on saleVisconti Medici Fountain Pen - Rose Sovrano

Product Code VI-KP17-03-FP-EF

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on saleVisconti Medici Fountain Pen - Rose Sovrano

Product Code VI-KP17-03-FP-EF

In Stock

out of stock

Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Business Days


MSRP $895.00

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Made with a brand new material called Acrosilk, the Visconti Medici fountain pen is an 8-sided, oversized fountain pen designed to invoke the spirit of the Medici mansions of Florence. Trimmed with rose gold, this regular edition fountain pen utilizes Visconti’s power filler mechanism and is fitted with an oversized rose gold-plated nib. The Medici is the perfect combination of innovative materials and proven designs.

You cannot learn the history of Florence without hearing about the much celebrated Medici family. The family was a noble house that stood out for their political, financial, and cultural influence on the city of Florence. Most of all, the Medici family was known for their passionate contributions to the development of Humanism and the Italian Renaissance. Predominantly bankers, the family owned one of the largest and most respected banks in Europe at the time. The Medici family were avid patrons of the arts and served as the patron for many artists, including Brunelleschi, Donatello, Raphael, Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. It was during the Medici’s patronage that da Vinci illustrated Luca Pacioli’s The Divine Proportion which described the formula for geometric relationships that are pleasing to the eye. Thus, this pen is a tribute to one of the greatest dynasties in Italian history.

The Medici pens feature an eight-sided facet design, modeled after the Florentine baptistery, a religious place and symbol of the city's glorious past. The body of the pens are enhanced by the Lily emblem (fleur de lis) engraved on the center band that pays homage to the city of Florence.

To capture the essence of the materials used in the Medici villas, Visconti sought out a new material, something that would be reminiscent of these princely Italian mansions. They created a new material by combining acrylic resin and silk fibers and called it Acrosilk. The Acrosilk in the Medici is deep brown with flecks of a lighter, golden brown, reminiscent of the wood used to construct its namesake’s luxury villas. The Medici family crest is engraved into the gold-plated trim, completing Visconti’s tribute to the Medicis.

This fountain pen comes with an 18kt rose gold nib. It is set in a gift box with a manual and is covered by Visconti’s 2-year warranty.

Visconti has recently updated their branding and font used on their clips. During this transition, you may receive a pen with a slightly different font than what is shown here.

You can also customize this pen with the magnetized MyPen System. We offer natural stones that you can swap into the finial in place of the Visconti logo coin.

Technical Specs

Fountain Pens
Body Material
Cap Rotations

For pens with a screw-cap closure, how many rotations it takes to uncap/recap the pen.

Cap Type

How the cap is opened/closed from the barrel of the pen. Some common options include Snap-Cap, Screw-Cap, Magnetic Cap, or Capless (no cap).

Hook Safe Lock
Compatible inks & refills

Which ink this pen will accept. Choices include bottled ink and various styles of pre-filled ink cartridges.

Bottled inks
Filling Mechanism

How the pen fills with ink. Click here to watch our video tutorial on common filling mechanisms.

Power Filler
Nib Size
Extra-Fine, Fine, Medium
Nib Color
Rose Gold
Nib Material
18kt Gold

Whether or not the cap fits securely onto the back of the barrel when open.


Whether or not the nib/tip can retract into the body of the pen (usually for click or twist-open style pens).

Rose Gold
Diameter - Body
14.4mm (0.57in)
Diameter - Cap (without clip)
16.1mm (0.63in)
Diameter - Cap (with clip)
20.2mm (0.80in)
Diameter - Grip

Measured from the place most people choose to rest their fingers, which varies with each pen.

10.9mm (0.43in)
Length - Body

The measurement from the back end of the barrel to the tip of the nib.

131.8mm (5.19in)
Length - Cap
60.0mm (2.36in)
Length - Nib

The measured length of the visible portion of the nib when it is installed in the pen, from grip to tip.

23.8mm (0.94in)
Length - Overall (Closed)
146.2mm (5.76in)
Length - Overall (Posted)

When the cap of the pen is posted onto the back of the pen body, this is the measurement of the entire pen including the nib.

169.0mm (6.65in)
Weight - Body

If a converter is included with the pen, this weight is reflected in the total.

26.0g (0.92oz)
Weight - Cap
15.0g (0.53oz)
Weight - Overall

If a converter is included with the pen, this weight is reflected in the total.

41.0g (1.45oz)
Max Ink Capacity - Piston Vac

The maximum volume of ink that can fit in the pen when using the built-in piston or vacuum filling mechanism.


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