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Parafernalia Revolution Ballpoint Pen

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The Parafernalia Revolution is an undisputed icon of writing innovation. It was designed in 1978 by Sergio Carpani as a way to commemorate the construction of the Beaubourg in Paris. The Parafernalia Revolution ballpoint pen is made in Italy and assembled by hand from 31 pieces. It has a unique, deconstructed body consisting of three parallel tubes of Anodized Aluminum that together form an ergonomic triangular shape. This lightweight ballpoint pen comes in a variety of colors, including Black, Blue, Green, Purple, Red, Turquoise and Yellow. The unique Parafernalia Revolution ballpoint pen has fascinated generations of writers with its look, but has also proven itself to be very comfortable to hold and write with at length.

Parafernalia Revolution Ballpoint Pen

The Parafernalia Revolution is an undisputed icon of writing innovation. It was designed in 1978 by Sergio Carpani as a way to commemorate the construction of the Beaubourg in Paris.

The Parafernalia Revolution ballpoint pen is made in Italy and assembled by hand from 31 pieces. It has a unique, deconstructed body consisting of three parallel tubes of Anodized Aluminum that together form an ergonomic triangular shape. The Parafernalia Revolution includes a S 700 Ballpoint A3 Refill with a steel toe and a medium writing tip. This lightweight ballpoint pen comes in a variety of colors, including Black, Blue, Green, Purple, Red, Turquoise and Yellow. The unique Parafernalia Revolution ballpoint pen has fascinated generations of writers with its look, but has also proven itself to be very comfortable to hold and write with at length.

Ballpoint Pen Specifications

Length: 4.4"

Width: 0.47”

Weight: 0.5 oz

Designer Sergio Carpani on the Iconic Parafernalia Revolution

"I started to work with what was HI-TECH at the time, that was to show the technical parts, the mechanism, the guts of the instrument (just like the Centre Pompidou – Beaubourg of that time) and design the shape of the fitting around it. An innovative pen, entirely hand-made with 31 miniaturized metallic components and push mechanism just like the most complex race cars. For this reason, the pen was called REVOLUTION and with great astonishment to everyone, it revealed to be a great commercial success which, even today characterizes the PARAFERNALIA brand. Revolution proposes itself today as a unique and contemporary writing object."

About Parafernalia

Parafernalia is an Italian brand formed in 1968 that uses creativity, style and functionality to create quality writing instruments such as fountain pens, ballpoint pens, pencils and desk accessories. They are know for the 1978 Revolution, a pen that still expresses freedom and creative spirit. All components of Parafernalia products are manufactured and assembled in Italy (with the exception of German refills).

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