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Montblanc In The Attic! Help With Id Please...

identification 135 montblanc

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#61 LittleNik

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 14:18

OK...so now I'm even more confused!!! Just been doing a bit more research and looked at the number on the main barrel of my MB pen. It is 652405 which I have found out is the D.R.P. number. This same number, D.R.P. 652405, was mentioned on Max's website as being from a pen produced in1936. This would then suggest my pen was pre-WW2, yet the suggestion for the unusual clip design, compared to other pens, was that my pen was a wartime pen and that metal had to be taken from wherever it could be found so designs during this period may vary. If my A Level History serves me well (many years on!) then there's a bit of an anomaly here with a conflict between the odd shaped clip, the 136 wartime pen and the pre-WW2 D.R.P. number. I think....? Or, does the D.R.P. number just reflect when the patent was applied and so it can be used in later (wartime) pens also? Any ideas??



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#62 LittleNik

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 14:26

At last...a pen with a clip just like mine! It looks the same in other ways too - the bands and barrel size etc. The owner of this pen says it has a 1950's nib. The nib looks similar to mine but it's hard to tell as my pen needs cleaning - the nib is covered with dried ink! Any other ideas as to id now?

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#63 fountainpende

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 16:00

D.R.P. means "Deutsches Reichspatent" .... D.R.P. 652405 is just the number that was used for the patent used for the ink window ... it does not provide any information on the year of production .... i.e. a patent is usually used for several years

 

you will find more information here:

http://www.maxpens.d...r/mbpatente.htm


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#64 chunya

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 16:12

If you copy the above Link  and paste it into the Google Search,you will then get 3 results, and for one you can get a Google translation, not all  will be translated but enough to make it interesting reading ...



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Posted 18 August 2014 - 17:14

If you copy the above Link  and paste it into the Google Search,you will then get 3 results, and for one you can get a Google translation, not all  will be translated but enough to make it interesting reading ...

Thanks to you both for this information, I thought as much with regards to the D.R.P.



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Posted 01 January 2016 - 17:19

I would greatly enjoy reading the end of this story, if it has yet been written.



#67 Rosetta59

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Posted 03 January 2016 - 09:25

I would greatly enjoy reading the end of this story, if it has yet been written.


Me too, it would be of great joy to see the pen restored, if it has been done...
Greetings from Italy to you all !! ;)

#68 AtticPen

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Posted 03 June 2017 - 23:32

Me too, it would be of great joy to see the pen restored, if it has been done...


I have just been re-visiting this thread this evening. I am glad to say that the pen in question has indeed been restored and I use it daily. I will post photos tomorrow!

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Posted 04 June 2017 - 14:26

I have just been re-visiting this thread this evening. I am glad to say that the pen in question has indeed been restored and I use it daily. I will post photos tomorrow!

 

Congrats, we need pics!



#70 AtticPen

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Posted 04 June 2017 - 20:33

 
Congrats, we need pics!


Here are some photos! Tried to get a close up of the 136/5. The restoration is the work of Francis.

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#71 KellenPAC

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Posted 06 June 2017 - 13:48

Nice!



#72 meiers

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Posted 14 June 2017 - 22:09

May we see a writing sample?

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Posted 15 June 2017 - 21:44

The more I look at this, the more I am convinced that the final number is a 5.

The number 6 has a more rounded top line (see the DRP number on the same pen, beginning 65...) and here we can see a very flat line on the final number, surely a 5?

 

I'm not going to fly in the face of the experts, whose knowledge and experience I respect - but, it would be nice to discover a new rare pen in the attic!

 

Whichever it turns out to be - Great pen. Very nice find and congratulations to you (and Francis) on a top class restoration.

 

Enjoy.







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