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Pensinasia - Fine Writing Instruments
Pensinasia is a collection of more than a decade of pens, fine writing instruments, and limited edition collectables. Over the past years, I have painstakingly detailed and photographed each pen I have owned, recording down every minute detail within this website. If you are a pen lover like me, you will find Pensinasia to be your definite source of knowledge to fountain pens.

Dupont Limited Edition Tournaire - Paris Invalides Fountain Pen

From the dawn of time, S.T.Dupont has created exceptional pieces for kings, emperors, maharajahs, then for men of power and influence, for collectors looking for exceptional and exclusive products. S.T.Dupont continues this tradition by going into partnership with Philippe Tournaire, jeweller creator in order to create works of art.

Philippe Tournaire, the creator
- Designer & jeweller for more than 38 years.
- Keen on architecture, history & science
- Strong, structured & very distinctive creations
- Collection of Architectural jewellery
- Boutique in Paris Place Vendôme & ininternational retailers in USA, Switzerland or China.

S.T.Dupont & Philippe Tournaire partnership
Creation of a collection Chefs-d’oeuvre d’Architecture, a series of exceptional & very exclusive architectural Writing Instruments, inspired by famous monuments all over the world.
- The first pen is inspired by the Invalides in Paris.
- The second ones are inspired by
  – The Sun pagoda in China
  - The Saint Basil’s cathedral in Moscow.
Each theme is a very exclusive series limited & numbered up to 15 pieces upon order only.
The Inspiration :- Comes from Paris - Invalides
Les Invalides in Paris is a complex of buildings in the city's 7th arrondissement containing museums and monuments, all relating to the military history of France. It is the burial site of Napoleon Bonaparte. Louis XIV initiated the project by an order in 1670, as a home and hospital for aged and unwell soldiers. The chapel known as Eglise Saint-Louis des Invalides is well recognisable with its ribbed and hemispherical dome. This domed chapel is centrally placed to dominate the court of honour. It was finished in 1708.

The Pen :- ST Dupont Philippe Tournaire Limited Edition Fountain Pen Paris Invalides
Fashioned from bronze, each pen & base take shape in the hands of the artist. It is chased, engraved, polished and finished with a gold coloured patina. The column engraving is inspired by the friezes that decorate the Invalides in Paris. This building is emblematic of the end of the French 17th century.

S.T.Dupont brand is engraved on the top of the pen under the dome and on the base. The serial numbering is engraved on the pen following the S.T.Dupont engraving on the top of the pen and on the base. The pen is set on the magnetic base.

The Invalides dome is in pale yellow 18 KT solid gold (6,3 grams on average). Tournaire goldsmith & solid gold hallmarks can be found on the dome. The inside stairs engraved with S.T.Dupont by Tournaire are gold finished. Fountain pen with Olympio XL nib 18 carats solid gold nib. The inside part of the Invalides dome is gold finishes. Black lacquered triptych packaging house the beautiful fountain pen. Only 15 pieces are made worldwide.


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