The base of the barrel with limited edition no. 245/300 engraved to the button. The cap also with an engraved button, novelli augusta 50 anni.
The augusta novelli was a limited edition of 300 pens made by visconti for the 50th anniversary of the venerable novelli pen shop in rome. Done in blue/bronze pearl/gold celluloid, it was the first of visconti's faceted models.
A large pen at 5.5 capped, it's a power piston-filler w/clear-vue ink window. Solid 14k inlaid double cap bands. Fitted with a luscious, wet b nib. Never used- new , in excellent used condition, complete with all presentation packaging including high-polish wood case.