Thursday, 20 November 2014

Montblanc 342 Vintage Fountain Pen

Montblanc 342 piston filling fountain pen in rarer gloss green resin with gold filled trim. Made in Germany during the late 1950's.

Montblanc 342 Fountain Pen
Montblanc 342 Fountain Pen

Pen Description

Screw-on cap is fitted with gold filled pocket clip and ring. Clip is retained by domed stud, with white celluloid Montblanc signet inlaid to top. Gold filled medium cap lip band with 'MONTBLANC - 342' engraved around circumference.

Green two piece resin barrel and section. Barrel has clear transparent ink view window. Knob at rear of barrel un-screws to operate piston filling mechanism.

Pen measures 5.0 inches (12.5 cms) long with cap attached. 5.5/8 ins (14.5 cms) with cap posted. Cap diameter: 13.0 mm. Weight: 15.8 grams.

Nib and Feed

Solid gold 14ct original nib mounted on ebonite feed. Nib is stamped ‘MONT - BLANC - 14C - MONTBLANC - 585 - 342’. Writing tip is medium. Nib is both smooth and flexible, providing good line variation.

This is an exceptional example of the 1950's Montblanc 342 fountain pen. In rarer dark green colour and in very excellent condition.

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