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Maddaloni Jewelers

September 10, 2010 07:05 ET

Maddaloni Jewelers Gears Up for the Unveiling of Montblanc's "John Lennon" Commemorative Pen

HUNTINGTON, NY--(Marketwire - September 10, 2010) - Montblanc will begin shipping the John Lennon Pen before the Holiday Season; Long Island Jewelers have begun taking per order sales. This incredible collection of writing instruments has been in anticipation for years, it seemed perfect to launch the collection in commemorance of Lennon's 70th birthday on 10/9/2010.

This generational international organization has been a huge philanthropic force in world through their distinguished writing instruments, fine timepieces and leather accessories. New York jewelers and New York watch stores have supported Montblanc initiatives whole-heartedly.

The unveiling of the John Lennon Pen will be in Manhattan on Sunday, September 12, 2010. The event will take place in a location close to Central Park, a few miles from Lennon's home "The Dakota." Susan Sarandon is set to present the pen collection, which will be followed by a musical performance and the US film premiere of Sam Taylor-Wood's "Nowhere Boy," a film about John Lennon's early years, distributed by The Weinstein Company. A portion of the proceeds from each sale of these limited edition pens will go to a program supporting the musical education of children around the world.

  • There are three versions of the pen -- black Precious Resin, a more limited Silver overlay pen and an extremely limited Skeleton pen.
  • The John Lennon and Montblanc collaboration was announced at the annual Academy Awards 'Montblanc Signature Of Good' event in March 2010.
  • This year Montblanc began its charitable 'Signature Of Good' endeavor themed 'The Montblanc Wish Tree.' 
  • The Wish Tree asks celebrities to write there charitable wishes with a Meisterstück Fountain Pen and place them on the tree.
  • The 'Wish Tree' has been traveling the world to fabulous events to be adorned with celebrity charitable wishes.
  • The Montblanc Wish Tree will be exhibited during the unveiling of the Montblanc -- John Lennon Pen reveal.

Maddaloni Jewelers, which began as a young man's dream in 1978, has evolved into one of the country's most elite watch and jewelry retailers. Under the impressive leadership of the dynamic husband-and-wife team Louis and Laura Maddaloni, Maddaloni Jewelers prides itself on its passion for unique beauty, quality and distinction. They travel the world regularly in order to personally select the finest and most exquisite watches and jewelry to display in the Maddaloni Jewelers boutique. Every piece selected qualifies within unyielding high standards.

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