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Vintage Aurora 88 Fully Plated : Aquila Or Granlusso ?

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#1 Pasenow

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Posted 27 September 2019 - 16:32

Hey,

 

I noticed a beautiful Aurora 88 fully plated on fleabay. After some extensive research I still haven't managed to decide whether it's a Aquila or a Granlusso. As I am a newbie in Italian pens I was wondering whether you can identify it and, also, whether you know which one is a little bit better (or rarer), the Aquila or the Granlusso ?

 

 

 



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#2 Aysedasi

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Posted 27 September 2019 - 17:54

I confess I know little about these pens but I've never heard of the Granlusso.  The pictured pen looks just like my Aquila though....



#3 praxim

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Posted 27 September 2019 - 21:48

That looks like an 88 Aquila. From what I have found, the Granlusso is a 98, with a longer section, different cap, and at least in some cases a different pattern in the gold. I have an Aquila but not a Granlusso so the comparison is through pictures.

 

For relative pricing you would have to check previous sales or personal taste.


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