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Omas 50Yr Anniversary Fao- Need Info

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#1 chefaaronlong1


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Posted 12 March 2019 - 03:44

I recently acquired an Omas FOA Limited Edition pen.  It seems to be in good shape, could us a tune of for sure, but there are a couple of things Id like to know before I keep the pen

-On the barrel it says "OMAS EXTRA Italy". The other numbered versions I think only had "OMAS EXTRA"


-I bought it without its standard box, even thought the seller sold me "box and papers" Fishy


Overall it writes pretty well, piston is somewhat smooth.  The nib looks legit but those other details seemed fishy.

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Posted 12 March 2019 - 03:59

If you meant FAO, I've had that pen.

The box should be a large cardboard box.  They usually have some damage from shipping because they have to hold that very heavy marble pen safe.  There should be a leather sleeve in the marble, and a gold FAO cap to the marble.


I thought they all had ITALY printed on them.  The FAO also has Gio Pomodoro inscribed in script, the special FAO cap band and FAO nib.  I think the clip has a wheat pattern to it.

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Posted 12 March 2019 - 12:26

Yes, the clip has at the end a wheat pattern, the nib is a special one with FAO written, and in the cap is written Gio' Pomodoro.
Putting the name of the pen on Google you can find pictures of those details.

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Posted 12 March 2019 - 17:56

Here's mine












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#5 chefaaronlong1


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Posted 12 March 2019 - 19:22

Awesome! Thank you all, mine checks out and writes like a champ!

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Posted 20 March 2019 - 22:14

the box was rather cumbersome stuff...



I've never had the box either...


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