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Known for his plays and poems, William Shakespears was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon, England on the 26th of April 450 years ago. He redefined art with his writing and created many linguistic expressions that still remain till today. 450 years later on the 26th April, Omas, in collaboration with Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, has created this limited edition writing instrument to celebrate William Shakespeare today.
The barrel of this limited edition is made the traditional wood of England, oak, and antique silver for the cap. A signet ring, believed to belong to William Shakespeare, can be seen on the top of the cap. A quill, believed to be what William Shakespeare had used to put his thoughts into words, is beautifully adorned on the clip of the pen which is handmade in antique silver- so is the nib holder. On the right side of the cap, the most famous portraits of Shakespeare can be found and on the other side of the cap, is an image of a writer, both in creating a perfect harmony. The original Parish Register entry, “Gulielmus filius Johannes Shakspere”, is engraved on the bottom of the pen which is also made in antique silver. The nib of the fountain pen in 18K gold has William Shakespeare’s initials, W.S., engraved on it.
Only 450 of the piston filling fountain pens are made available and each pen comes with a unique box taking the shape of an old writing desk.