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To Buy Or Not To Buy ... Montblanc


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#1 sirach

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 18:42

I have always been a Montblanc snob... saying that they were overpriced and not worth it...but... In a recent topic, I did admit that if the price were right, I would take a closer look. So, somebody offered a "Montblanc Meisterstück Le Grand Fountain Pen and Meisterstück Le Grand Rollerball Pen" set It is a 2006 set and it is in good order.... the best part... $125. Is it worth the plunge. That would be my pen money for a few months... and my wife would probably tell me that it is my Christmas present too... What is the word... take the plunge... or stand my stodgy anti-MB stance...





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Posted 25 July 2012 - 18:50

yes definitely, provided it is an authentic set.
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Posted 25 July 2012 - 18:53

Go for it! If it is a real one you won't need a new pen anyway! You will have plenty to enjoy and play with!
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Posted 25 July 2012 - 18:53

If you dont want it I DO!!!!!!

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 18:55

yes definitely, provided it is an authentic set.

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Easily worth the price, in fact doubled it would be a bargain, so, follow Hari's indication. Verify authenticity.

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 18:57

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 18:57

how do I verify authenticity

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 19:00

Hey, That is a 149 i think. what is written on the FP's cap band? the FP looks authentic and probably the RB is authentic too. Jump at this offer, your friend is a saint.

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 19:01

Well, the fountain pen looks legit. Can't comment on the roller ball. I'd say it's worth a shot but I'd pay using PayPal or a credit card just to be safe.

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 19:44

Hey, That is a 149 i think. what is written on the FP's cap band? the FP looks authentic and probably the RB is authentic too. Jump at this offer, your friend is a saint.

Hari

Hari's right, it is a 149! The deal is now unbelievably sweet!
If you trust this seller and get these pens, you are so lucky.
Buy 'em!

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 19:51

Take the plunge, that sort of deal doesn't come along everyday!I

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 19:57

what is the easiest way to tell if they are real? He says they are 2006...

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 20:30

what is the easiest way to tell if they are real? He says they are 2006...

FPN Members, Jar and Hari, know their pens. If the pens in the photos are the pens you will receive, you can proceed with confidence. Those pens look authentic.
What a steal. I would have sent my money by now, plus a bonus, out of guilt.

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 20:33

what is the easiest way to tell if they are real? He says they are 2006...


Buy them and take them into a Boutique for a spa day.

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 20:37

I'd go out of my way to kick a MB but I think even *I* would have gone for that deal.

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And a You Betcha, Yeah Buddy on the spa treatment too.

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 20:43

picking them up this evening...

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 20:55

picking them up this evening...


When you get it look for a number on the center cap ring of the fountain pen.

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 20:56

picking them up this evening...

Congratulations. Deal of the Decade, I love Montblanc and have never come across anything close to this. Way to go :thumbup:

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 00:46

That is a sweet deal.

I do understand, though, the "fear" of "are they real".
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Posted 26 July 2012 - 00:59

It's me or the rollerbal is not the 146 as say but a 144???the screw lock is greater on the 146!but may be it's me don't see well on the picture.......i hope so for you

it's a very sweet price when you think that new it is
-525€ for a 146 FP
-620 for a 149 FP
-305 for a 146 roller
-290 for a 144 roller

for me it's a 149 FP and a 144 roller so it make 910€ but it's the price new evidently and yours seems deteriorated...but autentics so if i was you i'ld buy them withouth hesitations!You'll see they are nice and smooth writers and you'll see it's like a drug to write with them!
A people can be great withouth a great pen but a people who love great pens is surely a great people too... Pens owned actually: MB 146 EF;Pelikan M200 SE Clear Demonstrator 2012 B;Parker 17 EF;Parker 51 EF;Waterman Expert II M,Waterman Hemisphere M;Waterman Carene F and Stub;Pilot Justus 95 F. Nearly owned: MB 149 B(Circa 2002);Conway Stewart Belliver LE bracket Brown IB.






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