Montegrappa Passport Series Event Schedule

The Montegrappa Passport Series is embarking on its maiden voyage and we want you there. We will kick off the tour in New York City and then move to Washington DC and Houston Texas. Each city will provide a different experience, but in the end, its all about our love for writing and our amazing

Clou de Paris – The Belt Buckle that Moves!

Which will it be? Tradition or modernity? Eccentricity or good sense? Provocation or appeal? Faced with such choices, TF Est. 1968’s new offerings allow the answer to be, quite simply, “why not both?” *** “We don’t have typical clients so much as a type of client: people with style; people who exude polished elegance right

Kenro Industries, Inc., Acquires the Iconic American Esterbrook Pen Brand

MINEOLA, April 9, 2018— Kenro Industries, Inc., has reached an agreement to acquire the Esterbrook Pen Company and add the iconic brand to its portfolio of luxury lifestyle brands. Terms of the Transaction were not made public. Originally founded in 1858, the Esterbrook Pen Company was revived in 2014 by Harpen Brand Holdings, LLC.  America’s

Aurora Optima O’ Sole Mio Fountain Pen Review

How do you review a product you have already reviewed, and already love? How do you keep it fresh? How do you say something new? I’m not sure I have all of the answers to those questions, but let’s find out. One thing I do know: I love the Aurora Optima. I knew I loved it

Montegrappa Blue Blazer Fountain Pen Hands on and Giveaway

What is it: The Blue Blazer is a stainless steel fountain pen in the “Fortuna” body style from Montegrappa. The pen features a steel nib with an intricate pattern on it that gets fed ink via a cartridge/converter filling system. What makes this pen stand out from the rest is the unique finish, created by applying

The Scotch and Time Series Whisky Events – Coming to a Coast near you

On the best Sunday of the year so far, February 11, 2018, Eric aka Instagram @scotchandtimeheld one of the biggest Whisky Events to kick off the year.  In a series of ScotchandTime events, New York was the first city of the year to kick off such a momentous event. Held at the BKLYN Commons facility in

U-Boat Sommerso Unboxed Video

Italo Fontana expands the Classico lineup with Sommerso, a watch boasting the characteristic feature of the professional diving watch. Watch the video in high resolution on Facebook.

Forged In Fire – The Montegrappa Blazer

See the brochure for the Montegrappa Blue Blazer here. Inspiration comes to us at Montegrappa from a variety of sources and places and events and objects. All celebrate some aspect of life, and what enriches it. In the wake of the great success of the Mule line, inspired by a famous cocktail, we looked again at another

O’ Sole Mio

Aurora has much to celebrate these days. The fountain pen community continues to grow and with more transparency, people are embracing this fine Italian brand who is quickly approaching 100 years in 2019. Their company has experienced double turnover in 2017, as informed Fountain Pen enthusiasts look to invest their hard earned dollars in quality

Something Grande from Montegrappa

The Ducale Grande fountain pen is now available in the popular marble brown acrylic, that many know from the traditional Ducale series. The first Grande introduction from 2017 was made in black resin and was limited to 100 units worldwide. The black model sold out rather quick and its clear that the brown will follow