Many of the innovations that made fountain pens essential tools of 1920s and 1930s life sprang from the mind of Heinrich ‘Elmo’ Helm. The Technical Director at Italy’s first pen factory was industrious and ambitious. Though he left the company in 1928, his vision for a comfortable, reliable pen made at reasonable cost saw his designs – and his nickname – become a mainstay of Italian offices and classrooms for decades.
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