on saleMontegrappa Queen: A Night at the Opera Fountain Pen (Limited Edition)

Product Code MG-ISNON2SR

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The limited edition Montegrappa Queen: A Night at the Opera fountain pen features a sterling silver and enameled resin body, sterling silver trim, a crown studded with blue sapphires, rubies and diamonds, a piston filling mechanism, and an 18kt gold nib. This stunning fountain pen is presented in an elegantly themed lacquered wooden box with a bottle of blue ink, and is individually numbered out of 555.

From Montegrappa:

Following the box-office and Oscars success of Bohemian Rhapsody, Montegrappa’s newest Icons Series edition is Queen: A Night at the Opera L.E.

Created with Universal Music’s merchandising arm, Bravado, in collaboration with Queen founding members, Brian May and Roger Taylor.

Queen has been riding a wave of renewed popularity since the release of the blockbuster biopic last October. Now on streaming services, Bohemian Rhapsody has been a sensation with millennial and Generation Z audiences – while giving mature music fans plenty of reason to feel nostalgic and proud of their own cultural legacy. Queen were a massive presence in the seventies and eighties, but have always remained strong, thanks to a catalogue of songs with deep foundations in popular culture – from sport (We Are the Champions) to gender identity (I Want to Break Free) and Wayne’s World.

The song, Bohemian Rhapsody, was released in 1975 on the album A Night at the Opera. The album’s cover art features the legendary Queen Crest – a logo designed by Freddie Mercury that we have reproduced around the barrel using lost-wax casting. Numerous other design features reference Freddie Mercury’s iconic stage presence – etched into legend by Queen’s 1985 performance at Wembley Stadium for Live Aid. The pen’s core is made of resin to enable enamel detailing.

Available in sterling silver with gold plate and a crown studded with blue sapphires, rubies and diamonds, the edition comprises 555 fountain pens (piston-fed, 18k gold nib with Queen Crest engraving in F, M, B) and 555 rollerballs. The edition size refers to the 5:55 length of Bohemian Rhapsody – among the longest tracks ever to achieve a #1 chart position. 

Special packaging is a deluxe lacquered wooden case realized in burgundy gloss with the Queen Crest in gold foil.

Technical Specs

Fountain Pens
Red, Silver

Whether or not the barrel of the pen is translucent, allowing you to see the ink and filling mechanism inside.

Body Material
Sterling Silver, Resin
Cap Rotations

For pens with a screw-cap closure, how many rotations it takes to uncap/recap the pen.

Cap Type

How the cap is opened/closed from the barrel of the pen. Some common options include Snap-Cap, Screw-Cap, Magnetic Cap, or Capless (no cap).

Filling Mechanism

How the pen fills with ink. Click here to watch our video tutorial on common filling mechanisms.

Grip Material
Nib Size
Fine, Medium, Broad
Nib Color
Nib Material
18kt Gold

Whether or not the cap fits securely onto the back of the barrel when open.


Whether or not the nib/tip can retract into the body of the pen (usually for click or twist-open style pens).

Sterling silver
Diameter - Body
16.4mm (0.65in)
Diameter - Cap (without clip)
21.6mm (0.85in)
Diameter - Cap (with clip)
25.5mm (1.00in)
Diameter - Grip

Measured from the place most people choose to rest their fingers, which varies with each pen.

10.3mm (0.41in)
Length - Body

The measurement from the back end of the barrel to the tip of the nib.

132.9mm (5.23in)
Length - Cap
78.0mm (3.07in)
Length - Nib

The measured length of the visible portion of the nib when it is installed in the pen, from grip to tip.

22.6mm (0.89in)
Length - Overall (Closed)
158.2mm (6.23in)
Weight - Body
53.0g (1.87oz)
Weight - Cap
35.0g (1.23oz)
Weight - Overall
88.0g (3.10oz)


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