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Yuri Gagarin – The First Man in Space, limited edition of pens by Montegrappa

April 12, 1961, he said, “Poyekhali!” (“Off we go!”) and in a couple of hours he became the first among the people who was in space. His name was Yuri Gagarin. April 12, 2011 the world was celebrating 50th anniversary of the first human spaceflight. The Italian brand of exclusive writing accessories Montegrappa in honor of the anniversary of the first human flight into space has released limited edition of pens.

Montegrappa Yuri Gagarin fountain pens made of 18K gold

Pens are engraved with a portrait of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, caps contain the emblem of the USSR and the clothespins are adorned with image of Gagarin monument in Moscow. Collections Montegrappa Yuri Gagarin will consist of a 1961 fountain pens made of silver, 1961 roller balls made of silver, 50 fountain pens made of 18K gold and 50 roller balls made of 18K gold. Read More »