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Ernest Hemingway was one of the most innovative and influential writers, reporters and novelists of the 20th century, one who wrote, coincidentally, with Montegrappa pens. The collection bearing his name consists of four exclusive editions; each of these chapters embodies a pen of its own, offered in the three types: fountain, rollerball and ballpoint.

Wanderlust was in Hemingway’s blood, this inveterate traveller closely associated with a number of locations from Spain to Italy, Paris to the Florida Keys. Evoking the spirit of the voyage, The Traveller in Sterling Silver and Charcoal Black celluloid, is adorned with airplanes, maps and passports, with 11 of his associated locations highlighted. It is reminiscent of the era when travel was an adventure, the symbolism of the design showing the “starting” airport is the nearest airport to his birthplace while the other is the nearest airport to his place of death. A compass resides on the cap top, a repeating airplane motif dresses the clip and barrel, a sea light tower features on the barrel end and a boat steering wheel is positioned centrally.
Montegrappa, the first Italian manufacturer of writing instruments, opened in Bassano del Grappa in 1912. A century of superb craftsmanship has passed for this Italian brand known around the world for its Italian creativity and style.

In the same historical building since 1912, Montegrappa has been a part of the lives of great men, and it has also witnessed moments of intense creativity and innovative breakthroughs. Ernest Hemingway and John Dos Passos, both Red Cross volunteer ambulance drivers during World War I, crossed the threshold of the original factory entrance on Via Cà Erizzo that was recently restored. That same entrance was among the first in Italy to see the arrival of celluloid, a precious material obtained from cotton that was already a protagonist of Montegrappa collections in the thirties.