110 | Handmade Meteorite Fountain Pen, Germany

Starting price1,500
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  • Details

    Details

    • Meteorite Muonionalusta, rhodium-plated
    • Nib: Peter Bock AG, Heidelberg, Germany (est. 1939) – Manufactory for high-quality nibs and ink-feed systems which meet the highest demands
    • The nib embossed with manufacturer's logo ‚BOCK‘
    • Storage box and slipcase enclosure
    • Length (closed): 10.5 cm, length (opened): 15 cm
    • Total weight: c. 60,15 g
    • Very good condition
    • Rhodium-plated fountain pen with two threads cutted of the meteorite Muonionalusta. The nib was made by the Peter Bock AG from Heidelberg. The meteorite piece bursted the atmosphere c. 800 000 years ago and is c. 4.5 billions years old. The first piece of this meteorite was found in 1906 on the border from Sweden and Finland.
    • Expert estimate: € 3,000
    • This object is sold through the European office
    Object checked by Art Loss Register
  • Additional Information & Condition

    Additional Information & Condition

    Condition:

    The fountain pen is in a very good condition and shows minimal traces of wear. The length (closed) is 10.5 cm. The length (opened) measures 15 cm. The total weight is c. 60,15 g. (ala)

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