Robert Louis Stevenson, born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1850, had two great desires: for freedom and for the distraction of immersing himself in another world. He composed essays and travel accounts as well as his legendary adventure stories peopled with striking characters whose names send a shiver down the spines of readers around the world: Long John Silver, Captain Flint, Jekyll and Hyde. The Montblanc Writers Edition Homage to Robert Louis Stevenson is dedicated to this imaginative storyteller. The novel “Treasure Island” inspired many design details of the edition. The overall shape of the writing instrument and the rings on the cone combine to create an impression of a historic, extendable spyglass. The black precious resin barrel is decorated with engraved crosses, including a larger “X” like the one marking the location of the treasure on a map. Vertical lines that bring to mind the planks of the schooner “Hispaniola” and a traditional sea chest adorn the cap of the Writers Edition. Behind the platinum-coated clip, the lines converge in a compass rose, while the clip imitates the shape of a belaying pin, to which the lines of a ship’s rigging would be secured. The cap top is crowned by the Montblanc emblem emblazoned with the pirate’s symbol, a skull and crossbones, elevated at its centre. The cap ring is adorned with an engraving of Stevenson’s signature alongside the publication date of his first work “The Pentland Rising”, 1886. The years of Robert Louis Stevenson’s life, 1850-1894, are engraved on the cap. As a reference to Robert Louis Stevenson’s passion for seafaring and his re-settlement in the South Seas, the handcrafted solid Au 750 gold rhodium-coated nib is engraved with fine waves and the title given by the Samoans to the great writer and world traveller, “Tusitala”.
10 x 10 mm
ELEGANT WRITING INSTRUMENTS FROM MONTBLANC
Writing instruments from Montblanc stand out through their unmistakable elegance and exquisite workmanship. They accompany their owner for life. Over the course of its history, the characteristic Montblanc pen has become a timeless classic. The unmistakable Montblanc emblem decorates the cap of each writing instrument.
FAST SHIPPING & DELIVERY
A $15.00 shipping fee will be applied to all orders below $100. Shipping will be complimentary for orders above $100. A $25 shipping fee will be applied to all Expedited orders. Delivery costs will be charged by Montblanc, in addition to the price of the Montblanc products themselves. For certain promotional phases, complimentary shipping may be offered.
*Due to high volume during holiday period, shipping carriers may experience delays. We strive to ship your parcel on the day of your order, we are unable to guarantee the carrier’s timelines. We thank you for your patience.
All returns must be received within 14 days following the date the order was received. You may return your items in one of our boutiques located in Quebec, see Boutique Finder below. We do not cover the cost of sending back a return/exchange and original shipping paid cannot be refunded. All returns are subject to inspection and damaged or used items will not be refunded. Gift cards are non refundable.
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