Lot 97 of 412:
MONTBLANC No. 322 PL SIMPLO Fountain Pen, c.1935  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$720
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
No. 322 PL (Platinum-Lined) Celluloid Fountain Pen, Simplo Imprint, Export
Author:
Montblanc
Place:
Germany
Publisher:
Date:
1935-1938
Description:
No. 128 PL push-knob filler. Platinum-striped grey celluloid, "Simplo" imprint on barrel, black hard rubber captop and endpiece, gold-plated "arrow" clip and two cap rings, engraved captop star, endpiece marked "322 EF". 125mm. 14K gold Warranted heart-vent nib, extra-fine, slight flex. Near-excellent condition, bright and clean, sharp imprints, captop star outline largely rubbed, black hard rubber captop piece oxidized to rich brown. 
 
-Wallrafen, Stefan & Jens Rösler, Collectible Stars I: Montblanc 1908-1947. [Cologne: 2014], pp. 122-123. Scarcity rating of 9 (on 12-point scale), indicating "Ultra rare, up to 75 exist". According to the book, this model was intended for the export market.
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Item number:
311398
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