Saturday, 05 July 2014 14:35

Montegrappa honours Football legend Pele

The world cup is in full steam and what better time to pay a tribute to the all time football icon Pele? The football legend, known and revered world over by fans and sports experts is revered once again with the luxury Montegrappa Icon pens which is known to manufacture high quality writing instruments.

Two exclusive designs are available in the Pelé Icons Pen Limited Edition.The Heritage features models with solid gold or solid silver trim. The top of the cap has been appropiately shaped  to represent the football, atop a crown that reads around its circumference ‘All Hail The King’. The colours of the Brazilian flag form the surface of the cap in yellow, with green surrounding the crown. Inspired by the original championship trophy, the spring-loaded clip features cabochons on each side.

The barrel of the Heritage version is finished in guilloché, under translucent blue enamel, to create the impression of Pelé’s familiar shorts, complete with a ‘notch’ at the bottom. The barrel’s blind cap matches his socks, finished with green-and-yellow stripes. The surround at the nib end is etched with the sports icons' signature and the dates of 1958-1962-1970 signifying the years when Pelé won the three FIFA World CupsTM

The nib is engraved with the classic image of Pelé’s ‘bicycle kick’ and the opposite end of the barrel bears the individual serial number. The Heritage solid silver trim edition consists of 1283 fountain pens and 1283 rollerball pens representing the number of goals scored in his entire career. The gold edition is limited to 10 fountain pens and 10 roller balls which was his jersey number.

Football fans all over the world and sports experts regard Pelé as the best player of all times In 2014, he received the FIFA Ballon d'Or Prix d'Honneur in recognition of his career and achievements. Named one of the “Top 20 Most Important People of the 20th Century” (Time Magazine) and “Football Player of the Century” (FIFA), Pelé today maintains his commitment to the sport and to society by fulfilling various roles as spokesperson, ambassador and philanthropist.

Made of black resin, the P10 Edition features silver trims, with the top inspired by the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, the colours of Brazil filled in with enamel. The P10’s clip is a sceptre, to represent ‘The King of Football’, with a miniature football containing a sapphire at its top. The legend, ‘The King of Football’, is engraved around cap, with Pele’s signature on the side of the cap in white.

Blue, green and yellow bands surround the blind cap, while the nib features an engraving of Pelé’s ‘bicycle kick’. Series numbering is engraved on the end of the barrel, identifying the P10 as one of 1940 pieces in total in fountain pen, rollerball or ballpoint. 1940 is the year of Pelé’s birth. The P-10 edition also will be offered in an exclusive version consisting of 10 fountain pens and 10 rollerballs with solid 18K gold trim.

It is priced at  Rs. 2,24,995/- for Pele P-10 Roller Ball Silver and the top end pen Pele Heritage Roller Ball Gold is for Rs. 57,99,995/- Available at:

Mumbai Grand Hyatt Popley Jewellers - 022 30602000

Also available in Bangalore, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune & Kolkata.

 

 

 

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