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Leonardo Officina Italiana Furore Grande Smeraldo Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by the man himself, Don Salvatore Matrone.

Length (capped): 155.4 mm/6.12”
Length (uncapped): 138.0 mm/5.44”
Length (posted): 172.8/6.80”
Diameter (section): 11.0 – 13.4 mm/0.43” – 0.53”
Diameter (barrel): 8.3 – 15.6 mm/0.33” – 0.62”
Weight (all): 30.5 g
Weight (cap): 21.0 g
Weight (body): 9.5 g

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Leonardo Officina Italiana Furore Smeraldo

This pen was kindly sent to me by Salvatore of Leonardo – thank you!

Length (capped): 145.5 mm/5.73”
Length (uncapped): 130.1 mm/5.12”
Length (posted): 163.5 mm/6.44”
Diameter (section): 10.6 – 12.9 mm/0.42” – 0.49”
Diameter (barrel): 7.9 – 14.5 mm/0.31” – 0.57”
Weight (all): 26.5 g
Weight (cap): 19.5 g
Weight (body): 7.0 g