Rare Swan Mabie Todd Solid 14k Mini Eye Drop Fountain Pen - 1904
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Rare Swan Mabie Todd Solid 14k Mini Eye Drop Fountain Pen - 1904:
Offering thisRare Swan Mabie Todd Solid 14ct. Mini Eye DropFountain Pen - 1904
Stunningeyedropper fillerpen has a sliding barrel that extends revealing a hard rubber base and Mabie Todd nib.Gold cap has a chain ring and is stamped 14ct. on the end.Barrel is monogrammed with "A.J.McA".Barrel end is stamped SWAN PEN SAFETY SCREW CAP - PAT. JULY 5, 04 - MABIE, TODD & CO. N.Y. - 14 ct.Item dates from 1904 to around 1910.Nib is stamped Mabie Todd & Co. N.Y. and looks to be 14k though not visibly marked.
The pen measures only 3 3/4" capped and 5 5/8" when fully extended with cap on.Nib unit unscrews to reveal inner chamber for filling.The Safety Screw Cap ensures no leakage when the filled pen is put away.Cap seems to be solid gold clad around a hard rubber body.Condition is very good considering the age of this pen.Body shows light wear and the hard rubber threads are clean and sharp.There has been noattempt to clean or polish this amazing relic.
This is an extremely rare fountain pen up for offerding.Please see photos for better detail and condition views.Priority shipping includes insurance.