Rare Montblanc 24 Vintage Piston Filling Fountain Pen in gloss dark grey resin with gold plated fittings. Made in Germany during the mid 1960's.
Screw operated piston filling system. Grey resin clutch grip cap. Fitted with slim gold filled pocket clip, secured by grey conical top stud which has white Montblanc signet inlaid, signet also appears on base of barrel. Blue faceted ink view window above grip section. Gold filled cap band inscribed 'MONTBLANC - 24' around circumference with slim secondary band above.
Nib and Feed
Original 14ct gold wing nib which is stamped '14C - 24 - MONTBLANC - 585'. Nib has a fine to medium writing tip, a little flex and is a very smooth writer. Ebonite ink feeder.
Measurements and Specifications
Capped Length 5.31" (135.0 mm)
Posted Length: 5.75" (146.0 mm)
Barrel Length: (Including Nib and Section) 4.88" (124.0 mm)
Cap Length: 2.44" (62.0 mm)
Cap Diameter: 0.52" (13.2 mm)
Barrel Diameter Widest Point: 4.48" (12.2 mm)
Nib: Original 14K Gold - Wing Nib - Fine - Semi Flexible Writing Tip
Filling System: Single Stage Differential Piston
Cap Closure: Push On (May be Posted on Rear of Barrel)
Pen Weight: 15.6 g
Pen Serial Number: Not Applicable
Pen has been fully disassembled down to component parts, prior to ultrasonic cleaning. Piston screw mechanism removed from barrel, seal checked and mechanism lightly lubricated. Nib assembly dismantled, nib polished and writing tip honed, re-aligned prior to re-sealing into section. Pen barrel and cap delicately hand polished. Reassembled, dip write tested and finally flushed with clean water.
Pen barrel and cap are free from cracks, hairlines and dents with only minor signs of age related ware. There are no personalisation. Gold plating to pocket clip and bands is in very good condition. Ink view window is clear. Cap clutch mechanism is firm and positive. Overall pen is in excellent condition.
Always a popular model. this rarer version is a bit special. Larger of the Montblanc 2x series from the 1960's. This is an elegant, stylish and lightweight writing instrument.