For all of your aspiring writers, business men, or Mark Twain enthusiasts, the Montblanc Limited Edition Mark Twain pens are a gem. The design of this writing instrument was meant to reflect Mark Twain’s life as a steamboat steersman on the Mississippi River. The body and cap of the pen are made of deep-blue precious resign carved with undulating lines resemble the waves of the river. The top of the cap is shaped like the steamboat chimneys, filled with ivory white precious resign to portray steam. The platinum plated clip on the cap is modeled after a Jew’s harp and the Montblanc star logo tops the cap. One of the more elegant features of this pen is Mark Twain’s signature and the pen number engraved on the cap ring.
The Mark Twain writing instruments come in three options, a fountain pen, a ballpoint pen, and a mechanical pencil. The nib for the fountain pen is rhodium plated 18 carat yellow gold with two fathoms engraved on it, a unit of measurement for water depth.
The limited edition marks the centenary of Mark Twain’s death in 2010. Limited to: 12,000 Fountain Pens, 15,000 Ballpoint Pens 6,000 Rollerball Pens, 3,000 sets consisting of Fountain Pen, Ballpoint Pen and Mechanical Pencil.