Offered for auction is an exquisite Aurora fountain pen made in Italy to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the Aurora artistry. Aurora is Italy's oldest manufacturer of writing instruments so this Anniversary edition (1919-1989) has been produced in a limited number of 1919 numbered pieces for the world market. The body is composed of solid silver guilloche "flame" with a specially designed clip and filigreed rings on the body. The pen measures approx 5-1/2 inches in length, and 14mm wide. The head is a burgundy resin with a solid silver insert and the nib is made of rhodium treated 18Kt. solid gold. The pen features the traditional piston refill mechanism and comes with a bottle of sealed Aurora ink. This fountain pen is #877/1919 and is comes with factory accompanying box.