on saleVisconti Medici il Magnifico Fountain Pen - Black Marble (Limited Edition)

Product Code VI-KP17-15-FP-EF

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on saleVisconti Medici il Magnifico Fountain Pen - Black Marble (Limited Edition)

Product Code VI-KP17-15-FP-EF

In Stock

out of stock

Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Business Days

$2,076.00

MSRP $2950.00

Color:
Black Marble

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Visconti is delighted to announce the launch of the new il Magnifico Black Marble, the fourth edition from the iconic il Magnifico series. Inspired by one of the most renowned figures of the Florentine Renaissance, Lorenzo 'Il Magnifico' de' Medici, the Visconti il Magnifico collection personifies the essence of the Renaissance period, combining luxurious and precious materials. For this latest launch, genuine Portoro marble is complemented by an aged bronze cap and trims.

Lorenzo de' Medici was an Italian Statesman and a 15th century Ruler of the Florentine Republic. Considered as one of the most powerful and enthusiastic patrons of the Renaissance age, he was commonly known as Lorenzo "il Magnifico" (the Magnificent) by his contemporary Florentines as he was an influential businessman, diplomat, politician and a patron of scholars.

The pen celebrates Lorenzo de' Medici's great passion for art and noble black marble. The pen's body is made of Portoro marble, a kind of marble only found in Italy in the province of La Spezia. Portoro marble is know for its golden streaks that range from deep yellow to honey and is considered the most precious of black marbles. The intense black color is a gorgeous contrast to its striking golden veins. The marble body is octagonal shaped and inspired by the Baptistery of Florence, formed using specific, high-precision machinery. Visconti's semi-precious stone expert craftsmen manually polish each of the pen's components before assembling them. Due to the nature of the material, each pen will vary with different patterns of the golden streaks throughout the pen. We are unable to accommodate specific requests. 

Lilies, the symbol of the city of Florence, are meticulously engraved on the aged bronze parts by Visconti's expert Florentine craftsmen. The iconic Ponte Vecchio clip is plated in rose gold and embellished with a black enamel reminiscent of the Portoro marble accenting the body of the pen expertly. The top of the cap is enriched with the ancient coat of arms of the Medici family.

The il Magnifico Black Marble fountain pen features Visconti's power filling system, the Hook Safe Lock cap closure system, an oversized 18kt rose gold nib made in-house, and is limited to 188 pieces worldwide.

Technical Specs

Condition
New
Brand
Visconti
Type
Fountain Pens
Color
Black, Gold
Demonstrator

Whether or not the barrel of the pen is translucent, allowing you to see the ink and filling mechanism inside.

No
Body Material
Stone, Sterling silver
Cap Rotations

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

0.25
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
Grip Material
Aged Bronze
Nib Size
Extra-Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, 1.3mm Stub
Nib Color
Rose Gold
Nib Material
18kt Gold
Postable

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

Yes
Retractable

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

No
Trim
Aged Bronze
Diameter - Body
14.6mm (0.57in)
Diameter - Cap (without clip)
16.6mm (0.65in)
Diameter - Cap (with clip)
21.3mm (0.84in)
Diameter - Grip

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

10.8mm (0.43in)
Length - Body

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

132.0mm (5.20in)
Length - Cap
61.6mm (2.43in)
Length - Nib

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

22.8mm (0.90in)
Length - Overall (Closed)
146.5mm (5.77in)
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.

172.5mm (6.79in)
Weight - Body

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

44.0g (1.55oz)
Weight - Cap
32.0g (1.13oz)
Weight - Overall

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

76.0g (2.68oz)
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.

1.76ml

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