Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807 - 1882)
Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807 - 1882) lived a life rich of exceptional enterprises completed in America (Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina) and Europe (Italy, France), like a novel of adventures. The ability against stronger adversaries elevated him to the heroes of the epic poems, inspiring the fantasy of narrators, attracting admiration and sympathy, and the appellative of "hero of the two Worlds".
807 fountain pens 1KS
1807 fountain pens 1K
The Giuseppe Garibaldi Limited Edition collection is turned by hand form solid bars of red resin; in the extremity of the cap is placed a coined silver medal that portrays the stylized profile of the hero of two worlds.
The special 1KS version counts 807 fountain pens in sterling silver, crafty engraved, enamelled and laquered.
Every single pen is hand-painted by brush by experienced artists, with thin layers of enamel over the engraved silver bottom, recalling the hues and the chromatic characteristic of the oil techniques of academic tradition of the late 800's.
Cartridge/converter filling system.
Every pen is packaged in a richly designed, dedicated box, which features a numbered and authenticated copy of the original telegram "I obey", which is kept in the State Central Archives in Rome.
The shipping #1073 sent to Giuseppe Garibaldi recited:
The answer was : "Obbedisco" (= I obey), G. Garibaldi