Montblanc Great Characters James Dean Fountain pen 117889
The Montblanc Great Characters James Dean 1931 Fountain pen honors one of the most famous actors of all time. After just three major films, he reached immortality. He was one of the greatest big-screen stars of his time, remembered for his leading roles in the films East of Eden, Rebel Without a Cause and Giant. James Dean was exceptionally talented at portraying characters with rough edges, but his charisma his passionate delivery and his early death made him a legend. Though he never won an Oscar during his short, meteoric rise in Hollywood, he was nominated posthumously for an Oscar. With the Montblanc Great Characters James Dean 1931 Limited Edition, Montblanc honors the legendary Hollywood star. The young rebel who won his place in cinematic history in just a year and a half.
The overall shape of the pen is inspired by the knife James Dean used in the movie Rebel Without a Cause, when he is fighting a gang. The barrel of the pen is made of precious sterling silver with an engraving that is reminiscent to the grill of his Porsche 550 Spyder, the car that had the nickname '’Little Bastard'’. The cap is made of precious wood, and is reminiscent to the above mentioned knife. The clip is reminiscent of a shotgun barrel as seen in his role as Jett Rink in Giant in 1956. Which he carried on his shoulders in one of his most famous scenes. At the top of the clip the Montblanc emblem can be found in resin. Next to the emblem the dates of his birth and death are finely engraved. The cap top is engraved in a pattern of a dollar bill. This is referring to the role money played in another legendary films scene from East of Eden. The inlay on the cap is inspired by the pattern of a bullet. On the ruthenium coated cap ring, one of Dean’s most famous quotes ‘Dream as if you’’ll live forever. Live as if you’’ll die today’’ is engraved. On the cone of the pen, there is an additional engraving showing the geographic coordinated of the place Dean had his car accident. Now known as the James Dean Memorial Junction. The pen comes in a special James Dean gift box.
The fountain pen uses a piston filling mechanism and has a 18kt gold nib that is engraved with a race flag with the license plate of the crashed Porsche 550 Spyder.
The Montblanc Great Characters 1931 James Dean Fountain pen is limited to only 1,931 pieces, as a reference to the year of birth of James Dean.
With every Great Characters Edition, Montblanc commemorates individuals who have broken new ground in the fields of culture, politics, science or the arts, and the impact of the legacy they have left behind.
Montblanc is since 1908 a leader in the world of luxury. It is a symbol of quality, reliability and status. Many already havewritten with a Montblanc. All Montblanc products manufactured in Germany are of such quality that they may bear the familiar logo . Besides writing instruments, Montblanc also makes leather goods. Montblanc offers its products in a 2-year warranty.
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|Writing system||Fountain pen|
|Nib grade||Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, Double Broad, Oblique Medium, Oblique Broad|
|Nib content||18kt Gold|