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Great Characters James Dean Special Edition€ 710.00 – € 915.00
Mont Blanc celebrates in its Great Character special collection, a cult movie star that most of all has personified the youth ideals of freedom and rebellion.
James Byron Dean (1931 – 1955) was an American actor and a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment and social estrangement, as exemplified by the title of his most celebrated film, “Rebel Without a Cause” (1955), in which he starred as troubled teenager Jim Stark. This edition features a red precious resin cap and barrel in reference to the red leather jacket worn by Dean in the film, while the pattern is inspired by the jeans he wore. The clip is a gun which pays tribute to his famous scene in the 1956 film “Giant”. The cap ring is engraved with one of James Dean’s most famous quotes: “Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.” The cone features an engraving of the coordinates of the James Dean Memorial.
Montblanc Fine Stationery Notebook #146 James Purdey & Sons edition, blank€ 105.00
By introducing the new Fine Stationery line, Montblanc strives to fulfil its dedication to writing culture and the pleasure of writing. This product line represents both Montblanc’s signature and tradition for excellence as well as a contemporary spirit. The Premium Line in collaboration with James Purdey & Sons is finished in Italian full-grain dyed-through cowhide, completed by gold edged paper with leather wrap and a striped bookmark. All Fine Stationery products are manufactured in Italy with high-quality 85 g/m² paper watermarked with the Montblanc emblem. Dimensions 150 x 210 mm.
James Purdey & Sons, Single Malt Scented Ink Bottle 50 ml€ 50.00
The Ink bottle complements the James Purdey & Sons Writing Instrument offer. The exquisite ink colour and scent is inspired by single malt whiskey and influenced by the post-hunting ritual.
Ink Bottle Size: 50 ml
Colour: Light Brown
Meisterstück Great Masters James Purdey & Sons Fountain Pen€ 3,075.00
The “Meisterstück Great Masters James Purdey & Sons” unites the expertise of Montblanc – as creator of exquisite writing instruments – with the exclusive Maison, crafter of fine guns and rifles for game hunting. James Purdey & Sons have been serving the world’s most demanding customers in search of perfect function, beauty, exclusivity and long-lasting quality. The wood-carving and metal-engraving crafts of the James Purdey Maison are unique, secret and extraordinary. The Meisterstück Fountain Pen is made of caucasian walnut wood with engraved Purdey checkering and casted metal inlay, and features an 18 K gold nib and ruthenium-coated fittings.
Piston Fountain Pen
18 K gold ruthenium-coated nib
John F. Kennedy Special Edition Burgundy€ 710.00 – € 915.00
Commemorating one of the most revered figures in modern history, the Special Edition John F. Kennedy makes symbolic references to the life of J.F. Kennedy in subtle design details. The burgundy-coloured precious resin refers to Kennedy’s famous Ivy League style and is inspired by his time at Harvard University. His initials “JFK” are engraved on the champagne-tone gold-coated fittings clip, and the three champagne-tone gold-coated cap rings stand for Kennedy’s three brothers. In a tribute to the national hopes and dreams embodied in Kennedy’s pet project, the Apollo space programme, the handcrafted 585 gold nib is engraved with the lunar module that landed on the moon in 1969. The Special Edition is crowned by the Montblanc emblem in precious resin.
The special collection is available as fountain pen with 14kt solid gold nib handcrafted with special engraving, twist ballpoint and rollerball with cap.
Mont Blanc Pix Gold€ 215.00 – € 265.00
Inspired by the Bauhaus architecture movement and named after the historical PIX trademark, this writing instrument offers a puristic design and a high simplicity of use.This new colors, white and red are made in precious resin cap and barrel with elegant gold-coated details. Available only in selected stores as Stilograph Corsani.
Mont Blanc M Red€ 430.00 – € 575.00
In partnership with Marc Newson, we introduce (Montblanc M)RED, designed to support (RED)’s fight to end AIDS. Every item purchased from the (Montblanc M)RED writing instrument collection will contribute 5€ to the Global Fund to support HIV/AIDS programs, which helps prevent HIV+ mothers from passing the virus to their babies. Made of red precious resin, handpicked by Marc Newson, the writing instrument’s fluid lines flow gently into one another. Featuring a magnetic cap closure with alignment of cap to barrel (including snap mechanism) as well as an additional ‘plateau’ magnet for the cap to sit on back while writing. The collection is available as fountain pen, roller ball and ball point with cap.
Ink Bottle 50 ml, Le Petit Prince, 50 ml€ 35.90
The Ink bottle is linked to the launch of Le Petit Prince, a story of transmission. The first launch of the trilogy focuses on the importance of bonding and the deep relationship between the little prince and the fox. The ink offer is inspired by the colour of the fox, a key transmission character for the Meisterstück launch. Fine stationery completes the offer.
Emerald Green Ink, Ink Bottle 50 ml€ 35.90
By introducing the new Emerald Green colour of the year collection, Montblanc strives to fulfil its dedication to writing culture and the pleasure of writing, bringing a fresh splash of colour into the assortment each year with PIX, Fine Stationery and Writing Accessories. Emerald Green ink follows the line of our promotional “Lucky Orange”, “Pink” and “Golden Yellow” colours of the year. The fresh colour, just in time for the summer of 2018, is inspired by the beauty of emerald stones.
Ink Bottle 50 ml, Heritage Spider, Grey€ 35.90
The design is inspired by the Writing Instruments offer with spider webs printed all over the cover. Spiders are hidden below the web, ready to be unveiled by the observer. The colour is inspired by silver spider webs and forest colour pallets. The ink and refills are complemented by the fine stationery offer.
Ink Bottle 50 ml, Writers Edition, Homage to Homer€ 35.90
The ink bottle is linked to the launch of “Writers Edition, Homer”. The design is inspired by the Homer sculpture and by the epic poem of the Odyssey with the Trojan horse. The colour of the cover and of the ink is inspired by the typical Greek blue colour of houses and the sea.
Montblanc Heritage Collection Rouge et Noir Spider Metamorphosis Special Edition€ 435.00 – € 645.00
The Heritage Collection Rouge et Noir celebrates the 110-year-old pioneering spirit of Montblanc. Reinterpreting the legendary writing instrument, it features a longer, slimmer silhouette, modern piston filler technology and craftsmanship refined over generations. The exclusive writing instrument’s barrel is made of precious lacquer combined with a precious resin cap. Spider clip in a vintage look with matching fittings.
The collection is available in two colors: black and coral.
Montblanc Heritage Collection Rouge et Noir Spider Metamorphosis Special Edition Fountain Pen€ 700.00 – € 855.00
The Heritage Collection Rouge et Noir celebrates the 110-year-old pioneering spirit of Montblanc. Reinterpreting the legendary writing instrument, it features a longer, slimmer silhouette, modern piston filler technology and craftsmanship refined over generations. The exclusive fountain pen’s barrel is made of precious lacquer combined with a precious resin cap. Spider clip in a vintage look with matching fittings.
The collection is available in two colors: black and coral.
Writers Edition Homage to Homer Limited Edition Fountain Pen 1581€ 4,000.00
This Writers Edition takes its main inspiration from the story of the Trojan horse. The overall shape is inspired by the horse, with the back and clip reflecting the spear. The engraving on the cone and rings borrows motifs from traditional Greek black-figured pottery. The coral colour of the barrel also takes inspiration from pottery, while the engraved pattern on the cap is inspired by the armour of Archilles – the central figure of the Iliad. This very exclusive version of the Writers edition 2018 is much more precious than the other one because limited to only 1581 pieces worldwide.
Writers Edition Homage to Homer Limited Edition€ 760.00 – € 1,005.00
This 2018 Writers Edition is dedicated to the great literary genius of the Greek poet Homer.The pen takes its main inspiration from the story of the Trojan horse. The overall shape is inspired by the horse, with the back and clip reflecting the spear.The matte black precious resin of the barrel and cap,combined with AU 750 champagne-tone gold coated fittings, echoes the Greek black figure pottery which was often decorated with scenes from Homeric poetry.The legendary spear of Achilles is the inspiration for the shape of the AU 750 gold coated clip while the helmet adorns the handcrafted AU 750 solid gold nib (in the size of the iconic Meisterstuck 149)as a fine engraving.
The strict form of the hexameter used by Homer gives the verse its firm structure. The finely engraved Greek meander frieze on the gold coated fittings of the pen is inspired by the six-foot structure of the hexameter.
The edition, whose black matte surface plays with the idea of the great poet's blindness, is crowned by the Montblanc emblem in resin.
The collection made in a limited number is available as fountain pen with piston filling system, twist ballpoint and for the first time a very special capless rollerball.
We must acknowledge that the amazing craftsftmen of the Hamburg maison have created another wonderful collectable piece of art once more…. chapeau.
Meisterstück Le Petit Prince€ 445.00 – € 740.00
The Meisterstück collection Le Petit Prince made in deep blue precious resin is inspired by the dark blue universe sky. The cap, milled with a fox face pattern, reveals a sentence from the Le Petit Prince book and is crowned with the iconic emblem. The central ring of the three platinum-coated rings features the Montblanc brand name and the clip is embellished with a yellow lacquered star. The Collection is composed by many writing instruments: twist ballpoint,(available in two sizes,classique and midsize),rollerball (classique and Le grand), fountain pen(classique with piston/converter system or the piston filling Le Grand version). Each fountain pen is finished with a hand-crafted Au585 / 14 K bi-colour nib garnished with the Petit Prince and the fox.
A collection dedicated to all who wish to dream and to make those dreams come true by the use of a pen.
Happy writing to all of you…
Montblanc M Ultra Black€ 430.00 – € 575.00
Montblanc M Ultra Black
Designed by Marc Newson, Montblanc M expresses the modernity of today and the timeless elegance of tomorrow. Made of black precious sandblasted resin, the writing instrument’s fluid lines flow gently into one another. A pop of orange can be seen around the forepart paying tribute to Marc Newson’s signature colour, and an innovative magnetic cap-closing mechanism automatically aligns the cap with the Montblanc emblem embedded in the “plateau” of the writing instrument.
The fountain pen filling system is cartridge with an hand-crafted 14 K gold nib, rhodium-coated with ruthenium-coated inlay.
Great Characters The Beatles Special Edition€ 35.90 – € 915.00
The Beatles are regarded as one of the most famous rock bands of all time. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential act of the rock era. In the early 1960s, their enormous popularity first emerged as ‘Beatlemania’. As the group’s music grew in sophistication, led by primary songwriters Lennon and McCartney, they came to be perceived as an embodiment of the ideas shared by the counterculture of the 1960s. The cone is inspired by the button of the mixing table at the famous Abbey Road studios, while the cap top is inspired by the studio’s microphone. The clip symbolises the iconic moustache of the Beatles on their portrait. The colourful stripes on the lacquered cap and barrel pay tribute to the costumes they wore on the album covers of ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ and ‘Love Me Do’.The collection includes the piston fountain Pen Hand-crafted Au 585 / 14 K gold nib with special engraving, ruthenium-coated, the roller ball with screwing cap and the twist ballpoint.
There are available refills of a special colour for each writing system:the colour, psychedelic purple, inspired by a rock-music style, was pioneered by the Beatles.
Muses Marilyn Monroe Special Edition Fountain Pen€ 665.00 – € 905.00
Marilyn Monroe (1926 – 1962) has become an American cultural icon, celebrated by many all over the world. The actress was a prodigy of Lee Strasberg and one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s. To this day she continues to inspire women all over the globe ensuring her status as a culture and style icon. The design of the Muses Marilyn Monroe was inspired by the iconic Ferragamo high-heels, which Marilyn wore, reflecting her femininity and sensuality. The colour of the writing instrument refers to her signature lipstick (Ruby Tuesday by Max Factor). The shape of the clip with pearl recalls her jewellery and love of pearls.The collection includes the cartridge fountain pen with an hand crafted 14kt solid gold nib with special engraving, a roller ball with cap and a twist ball point.
Heritage Rouge & Noir Tropic Brown Special Edition€ 495.00 – € 785.00
When it was developed in 1906, the ‘Rouge et Noir’ fountain pen was considered an outstanding technical achievement, ensuring simple operation without the need for dipping the nib into an inkwell. The Heritage Collection Rouge et Noir celebrates the 110-year-old pioneering spirit of Montblanc. Reinterpreting the legendary writing instrument, it features a longer, slimmer silhouette and craftsmanship refined over generations. Vintage brown resin cap and lacquer barrel resin with historical engraving. Tropic is a colour name used in watches to designate a patina obtained by natural ageing under the tropics (sun and humidity). Montblanc pens also experience this colour due to the natural ageing of the organic ebonite material.
Piston Fountain Pen
Handcrafted Au585 / 14 K gold nib with serpent design,also available as twist ballpoint or roller with cap.
Writers edition 2017 Antoine de Saint-Exupéry€ 35.90 – € 920.00
The overall design and shape is inspired by his iconic Caudron Simoun plane and his famous novel “Night Flight”. Engravings on the barrel and cap show the sky as seen by Saint-Exupéry on the 1st of November 1929 at 23:00. As the director of the newly formed company Aeroposta Argentina S.A, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry conducted Aeroposta’s inaugural flight on 1 November 1929, flying from an airfield at Villa Harding Green to Comodoro Rivadavia. The fittings are inspired by the cockpit of his plane. The geographic positions of important cities in Saint-Exupéry’s life are engraved on the cone. The nib has an engraved star that recalls his most famous novel, “The Little Prince”. Body and cap in precious deep blue resin, metallic trims are paltinum plated.
The collection includes a ballpoint and a rollerball. Available a special brown ink bottle too.
4810 Westside Folded Pocket 8cc€ 205.00
The new 4810 Westside combines a pure design with functionality: in cowhide leather with Montblanc’s iconic print and shiny gunmetal hardware finishing this ultra-slim, compact and lightweight card holder has 8 slots for credit cards, transport or business cards. It fits easily into any jacket or trousers pocket
Limited 4810 Patron of art Scipione Borghese€ 2,460.00
Scipione Borghese (1 September 1577 – 2 October 1633) was an Italian Cardinal, art collector and patron of the arts. A member of the Borghese family, he was the patron of the painter Caravaggio and the artist Bernini. His legacy is the establishment of the art collection at the Villa Borghese in Rome, which serves as a monument to Roman interior decoration at its most extravagant and the finest collections of Baroque sculpture anywhere in the world.
Clip and cap in solid brass ruthenium coating. In the clip has been set a smocky quartz. The barrel is in solid granite. Piston filling system and 750 18kt solid gold nib engraved with the Borghese coat of arms.
Mont Blanc Summit Smartwatch€ 895.00 – € 945.00
Montblanc Summit is the first smartwatch combining fine Swiss watchmaking codes with the most advanced wearable technologies. The design is inspired by the award-winning 1858 collection and the heritage of Minerva as one of Switzerland’s most revered timekeeping specialists. The spirit of the watch manifests itself through the Montblanc digital watch faces: the elegant 1858 collection, a summit-shaped fitness watch face to track daily goals and a minimalistic urban watch face, among others. Each classic complication can be turned into a digital complication providing useful information like next meeting or fitness stats. The 46 mm case made of stainless steel is water resistant (IP68 standard) and only 12.5 mm thick. It features the first domed sapphire crystal glass made for a smartwatch, covering a high-resolution AMOLED full round touch display for the finest visual experience, one of the most advanced processors, a heart rate monitor complemented with several fitness tracking sensors, a barometer for altitude, a microphone for voice controls and a battery delivering one full day of use per charge. The internal memory and Bluetooth connectivity enable wireless streaming and control of music directly from the watch. The Montblanc pusher housed in the iconic stainless steel crown ensures ease of use and style at the same time. Combining advanced performance, simple navigation and compatibility with iPhones as well as Android smartphones, the cutting-edge Android Wear 2.0 operating system delivers higher productivity and functionalities. Check important information at a glance, reply by text or voice, save time with smart help or voice-enabled assistance and follow your fitness programme whether it is walking, running or bike riding. Experience true travel companionship with exclusive pre-loaded travel apps and explore more with the thousands of apps available via direct WiFi download. Montblanc Summit is a testament to a vintage yet contemporary digital dimension, a message also expressed through the stylish and functional black rubber strap, which comes with a quick release system for easy exchange.
Material: Stainless steel, satinated finishing
Miles Davis Great Characters limited edition€ 700.00 – € 885.00
This Great Characters Edition is honouring one of the most revolutionary and influential jazz musicians of all time – Miles Dewey Davis. He was not only a trumpeter with an outstanding sound but a pioneer in virtually every phase of the evolution of post-WWII American jazz, from cool jazz up to the rock-jazz-funk fusion, which finally got him inducted into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame. The overall shape of the writing instrument is inspired by the trumpet, emphasised through the trumpet finger buttons on the clip, while the blue cone recalls ‘Kind of blue’, one of the greatest jazz albums of all time. The pattern on the cap and barrel highlights the diverse movements Miles Davis represents: Jazz Fusion (Mixed shapes and techniques), Modal Jazz (Oriental), Hard Bop (African), Cool Jazz (Nonette) and Bebop. The cap ring with ‘2006’ engraving evokes his induction to the ‘Rock and Roll Hall of fame in 2006’, while the shape of the cone stems from the special ‘Heim’ mouthpiece he used for playing. The Au 585 solid gold nib is engraved with his silhouette.Piston Fountain Pen
Hand-crafted Au585 / 14 K gold nib rhodium-coated with special nib design
Montblanc Augmented Paper
As a unique set comprising a lined paper notebook and a Montblanc StarWalker Ballpoint Pen housed in a leather envelope, Montblanc Augmented Paper takes the traditional art of handwriting into the digital world. Montblanc Augmented Paper allows you to write on traditional paper yet access your handwritten notes via your mobile device as well. Individual expression augmented by the advantages of digital tools. • Write, sketch or draw on the paper notebook with the StarWalker writing instrument exclusively developed for Augmented Paper • Record all writing and sketches with the digitiser enclosed in the leather envelope • Press one simple button to transmit your notes to your mobile device via Bluetooth Low Energy • Convert handwritten notes into digital text and edit them with the Montblanc Hub app • Edit, store and organise your notes on your smartphone or tablet • Share your files via email or store them in your favourite cloud service
Mont Blanc Pix€ 205.00 – € 245.00
Inspired by the Bauhaus architecture movement and named after the historical PIX trademark, this writing instrument offers a puristic design and a high simplicity of use. Highly precious resin cap and barrel with elegant platinum-coated details. Available as rollerball with cap and twist ballpoint in 4 colors.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE LIMITED EDITION 1597
Shakespeare’s language is full of vivid imagery, encompassing a huge stylistic range. One key to his work is his passion for English history, through which he represented the world with all its human contradictions. The treasure trove of Shakespeare’s work is honoured in the many details of the William Shakespeare Limited Edition 1597. The body of the writing instrument with its octagonal design is inspired by The Globe Theatre, and the clip ring recalls the golden earring Shakespeare wore in his most famous portrait, the Chandos portrait. The multi-coloured barrel is created with exquisite guilloche patterns overlayed with precious lacquer, while the cap is pure black lacquer.
The Writers Edition William Shakespeare 1597, created in 2016, is limited to only 1,597 fountain pens worldwide. The issue number engraved on the cap is proof of the uniqueness of every piece.
Montblanc Writers Edition William Shakespeare Special Edition€ 720.00 – € 920.00
With the Writers Edition, issued every year since 1992 in a strictly limited edition worldwide, Montblanc pays tribute to the greatest icons of literary history. The Writers Edition William Shakespeare is only available in a strictly limited edition worldwide – this is guaranteed by Montblanc, as it is for all of its Limited Editions. The issue number engraved on the cap is proof of the uniqueness of every piece. The fountain pen version of this edition will be limited to 8,700 pieces.This year occurs the 400th anniversary of the death of the famous playwright and poet.The collection is made in precious resin, black and white colours are inspired by the different flags of the theatre on the occasions of different genres (white – comedy, black -tragedy).The body of the writing instrument with its fine engraving represents a quill pen and the clip ring recalls the golden earring Shakespeare used to wear.The central gold plated ring is encircled with embossed symbols representing his seven most famous plays:a rose and dagger stand for Romeo and Juliet,a skull for Hamlet,two cgess pieces for King Lear,a crest for Henry V, a crown for Machbeth, a swirling cloud for The Tempest, and a laurel wreath in the form of a C for Julius Caesar..Inspired by the Globe theatre the cap is octagonal and finishes in a cap top shaped like the ringed roof. In the centre where the yard and stage are open to the sky,the deeply set white MontBlanc emblem crowns the edition.The engraving on the hancrafted AU 750 solid gold nib honours the Globe Theatre showing the multi-storey stage in the centre of this special universe. A limited bottle of ink has been made for this occasion too choosing a velvet red.
MontBlanc MEISTERSTÜCK ULTRA BLACK
The Meisterstück takes a modern twist on an all-time classic with Meisterstück Ultra Black, using the legacy of hard rubber optics and tactile feeling. This new collection is made of matt precious resin with ruthenium-coated fittings in a shiny finish surmounted by the white Montblanc emblem.
Heritage Rouge et Noir Coral special edition€ 480.00 – € 780.00
Mont Blanc, since 1906. This year the famous Hamburg maison celebrates its 110th anniversary with the revival of one of its most loved vintage pens: the Rouge et Noir. That was a masterpiece of the 20’s with its unique rouge top cap.This special collection captures the feeling of those times with a touch of innovation ad up to date details: piston fountain pen, hand-crafted Au585 / 14 K gold nib rhodium-coated with duo tone serpent design,new and unique size – slim and long, body in coral lacquer finish and cap in precious coral resin. This coral version in particular will be available only for a very brief time.
The collection is very near to arrive, we accept preorders by mailing us.
Heritage Rouge et Noir black special edition€ 405.00 – € 645.00
Mont Blanc, since 1906. This year the famous Hamburg maison celebrates its 110th anniversary with the revival of one of its most loved vintage pens: the Rouge et Noir. That was a masterpiece of the 20’s with its unique rouge top cap.This special collection captures the feeling of those times with a touch of innovation ad up to date details: piston fountain pen, hand-crafted Au585 / 14 K gold nib rhodium-coated with serpent design,new and unique size – slim and long, body in black lacquer finish and cap in precious black resin.
The collection is very near to arrive, we accept preorders by mailing us.
HERITAGE ROUGE ET NOIR limited 1906€ 1,590.00 – € 1,795.00
Historic inspiration, modern fascination
The Montblanc Heritage Collection captures the vision and pioneering spirit characteristic of Montblanc from its earliest history. The Collection celebrates a rich inheritance in historic design, an ongoing spirit of invention and a devotion to perfectly executed details – a philosophy that continues to shape Montblanc craftsmanship today. One of the first fountain pens created by Montblanc according to these principles provides the inspiration for the Rouge et Noir Limited Edition 1906.
110 years and still pioneering
When it was developed in 1906, the ‘Rouge et Noir’ fountain pen was considered an outstanding technical achievement, ensuring simple operation without the need for dipping the nib into an inkwell. Limited to 1,906 pieces, the Rouge et Noir Limited Edition 1906 celebrates the 110-year-old pioneering spirit of Montblanc. Reinterpreting the legendary writing instrument, it features a longer, slimmer silhouette, modern piston filler technology and craftsmanship refined over generations. The cap and barrel are made of traditional black hard rubber, the same material used for the first Montblanc fountain pens made in the early 20th century, and the cap top in coral and ivory resin is crowned by the Montblanc emblem. The pen is available also as roller ball limited to 1906 pieces too.
We are waiting for the pen to arrive but we gladly accept reservations.
MEISTERSTÜCK SOLITAIRE BLUE HOUR SKELETON 149€ 7,800.00
The Meisterstück Solitaire Blue Hour Skeleton 149 is inspired by the magical hour between daylight and night – the Blue Hour. It’s skeletonized, brushed metal cap and barrel are featuring an overlay of the urban camouflage. The hexagon pattern on the handcrafted rhodium-coated gold nib reflects the refraction of lights and night traffic in urban cities. Platinum-coated fittings as well as the Montblanc emblem made of quartz and black onyx, complete the precious appearance of this Skeleton product.
- Piston Fountain Pen
- Hand-crafted Au750 / 18 K gold nib rhodium-coated with special design
- Cap and barrel are delicately skeletonized with an urban camouflage pattern.
Donation pen Johann Strauss€ 500.00 – € 730.00
With the Montblanc Donation Pen Johann Strauss Fountain pen, Montblanc is paying tribute to the great Austrian composer of Operettas and Viennese waltz, also known as “The Waltz King”.
Johann Strauss, often referred to as Johann Strauss II, was born on October 25, 1825, in Vienna, Austria. His father, Johann Strauss the Elder, was a self-taught musician who established a musical dynasty in Vienna, writing waltzes, galops, polkas and quadrilles and publishing more than 250 works. Johann the Younger went on to write more than 500 musical compositions, 150 of which were waltzes, and he surpassed both his father’s productivity and popularity. Compositions such as An der schönen blauen Donau helped establish Strauss as “the Waltz King” and earned him a place in music history. Johann Strauss died in Vienna in June 1899.
The Montblanc Donation Pen Johann Strauss piston Fountain pen, based on the 146 model, is made of black precious resin with champagne gold plated details. Dedicated to Strauss’s greatest passion – playing the violin – the clip is shaped like a violin bow. Also the ink window, cognac colored, is inspired by the violin color (wood). The champagne gold plated cap ring is delicately engraved with the signature of Johann Strauss as well as the Montblanc lettering. The champagne tone plated 14kt gold nib is adorned with an engraving of a bat, as a reminiscence to his most famous operetta Die Fledermaus.
The Montblanc Donation Pen Johann Strauss Fountain pen comes in a special gift box with complementary music box playing on excerpt of his world famous waltz An der schönen blauen Donau.
The Montblanc Donation Pen Collection is honoring world famous classical musicians of the past decades. With each purchase of a Montblanc Donation Pen, a specifically defined amount will be donated to carefully selected cultural projects related to classical music.
This new collection is available also as twist ballpoint and rollerball with cap.