Montblanc Meisterstuck 146 Gold Line Fountain Pen - Extremely Rare Triangle Cap
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Thanks very much for looking at our listing for this Montblanc Meisterstuck Gold Line 146 LeGrand Fountain Pen, which comes with an izods presentation box. The pen has been carefully used over the years and is presented in overall lovely condition – there is a little bit of wear to the clip.
This is exceptionally rare 146 and for a reason that many people might not be familiar with. When Montblanc were looking to make further inroads in to the burgeoning Saudi Arabian market back in the 1970’s they believed that the iconic snowcap logo was too similar to the Star of David. With Israel and Saudi Arabia being not exactly on the best terms, they decided to change the logo to a white triangle. So for an extremely brief period Montblanc launched their pens with the triangle, before a significant backlash from both the Israeli and Saudi sides brought this to a swift halt. It seems quite amazing that an multi-national such as Montblanc would make such a change for individual markets and these Triangle logo pens now find themselves with a rather interesting place in Montblanc history. These pens even baffle many Montblanc boutiques who have never seen or heard of them.
This pen is relatively easy to date (especially with the Triangle), with there being a number of key features, these are… the 14C extra fine monotone nib, split ebonite feed, one piece barrel, black piston threads and Germany only clip markings. These all confirm the approximate date of the middle to late 1970’s.
The 146 is a piston filling pen, which means that bottled ink is your choice here.
The important details are as follows…
– 14C Monotone Extra Fine Nib
– izods Presentation Box
– Lovely Condition
With every pen that we sell we provide a card that includes the manufacturer, model, serial / limitation number and date it was purchased from us. We do this because our customers like to have documentation showing that it’s been purchased from a trusted seller. As the Financial Times said recently in their How To Spend It publication – “izods is an e-cache of ultra fine fountain pens”.