Lot 161 of 362:
Montblanc #6 BHR eyedropper, rare imprint, 1920s  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$900
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
No. 6 Black Hard Rubber Eyedropper-Filler Fountain Pen, Rare Imprint
Author:
Montblanc
Place:
Germany
Publisher:
Date:
1920-1925
Description:

No. 6 black hard rubber eyedropper-filler, inset white captop star, "MONT BLANC" imprint on cap (with mountain emblem), 'MONT BLANC / Simplo Fountain Pen Co. Hamburg" imprint on barrel (with star emblem). 128mm. 14K gold No. 6 Montblanc heart-vent nib, slight flex. Fine condition; cap imprint 90%, barrel imprint rubbed but legible, captop star toned. Rare barrel imprint. Montblanc expert Osman Sumer, remarked upon seeing this pen, "Quite a rare pen. The imprint in the barrel is also the rare version".

-Wallrafen, Stefan & Jens Rösler. Collectible Stars I: Montblanc 1908-1947. [Cologne: 2014], pp. 42-43. Scarcity rating of 10 (on 12-point scale), indicating "up to 25 exist". This example is not pictured in the book.

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Item number:
293238
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