Only Online Auction

Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 404

Montblanc, “Patron of Art Edition”, Ref. 28763, made in 2007
“Alexander von Humboldt”, limited edition, No. 0 748 / 4 810

CHF 1,550 - 1,950

EUR 1,400 - 1,800 / USD 1,700 - 2,200 / HKD 13,000 - 16,700

Fountain-pen with medium 18K two-tone gold nib engraved with a sextant, a navigation instrument (dated 2007)
Original fitted box and outer box, “Alexander von Humboldt” booklet and guarantee (dated April 20, 2007)

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Brand Montblanc


Montblanc, “Alexander von Humboldt”
Montblanc created this pen in 2007 in honour of Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), naturalist, explorer of Latin America, and patron of science, in a limited and numbered edition of 4 810 examples. The seventeenth of Montblanc’s “Patron of Art Edition”.
The pen (body and cap) is crafted from black grenadilla, inlaid with engraved sterling silver panels recalling the cultural treasures that Humboldt studied.


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