Name: Montblanc Writer's Edition Scott Fitzgerald Fountain Pen
Maker: Mont Blanc, Germany c2002 [No.09596/18500]
Colour: White Marble / Black
Material: Precious Resin / Platinum Trim
Nib: 18k Gold Mont Blanc 585 Nib - Medium
Filling System: Piston Filler
Condition: Mint Condition (Uninked)
The Writers Edition F. Scott Fitzgerald revives the glamour of the "Roaring Twenties". The shimmering white barrel forms a striking contrast to the black precious resin cap, which is decorated by the signature of F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Dignified tribute is paid to the origins of the legendary Art Deco style by the delicately engraved 1920s urban skyline that decorates the rhodium-plated 18-karat gold nib.
The roaring twenties were the age of extravagance and Art Deco. The people of its jazz age generation had a ball with the Charleston and champagne – and F. Scott Fitzgerald was their idol. Although Fitzgerald enjoyed the high-society life, in his outstanding works such as “The Great Gatsby” and “This Side of Paradise” he drew a subtle psychological portrait of the hedonistic America of the 1920s, which allowed the inescapable tragedy beneath the glittering surface to show through
The pen comes boxed in its original case, with sleeve, papers and original retail sticker, it is as new, never inked.
The pen has never been filled with ink, the shrink wrap has been undone. The box has been opened and there are light marks from storage, otherwise as new
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