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Miya 450 represents the end of an era

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Miya 450 represents the end of an era

The word that comes to mind when one encounters the Montegrappa Miya 450 is stately. There is just something about this pen that elicits awe in even the most novice of pen lovers. The more veteran pen aficionado recognizes that the material it’s made from, antique celluloid, represents the end of an era. As celluloid becomes less available, replaced with modern materials like acrylic and resin, its desirability increases. Made from celluloid taken from the vault of remaining blanks at Montegrappa’s headquarters in Bassano del Grappa, the Miya 450 is a reminder why so many fountain pen enthusiasts are hot...

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Why this portable ballpoint is so satisfying

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Why this portable ballpoint is so satisfying

With the satisfying sound and feel of the rebound mechanism twisting the gel ballpoint refill into place, this pen glides across the page, making it convenient and a pleasure to use. Available in black, red or white lacquer with brass trim, this pen looks as good as it writes.

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