Visconti Metropolis Sterling Silver Retractable Fountain Pen
Nib: Fine 14k Firenze, Visconti, White Gold
Condition: New old stock, with box & paperwork
Visconti " Metropolis " Fountain Pen in Hallmarked Sterling Silver 925, covered with a shiny Titanium finish giving it the grey Gunmetal Color. This High-Tech fountain pen has a slim modernistic Design inspired by the Skyscrapers of the cities. This unique fountain pen is one of the few with a Retractable Nib. By turning the knob at the end of the Barrel, the Nib can be moved back and forth. Fortunately, there are two built in safety devices that make it impossible to put the Cap back in place if the Nib is not retracted in the Barrel. It is also impossible to turn the Button to move the nib Forward if the Cap of the Metropolis is closed, and a Push and Turn Piston filling system. First the nib needs to be turned out of the Pen, then the filling Button,
[ integrated in the Nib moving knob] can be released by pushing it, after which it can be operated in the normal way to fill the pen with ink.