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Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 360

Montblanc, Meisterstück, “Writers Edition”, Ref. 28614, made in 1993

“Agatha Christie”, limited edition, No. 05 362 / 30 000

CHF 1,000 - 1,300

EUR 900 - 1,200 / USD 1,100 - 1,450 / HKD 8,400 - 11,200

Sold: CHF 1,250

Fountain-pen with medium 18K two-tone gold nib engraved with a viper head

Original fitted box and outer box, “Agatha Christie” booklet and guarantee (from the vermeil edition, No. 4 480 / 4 810; blank)

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Brand Montblanc


Montblanc, “Agatha Christie”

Montblanc created this pen in 1993 in honour of Dame Agatha Christie (1890-1976), in a limited and numbered edition of 30 000 examples. The second of Montblanc’s “Writers Edition”.

Crafted of black hard enamel, engraved with Agatha Christie’s signature, with an elegant snake pocket clip set with genuine sapphire eyes. One of Montblanc’s most popular designs.

From this edition, a series of 4 480 examples in vermeil (gilded sterling silver) was produced in a limited and numbered edition (made of precious black resin, with vermeil pocket clip set with genuine ruby eyes).

The ball-point-pen was produced in a limited and numbered edition of 25 000 examples.

The mechanical pencil was produced in a limited and numbered edition of 7 000 examples.

A set of three writing instruments, comprising a fountain-pen, a ball-point-pen and a mechanical pencil was produced in a limited and numbered edition of 7 000 examples.


Christie, Agatha Mary Clarissa, Lady Mallowan, DBE
Née Miller; September 15, 1890 – January 12, 1976

English writer known for her sixty-six detective novels and fourteen short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.


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