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Montblanc Monte Rosa 042 Fountain Pen (1940s) - Basic Black, GP Oblique Broad Nib (Excellent +, Works Well)

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Classic, collectible Montblanc Monte Rosa 042 from the 1940s. This is one of the Monte Rosa pens without a Montblanc imprint. Black piston filler that works well. It has a gold plated broad oblique semiflexible steel nib. Excellent condition.

SKU: 14824
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Type  Vintage piston filler fountain pen

Product Name  Monte Rosa 042, the Monte Rosa is on the cap and the 042 is on the piston knob. (The 042G had a gold nib, whereas this pen is the plan 042 with a gold plated steel nib.)

Manufacturer and Year  Montblanc, Germany, -- 1940s

Length  4-15/16"

Filling System  Piston filler (tested and working well). We will guarantee the filling system for a year.

Color  Black with gold plated trim. It has a scalloped patterned cap band and a blue tinted viewing window.

Nib  Broad "left foot" oblique semiflexible gold plated steel nib. The piston knob has "OB" printed on it for oblique nib. It writes with nice though not significant line variation. See the writing sample below. A lot of the gold masking has come off of the nib.

Condition   Excellent condition.  The pen has handwear and some marks on the cap band. The "Monte Rosa" on the cap is no longer filled in with gold and the nib has the aforementioned plating wear. The piston knob turns easily. The piston knob imprints are pristine. The viewing window is clear. The pen is working well.


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Additional Info

SKU 14824
Condition Used
Maker Montblanc
Type Fountain Pens


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