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Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock: Mont Blanc's New Limited Edition Pens

  By   Jan 31st 2012 at 6:00AM Gadgets RATED

Some people leave an everlasting impression and Hitchcock was most definitely one of those greats who is memorable thanks to his memorable movies. The British filmmaker has remained untouched since his era in the domains of suspense and horror films. His out of the box thinking and significant contribution to world cinema have gained a new recognition. Mont Blanc celebrates the spirit and passion of Alfred's work by dedicating two series of writing instruments in his honour.

Limited Edition 3000: The major inspiration behind the pens in this series is drawn from his films Psycho and Vertigo. The stimulating and captivating scenes from these films have had a major impact on the designing of these pens and several elements which have been picked from them have been engraved on the pens' bodies. The series comprises of fountain pens and roller ball with 3000 pieces of each. The pens have 925 sterling silver rings engraved with many a hatch marks representative of the year of release of the movies and their characteristics. Even the body finish, black lacquer creates a special pattern suggestive of the most rejoiced scenes from the two films.

 

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Limited Edition 80: It is the element of shock in Hitchcock's movies that stands as the highlight of these pens. The blood laden murder scene from Psycho leaves a deep and intense impact on the viewer and the pen uses red enamel to replicate the same effect. What makes this pen special is the presence of the 750 white gold decoration at the rear end studded with diamonds. Impressed on its nib, central crown and the cap's clip are the film negative patterns which remind you of the evocative scenes. These creatively designed instruments are reminiscent of Hitchcock's creative dimension and mark a fitting tribute to the director who changed the perception of films.

 

 

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