Dupont Place Vendôme Fountain Pen - 2010 Limited Edition of 1810 pieces. Place Vendome Paris, the eternal city of light, is enriched by its places for romantic walks, such as the banks of the Seine or the Pont des Arts, its literary quarters. Like Saint-Germain-des Pres, its Haussmann-style gray stone buildings and its many internationally renowned squares. Commissioned by King Louis XIV and designed by Jules Hardouin-Mansart, architect of the Palace of Versailles, Place Vendome is defined by its majestic proportions and strong sense of symmetry, as well as its octagonal shape, unique in the world.
A large number of sophisticated sculptures embellish the sand-colored stone of its buildings. It is also one of the most emblematic squares of 17th century French architecture. After his victory at Austerlitz at the beginning of the 19th century, Napoleon enriched the square by erecting the Vendome Column, made from the bronze of the cannons left behind by the Austrians after the battle.
Dupont has engraved on each palladium cap and barrel a quote from Napoleon: "Impossible n'est pas Francais" (Impossible is not French). Each Place Vendome pen features eight hand-set hematite stones in the cap and an individual serial number of the 1,810 pieces produced worldwide.
ST Dupont has created exceptional pieces for kings, emperors, maharajas, people of power and influence, and for collectors who seek exceptional and exclusive products. Founded over 140 years ago, ST Dupont has a rich history associated with royal families and the aristocracy. But having a strong connection to the past doesn't mean the brand adheres to a tried-and-true strategy. In fact, it is a dedication to innovation that has allowed them to be one of the leading manufacturers of luxury for almost a century and a half.We are at your disposal for any further information. We usually reply messages within the same day, but please allow do bear in mind that our time zone differences might cause a slight delay. YOUR UNDERSTANDING WITH THESE TERMS WILL BE GRATEFULLY RECEIVED! YOU CAN HAVE A LOOK AT THE OTHER ITEMS I HAVE FOR SALE.
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