Montblanc is synonymous with fine and expensive writing instruments. Montblanc Meisterstuck Solitaire Royal LeGrand, aka the legendary Diamond Solitaire is one of the most expensive pens ever created will go under hammer at Bonhams & Butterfields, which is organizing a sale of Fine Writing Instruments in Los Angeles on May 23 and the Diamond Solitaire will be the highlight of the auctions.
This world’s most expensive pen is expected to fetch about $175,000.
So what makes this pen so expensive and extraordinary?
This pen is finished with 18ct yellow gold barrel and a cap top symbol composed of seven diamonds is set with over 4,600 brilliant cut white diamonds in total. This will be the most unique and expensive pen at auction among 200 extraordinary fountain, of which Montblanc will have bulk of writing instrument.
The Diamond Solitaire is rarely seen at an auction and surely makes bidding much more interesting and aggressive. Another highlight of the auction will be Sir Winston Churchill Montblanc fountain pen, the last of only 53 produced will also go under the hammer.
It is an 18ct rose gold pen inlaid with tortoise shell lacquer bands, along with a cap top ringed with 53 diamonds. The pen is estimated to fetch a price between $15,000 and $25,000.