MONTBLANC: 4th of July Limited Edition 56 Skeleton Fountain Pen
Red precious resin and mother-of-pearl bands set in solid 18 karat white gold framework. Inscribed with signatures of selected representatives, one for each of the original colonies. 13 stars encircling the cap and barrel, symbolic of the republic's first flag. Finished with two rings set with brilliant-cut diamonds.
Medium platinum-plated 18K gold nib engraved with portrait of Thomas Jefferson. Outer box, inner box, black lacquered display box, booklet. Original retail: $22,500. Year of production: 2004. Limited Edition: 06/56.
Provenance: From the collection of Mel Wilmore.