Pre-Owned Pens: Mont Blanc Patron of the Arts Alexander von Humboldt

Pre-Owned Pens: 1999 Mont Blanc Patron of the Arts Alexander von Humboldt
Era: 1980-present
Price: $1,899.99
In 2007 honors go to the Mont Blanc Patron of the Arts Series Alexander von Humboldt limited edition pens. Alex was one of Germany's great stars of the Enlightenment. An very wealthy naturalist, Alex explored the extremely dangerous lands of South and Central America in the 18th century. His scientific discoveries were hailed around the world. When he settled back in Germany, he dedicated his fortune and efforts to helping develop the arts and sciences. He was a patron of Rossini, Mendelssohn and Berlioz. This pen features a sextant on the 18k gold nib, and sterling silver trim including native designs from the Americas set in black grenadille wood from S. America. Guaranteed authentic, used but only ultra-light wear, complete with boxes and papers.