Lot 184 of 594:
AURORA Medium DUPLEX Lapis Blue CELLULOID Fountain Pen, c.1929  

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Estimate:
$1,400 - $1,600

Title:
AURORA: Duplex Medium Fountain Pen, Lapis Blue, Lever Filler, Super Flex Nib

Author:
Aurora

Place:
Italy

Publisher:

Date:
c.1929

Description:

Duplex fountain pen, medium size, lapis lazuli blue celluloid, gold-filled cap band and 18K rolled gold clip with laureate-patterned band, section imprinted "AURORA / DUPLEX". Lever-filler. 124mm. 14K gold No. 2 1/2 teardrop-vent nib, very flexible. Excellent condition, deep rich color, crisp imprints, light brassing to clip ball. The Duplex was Aurora's first celluloid pen, created to rival Parker's Duofold line, and they are considered by some to be the most stunning Italian pens of their era.

-Lambrou, Andreas. Fountain Pens of the World. [Epping: 2005]. See pp. 314-315.

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Item number:
300264
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