MONTBLANC: Johannes Gutenberg Limited Edition 42 Fountain Pen
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MONTBLANC: Johannes Gutenberg Limited Edition 42 Fountain Pen
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MONTBLANC: Johannes Gutenberg Limited Edition 42 Fountain Pen
Dedicated to the inventor of modern printing, this pen honors a man whose work in developing moveable type and the press revolutionized the spread of knowledge in Europe and throughout the world. The pen is fashioned from 18 karat gold and embellished with hardwood intarsia. The edition derives its number from the 42 line layout of Gutenberg's bible. The star is inlaid mother of pearl. 5 5/8" (14.2 cm) 18 K gold nib engraved with a script "G" in the style of Gutenberg's typeface. Lacquer wooden box with all original packaging and papers. Limited Edition: 06/42

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