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“My two fingers on a typewriter have never connected with my brain. My hand on a pen does. A fountain pen, of course. Ball-point pens are only good for filling out forms on a plane.�-Graham Greene There is something about Fountain pens. When the nib, feed and ink reservoir come into play, the outcome is that of pure awe. And with the advent of 2014, the trend is definitely coming back with a sophisticated bang.


It might have been the Ancient Egyptians who developed writing on papyrus scrolls using thin reed brushes from the sea rush, but the first practical fountain pen was patented by Lewis Edson Waterman in 1884. And ever since then opened a world of luxury writing. Today, Findable.in has something extremely special for all those lovers of masterfully crafted fountain pens; the perfect possessions to make for a collector’s item and for that quintessential dose for all luxury pen enthusiasts who swear by true works of art. Not just this, we also plan to take you down the classic ‘luxury pens advertisement campaign’ alley for that regal vintage feeling. After all, 2014 is all about revisiting the past and taking the best of everything.


WATERMAN:

As we mentioned before, Lewis Waterman invented the capillary feed in fountain pens that allows for even ink flow. He ended up starting the pen business owing to his frustration in trying to close a handsome deal as an insurance broker, but leaking on the precious document and ruining it instead. He lost the deal but found a newfound love and passion- that for the creation and selling of luxury pens. Today, Waterman pens are known for excellent quality and sheer brilliance.


For the New Year, we suggest you begin with the Waterman Carne Frosty fountain pen. The body and cap are done in white lacquer while the clip and the trim are chrome plated. Also, the mechanism makes use of a cartridge or converter filling system. With a beauty like this, write in style throughout the year.


SHEAFFER:

W A. Sheaffer was running a successful jewellery business in Fort Madison in 1907 when he came up with the idea of making a lever filling fountain pen. He set about designing a self-filling fountain pen in the back of his store and came up with quite an interesting improvement. In 1912, Walter patented his improved design and went into the pen business full time. Today, Sheaffer is known to churn exquisitely skilled pieces that literally screech opulence.


Sheaffer Prelude Signature Fountain Pen is sheer delight for a true writing instrument lover. The body and cap are done in 22 carat gold plating with an engraved diamond square pattern, followed by the clip and trim. The working mechanism is through a converter or cartridge. With its plush appeal and writing finesse, you definitely can’t help but source it for your collection.


MONTBLANC:

Back in 1906, it was a banker and engineer who recognized the direction and signs of time, and decided to produce extraordinary pens. Later, Wilhelm Dziambor, Christian Lausen and Claus Johnannes took over and laid the foundation of the massive company, Montblanc. For the past 100 years, Montblanc has been synonymous for the very highest writing culture and till today, it is known for unmatchable quality and traditional craftsmanship with a modern motivation.


In 2014, Mont Blanc Starwalker is a must-own for every connoisseur. Made in black rubber, the body and cap are finished with diamond-cut lines and platinum-plated rings. Shining from the transparent top of the cap, the surreal white star seems to float in space. The clip and trim are made of 14 carat gold with a rhodium nib. This cartridge fountain pen is quite a catch. At Findable.in, our agenda is to make you walk down the extravagant memory lane, reflect on the beauty around since time immemorial and grab the advancements with an unbeatable panache. You can also purchase these gorgeous and timeless pieces from a Findable store near you. Luxury writing at its best! Reference Link: http://blog.findable.in/power-pens-for-2014/


Power pens for 2014