SEAL THE deal
When you’re signing the contract, go old-school with a fourish from an elegant fountain pen.
WHEN IT’S FINALLY time to sign the papers—to buy the company, to sell the house, to say “I do” (or “I don’t”)—the pen you choose matters. And if you’re going to ink the deal, there’s no fner way to do so than with a fountain pen, even one with a medium nib.
Written of long ago, the anachronistic, thoroughly tactile fountain pen has enjoyed a mighty renaissance in a world of ephemeral e-mail, texts and the dreaded emoji. (Sales worldwide have been on the rise the last few years.) So whether you prefer gold, platinum, silver, resin or old-fashioned wood, choose one of these eternally elegant models and you’ll be signing with a true sign of power. Now, about your penmanship. …
asprey silver pen by asprey ($1,700)
platinum-plated pen of the year 2015 by graf von faber-castell
($4,500) Meisterstück platinum line legrand fountain pen by Montblanc
Nautilus fountain pen by hermès
louis cartier transatlantique wooden fountain pen by cartier