MontBlanc Friedrich II The Great, Patron of the Art, limited edition fountain pen. Just as extraordinary as the Prussian king is, the Patron of Art Edition Friedrich II the Great made in his honor. The gold-plated barrel of edition 4810 is decorated by 2 rings embellished with a pattern of curves. These like the elegant clip, are also gold plated. The fine nib is 18 karat gold which carries an engraving of the royal monogram of "Friedericus Rex". The pen has a ingenious mechanism which enables the pen to be screwed back into the barrel to protect it. Factory sealed numbered 1622 out of 4810 dates from 1999.