PATRON OF ART 888 LIMITED EDITION
The Prince Regent
First 888 PoA ever produced (!)
The pen comes still in sealed condition (!!)
Limitation number #499/888
Despite various period of turmoil during his reign, King George IV of Britain, with his appreciation for the fine arts, managed to shape British culture to his taste. His influence is still visible today. Because of the monarch’s penchant for culture, art forms from the period of his reign are known as those of the Regency Period.
The 888 Patron of Art The Prince Regent – first of the 888 PoA series – pays tribute to this British King and patron of the arts with a pen of truly regal appearance. A fascinating 750 solid yellow gold fretwork pattern winds over the deep blue precious resin barrel pen . The cap is decorated by a crown whose delicate composition recalls the keep eye for detail of royal craftsmen of the past. In this 888 version the crown is decorated with seven rubies and three diamonds. The 18K 750 gold nib is decorated with a fine engraving of this insigna of the British monarchy in the Regengy Period. It comes in sealed condition with all original boxes and papers, i.e.: Outer cardboard sleeve, outer box, large lacquered wood display box, internaional serivice certificate, international reply card and also the small label showing the limitation number #499.
Limited Edition: #499/888
Very important model in early Montblanc production.