There are many things and items in this world that people all over treasure -- Jewelry, devices, mementos from their childhood, and even random knick knacks. However, there are some items that many don't think to be luxurious or treasured items, one of these being fountain pens. Fountain pens offer a more sophisticated and beautiful writing for any calligraphy or documents that need to be signed and sketched, and they often don't come at a cheap price. In this article, we are going to help count down the top ten most expensive fountain pens that are out on the market today, and what makes them so unique, and so pricey, for buyers all across the globe. With that said, let's get started with our count down.
CREW 60TH White Gold Tebaldi Fountain Pens
Retailing at $43,000, the CREW 60th White Gold Tebaldi fountain pen features a two tone 18 karat yellow gold nib, and also consists of solid white gold, with a design that resembles that of Bentley's earliest models. There are only 40 of these fountain pens in existence.
Visconti Ripple H.R.H. Fountain Pen
This is one of the many limited edition type of fountain pens that will make our list. The Visconti Ripple H.R.H. Fountain Pen can be found in many different colors, and retails for $57,000.
La Modernista Diamonds Caran DAche
Retailing for $265,000, the La Modernista Diamonds Caran DAche fountain pen is created by the Swiss company, who has been in the industry for many years. The fountain pen itself has a rhodium coated gold nib, along with being covered in almost twenty carats worth of Wessel diamonds and 32 carats worth of rubies.
Visconti Alchemy H.R.H. Fountain Pens
Another Visconti fountain pen that has made our list, the Visconti Alchemy H.R.H. fountain pen also retails at $57,000. The pen is unique in that it offers two different ends with two different ink colors for beautiful calligraphy.
Omas Phoenix Platinum Fountain Pen Luxury Limited Edition with Diamonds
This pen shows off a unique design that stands the test of time. Retailing at $60,000, the pen is crafted with platinum and yellow enamel, and also features an 18 karat gold rhodium covered and engraved nib. The pen is unique when it comes to its length as well, making it a one of a kind fountain pen for sure.
MARTE Omas Fountain Pen
Retailing at $43,000, the MARTE Omas fountain pen is a limited edition pen that features 18 karat red gold along with diamonds and rubies. Only 30 of these pens are in existence.
Mystery Masterpiece Mont Blanc and Van Cleef & Arpels Limited Edition
This fountain pen is the work of a fine collaboration between the two companies -- Mont Blanc and Van Cleef & Arpels -- to create limited edition fountain pens that come in three different varieties for buyers to purchase. Each pen will either be set with a choice of rubies, emeralds, or sapphires, and will have a finely detailed design that will amaze all who use it. This fountain pen retails for $730,000.
Gaia High Luxury Omas Fountain Pens
The Gaia High Luxury Omas fountain pen retails at $43,000, and it features a beautiful mixture of yellow and white 18 karat gold cut into intricate designs on the body of the pen itself. The pen is also in extreme limited edition, as only 30 of these pens are in existence as of now.
Visconti The Forbidden City H.R.H. Fountain Pen
Retailing for $50,500, the Visconti The Forbidden City HRH fountain pen is yet another limited edition fountain pen that has the most intricate of designs. Featuring 18 karat white gold, along with 261 white diamonds throughout the body of the pen, it is a luxurious and beautiful pen indeed.
We have reached the most expensive fountain pen that is on our list, and the most expensive fountain pen in the world to date. This pen can be purchased for over $1.4 million, and is also covered in over thirty carats of De Beerss diamonds on the make of the pen itself. Talk about your heavy lifting!
It is unbelievable to think that fountain pens can be so expensive; However, with their intricate designs, luxurious sculpting with precious jewels and gemstones, and other magnificent features, these fountain pens are to be treasured for many, many years to come.
Written by Garrett Parker
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