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2021 Writing Gift Guide

December 10, 2021 6 min read

2021 Writing Gift Guide

This was a special year and we want to see you through to the end. Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed and you still haven't gotten the perfect gift? Don't worry, here we leave you with a list of gifts we think are ideal for writing lovers.

You've probably heard the news about the supply chain issues so we recommend that if you see something that interests you, don't hesitate and go for it as soon as possible.

2021 Writing Gift Guide


These pens are the ideal gift for that person in your life who is an adrenaline junkie, is always up to date with extreme sports and loves to experience outdoor adventures.

Montegrappa Aviator Red Baron,  Aviator All-Black Flying Ace y F1 Speed Racing Red.

Montegrappa Aviator Red Baron, Aviator All-Black Flying Ace and F1 Speed Racing Red fountain pens.

Montegrappa has the three ideal pens for this gift. The Aviator Red and Black have an aluminum body with aircraft styling, PVD trim and black steel nib, it is a light and adventurous pen.

The Montegrappa F1 Speed Racing Red is a limited edition of 372 pieces, the maximum speed recorded in a formula one world championship race, something I think that racing fans are going to appreciate. The pen is made of carbon fiber with an 18 karat gold nib and ruthenium trim.

FOR THE CLASSICS (those who take it everywhere)

If you are looking for a gift for that more classic person, a fan of good writing, who prioritizes a sober look and efficient functionality above all things, this is our selection.

Pelikan Souverän M 600, Montblanc Meisterstuck Le Grand, Lamy Dialog CC y Taccia Kaku-Tate LE Thin Stripe Midnight Red.

Pelikan Souverän M 600, Montblanc Meisterstuck Le Grand, Lamy Dialog CC and Taccia Kaku-Tate LE Thin Stripe Midnight Red fountain pens.

Two classics in any collection, Lamy and Pelikan. The new Lamy Dialog, in addition to a sober color with matte finish, and an almost imperceptible clip that doubles as a stopper to keep the pen from rolling, has retractable functionality, making it the perfect pen to accompany you at all times. Quick access, conservative embellishments and on top of that it comes with a leather case to protect it.

The Pelikan Souverän is considered an iconic model of the brand and is made of a high quality resin which ensures that the pen retains its color and does not scratch. It is an ideal pen to carry in your pocket at all times.

Clearly you can't talk about a classic pen without mentioning Montblanc, so we want to highlight it in this selection. The Montblanc Meisterstück was introduced in 1924 and has become a symbol of high-quality luxury writing. This piece tells a story and is a characteristic icon of Montblanc design.

The Taccia Kaku-Tate, is a pen inspired by science, geometry and balance, ideal for someone measured and serene. This pen combines traditional techniques with a modern and functional design, and is available in different color combinations.


We all know someone who wants to go the extra mile, who wants to have something unique and special. For that someone we have this selection. It goes without saying to mention Limited Editions here, and our favorites are these four.

Montblanc Heritage Egyptomania Doué, Montblanc Meisterstück Solitaire LeGrand Around The World in 80 Days, Aurora Trilobiti Cioccolato y Montblanc Patron of Art Napoleon Bonaparte.

Montblanc Heritage Egyptomania Doué, Montblanc Meisterstück Solitaire LeGrand Around The World in 80 Days, Aurora Trilobiti Cioccolato and Montblanc Patron of Art Napoleon Bonaparte. fountain pens

The Heritage Egyptomania Doué, a unique pen, due to its 1920s octagonal shape with Egyptian engravings. It comes in special packaging with a beetle on its clip which is a deified and adored animal.

Another special edition worth mentioning is Around the World in 80 Days based on one of the most famous adventure novels. This pen has the barrel and cap with key elements of the journey, sea waves, playing cards and steamship. It has an 18-karat gold nib engraved with a hot air balloon that references Verne's first novel.

The Aurora Trilobiti Cioccolato is a pen inspired by marine animal fossils. This line is characterized by its demonstrator barrel with satin details and its colored nib with matte finish. In addition Aurora continues to release new additions to this line, so all colors can be collected.

The Montblanc Patron of Art represents the political legacy of the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Its precious lacquer barrel is inspired by his uniform and the cap includes decorative elements related to his reign. The edition is limited to 4810 pieces.


The ideal gift for those who love music, painting and even history? This selection is sure to have what you're looking for.

Montegrappa Elvis Presley Black, Montegrappa David Bowie Blackstar, Visconti Van Gogh Wheatfield with Crows y Caran d'Ache Léman Klein Blue.

Montegrappa Elvis Presley Black, Montegrappa David Bowie Blackstar, Visconti Van Gogh Wheatfield with Crows and Caran d'Ache Léman Klein Blue fountain pens

The Montegrappa David Bowie and Elvis Presley fountain pens pay homage to the artists and are ideal for any music lover. They include ornaments on the barrel and cap that represent each of the musicians.

The Visconti Van Gogh set is a perfect gift for any art lover. Each pen is characterized by the colors of the great artist's work, and includes the artist's signature on the gold PVD nib. In addition, the set includes a dedicated ink.

Another ideal choice is the fountain pen dedicated to Yves Klein, a never seen before collection, where art is represented in its purest form. It also includes a Klein Blue ink bottle.


Escaping to a magical, adventure-filled world is the dream of many, and for them we have the ideal selection. Whether someone is a fan of magic, epic adventures, travels through the universe, or within the planet earth, one of these pens is guaranteed to be the ideal gift.

Montegrappa Lord Of The Rings Eye of Sauron, Montblanc Writer’s Edition Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Montegrappa Harry Potter Hogwarts y S.T. Dupont Star Wars.

Montegrappa Lord Of The Rings Eye of Sauron, Montblanc Writer’s Edition Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Montegrappa Harry Potter Hogwarts and S.T. Dupont Star Wars pens

The Montegrappa Harry Potter fountain pens are made of high-quality stainless steel and brass. There is the version with the coats of arms of the four houses, and it also comes in a version of each house. The Italian brand has also launched a tribute to the Lord of the Rings. A minimalist model with the iconic eye of Sauron on the clip and an iconic gold-plated ring on the cap, which can be removed.

Montblanc Writer’s Editionis inspired by various great literary figures, and are limited editions ideal for the more literate. The Conan Doyle is full of details reminiscent of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes, with details on the body and the clip in the shape of a magnifying glass.

S.T. Dupont has the ideal alternative for space travelers with its Star Wars rollerball with the body covered in motifs from the movie and the space station logo engraved on the clip.


The ideal gift for that person in love with life. Those for whom writing is a moment of inner magic, who look at the world with different eyes and spreads nostalgia and happiness.

Set Visconti Van Gogh, Estilográfica Namiki Nippon Art Toy-Hagoita y Estilográfica Sailor Shikiori Amaoto Winter Rain

Set Visconti Van GoghNamiki Nippon Art Toy-Hagoita and Sailor Shikiori Amaoto Winter Rain fountain pens.

A set, is always a good option, a set is a gift that can be used as soon as you receive it, and this Visconti set is a real eye-catcher at first sight. It includes a fountain pen based on the art of Van Gogh with an ink bottle that matches.

Namiki always has an ideal pen for romantics. This Nippon Art piece made with Hira Maki-e technique decorated with gold and silver powders is pen excellence.

Is there anything more romantic than winter rain? This Sailor Winter Rain pen is inspired by the sound of rain in winter (if you prefer another season you can see it in the Shikiori line).


For that playful soul, who always brings you happiness through a good board game we have the Monopoly fountain pens.

Montegrappa Monopoly Players Collection Tycoon, Landlord y Genius.

Montegrappa Monopoly Players Collection Tycoon, Landlord and Genius fountain pens.

This collection celebrates the success of this famous game with three retro designs that capture the fun and explore the different parts of the game board.


If you can't choose a perfect gift among these options, you can count on our help or purchase an Iguana Sell gift card so the receiver is to choose the piece of their dreams. This way you'll be sure to always give an ideal gift.

We hope we have helped you select the perfect gift, and if you need help or additional information about any of these pieces, or about a gift for the holidays, do not hesitate to contact us or visit our store in Madrid Núñez de Balboa 90.
It will be a pleasure to help you, happy holidays

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