Montblanc 4th Of July Limited Edition Fountain Pen
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Montblanc 4th Of July Limited Edition Fountain Pen:
The successful launch of the 1924 Skeleton pen in 1999 marked the beginning of the artisan group at Montblanc, which is dedicated to the development and production of the most valuable limited editions with the strictest limitations.
The Montblanc 4th of July pen is limited to just fifty-six pieces and dedicated to the American Declaration of Independence in 1776. It was fifty-six representatives of the thirteen British American Colonies who signed a joint declaration, among these men were Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and John Adams.
A faceted 18K white gold filigree has been created for the cap and barrel. Every other facet is inlaid with white mother-of-pearl, the remainder are left transparent red, representing the red and white stripes on the American Flag.
The barrel end and cap top are adorned with a row of white diamonds, reminiscent of the thirteen original states and first American Flag, designed by Betsy Ross.
As a tribute to the spiritual father of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson is portrayed on the platinum-plated 18-karat gold nib. Thirteen selected signatures are finely engraved into the facets of the pen and the clip.
Alternating red resin and mother-of-pearl panels set in solid 18K white gold framework Finished with two rings studded with brilliant-cut white diamonds and a mother-of-pearl captop star.
Mint condition Medium 18K gold nib engraved with portrait of Thomas Jefferson Outer box, inner box, lacquered display box, booklet
Limited to only 56 pieces world-wide (Penporium reference M-WS/ET)