leonardo Cuspide fountain pens with rhodium trims. capposted at the back
The piston filling mechanism

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