Gargash Motors celebrates Alfa Romeo Centenary with limited edition pen

The release of limited edition Alfa Romeo pens created by Montegrappa, Italy’s premier luxury pen manufacturer, marked the 100th anniversary celebration of Italian car manufacturer, in UAE on 10/11/10. Legendary racing driver Jean Alessi , ambassador for the Montegrappa brand, graced the special event held at Gargash Motors’ Alfa Romeo showroom along Sheikh Zayed Road.

Alfa Romeo boasts a history rich in heritage and tradition, reflected in the design and detail of every Alfa created till date. To capture history, a few of the unforgettable models from Alfa Romeo were on display during the event – an Alfa Spider S4 by Pininfarina, an Alfa SZ (Sprint Zagato) and the exclusive Alfa 8C Competizione Alfa.

Montegrappa’s elegant set of pens embody the essence of Alfa Romeo with a series 12 different pens (three versions of fountain, ballpoint and roller ball pens and mechanical pens) to celebrate and honour the car manufacturer in each and every design detail.

A total of 1910 pens were crafted: 246 (representing 24th June 1910, the date on which the Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili was founded) celluloid and carbon fibre fountain, ballpoint and roller ball pens; another 246 of each made of celluloid and silver and another 167 of each of the respective mechanical pencils and 25 each of the four series in celluloid and solid 18k gold.

Gargash Motors & General Trading LLC is part of the Gargash Group – highly regarded for its corporate standing amongst the elite trading houses. Gargash Motors & General Trading LLC are dealers of Alfa Romeo in the UAE since 1992.

Montegrappa is the oldest Italian manufacturer of luxury writing instruments. Founded as a
“Manufacturer of gold nibs and fountain pens” in 1912, Montegrappa continues to this day to produce the finest hand crafted writing instruments at their original factory in Bassano del Grappa in North East Italy.

What do you think?


Browse archives