Rare Vintage 1950's Pelikan 450 Tortoise Green&gold Mechanical Pencil 1.18mm
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Rare Vintage 1950's Pelikan 450 Tortoise Green&gold Mechanical Pencil 1.18mm:
Pelikan 450, 1.18 Mechanical PencilThis is the famous, first production, the original Pelikan 450 mechanical pencil, made in the mid 1950's, one of the best build quality pencils of all time. This is one of the most popular mechanical pencils, its extremely well build, extremely tough mechanical components, meant to last for decades, something not found in modern pencil. Unlike later models, the pencil has a unique 450 imprint under the clip, as well on the ring.The pencil is in excellent mint condition, no cracks, no scratches, few minimal visible signs of use perfect overall looks, feel and experience.These are still hard to match pencils both in style and endurance. The pencil uses 1.18 lead, and has a perfect engineered and precision push button mechanism. At 131mm in length, the overall body is thick tortoise green celluloid, together with the inner heavy brass mechanism, makes for a very heavy pencil, well balanced with perfect grip, feel in the hand and ease of use. These are still one of the best Pelikan pencils all time.You are welcome to visit Über Pens Store for more unique pens and suppliesSome important things you might want to know:All pens and other items we offer for sale are GUARANTEED 100% ORIGINAL & AUTHENTIC and NEVER RESTORED. We offer the best vintage pens worldwide. No pen leaves Uber Pens unless it fulfills our highest standards. We take great pride in our writing instruments, and we want to make sure you do as well. We only collect, use and offer fully 100% original, factory preserved to the smallest detail pens, never restored, only carefully cleaned if necessary. We guarantee their superiority to any other pens, pens that will truly last for generations. All pens are from our own private collection, personally chosen as some of the best pens in the world. The pictures in this listing are from the actual pen/item listed for sale, and are not edited in any way. What you see in the picture is what you get in the mail.Writing with a fountain pen is amazing. This is up to you to discover, as any fountain pen can produce different lines depending on the angle you are holding the pen, the pressure you are applying, pen longer axis rotation, position on the nib-tip touching the paper and other factors. This is why fountain pens are so fun and so wonderful to write with, they simply reflect your personality and style on the paper. Fountain pens also greatly improve your handwriting as they encourage you to experiment and they adapt to your style. This is why almost everything written with a fountain pen looks great. Many people claim to have "rediscovered writing", describing it as mesmerizing experience, and once they use fountain pen, they never go back to anything else.Shipping: Shipping is available WORLDWIDE. The shipping price is standardized (same) for every country destination in the world. The shipping service is Priority, Registered and Insured Air Mail, (NO TRACKING online, only on demand if the package is late), delivered within 5-7 business days domestic EU, and 7-14 business days International. If you want us to use other shipping service like DHL, FedEx or other, contact us before offerding or buying so we can send you a quote. All items are packed within specially designed custom made boxes for the securest transport, and are dispatched within 24 hours.Combined shipping: When you win/buy more items, you automatically combine the shipping. The shipping fee for the first pen is full, every next pen you purchase will be included for $4.99, no matter how many pens you buy. This additional $4.99 fee is for the pen's insurance. The same rule applies to the supplies, such as inks and cartridges. When purchasing multiple items, please wait for our invoice.Payment: We prefer PayPal. If you want to use another payment method, contact us prior buying or offerding.Return Policy: If there are any issues with the pen when it arrives, due to shipping or other problems, please contact us so we can resolve. We never had a single customer disappointed. But if by any reason you are, we will issue you a full refund including the original shipping price. There is nothing more important then your satisfaction with our service and your pen. With every purchase, you will receive a free high-quality Microfiber cloth specially manufactured for UberPens, perfect for cleaning and polishing your pens and other delicate items, such as jewelry, screens & glasses.