Vintage and Antique OMAS Pens

The forerunner of Officina Meccanica Armando Simoni (OMAS), which was founded in Bologna, Italy, in 1925, was a shop run by Armando Simoni to repair fountain pens, mostly made in the UK and US. Before long, though, OMAS was producing its own pens. Initially, these were knockoffs of Waterman pens and the Parker Duofold, but OMAS also gained experience when it manufactured pens for the Milan retailer E.E. Ercolessi, a relationship that lasted...Continue Reading