Montblanc’s newest Patron of Art Edition celebrates the legendary Queen Elizabeth I. Queen Elizabeth I built up 16th century England into a world power and her legacy is celebrated with two fountain pens the Limited Edition Patron of Art Elizabeth I is limited to 4810 fountain pens and a finer edition is limited to 888 writing instruments.
The 4810 limited edition pens swank of a body and cap of black valuable resin with gold-plated inlay even as the better-quality edition of 888 is a 750 solid gold fountain pen with a red lacquered drum and cap. This better-quality edition is finished of 18k gold and aspects a festooned gold tiara in which Elizabeth I ascended the throne in 1559.
The intricate interlaced motif, derived from the needlework cover of The Mirror of the Sinful Soul, beautifies the solid gold cap and barrel. Elizabeth I’s “Video et Taceo” maxim is embossed upon the cap ring.