Rare Montblanc Boheme Retractable Nib Fountain Pen Platinum Line. Model: 25150. Cartridge filling system only. Germany 2002 version with no stone to pocket clip. Supplied with box and papers.
Cap: Black resin fitted with platinum filled pocket clip. Clip ring is inscribed ‘GERMANY’ also stamped with unique serial number. Underside of clip stamped 'metal - Pix’ . Black resin stud with platinum plated ring and white Montblanc signet inlaid into cap top. Platinum filled wide lip band. Cap designed to screw and post on rear of barrel to operate retractable nib mechanism. The cap has an internal mechanism which prevents cap being inadvertently screwed on to barrel when nib is extended.
Barrel and Section: Black resin barrel and section with three Platinum filled bands to nib section end, wider centre band inscribed ‘MONTBLANC - BOHEME’. Platinum band and posting screw to rear of barrel. Hinged cartridge access knob with platinum trim which also rotates and locks for pull out or pull in nib position.
Nib: Solid 14ct gold nib, rhodium plated. Stamped with Montblanc circular signet and ‘4810 - 14K - MONTBLANC - 585. Hand crafted with medium writing tip. Exceptionally smooth writer with a hint of flex.
Measurements and Specifications
Closed Length: 4.30"(10.9 cms)
Posted Length: 5.30" (13.4 cms)
Barrel Length (including Nib and Section): 4.34" (11.0 cms)
Cap Length: 1.63" (4.14 cms)
Cap Diameter: 0.57" (1.44 cms)
Nib: 14K Gold - Rhodium Plated - Medium Writing Tip
Filling System: Cartridge Only
Cap Type: Screw On (designed to be screw posted onto rear of barrel)
Pen Weight: 25.2 g
Serial Number: BR1036747
No restoration required, the pen appears to be in excellent condition. We have however, disassembled all parts for full service. Retractable nib mechanism lightly lubricated. Nib and feed correctly aligned. Cap clip aligned to ensure relative cap position when rear screw mounted. Pen barrel and cap delicately hand polished. Reassembled, write tested and finally flushed with clean water.
Pen barrel and cap are free from scratches, normal signs of careful use and with no personalisation. Platinum plating to clip and trim is excellent. Resin has high gloss sheen. Perfect mechanical operation of retractable nib assembly. We would classify this pen as being in excellent condition. Pen is supplied in Montblanc box with service guide, including outer white card box.
Montblanc Boheme with it’s technically advanced nib retraction system. Provides a stylish compact pen when capped, extending to a well balanced, full size writing instrument when cap is posted to rear and nib fully extended. This is a highly desirable and practical writing instrument.