What is the difference between a Montblanc 146 and 149?


What is the difference between a Montblanc 146 and 149?

The 146 is a smaller size 149 or that’s what it looks like. The 149 is longer and wider. Somehow the size of the 149 looks more right as if this is the optimal size of this design. The 146 looks great until you put it side by side next to the 149, somehow it looks skinny and small.

Is Montblanc 146 discontinued?

The burgundy color has been out of production for a few years now and these pens are becoming more and more desirable for collectors. …

Is the Montblanc 149 worth it?

I really like the 149 for its large gold nib. Mont Blanc has excellent nibs that have the right amount of springiness without being too boring, very comfortable to write, and because they’re made out of gold, they will easily adapt to your hand and to your writing and they will remain like that for years to come.

What Montblanc 147?

The 147 Traveller has a traditional Montblanc pen design. The shiny black precious resin material is complemented with gold trim, and the legendary Montblanc white star is visible at the top of the cap. The body is all black with a gold end-cap ring.

Is Montblanc fountain pen worth it?

Conclusion. Montblanc does make fantastic fountain pens, which are beautiful and elegant and write very well. Their conservative designs are not for everyone, but well worth the investment, particularly if you can obtain a cost-effective, authentic used pen.

How do you refill Mont Blanc Meisterstuck?

The easiest way to fill your Meisterstück fountain pen is with a cartridge refill. Purchase Montblanc or compatible refills to avoid leaks and ink spillage. Unscrew the nib from the barrel of the pen and remove the old cartridge. Snap the new cartridge into place and screw the barrel of the Meisterstück pen back on.

What kind of nib does Montblanc Meisterstuck 146 have?

The pen has good heft, good balance posted or unposted, and the piston is solid. I have a two-tone gold nib, which dates the pen to the 1990s or later. The nib was originally a medium (see “The Bad,” below). It is a piston filler. I love piston-filling fountain pens that you have to fill from an ink bottle.

What’s the name of the second hand Montblanc pen?

That said, once you understand that the market for second hand Montblanc pens can be far easier on the wallet to navigate, it makes it much easier to enjoy these pens as pens, and not as status symbols. The one Montblanc that I have is the Meisterstuck 146 “Le Grand,” the second-largest of the Meisterstuck series, following the 149 “Diplomat.”

Is there a warranty on a MontBlanc pen?

Keep in mind that a pen purchased secondhand does not come with a Montblanc warranty, so you’re on your own if the pen breaks, and it will be up to you to locate a reasonably priced pen repair person or pay Montblanc their standard charge to fix it.

How big is the nib on a Mont Blanc pen?

The MB 149 uses the largest nib size in the Mont Blanc inventory. The large #9 size nib is a mite bit over an inch in length. It is made of 18K (.750) gold alloy. The pen itself is quite wide due to the diameter of the pen which is over half an inch wide.