The ‘under the radar’ Parola Stealth has black chrome trim on shining black resin. Or, choose the flashy red or traditional blue. Montegrappa embraces the importance of the written word and has named these pens just that, but in Italian, of course. The balance and weight are superb. The Italian jeweler’s craft is on full display; notice the wheeled clip, a faceted top to the cap. A true work of art at this modest price point. Fountain pens feature a polished steel nib, accepts cartridges and includes a converter for bottled ink. Rollerball and ballpoint refills come in a myriad of ink types and colors.