Lot 170 of 362:
Pair of Montblanc #4 BHR safety pens, 1920s  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$480
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
No. 4 Black Hard Rubber Safety Fountain Pens: Lot of Two
Author:
Montblanc
Place:
Germany
Publisher:
Date:
1920-1930
Description:

Lot of two No. 4 black hard rubber safety pens, "SIMPLO" imprints on barrels, inset white captop stars. 116mm. One with 14K gold No. 4 extra-fine Simplo heart-vent nib, slight flex; the other with No. 4½ right oblique Montblanc circle-vent nib, no flex, safety mechanism sticks a bit. Very good condition; rubbing and oxidizing to both, both captop stars toned, one crazed.

-Wallrafen, Stefan & Jens Rösler. Collectible Stars I: Montblanc 1908-1947. [Cologne: 2014], pp. 48-49. Scarcity rating of 7 (on 12-point scale).
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Condition:
 
Item number:
293249
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