Translations:Omas/28/en

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Chronology

Year Event
1919 Armando Simoni registers a business for "Lavorazione di articoli di penne in ebanite"
1922 Armando Simoni registers Officine Meccaniche di Precisione Simoni Armando
1925 the company is founded by Armando Simoni in Bologna as Officine Meccaniche Armando Simoni
1927 the company patents the Penna del dottore
1930 the company patents the Penna del calligrafo
1930 the company patents the second version of Penna del dottore
1931 the company introduces the Minerva Ellittica (guess date, refers to beginning of the '30s)
1932 the company introduces the Omas Extra
1933 the company introduces the Extra round smooth version (guess date[1])
1934 the company introduces the Minerva Classica
1936 the company introduces the Extra Lucens
1936 the company replace the band with three rings on the round Omas Extra cap
1936 the company introduces the stantuffo tuffante filling system
1936 the company introduces the Lucens
1938 the company introduces an arrow clip on the Extra Lucens model
1940 the company replace the band with three rings on the faceted Omas Extra cap
1941 the company introduces Permanio nibs
1946 the company retires the traditional lever filler Extra
1946 the company renew the Extra model introducing the new piston filler models 555, 556 and 557
1948 the company introduces the Omas 361
1948 the company restyles the 55x with new versions: ogival (55x/S) and faceted (55x/F)
1950 the company introduces the Omas 35x
1951 the company introduces the Minerva 60 (guess date, stands for the beginning of '50s)
1954 the company start producing the 361 in plastic
1961 the company introduces the Omas VS (lower limit from an advertisement of this year)
1964 the company introduces the Omas CS (lower limit from an advertisement of this year)
  1. the exact year is not known, it's only known that it is later than the faceted version.