The 10 Finest Montegrappa Pens in the World

Montegrappa Dragon Bruce Lee 18k Gold Pen Set

Fine writing instruments have always held a special place in the hearts of worldwide enthusiasts of all luxurious possessions. Many of them, especially those made by Montegrappa, have become regarded as not just mere writing tools, but as works of art . The most expensive pens in the world are made of high-end materials like diamonds and gold. That is, of course why many run in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. One of the oldest makers of fountain pens in Italy is Montegrappa, which was founded in 1912. Since then, they have become world renowned for making some of the finest writing instruments available both then and now, many of which are limited edition fountain pens or rollerball pens.

Here are our picks for the 10 finest Montegrappa pens:

Montegrappa Chaos Rollerball Pen – Silver – $4,995.00

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Sylvester Stallone, who is a well-known Hollywood star, designed this Limited Edition pen as part of the Montegrappa Cult Series. Each of the 912 rollerballs and 1,000 fountain pens produced was made of black pearlized celluloid with overlays of sterling silver depicting skulls, snakes, lizards, and swords with all of that juxtaposed with death and highlighted with translucent fire-colored enamel ribbons.

Specifications:

  • Materials- Sterling silver and celluloid
  • Colors- Red and yellow hand-finished overlay
  • Special features- A fist that holds a sword on the elaborate clip

Montegrappa Chaos Fountain Pen – Silver – $5,770.00

Montegrappa Chaos Rollerball Pen

This fountain pen was also designed by Sylvester Stallone. The body overlay and cap are both antiqued by hand. The pen depicts Earth’s early reptiles.

Specifications:

  • Nib- 18k gold
  • Materials- Sterling silver and celluloid
  • Colors- Red and yellow hand-finished overlay
  • Special features- A fist that holds a sword on the elaborate clip

Montegrappa Alfa Romeo Gold Fountain Pen- Limited Edition – $13,950.00

Montegrappa Alfa Romeo Gold Fountain Pen

This pen is part of the 100th Anniversary Collection for the inaugural collaboration between Italian brands, Alfa Romeo and Montegrappa. The design was inspired by the Alfa Romeo logo, which includes a vintage logo, badge, and Visconti snake. In addition, the four-leaf clover, which is a classic Alfa touch, can be found etched on the gold nib, which is 18K two-tone gold and partially rhodium-plated. The nib feeder on this pen is fashioned from ebonite. This is yet another form of proof that even the hidden parts are indeed crafted with maximum attention to detail for the finest in sophistication and elegance.

Specifications:

  • Pen-Nibs: Gold 18K
  • Pen-Nib Sizes: Fine, Medium, Broad
  • Ink-feed: Piston
  • Materials: Gold and Celluloid
  • Packaging: Special
  • Limited Edition- Only 25 made

Montegrappa St Andrews Links Low-Relief Engraved Gold Fountain Pen – $26,850

Montegrappa St Andrews Links Low-Relief Engraved Gold Fountain Pen

This limited edition pen commemorates the returning of the Open championships at St. Andrews Links on its 150th anniversary. It is a celebration of the beauty, quality, and history that golf enthusiasts associate with St. Andrews Links with a green celluloid cap featuring a golf ball cabochon detailed on its cap. In addition, there is an engraved reproduction of an original illustration of the St. Andrews Links in 18k solid gold on the barrel.

Specifications:

  • Materials: Celluloid and solid 18k Gold
  • Ink-feed: Piston
  • Pen-Nibs: 18K Gold
  • Pen-Nib Sizes: Fine, Medium, Broad
  • Engraving Technique: Low-relief
  • Packaging: Special
  • Limited Edition of 18

Montegrappa Limited Edition Invito a Rigoletto Fountain Pen Gold –  $32,850.00

Montegrappa Limited Edition Invito a Rigoletto Fountain Pen Gold

This fountain pen was designed for paying homage to Rigoletto, Giuseppe Verdi’s renowned opera. It features black, red, and white diamond shapes that have been diffusion-bonded for creating a classic harlequin pattern in the trim of 18k solid gold and solid silver. Only 900 silver and 30 gold pens are being sold worldwide.

Specifications:

  • Overall Size – 5 5/16” by 11/16”
  • Body of pen – 4 ¾” by 9/16”
  • Cap – 2 ¼” by 11/16 in.
  • Weight – 35 g
  • Composition is lustrous celluloid
  • Appointments are 18kt gold
  • Nib is 18kt gold

Montegrappa Dragon Bruce Lee 18k Gold Fountain Pen – $49,495.00

Montegrappa Dragon Bruce Lee 18k Gold Fountain Pen

This pen is a limited edition of 88 and is the second offering from Montegrappa’s “Icons” series. This fine writing instrument pays tribute to cultural giant and karate film star, Bruce Lee. This amazing limited edition pen offers a cap and pen body of red celluloid and black veining. The immortal yin-yang symbol tops the cap and represents balance. Beautifully carved dragons are embracing both the barrel and the cap.

Specifications:

  • Material: 18k Gold and Celluloid
  • Color Pattern: Red and Gold

Montegrappa Pele Heritage Rollerball Pen – 18kt Gold – $75,000.00

Montegrappa Pele Heritage Rollerball Pen

This pen features a cap shaped like a football on top of a crown. Around the circumference are the words ‘All Hail The King’ flanked by the Brazilian flag’s colors in honor of Pele. The years 1958, 1962, and 1970 are etched on the rib end to signify the years when his team won the FIFA World Cups, along with his signature.

Specifications:

  • Color- Gold, blue, yellow, and green
  • Materials: Enamel, resin, and 18kt Gold

Montegrappa Salvador Dali Rollerball Pen -18kt Gold – $90,500.00

Montegrappa Salvador Dali Rollerball Pen

Under authorization from the Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, a limited edition of 19 was made to honor the great artist. Salvador Dalí produced numerous important works that were both startling and very original, including the 1944 “Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening”, which inspired the designers at Montegrappa to design a pen that would be worthy of the visions of Dalí.

Specifications:

  • Color Pattern: Gold, green, and Malachite
  • Packaging- Egg-shaped container, symbolizing hope and love

Montegrappa Ancient Mexican Civilizations Rollerball Pen – 18kt Gold – $143,000.00

Montegrappa Ancient Mexican Civilizations Rollerball Pen

This is a Mayan calendar pen and is a Limited Edition that is one of only 20. Mexican cultures were considered to have been advanced enough to have beaten the Europeans to creating writing systems that were indigenous to the area. This would include the Mayans, the Aztecs, the Olmecs, the Toltecs, and the Teotihuacan. Montegrappa wanted to honor those civilizations with this pen. Every surface is decorated with Mexican god images and Mayan architectural patterns. The lost wax technique for casting was used for the majority of the pen, cap, and barrel, with hand-etched details.

Specifications:

  • Materials- Translucent enamel and Sterling Silver
  • Packaging-A special presentation box
  • Color Pattern- Gold and Bordeaux Red
  • Materials- 18kt Gold and enamel

Montegrappa Dragon Bruce Lee 18k Gold Pen Set – White Diamonds – $290,555.00

Montegrappa Dragon Bruce Lee 18k Gold Pen Set

This is one of the most expensive and luxurious pen sets that has ever been made and it consists of an inkwell, rollerball, and fountain pen. Each one was created with an 18k gold dragon motif that is embedded with precious stones for the dragon’s eyes. This beautiful Dragon Bruce Lee pen set shows the technique and artistry that is the foundation of Montegrappa’s amazing worldwide fame.

Specifications:

  • Color Pattern: Red and gold with white diamonds
  • Materials: 18k Gold with celluloid and diamonds


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