Beautiful, elegant, charming pen produced by OMAS in 1988 to celebrate the 900th Anniversary of the Bologna University.This is a special anniversary version of the 12 faceted fountain pen, dedicated to scientists and professionals of the present and the future. It's based on the black 557 F (Gentleman), but instead of the greek in the cap it has 3 gold plated bands, which add a touch of elegance. It's marked "m CM LXXXVIII". Piston filling system. 14K Gold M nib. With box and papers . Dimensions: Capped, 140 mm (5.5"). Uncapped, 128 mm (5"). Posted, 172 mm (6"¾). Buy with confidence. International sales shipped via the ebay Global Shipping Program. Look at my other auctions for more fine writing instruments up for sale. Thank you very much.