Vintage Conway Stewart 540 Harlequin Multi-color Fountain Pen
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Vintage Conway Stewart 540 Harlequin Multi-color Fountain Pen:
VINTAGECONWAY STEWART DINKIE 540 FOUNTAIN PEN ~The Pursuit of Excellence- Conway Stewart~ ~ Comes with Original CS Dinkie Paper Gift Box ~ ~RARE StunningHARLEQUIN Multi-colorPattern ~ ~Gold Trim ~ aConway StewartSolid 14ct Gold Nib, Circa 1930s~ ~New Ink Sac Fitted; Serviced;Nice Overall Condition~
SUMMARY Model: Conway Stewart Dinkie 540– English Colour: Harlequin Overall Length: 3-3/4 inches Date Manufactured: Circa 1930s Filler Type: Lever Restoration: The pen has been conservatively serviced,polished and tested for full functionality
In 1905, Mr Jarvis and Mr Gardner formed Conway Stewart at 13 Paternoster Row, London. Their objective was to produce elegant, timelessly beautiful,yet functional writing instrument.
In the 1920s the name of 'Conway Stewart' was trademarked. The list of filling mechanisms availableexpanded to eyedroppers, lever fillers, pump fillers and safeties. During the depression years, the company managed to survive by continuing to offer good reliable pens at reasonable prices. In the 1950s, with the creative use of colored plasticConway Stewart reached its peak.
Conway Stewart pens have always been the preferred choice of the most discerning and famous people from around the world. People such as Winston Churchill, who used a Conway Stewart pen throughout the war years, up to the present time, whereby Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth was presented with two gold pens to Commemorate The Queens Golden Jubilee.
Conway Stewart was the official pen chosen by the British Government for the G8 Summit at which Tony Blair, the prior British Prime Minister, presented a Conway Stewart No.58 set to each of the world leaders.
Harlequin celluloid material
GoldringTop Jewel: Black screw flat top Trim Pattern:
Gold TrimPocket Clip:
Clipless penCap Screw: Smooth Work Done: The whole cap has been gently hand polished to restore its shinycondition
THE NIBMaterial: 14ct Solid Gold Grade: Medium Imprint: Reads 'Conway Stewart14CT GOLD' Nib Size: Small Condition of Feed: Excellent & clean Work Done:
The nib and feed has been cleaned to remove dried ink and residuals. The nib has been polished to restore its shiny condition.
Worn; Reads'THE "DINKIE" PEN No.540Conway Stewart LondonMADE IN ENGLAND'End Jewel: N/A Screw with Filler: Push-type Screw with Cap: Smooth Lever: The tip of the lever bears a 'CS' logo. The lever is polished. It is very smooth and easy to raise. Work Done: The barrel has been gently hand polished to restore shinycolour with the imprint masked
THE FILLERType: Lever Imprint:
Smallstorage; Easy to handlelever mechanismWork Done:
A new ink sac has been fitted.Talcum powder has been applied on the ink sac to prevent it sticking with the inner wall of the barrel. The ink sac and the filler mechanism has been cleaned, andtested to ensure its full working order.Functionality: Excellent
~ KEY ~
There is no personalization on the pen Pen ages around 100 years The manufacturer had windup / no longer in production, like Mabie Todd The pen bears unique / special cap band or pocket clip The pen is a Flagship in the series / range / band The pen is rare / not commonly seen The body of the pen is in special pattern The pen bears manufacturer lifetime warranty The pen is in as new / near mint / never inked condition The pen is large / long / bold, with capped length over 5.5 inches
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