Penny Bic, unremarkable Pilot or elite Parker - how often do you think about what kind of pen you write? In recent years, we often type text on a computer, rather than diligently print letters on paper, and such an ordinary subject like a pen has acquired a status value.
Top 10 most expensive pens
If you think that giving pens is moveton, then after our article, most likely, change your mind. In this collection are collected not just writing accessories, but pieces of jewelry that are not ashamed to put on a desk and hide in a bank safe. And - yes, they also write!
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Ferrari da Varese Four Seasos
A set of pens "4 seasons" from Ferrari da Varese
"Budget" option for poor collectors. The Italian company Ferrari da Varese was inspired by the works of compatriot Antonio Vivaldi and decided to release a limited edition collection of pens Four Seasons. A total of 33 sets of 4 multi-colored pens were released.
Design collectible writing accessories casts associations with Japanese culture.Each color has its own season: green is a blooming spring, red is a sensual summer, brown is a cool autumn, gray is a mild winter. The feathers of the handles are made of 18-carat gold, and the case is decorated with elegant carving. The device is equipped with a high-class refueling system.
Crew 60 Tibaldi
Price: $ 43,000
Tibaldi and Bentley pen
This fountain pen was made at the end of 2008 by the Italian brand Tibaldi in collaboration with Bentley Motors for the 90th anniversary of the founding of the car company. The case, cover and feather are made of white 18-carat gold.
Visconti's Ripple H.R.H
Handle Ripple H.R.H in detail
This fountain pen, released in 1997 in a limited edition of 39 copies, was made after the tragic death of Princess Diana by the Italian brand Visconti. Abbreviation H.R.H. stands for Her Royal Highness (Her Royal Highness). The case of the model was encrusted with diamonds weighing 8 carats. Pens are made of white gold, the pen itself is made of platinum.
Montblanc Boheme Papillon
“Bohemian butterfly” by Montblanc
In 2008, one of the most expensive pen brands, Montblanc, introduced to the world haute couture a new collection called Boheme Papillon. At the court of the demanding public, 6 pens of yellow, pink and white gold were given.Real diamonds intricately surround the handle body in a spiral, personifying the diversity of nature, and a star-shaped gem is embedded in the lid.
Montblanc Prince Rainier III
Even the most expensive pens sometimes require replacement ink
In 2001, Prince 82 of Monaco Renier the Third died in his 82nd year of life. It is with his name that historians associate the country's economic growth. The jewelers decided to express their respect for the policy, perpetuating his memory in the limited edition of Prince Rainier III pens. Total light saw 81 copies. The model is distinguished by the “skeleton” artwork finish, which allows the wearer to track the ink level in the pen. 996 diamonds and 92 rubies were spent on finishing each product.
Caran d'Ache La Modernista Diamonds
La Modernista - pen dedicated to the works of Antonio Gaudi
In 1999, Caran d'Ache presented a special collection La Modernista Diamonds. The pens have become a kind of tribute to the world-famous Spanish architect Antonio Gaudi, whose works still adorn the streets of Barcelona. Since Gaudi often used mosaic elements in his work, the creators decided to make the body of the handle in a similar style, using diamonds and rubies instead of enamel and limestone. Each pen of the master was made manually, which took them half a year.
Caran d'Ache Gotica Pen
Gothic Fountain Pen from Caran d'Ache
In pursuit of the handle based on the works of Gaudi, the Swiss from the Caran d'Ache launched the "Gothic" series to the market of elite accessories. What they did was dispelled stereotypes that the gothic looks gray, rapacious, and medieval. The six-sided silver case with a rhodium-plated surface is topped with pointed arches of bright blue color and heraldic elements made of fabulously expensive diamonds of bright colors.
Montblanc Mystery Masterpiece
A mystical masterpiece from Montblanc
The fruit of the collaboration of the company Montblanc and the famous French jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels. The Mystery Masterpiece collection was released in 2006 - this year dropped the centenary of both manufacturers. The pen is made of white gold and generously decorated with sapphires, rubies, emeralds and, of course, diamonds, 840 each. Light saw 9 copies of the writing device
Caran d'Ache 1010 Diamond
Price: $ 1,000,000 The unusual design of this very expensive pen of its creators was inspired by Swiss watchmakers. Therefore, the name of the model is not given by chance: “1010” should be understood as 10 hours and 10 minutes, the time when the hands look very harmonious on the dial. The body of the handle is stylized as hour gears.
Pen 1010 Caran d'Ache
Initially, the model was presented in two versions. The first is in a silver case, and therefore the so-called “Sport Edition” is cheaper. 500 pens and 50 fountain pens were issued, each costing 19 thousand dollars. The second, exclusively pen variation is enclosed in a gold case with a rhodium-plated. They were made ten pieces, and the price for them rose to 174 thousand dollars.
Gold version of the model 1010
Subsequently, the company expanded its product range with white gold and diamond inlaid items. The case is covered with 1010 diamonds. The price of this accessory is about 1 million dollars.
Diamond 1010 by Caran d'Ache
The most expensive pen in the world
Montblanc Boheme Royal Pen
The most expensive fountain pen manufactured by Montblanc
Heading our ranking of the most expensive pens in the world is the newly-made product of the Germans Montblanc - the fountain pen of the Boheme Royal Pen. The feather is made by hand from 18-carat gold, the “body” is inlaid with platinum and decorated with engraving. The cap and body of the handle cover 1430 white diamonds.