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After 80 years, the glorious Ducale name returns to Montegrappa, giving life to a collection of unparalleled elegance.

First appearing in the 1930s, the Ducale fountain pen marked the arrival of haute de gamme writing instruments for Elmo – the original name for Montegrappa. “Ducale” acknowledges the famed Doge’s Palace, or the Palazzo Ducale, one of the symbols of Venice and a masterpiece of Gothic design. Located in Piazza San Marco, between the

Montegrappa – The Hand-Painted Snake

To complement our Snake Pen 2013, commemorating this year in the Chinese Zodiac, Montegrappa will issue a special version for connoisseurs of hand-painting.  Occupying the 6th position in the Chinese Zodiac, the Snake symbolises diverse character traits including intelligence, grace and materialism. Snakes are persuasive, most effective at getting what they want. When it comes

Montegrappa introduces new Chaos Watch Series with celebrity-designer Sylvester Stallone

To celebrate the introduction of their brand new Chaos watch, Montegrappa welcomed celebrity-designer Sylvester Stallone to unveil the unique timepiece at the Westime store in West Hollywood last Thursday evening. Adorned with skulls, reptiles, and roads of fire, the limited edition Montegrappa Chaos watch is an extension of its popular pen line of the same

Montegrappa Wins Three Pen World Annual Readers’ Choice Awards

For Montegrappa, praise comes no higher than that from pen connoisseurs. It is with unbridled joy that we have learned that Montegrappa has won three awards in Pen World’s Nineteenth Annual Readers’ Choice Awards competition – chosen by the very readers who represent the pinnacle of passion for fine writing implements. Featured in the December

Montegrappa “Keep Memory Alive”

It is always an honour and a blessing to be able to demonstrate commitment to the subjects chosen to be celebrated as Montegrappa pens. The most readily-available means to show our respect for a subject is to support a related charitable venture. When it came to a pen as esoteric as the Brain, we were

Montegrappa supports Forbes Middle East in honoring the top companies in the Arab world.

  Forbes Middle East hosted a gala dinner and awards ceremony to honor the achievements of top companies in the Arab world and Montegrappa Middle East was the proud gifts sponsor at this event. The chief guest of this private evening was H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister for Culture, Youth & Community Development,

Hold your breath : The Montegrappa Chaos Wristwatch is here!

Unprecedented success followed the first collaboration between Montegrappa, and our ambassador, Sylvester Stallone. The Chaos Pen, unequivocal in its message, bold in its execution, impressive in its sheer presence, found a new audience never before seen in the world of pen collecting. It is the first “heavy metal” pen, an endorsement made real by the

MONTEGRAPPA FINE WRITING IMPLEMENTS ANNOUNCES “ICONS TRIBUTE TO ELVIS PRESLEY” PENS

Montegrappa, Italy’s most revered manufacturer of fine writing implements, will inaugurate its second century with a series of Elvis Presley pens, licensed by Elvis Presley Enterprises. The pens will be featured in Montegrappa’s popular “Icons” series, which pays tribute to globally-recognized individuals who have achieved greatness in a variety of fields, including music, movies and