Prestigious ballpoint pen with twist mechanismAuthentic and genuine Montblanc Classique product #164 Montblanc leather case and three refills included - a $65 value Pictures show the actual product as offered Lightly used by a faithful Montblanc follower Starting bid is much less than half retail price For good reasons, Montblanc named this product line Meisterstück (Masterpiece). To many devotees of fine writing instruments, Meisterstück stands for unsurpassed prestige value and classy elegance. The Classique model range was the original version of the Meisterstück line and never lost its attraction through the decades. It is slightly smaller than the later Le Grand series. Nothing was spared when they crafted this gem. Barrel and cap are made of shiny black resin. The clip and the three ornament rings are gold-plated, the middle ring engraved 'Montblanc Meisterstück'. The seller purchased this gem at the Montblanc Boutique in Hamburg when she was living in Germany. She guarantees the authenticity of this writing instrument. Montblanc Masterpieces have long become a legend and will always be.