Showing 1 of 11 conversations about:
AlexGk
143
Jul 11, 2015
bookmark_border
OMAS. One of those brands that makes me proud to be Italian. They do make some of the finest and flawless pens I've ever seen. Yes, I can't say their prices are low, but they employ a huge amount of handwork to manufacture their pens. And they use such exquisite materials, like celluloid, titanium, and ebonite for their feeds. So yes, I think they're one of the few brands whose pens are worth every single cent they cost. Still, making this drop a reality will certainly be one hell of a challenge for Massdrop. OMAS manufacture much less pens than other high end brands, so a drop would be extremely limited in numbers of available products. Or the team might try an agreement like the one they made with Stipula, so drop first, pens manufacturing later. Still, reaching the last drop level of the Stipula Passaporto was harder that expected, and I really don't think that all 424 voters of this poll would end up buying such an expensive pen. Because Massdrop can do wonders, but a 50% or more discount off a $700 pen is just impossible. Then there's the fact that many OMAS are Limited Edition, so pens like the wonderful Ogiva Arco Brown are already all in the hands of pen lovers or official resellers, so a drop for them would be equally impossible. A drop for a lower end (by OMAS standards) pen, like an Arte Italiana or a Milord would probably attract more people, if with a decent discount. I still think the best way to go would be a drop first, manufacture later, and the extra waiting time might be an incentive for OMAS to agree an higher discount on the pens. Still, good luck to the team and Jonas in particular, I know you'll give your best!
Jul 11, 2015
View Full Discussion
Related Polls
jsfuller13
Sailor Fountain Pens!
2K
VOTES
Sailor Pro Gear
Sailor 1911
Sailor Young Profit
+15 More Options
Sailor Professional Gear King Of Pen Demonstrator
Feb 19, 2020
Theroc
Lamy Lx
1.9K
VOTES
Ruthenium
Rose Gold
Palladium
+2 More Options
Gold
Feb 19, 2020
pleeho
luxury Pen Presentation
328
VOTES
PILOT SOMES Pen Box
Venlo Portofino 5 - Italian Leather Pen Case
Covered Pen Tray - Franklin-Christoph
+2 More Options
] Circa 1900 French Pewter Pen Stand
Feb 19, 2020
ASCII_Aardvark
vacuum/pneumatic fill fountain pens
1.2K
VOTES
TWSBI Vac 700
Visconti Homo Sapiens
Pilot Custom 823
+5 More Options
Edison Beaumont Pneumatic
Feb 19, 2020
Totalgeek9224
Best Minimalist Beginner Fountain Pens [Best Bang for the Buck Under $100]
1.2K
VOTES
Pilot Metropolitan Collection Fountain Pen, Black Barrel, Classic De
Nova Aluminium w/ Extra Fine nib
TWSBI ECO Black Fountain Pen - Extra Fine Nib
+24 More Options
Lamy Safari Fountain Pen - Charcoal - Fine
Feb 19, 2020
A community member
The Next Fountain Drop Should Be?
2K
VOTES
Pilot Custom 912 Fountain Pen - Black, Falcon
Pilot Falcon Fountain Pen - Red, Soft Broad
Pilot Custom 823
+18 More Options
Sailor Professional Gear Gold Fountain Pen Fine
Feb 19, 2020