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.
The First man in space pen is a tribute to the courage and heroism of the first man in space. The silver cap is decorated with the plates in the form of scuttles, one of which is engraved with a portrait of the first man in space and the other with a view of the Earth. Yuri Gagarin's name is immortalized on the cap. The pen is made of Acrylic resin , Silver , Gold/rhodium plated , Engraving , 18K gold nib
This collection is limited to 88 pieces worldwide
Length with cap posted: 18.3cm
Length with cap close: 15.1 cm
Central circumference: 5 cm
weight - 64 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