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whichwatch
September 22nd, 2015, 11:47 AM
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Omas issued a Limited Edition set of pens in 1999 to honor the 80th birthday of Nelson Mandela. Each has its own theme and is adorned with artwork inspired by South African artists. The pens are executed in bright enamel with sterling silver furniture and trim.

Here is the hard to find red pen from that set, titled "The Struggle". It is number 0451/1600. The cap bears a facsimile of the signature of Nelson Mandela and is fitted with a silver medallion with an "80" signifying the milestone birthday. The blind end cap has a silver medallion bearing the piece number from the Limited Edition: 0451/1600. The 18k gold nib is marked "M" for Medium.

As far as I can tell, the pen has never been inked. I tested it with water and the piston operates, properly taking in and expelling water. Sterling silver does tarnish with age, and I left it with a light natural patina. You can easily polish it to a full shine with any silver polishing cloth if you so desire, or I can do it for you. I do not have the box.

Red Omas Mandela "The Struggle" Super Bargain Priced at $595.

Price includes Insured Trackable shipping within US.

Shipping outside US available at additional cost. Please inquire.

Cash offers considered; maybe even a trade; Let's talk.

Email whichwatch at roadrunner dot com



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whichwatch
September 29th, 2015, 10:37 AM
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