For your consideration, we are offering for sale this Near Mint in the Box 1997 Writer's Series Montblanc F. Dostoevsky Fountain Pen Limited Edition 11658/17000. This pen comes with the original inner and out boxes and Montblanc documentation.
Fyodor M. Dostoevsky is an inspiration and influence for 20th-century authors. Dostoevsky was known for captivating plots from “Crime and Punishment”, “The Idiot” and “The Gambler”. This Montblanc’s Writers Edition Dostoevsky is 11658 out of the 17000 that were manufactured in 1997. Crafted with an 18K gold nib, the pen has an ornate barrel with motifs inspired by the Russian Empire era.
This Montblanc Limited Edition Writers Series Edition has delicate ornamentation of the black barrel and the gold-plated rings to capture the imagination just as much as the domed sapphire-colored stone set in the gold-plated clip. The cap bears the engraved signature of the writer from which it takes its name. The top of the cap is surmounted by the ivory-colored Montblanc star. The 18K gold nib features the engraving is decorated with delicate ornamentation reminiscent of the era of the Russian Empire.
This Dostoevsky is a limited edition number, "11658/17000".
The cap and barrel are in perfect condition with no cracks, nicks, or repairs. The cap is always securing tightly to the barrel. The gold plated trim trim is excellent and has been polished to shine brightly. The fountain pen measures 5 3/8" capped and 6 1/2" posted.
This Montblanc fountain pen uses a piston filling system and I have tested with water and works as it was designed to. I have cleaned the inside of the barrel and greased the piston for smooth operation.
The 18-karat nib has motifs inspired by the Russian Empire era and is marked. "4810, 18K/750, Montblanc Logo, 1997, MONTBLANC". This nib is designated as a MEDIUM and the point measures .89mm when using digital calipers.
Accompanying this fountain pen is the original Montblanc box, outer storage factory box, International Service Certificate, Reply Card, and Limited Edition Booklet. This is a Limited Edition Montblanc with a production number of 11658 out of 17000.
There is hardly any 20th century writer who does not cite Fyodor M. Dostoevsky as one of his or her greatest influences. Because Dostoevsky, like no other writer, explored the blackest depths of the human soul.
This Montblanc F. Dostoevsky Fountain Pen is a very stunning writing instrument crafted in Germany. I would consider this Montblanc Limited Edition Fountain Pen is in Excellent to Near Mint Condition. The pen has been inked, displays very little wear, and still retains the original boxes and literature that originally came with this fountain pen. This will be a marvelous addition to your Montblanc Writer's Series arsenal collection.
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