Ancora is founded by Giuseppe Zanini in 1919, who is one of the earliest pen makers in Italy to create perfect pens in his own factory, Ancora pens are meticulously made by hand till this day. At present, same as before, Ancora brand is associated with the best Italian traditions merged with the history of legendary pens. The production site of Ancora pens is still located in Italy near Milan.
A distinctive feature of the company is that it prefers to make nibs for pens by its own workers using 18K gold. The balance between modern technologies used in production and traditional decoration
of pen barrels with precious metals, gemstones and handled sea shells lets Ancora create pieces of pure art that are so highly valued by the owners and collectors all over the world.
Avicenna (Ibn Sīnā ابن سینا) - This pen is dedicated to Avicenna a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age. His most famous works are The Book of Healing, and The Canon of Medicine, a medical encyclopedia which became a standard medical text at many medieval universities and remained in use as late as 1650. Avicenna's life demonstrated the need to be courageous and sometimes confront public opinion! Creation of this wonderful and symbolical pen coincided with the 990th anniversary of release of the Canons of Medicine in 1023.
The pen is made of Acrylic resin , Brass , Gold plated , Enamel , 18K gold nib
This collection is limited to 88 pieces worldwide
Length with cap posted: 18 cm
Length with cap close: 14 cm
Central circumference: 5 cm
weight - 81 grm
System: Fountain pen uses international ink cartridge or converter
Nib type: 18K gold nib
Conditions: New in box with original international warranty and packaging