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Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 365

Montblanc, “Writers Edition”, Ref. 28637, made in 1997

“F. Dostoevsky”, limited edition, No. 01 007 / 17 000

CHF 650 - 800

EUR 600 - 700 / USD 750 - 850 / HKD 5,600 - 6,500

Fountain-pen with medium 18K gold nib engraved with frieze (dated 1997)

Original fitted box and outer box, “F. Dostoevsky” booklet and guarantee (dated July 7, 1997)

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Brand Montblanc


Montblanc, “F. Dostoevsky”

Montblanc created this pen in 1997 in honour of Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881), in a limited and numbered edition of 17 000 examples. The sixth of Montblanc’s “Writers Edition”.

Black resin pen body with intricate engravings suggesting the depths of the human soul examined with rare subtlety by Dostoyevsky. Glittering gilded fittings; clip adorning with a sapphire.

The ball-point-pen was produced in a limited and numbered edition of 8 000 examples.

The roller-ball was produced in a limited and numbered edition of 7 000 examples.

The mechanical pencil was produced in a limited and numbered edition of 3 000 examples.

A set of four writing instruments, comprising a fountain-pen, a roller-ball, a ball-point-pen and a mechanical pencil, was produced in a limited and numbered edition of 700 examples.


Dostoevsky, Fyodor Mikhailovich (sometimes transliterated Dostoyevsky)
November 11, 1821 – February 9, 1881

Russian novelist, philosopher, short story writer, essayist, and journalist. Dostoevsky’s literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmospheres of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and religious themes. His most acclaimed works include Crime and Punishment (1866), The Idiot (1869), Demons (1872), and The Brothers Karamazov (1880). Dostoevsky’s body of works consists of 12 novels, four novellas, 16 short stories, and numerous other works. Many literary critics rate him as one of the greatest psychological novelists in world literature. His 1864 novel Notes from Underground is considered to be one of the first works of existentialist literature.


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