MONTBLANC: Meisterstück 149 Helmut Newton 75th Anniversary Limited Edition 75 Fountain Pen & Chronograph Rose Gold Automatic White Gold Watch
Black precious resin Meisterstück 149 fountain pen engraved with Helmut Newton's signature, 18 karat gold clip and trim, brilliant-cut diamond on captop ring. Medium 18K gold nib.
Together with 18 karat solid white gold self-winding chronograph wristwatch. Watch features 25 jewels, pink engine-turned dial with Breguet numerals and single-cut diamond chapters, day & date apertures, recessed tachometer scale, three subsidiary dials indicating 30 minutes register, constant seconds and 12-hour register. Case features crown with mother-of-pearl Montblanc star and two round chronograph buttons, with window on verso displaying the mechanism. Link bracelet in matte & polished 18 karat white gold, deployant buckle.
Outer sleeve, display box, CD, service guide; watch packaging includes outer sleeve, outer box, velvet-lined display box, booklet.
Original retail for pen & watch: $23,000. Pen, watch & photo sold at auction for $41,000 (Christies, sale 9624, lot 276, April 2001). Year of production: 1999. Limited Edition: pen and watch are 21/75.
Provenance: From the collection of Mel Wilmore.