1 May 2001
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AN "OCTAVIAN" FOUNTAIN PEN, BY MONTBLANC
The black resin pen with openwork spiderweb motif silver decoration, with 18K gold nib enhanced by an engraved inlaid platinum spider, 1993, 13.9 cm. long, in its original fitted Montblanc case with papers
Signed Montblanc, no. 1969/4810
This pen was created in 1993 to celebrate Gaius Octavinus. Among the most important Roman emperors, he was largely responsible for the beauty of the city Rome and supported many poets of the time such as Virgil and Horace.
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