Montblanc Meisterstuck 147 Le Grand Traveller Cartridge Filling Fountain Pen. Cap and barrel in black precious resin with gold filled trim. Fitted with 14C medium nib. Germany c.1995
The Montblanc Meisterstuck 147 cartridge filling pen is identical in appearance and size to the Montblanc Meisterstuck 146 piston filling pen. The Montblanc 147 utilizes a screw out cartridge carrier, which holds two standard Montblanc cartridges, one in use, the other ready to use should the first one run out of ink.
The Montblanc Meisterstuck 147 has a screw on black resin cap with Montblanc 'snowcap' signet inlaid to top. Three gold filled cap bands, the wider raised middle band carries the diagonally hatched inscription 'MONTBLANC - MEISTERSTUCK Pix' around circumference. Gold filled cap clip, cap clip ring is engraved 'GERMANY' and pen unique serial number. Black resin barrel. Black resin cartridge carrier removal knob with gold filled dress ring.
The pen also comes with a bespoke Montblanc designed black leather pen pouch with raised Montblanc signet. The pouch has hidden pockets to hold up to six ink cartridges.
Nib and Feed
Solid 14C gold with rhodium inlay, two tone nib with intricate scroll-work. Stamped with '4810 - M (within Montblanc logo) - 14K - MONTBLANC - 585'. Handcrafted medium writing tip. Very smooth writer having moderate flex. Resin horizontal comb ink feeder.
Measurements and Specifications
Closed Length: 5.73" (145 mm)
Posted Length: 6.30" (160 mm)
Barrel Length (including Nib and Section): 4.93" (125 mm)
Cap Length: 2.80" (71 mm)
Cap Diameter: 0.61" (14.7 mm)
Nib: 14K Gold - Two Tone - Medium Writing Tip
Filling System: Cartridge
Cap Type: Screw On (can be posted onto rear of barrel)
Pen Weight: 23.8 g
Serial Number: CW1633865
Restoration and Service
Pen has been fully serviced. Totally dis-assembled to component parts. All parts ultrasonically cleaned. Nib and feed assembly re-aligned with screw-in collar, re-sealed into barrel. Pen barrel and cap delicately hand polished. Reassembled, dip write tested and finally flushed with clean water.
Pen barrel and cap are free from scratches, with no dents, cracks, hairline's or personalisation. Gold plating to clip and trim is excellent. Resin has high gloss sheen. Cap to barrel threads positive. We would classify this pen as being in very excellent condition. The leather pen pouch appears to be unused, with no marks to leather surface.
The Montblanc Meisterstuck 147 Traveller in black resin is a traveller's companion - whether its a daily commute or a short city break this leather cased pen is an ideal companion.