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#1 LAMBCHOP1

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Posted 20 November 2016 - 16:28

Hi

I'm new to this forum.

 

I need someone's advise on my Mont Blanc

Fountain Pen.

 

I have a Mont Blanc 149 that I really like

and it is a Vintage Pen pre 1991 as it does not

have a serial number.

 

My other Mont Blanc Fountain Pen

uses a ink converter.

 

Recently my Pen came apart and a very small gold ring

was later found. At that time I did not realize it was from the Pen. In any case the Pen now comes apart and I can not find the small gold ring which screws into the Pen.

 

Should I send it back to Mont Blanc for repair or can I buy the small gold ring somewhere ?

 

Thanks

 

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#2 jar

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Posted 20 November 2016 - 16:47

Welcome home.  Pull up a stump and set a spell.  What gold ring came off?  How did the 149 come apart?  There isn't a gold ring that screws onto most 149s (there may have been a wedding set 149 that had a gold ring as pert of the cap band but I'm pretty sure that was only on the 146).


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#3 Chrissy

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Posted 20 November 2016 - 17:25

Hello and welcome to FPN.  :W2FPN:

 

I too am puzzled. Did the gold ring come off the pen that has a converter? I fear that the only way to get it fixed will be to send it to Montblanc as parts aren't normally sold anywhere.



#4 pajaro

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Posted 20 November 2016 - 18:12

You can sometimes find a section for the converter pen on ebay, and you would have to pay upwards of $50 for it.  If you send the pen to Montblanc for service, it will cost quite a bit, the last I sent one it was $80 plus shipping.  Typically they send a replacement pen with your old nib that they put into the replacement.  For this reason, you might hesitate to send a pen with an older piston mechanism, because they will send you back a new pen with a new mechanism.

 

You might be lucky enough to find the gold clutch ring on the internet.  This ring makes a friction hold with the inner cap.  There is an inner cap inside the cap that seals the nib and keeps the nib moist.  The cap topper with the white star screws in to hold the inner cap in place.


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#5 Bo Bo Olson

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Posted 20 November 2016 - 19:12

I ended up missing the ring of a MB 32something, and Penboard.de wanted 35 E....which was more than I paid for it, some 7 years ago.

MB wanted at least 80E just to look at it.


Edited by Bo Bo Olson, 20 November 2016 - 19:22.

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#6 sidthecat

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Posted 27 November 2016 - 23:56

I've been trying to help my boss repair a 1960s 149 with a cracked barrel. It's a family heirloom so he'd like to make it functional.
Should he just throw in the towel and send it to the factory? I don't quite know why but he's reluctant to send it out of California.

#7 jar

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Posted 28 November 2016 - 00:15

I've been trying to help my boss repair a 1960s 149 with a cracked barrel. It's a family heirloom so he'd like to make it functional.
Should he just throw in the towel and send it to the factory? I don't quite know why but he's reluctant to send it out of California.

It's doubtful that Montblanc can do anything for a 1960s Montblanc but it's worth asking them. Brad Torelli might be able to help stateside.


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#8 sidthecat

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Posted 28 November 2016 - 00:22

I've contacted him. Fingers crossed.





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