The Classic Montblanc 149

I'm impressed that the Financial Times dedicated an article to a fountain pen. Design classic: Meisterstück 149 fountain pen Distinctively chunky and cigar-like, it is beloved for its gravitas when signing on the dotted line Beloved by heads of state and businesspeople for its gravitas when signing on the dotted line, the Meisterstück 149 (German … Continue reading The Classic Montblanc 149

Montblanc Homage to Hannibal

In the category of "Pens I will never own"... Montblanc's One-Of-A-Kind Pen Is A Dazzling Tribute to Hannibal Barca The latest High Artistry Homage to Hannibal Barca is a dazzling example of Montblanc's commitment to pens. ...Montblanc’s ingenious rollout of the limited edition Lorenzo de Medici Patron of Art collection in the early 1990s drew attention … Continue reading Montblanc Homage to Hannibal

Montblanc’s Latest Muse

These pens must sell ok since they keep releasing them, but I imagine they appeal to only a segment of the potential pen market and I suspect they'll exist in smaller numbers someday down the line. Marilyn Monroe Is Montblanc's Latest Muse Perhaps one of the best-known names of the 20th century, Marilyn Monroe has … Continue reading Montblanc’s Latest Muse

Montblancs and Money Laundering

Those two pens are worth more than most decent collections! GM suspends exec charged in FCA-UAW scandal General Motors Co. has suspended a top labor executive charged in a $4.5 million-plus corruption scandal tied to his tenure at rival Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, sources told The Detroit News on Tuesday. Alphons Iacobelli was suspended within … Continue reading Montblancs and Money Laundering

So What’s the “New” Part?

I've read this a couple of times and not sure what's really "new". Montblanc unveils a new boutique concept in Scottsdale The recently re-designed Montblanc boutique reopened on June 8, with 617-square-feet in the Scottsdale Fashion Square, featuring the Maison’s writing instruments, timepieces, leather goods, men’s accessories and jewelry. According to a press release, the … Continue reading So What’s the “New” Part?

Montblanc Writers Edition 2017

I'll admit to having a number of the Writers Edition series from Montblanc. Discover The Much-Awaited Montblanc Writers Edition Pens 2017 ...This year, Montblanc celebrates the French writer and pioneering aviator Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger, Vicomte de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944), known for such literary works as Night Flight, Terre des Hommes and Flight to Arras. Among … Continue reading Montblanc Writers Edition 2017

Montblanc Honors Jazz Great Miles Davis

Just check out this nib and tell me you wouldn't want to own one.   The Limited Edition 90 tells the story of Davis’ accomplishments through the intricate engravings and the elaborate "skeletonized" pattern on the white gold cap and barrel, with every detail evoking the five major phases of the evolution of American Jazz … Continue reading Montblanc Honors Jazz Great Miles Davis