Montblanc pays hommage to Gaius Meacenas. He was most famous for his support of young poets and his name has become the name for a "patron of arts". Meacenas was a personal advisor to Octavius who was the first emperor of Rome as Caesar Augustus.
18K rhodium-plated gold nib with special engraving
Lacquered barrel with 925 Sterling silver rings with engravings
The design is influenced by antique and roman ornaments and elements
The first verse of the poem from Virgil, an homage to Gaius Maecenas, decorates the cap
The marbled lacquered barrel reflects the typical structure of a roman column
Clip is forged in the shape of an ancient Roman sword
End cap inlaid with reproduction Roman coin stamped with Maecenas’ profile
Gaius Cilnius Maecenas is engraved on the cap band
English novelist Daniel Defoe is the author of Robinson Crusoe, a story of a man shipwrecked alone on an island. The Montblanc Palm Green ink color recalls the prominent color of the Robinson Crusoe island.