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MONTBLANC Writers Series: BALZAC SET, one of 100  

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MONTBLANC: Honoré de Balzac Set of Three Limited Edition Writing Instruments

Montblanc Writers Series





Tribute to the author of La Comédie Humaine, a panorama of post-Napoleonic French life. The design incorporates decorative motifs inspired by Balzac's works. Fountain pen, ballpoint, mechanical pencil. Black resin, grey lacquer, platinum and gold-plated trim. Medium 18K gold nib engraved with Balzac's initials. Outer box, illustrated slipcase, three display boxes, one booklet. Limited Edition: according to the box label, 50/100 sets. Excellent condition, not inked.

According to some sources 1100 sets were produced, while others state that 100 were produced. The Montblanc label on the outer box indicates that this set is indeed one of only 100.

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