Montblanc Great Characters Jimi Hendrix Special EditionIn 2022, Montblanc honours one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century who is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music: Jimi Hendrix. Made from precious resin, the off white colour of the cap and its engraved pattern is inspired by one of the guitar straps worn by Hendrix, while the black barrel features an elegant pattern resembling a WAH pedal. The platinum-coated clip is angled to resemble the vibrato bar of an electric guitar. The Montblanc emblem in the cap top is made from precious resin. Another striking detail is the platinum-coated barrel ring which draws inspiration from a 1960 ´s guitar cable - it is engraved with the date of a famous Jimi Hendrix concert. The handcrafted Au 585 solid gold nib with rhodium coating bears a portrait of Jimi Hendrix.
James Marshall Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as "arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music".
Jimi Hendrix learned to play guitar as a teenager and grew up to become a rock legend who excited audiences in the 1960s with his innovative electric guitar playing. One of his most memorable performances was at Woodstock in 1969, where he performed "The Star-Spangled Banner."