“Once upon a time, a long, long time ago …” The Montblanc Writers Edition Homage to Brothers Grimm is dedicated to the Brothers Grimm and pays tribute to their writings of German and European fairy tales, the most famous of which include “Snow White”, “Cinderella” and “Sleeping Beauty”.
The writing instrument is shaped like a walking stick and the black colour is reminiscent of the darkness of the forests, which are among the most important settings of Grimm’s fairy tales. In addition, the wavy pattern on the cap and barrel is inspired by Rapunzel’s hair and at the same time represents a nod to the roots, as the Grimm brothers considered their work a “return to the roots”. The cap is crowned by the Montblanc emblem made of precious resin.
The platinum-plated clip, reminiscent of a gnarled piece of wood, quite surprisingly shows the profile of the Brothers Grimm when you turn it. As a tribute to the magic of storytelling, the handcrafted 750 solid rhodium-plated gold nib features a depiction of fire, around which people often gathered in the past to tell and pass on their fairy tales.
Victor Marie Hugo (1802-1885) was a French writer, poet and dramaturg of the romantic period. He counts among the greatest and most famous French authors. He became famous through his works “Les Misérables” and “Notre-Dame de Paris”.
In 1841, Victor Hugo was accepted into the Academy française, which recognized his rank in the French art and literature world.
Although he was best known for his novels, Victor Hugo also wrote numerous poems, including “Les Contemplations”. He also created over 4000 drawings during his lifetime.
Montblanc dedicates his Homage 2020 to Victor Hugo and his many and varied works. To this end, Montblanc attempts to combine the spirit of a great thinker and the symbol of Paris, Notre Dame, the central point of one of his major works. The Gothic arches of Notre-Dame are found on the body of the fountain pen, but also on the other writing instruments. Look at Jean Valjean looking out from behind the clip. His protagonist from the novel “Les Misérables”.
On the 750 gold nib of the fountain pen, which, like all metal surfaces, is platinum-plated, there is an engraving of a water reservoir (gargoyle) of Notre Dame.
All those who like fountain pens exclusively can take a look at the strictly limited edition of 1831 pieces of the fountain pen, in completely platinum-plated surface with red lacquer inlays.
The Writers edition is available in three different writing techniques: piston fountain pen, ballpoint pen and rollerball.
Diese Writers Edition ist hauptsächlich von Rudyard Kiplings „Das Dschungelbuch“ inspiriert. Die dominierende Farbe ist dem Farbton nachempfunden, der den Einband der amerikanischen Erstausgabe zierte, während der Clip auf ein Wolfsrudel verweist. Die Kappe ziert eine Gravur mit den handgeschriebenen Initialen R.K. des Autors. In den Kappenkopf und in den Konusring sind der Anfang und das Ende des Gedichts „If“ eingraviert.