Lot 183 of 362:
Montblanc #25 green celluloid Danish 12-sided hightop  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,140
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
No. 25 12-Sided Marbled Green Celluloid High-Top Fountain Pen, Danish Production
Author:
Montblanc
Place:
Denmark
Publisher:
Date:
1939-1943
Description:

No. 25 12-sided marbled green celluloid high-top turning-knob filler, gold-plated "papyrus" clip and lined cap band, Danish production. 124mm. 4810 circle-vent Montblanc nib, no flex, extra-fine. Fine condition, imprint crisp, brassing to clip ring, fine crazing and discoloration to captop star, not tested internally. 

-Wallrafen, Stefan & Jens Rösler. Collectible Stars II: Montblanc Writing Instruments from 1946 until 1979. [Cologne: 2001], pp. 86-87. Scarcity rating of 6 (on 7-point scale). A charming instrument which sits wonderfully in the hand and balances perfectly with the cap posted on the barrel. These Danish celluloid Montblancs are increasingly uncommon, and are sought-after by savvy collectors due to their limited production and commanding aesthetics.
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Item number:
291941
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