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

High-End Fountains from MB, Cartier, Mille & Breguet

I won't be getting these.  (Well, maybe the Montblanc Shakespeare.)  Of the four, this is least likely to be comfortable to write with, but this Cartier Tiger is certainly unique! Maybe because we are living in an age that is increasingly digital, we take enjoyment in the times when we carefully put our thoughts on … Continue reading High-End Fountains from MB, Cartier, Mille & Breguet

Montblanc’s Writers Edition: William Shakespeare

I'll be honest; I like the Montblanc Writers Editions and am always on the lookout for ones that I'm missing (at the right price.)  Hopefully I'll be able to add this one at some point. Here's Nancy Olsen's description of the pen: As is usual with Montblanc’s Writers Editions, the pen pays visual homage to … Continue reading Montblanc’s Writers Edition: William Shakespeare

BMW Individual 7 Series Includes a Montblanc

Beautiful pen in a special color - free with your new BMW special edition! The “Montblanc for BMW” Centennial Fountain Pen. ...Montblanc has now developed this unique fountain pen, which is limited to 100 pieces and handed to every owner of the new “BMW Individual 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS” model. The unmistakable Montblanc … Continue reading BMW Individual 7 Series Includes a Montblanc

This Montblanc Heritage I might buy

A pretty pen with a noteworthy heritage. Montblanc Celebrates 110th Anniversary With Heritage Writing Instruments ...This year sees Montblanc celebrate their 110th anniversary with a throwback to that very first fountain pen with the “Rouge et Noir”, a homage to the original design with a modern twist. The refreshed pen sees a slimmer and longer design alongside … Continue reading This Montblanc Heritage I might buy

Another Montblanc I won’t be getting

Not that it's not beautiful, but I can think of other things to do with $1.36 million. Tempted By A Snake: Montblanc's One-Of-A-Kind Fountain Pen ...The one-of-a-kind Rouge & Noir Ultimate Serpent Limited Edition 1 weighs in at 130g, with 99g of rose gold—the highest amount of gold ever used in the manufacturing of a … Continue reading Another Montblanc I won’t be getting

A Montblanc for the well heeled younger audience

Article from Forbes includes prices. Montblanc Engages New Audience With Marc Newson Designed Pens ...The collection has been available since September but they received their first proper public unveiling at the recently concluded Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva. Newson said the writing instruments were designed with an aesthetic and a price … Continue reading A Montblanc for the well heeled younger audience