Two fountain pens (Due penne stilografiche)
500 - 1,000 EUR
Property of a Lady
Two fountain pens
(Due penne stilografiche)
The first 'Diablo de Cartier' fountain pen with a black composite body and cap, gold-plated hardware and blue resin cabochon, with engraved initials on lid, signed Cartier, the second featuring a black composite body and a gold-plated cap of reeded design, signed Cartier Paris, numbered.
(La prima penna 'Diablo de Cartier', corpo e cappuccio in composite nero, finiture in metallo placcato oro, iniziali F.C. sul cappuccio, firmata Cartier, la seconda penna stilografica con corpo in composite nero, cappuccio e finiture in metallo placcato oro, firmata Cartier Paris, numerata.)
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'Diablo de Cartier' fountain pen: stamped Cartier on lid border. Stamped Plaque Or G, Made in France. Nib stamped 18K and 750 for 18 carat gold. Initials engraved on lib reading F.C. Black resin with signs of use visible throughout. Gross weight approximately 25.7 grams without cartridge. Comes with one Cartier ink cartridge. Fountain pen: stamped Cartier Paris, Made in France. Plaque OR G. Numbered 006945. Nib stamped 18 K and 750 for 18 carat gold. Gross weight approximately 53.8 grams without cartridge. Comes with two Cartier ink cartridges. In overall very good condition with light scratching from prior use. Both pens have been recently sent to Cartier International Service for inspection. Sotheby's does not provide ink or cartridges for pens. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the pen.
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