MONTBLANC 2015 Meisterstück Miracle Pine Tree Limited Edition 113 Fountain Pen M

  • MONTBLANC 2015 Meisterstück Miracle Pine Tree Limited Edition 113 Fountain Pen M
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MONTBLANC Meisterstück LeGrand Miracle Pine Tree Limited Edition 113 Fountain Pen

Ref. 113692
Mod. M13678
Launched in 2015 for the Japanese market only
Limited Edition: ###/113
18K-750 nib

Once one of the most scenic locations in Japan with its bright white sands and 350-year old trees, the Takata-Matsubara coastal pine forest in Rikuzentakata City inspired generations of poets, artists and tourists with its extraordinary natural beauty.
The forest that was so lovingly preserved by its citizens was washed away by the giant earthquake and tsunami that hit Rikuzentakata on March 11, 2011, a natural disaster that caused the death of nearly 20,000 people.
While 70,000 trees of the legendary pine forest were lost forever, a lone 170-year old pine tree withstood the devastation. However, the tree dubbed the "Miracle Pine“ suffered irreversible damage from exposure to seawater and was confirmed dead by the following year. To honour the recovery and the resilience of the survivors, the City of Rikuzentakata erected a replica of the pine tree as a permanent monument.
To commemorate the 4th anniversary of the disaster and the resilience of those affected by the tragedy, Montblanc has created a limited edition Meisterstück writing instrument from the wood of a branch of the “Miracle Pine”, carefully preserved by the City of Rikuzentakata after the tree’s death.
In the Maison’s ateliers in Hamburg, master craftsmen identified the best techniques to treat and shape the precious wood, transforming it into an iconic Meisterstück fountain pen. “The Meisterstück Miracle Pine Tree carries symbolic meaning as a tribute to the recovery of a community and the hope that comes with it,” explains Jérôme Lambert, CEO Montblanc. “While Montblanc artisans regularly work with unexpected and precious materials to create the Maison’s iconic writing instruments, working with the wood from the Miracle Pine Tree makes each piece...