New in box pelikan souverän m805 black anthracite striped barrel (stresemann) fountain pen. Large single tone rhodium-plated 18k gold nib. Comes with original pelikan gray sleeve type, thin cardboard box. Rhodium plated clip and rings, . Germany's foreign minister during the 1920s, gustav stresemann (born 1878, died 1929), received the 1926 nobel peace prize together with aristide briand for his franco- german reconciliation work.
On top of his outstanding political career, stresemann was also known for a particular suit design, a suit that was ideal for official appearances, yet that could also be worn casually in the office. Stresemann frequently wore this suit, made of a refined, . Pinstriped fabric, which in the end became legendary.At the same time, pelikan and its pinstriped fountain pens. Were beginning to take the world by storm and people came to refer to the latter as stresemann too, consequently gaining a personality of their own. Back then, we offered our souverän classics mostly in a black/green-striped design. Today, both the suit as well as these fountain pens bear stresemann's name. To this legend, pelikan has now officially christened the latest addition to its collection, the souverän with stylish anthracite pinstripes, the stresemann. Pens are located in the usa. This item is made of 18k gold nib and celluloid, piston filler, rhodium plated trims.