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Real Edger Allan Poe Or Not?

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#1 TodaErika

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Posted 17 April 2019 - 22:56

Hi everyone, thanks for this wonderful place to discuss Montblanc pens. Even though I just registered this account a few days ago, I have learned a lot from this site for quite a long time. I recently bought a writer's edition, Edger Allan Poe, on therealreal.com, (this is not an ad, because I really don't trust much on this web). I can basically determine that it is authentic, but I really want a second opinion. The sticker seems low-quality and the weight is less than what I expected, because I used to believe the out-wear is made of some stone-like material. Thank you very much! The followings are pictures. 

 

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#2 Uncial

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Posted 17 April 2019 - 22:59

Real

#3 geodesigner

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 01:34

Genuine. The sticker is just a sticker. it's a fine pen.


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#4 5Cavaliers

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 03:16

You can also contact Montblanc service center in Ft. Worth.  They can review the pen and certify it for authenticity for a price (I think around $35-50?). 


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#5 zaddick

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 03:20

It looks fine. No need to worry.

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#6 PAKMAN

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 03:45

Looks like the real deal to me!


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#7 iancorben

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 07:00

Yep, looks good
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#8 Michael R.

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 12:56

(Luckily) one of the classic lightweight pens ... but heavy cap ;-)

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#9 torstar

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 13:02

My barrel crumbled twice on me, I have the nib and cap and rest of it in a drawer.

 

Having used mine for a few years, it looks like the real deal to me in your picture.


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#10 Reed_thoughts

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 13:58

nothing to suggest its a fake.

Therefore I'd daresay its original.



#11 jchch1950

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 14:13

Enjoy your pen.





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