There is no other pen that symbolises finesse, class and fine workmanship like Montblanc. Known as the symbol for the ‘art of writing’, this luxurious pen maker has been dominating its way in fine writing instruments, producing ballpoint pens, rollerballs, and their inimitable limited edition pens for over 100 years. With its impeccable quality and craftsmanship, it is no wonder that until today, Montblanc’s writing instruments are still being sought after by dignitaries and influential people worldwide.

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Montblanc Singapore - An Icon of A True Art Form

With a long line of history, Montblanc has been providing the best luxury pens for celebrities, politicians and for many pen collectors around the world. It is a sought after brand, fueled with a thirst to provide quality, finesse and ingenuity to its customers. This is the reason why Montblanc pens are very much in demand in Singapore and across the globe.

Montblanc’s History as A Pen Maker

From its origins in a town called Hamburg, Germany, Mont Blanc is a German manufacturer of fine writing tools that is famous for its smooth lines, detail-oriented, and German quality. Originally named as Simplo Filler Pen Co by the three founders, Claus-Johannes Vous, Alfred Nehemias and August Eberstein, the company began its history as a producer of fountain pens with built-in inkwells. Later, the company adopted the name “Mont Blanc”, inspired by the highest mountain in the Alps.

From its humble beginnings in Germany, Montblanc pens have reached a great deal of height in terms of sales and popularity in pen making. Today, Montblanc is a global manufacturer of other products such as men’s jewellery, watches, fragrances, leather goods and accessories and is now a part of the Richemont Group, which has prestigious brands such as Cartier and Piaget under its belt.

With its immaculate quality, timeless design, and classic craftsmanship in its products, Mont Blanc continues to hold its status as a luxury brand and is well-sought-after by many collectors from Singapore and around the world.

Meisterstuck - The Iconic Montblanc Pen

Montblanc’s signature pen, the Montblanc Meisterstuck pen has a distinctive legacy. Originated in Hamburg, the name of the pen is known as a masterpiece when translated into English and it is one of the company’s trademark products, proudly representing Mont Blanc’s longing desire for perfection. Since its creation, the pen has been used, loved and trusted for decades by some of the world’s most prominent figures, from scholars and scientists to authors and artists.

Until today, the trademark pen is still manufactured at the original factory that produces the pen decades ago. The original design and the method of manufacture have been maintained over the years, and very little had been altered from its origins. Every nib is carefully handmade by master craftsmen in 35 stages before 70 additional processes are performed to assemble and test the pen. While certain materials may have been changed, a Meisterstuck pen today looks very much the same as it did in 1924 and it is one of the characteristics that keep customers coming back from time to time.

Most Expensive Montblanc Pens in Singapore

Because of its quality and design that fits the idea of luxury, Montblanc pens are among the many brands that continue to manufacture the most expensive pens around the world. It has become a status symbol for many who own such pens, so let’s take a look at the most expensive Montblanc pens, not only in Singapore but from around the world.

Montblanc Boheme Royale Pen

Price: $165,000

Encrusted with 1,430 brilliant-cut diamonds and a barrel and nib are made from 18-carat white gold and 19 more diamonds for the pen’s logo.

Montblanc Diamond Solitaire Pen

Price: $175,000

It is encrusted with 4,600 clear cut diamonds with 18-carat white gold barrel with a cap featuring 7 exclusive diamonds.

Montblanc Prince Rainier III Limited Edition

Price: $260,000

To commemorate the death of Prince Rainier of Monaco in 2005, Montblanc produced 81 special pens made from 18-carat white gold, 996 facet-cut diamonds, and 92 rubies, plus an additional 19 rubies for its clip ring.

Montblanc Limited Edition Mystery Masterpiece

Price: $730,000

The result of a collaboration between Montblanc and Van Cleef & Arpels studded with 840 diamonds. Those who wish to purchase this luxurious Mont blanc pen can opt to add sapphires, emeralds and rubies.

Famous Users of Montblanc Pens

Its establishment in 1906 meant that Montblanc had been in the hands of famous historical figures. Famous or infamous, Montblanc is a true icon of German engineering and creativity. Here are historical figures that have been known to use a Montblanc pen.

Perhaps one of the most iconic women in World War II and is famous for penning the famous Diary of a Young Girl is Anne Frank detailing her experiences with the Nazi occupation in the Netherlands and guess what? It was originally written with a Montblanc pen. She loved it so much that when she lost the pen, Anne made an ode to commemorate it.

Another icon of the World War is Sir Winston Churchill. He is a famous historical figure that led to the victories of the allies against the Nazis in the second world war. He is also a well-known user of Montblanc's pen, usually using it to sign important documents. The pen survives today and is valued to be at $24,000.

Why is Montblanc so expensive?

Just like many other luxury brands, Montblanc has a long history to build branding upon and maintain its brand reputation through marketing. Besides, the brand has the backup of a huge luxury group, Richemont, who has the biggest network of boutiques/corners in upscale shopping neighborhoods. Montblanc prides itself on the use of premium material and exceptional craftsmanship in creating its collection of luxury products. Customers aren't just paying for the product quality but also their after-sale customer service, which explains why Montblanc products are sold at a higher price point in Singapore.

Other Products from Montblanc Singapore

While Montblanc is famous for making its iconic pens since its foundation in 1906, in recent times, the company had also ventured into manufacturing other products that would make you feel like a million dollars. Indulge in a Mont Blanc perfume as it gives you a pleasant scent that lasts throughout the day. Not only that, but Mont Blanc watches and delicate accessories are also as good as the pens they manufacture. The Montblanc wallet uses genuine leather crafted in Italy, carries a good number of card slots and a clip holder that keeps your money secure, and is finished off with the classic Montblanc emblem. Montblanc jewellery including necklaces, ear studs, bracelets, and earrings are also perfect gifts for those who like to accessorise themselves.

If you are looking for lovely gift ideas for your significant other or simply treating yourself to a good writing pen, then we’ve got the right Montblanc products for you, right here in Singapore. Check out the latest price of Montblanc luxury products here on iPrice Singapore!

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