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Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 366

Montblanc, “Writers Edition”, Ref. 28650, made in 1998

“Edgar A. Poe”, limited edition, No. 03 331 / 17 000

CHF 650 - 800

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

Sold: CHF 812

Fountain-pen with medium 18K gold nib engraved with raven motif (dated 1998)

Original fitted box and outer box, “Edgar A. Poe” booklet and guarantee (dated August 5, 1998)

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Brand Montblanc


Montblanc, “Edgar A. Poe”

Montblanc created this pen in 1998 in honour of Edgar Allen Poe (1809-1849), in a limited and numbered edition of 17 000 examples. The seventh of Montblanc’s “Writers Edition”.

Midnight-blue marbled resin pen body that evoke the sense of mystery and imagination of Poe’s works. The classic look is embellished by Victorian-style engraved gold rings circling the cap.

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

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


Poe, Edgar Allen
January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849

American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country’s earliest practitioners of the short story. He is also generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction.


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