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Long due thread... In a page devoted to Italian pens, this topic is calling all the expressions of one of the most recognizable Italian materials ever used in fountain pens: the mythical Arco celluloid! Made worldwide famous by the Officine Meccaniche Armando Simoni (OMAS) in Bologna in their Extras and Paragons, Milords and Princesses and Damas, and proposed here and there by other brands and independent manufacturers, the Arco celluloid is the quintessence of "italianity" in pens: warm, refined, flamboyant and unique. Judging by the prices fetched by Arco celluloid pens in these days,
lomoking posted a topic in Fountain Pen ReviewsThis is my second review and I want to again review a patch of celluloid pens, which are made of arco celluloid materials. I have to admit, the biggest motivation for me to buy a pen is its look. As I believe I would only need three pens for regular usage, pens are closer to arts like “drawing” rather than writing instruments. Of course, the fun thing in fountain pen collection is that I can use them. Nevertheless, it’s not even an excuse to buy more than 20 pens due to the necessity to switch in between them. I buy pens because they have great or unique looks, which allows me to enjoy more du