Montegrappa pen, $5,520, Swann Auction
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A Montegrappa Luxor Blue Nile Limited Edition 750 modern pen sold for $5,520 at a sale of Fine & Vintage Writing Instruments held September 13 by Swann Auction Galleries in NYC. Also, Catherine the Great and Peter the Great Patron of Art Limited Edition Series pens by Montblanc went for $4,320; a Dunhill Namiki “Fern” Limited Edition maki-e realized $3,360; a circa-1905 Parker Lucky Curve #38 “Snake” pen garnered $5,520; and a 1920s-era early Montblanc Simplo Origino #8 chalked up $3,840. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.