PENS

Fountain pens are a very popular area of the antiques and collectables market, with good examples attracting competitive bidding in our Suffolk auctions.

 

Few people realise that an inherited pen, or collection of pens could have a strong re-sale value. 

 

Highly popular makers that are in demand include:

  • Montblanc

  • Parker

  • Waterman

  • Conway Stewar

  • Dunhill  

 

The age of a pen is usually highly important, however, Montblanc is one of the names bucking this trend, as they continue to release very high quality and desirable modern pens. 

 

Furthermore, if pens are made from gold or silver this naturally adds a premium.

Montblanc Meisterstuck Writers Edition Ernest Hemingway fountain pen 1992.

Auction #151 / Lot 457

hammer £950

Dunhill Namiki fountain pen c.1930s, 14ct gold bands.

Auction #144/ Lot 692

hammer £800

Montblanc Meisterstuck Writers Edition Marcel Proust fountain pen 1999.

Auction #151 / Lot 445

hammer £850

“Post” Self-Filling Pen and stylus set, silver fittings.

auction #139/Lot 692

hammer £340

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