Ref. 108953 M – Limited Edition #141/333
Study the Past if you would divine the Future. Confucius (Kong – Zi)
Honouring over 100 years of continued pioneering leadership, the Heritage Collection 1912 embodies Montblanc’s early 20th century achievements and pioneering accomplishments; it is a technological breakthrought. Form, function and design set new standards while the obsessive focus on product detail reflects the very character of this Collection: a contemporary interpretation of yesterday’s milesstones, using today’s technology.
Heritage Collection 1912 Titanium Limited Edition 333 Safety Fountain Pen.
Brilliant update of a classic design. This Heritage safety pen indicates Montblanc’s path to the future by reflecting upon the company’s fabled past.
The unique twist of perfection: the innovative two-step screw mechanism (world premiere) combines, for the first time ever, the complex retractable nib movement with the piston filling function (the mechanism is similar to the one used in the crown of a watch).
Every tradition begins with an innovation: the specific Heritage 1912 nib, with its refined triangle-shaped heart hole, underlines the avant-gard character of this Collection and helps ensure a soft style of writing. The 18k – 750 nib is indeed wonderfully responsive.
Three Slip-on clips: inspired by the safety pen clips of more than one hundred years ago, the Montblanc Heritage Collection 1912 Limited Edition 333 has three changable slip-on clips: Art Deco clip in 925 Sterling Silver, Snake clip in German silver (METAL) and Triangle clip in 18K 750 solid white gold.
Yesterday’s milestones with today’s technology: The Montblanc Heritage 1912 Titanium Limited Edition 333 is a milestone in modern Writing Instrument technology (REDDOT design award winner 2012). Made from pure Titanium (TI), the material used to build aircraft and racing cars, it is limited to 333 pieces, and perfectly, combines advanced technology with cutting adge artistry for a perfect balance of smoothness and modernity. One of the inspirations for the MB Heritage Collection was the MB Simplo Safety filler. Introduced around 100 years ago it was small in size, made of black hard rubber and had a retracting nib mechanism and a white cap top, the forerunner of the famous MB emblem (now in floating mother-of-pearl on this Le333 Titanium).
The specimen offered here for sale has been previously inked and used. It shows some microscratches on the barrel and on the turning knob. Overall good condition.
Medium (M) 18K fully-retractable gold nib
It comes with Outer box, display box, extra ring and clip, service certificate (duly stamped) and, last but not least, the matching VIP cofee table book 1912 Heritage Collection. The concerned pen was purchased on October 11th, 2014 from Montblanc Boutique in Marseille (France). The International Guarantee Certificate is stamped correspondingly.