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Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 397

Montblanc, “Patron of Art Edition”, Ref. 28657, made in 2000
“Karl Der Grosse – Hommage à Charlemagne”, limited edition, No. 1 651 / 4 810

CHF 1,200 - 1,650

EUR 1,100 - 1,500 / USD 1,350 - 1,800 / HKD 10,200 - 13,900

Sold: CHF 1,500

Fountain-pen with medium 18K two-tone nib engraved with Carolingian decorative elements (dated 2000)
Original fitted box and outer box, “Karl the Great” booklets and guarantee (dated April 20, 2000)

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Brand Montblanc


Montblanc, “Karl Der Grosse – Hommage à Charlemagne”
Montblanc created this pen in 2000 in honour of Karl the Great (748-814), Frankish King – founder of the Carolingian Renaissance, which combined classical and Germanic culture –, in a limited and numbered edition of 4 810 examples. The tenth of Montblanc’s “Patron of Art Edition”.
The pen is crafted from faceted sterling silver with a spiral twist, decorated in gold-plated mountings reminiscent of the Carolingian style.


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Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.