10 April 2002
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Mont Blanc. A fine and limited edition Meissen porcelain and gilt fountain pen
Signed Mont Blanc, Year of the Golden Dragon, 848/888, circa 2000
The white Meissen porcelain body enhanced by orange and red dragon motif, gilt decorations to each end and clip, the 18K gold nib with Chinese Year of the Golden Dragon character decoration, piston filling system, together with original Mont Blanc orange wooden fitted presentation box, booklet and outer packaging, signed and numbered
15 mm. diam.
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In the year 2000, Mont Blanc released the Year of the Golden Dragon fountain pen to commemorate this special year in the Chinese and Gregorian calendars. This pen is numbered 848 of a limited edition of 888 examples.
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