Romain Jerome Moonfighter Vintage fountain pen
Some people continue to dream and have lost nothing of their ability to marvel, nor their memories of an age when their days were filled with rockets and comic strip heroes. These are adults whose memories bear the indelible imprint of the imaginary world of amusement games and Star Wars space vessels. Specifically with them in mind, RJ-Romain Jerome has created the Moonfighter pen: a writing instrument that is mid-way between Back to the Future and Space Invaders, and which reinterprets space mythology and a taste for fun. With an implement like this in hand, writing a letter or signing a document almost becomes child’s play.
This unique pen with its impeccably sleek profile and smooth curves is entirely made in Switzerland, although it looks as if it has just emerged from a NASA lab or from the desk of Major Boothroyd, the iconoclastic inventor of the James Bond accessories. Nonetheless, the sheer purity and simplicity of the design also evoke the golden age of aeronautics, the glorious era of the first Paris-New York flights, spiced up with a dash of Art Deco style. This tribute to third millennium design is a compendium of aesthetic appeal featuring an extremely playful DNA, enriched by the finest expression of the expertise cultivated by RJ-Romain Jerome in the domain of fusing materials.
Moon dust, embodying all human fantasies of exploring the sky, is encapsulated in the cockpit bubble, and the resulting eloquent invitation to escape earthbound reality is interpreted in three different versions: Heavy Metal, Black Metal and Vintage, each adorned with 48 hand-applied rivets. To ensure take-off in the best possible conditions, the Moonfighter is protected by a leather pouch and, upon returning from its missions, fits neatly into its carbon-finished docking station.
Whether with the titanium nib of a fountain pen or the rounded tip of a rollerball pen, the lucky owners of these space-age inspired new writing instruments can now sketch, write or compose their own personal legend.