Section I: Modern Montblanc, Lots 1-132
Section II: Vintage Pens, Lots 133-232
Section III: The Anthony S. Tavill Collection, Lots 233-445
Section IV: Modern Pens from Various Makers, Lots 446-547
Section V: Japanese, Maki-e, and Asian Pens, Lots 548-579
Section VI: Fine Watches, Lots 580-593
Welcome to our latest Fine Pen auction, featuring almost 600 lots of modern and vintage pieces. Our selection draws from many of the finest collections throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. There are many lots of special interest, including dozens of Montblanc Writers Series sets and Patron of Art 4810 pens in immaculate condition (lots 57-132); several rare Montblanc Artisan Editions including a pristine Fortune Number 8 (lots 133-137); an abundance of excellent vintage pens including a Montblanc No. 7 Long safety fountain pen with snake clip (lot 138) and an exceptional “Pregnant Parker” No. 47 eyedropper with lustrous mother-of-pearl panels (lot 198). The sale offers a wonderful diversity of pens from many of the best makers, including pens so rare as to be essentially unobtainable, such as a Montegrappa Bruce Lee “Bamboo” rollerball, one of two made (lot 515); a set of three Henry Simpole “Mucha Series” filigree overlay pens (lot 469); and a possibly unique Namiki Emperor fountain pen with maki-e pigeon motif (lot 547).
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