Vintage Mabie Todd Swan 172/54 Deluxe Jade Gold Rings Fountain Pen Rare
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Vintage Mabie Todd Swan 172/54 Deluxe Jade Gold Rings Fountain Pen Rare:
VINTAGE MABIE TODD SWAN FOUNTAIN PEN
~ Self-filling Pen US Version Model 172/54 ~
~ RARE Stunning Black Plastics with JADE Gold Rings on Cap ~
~ GoldTrim ~ a Swan 14ct Solid Gold Nib ~ Circa 1910s ~
~ New Ink Sac Fitted ~ Serviced ~ Nice Overall Condition ~
SUMMARYModel: Mabie Todd Swan Self-filling 192/35 - USA Colour: Black hard rubber Overall Length: 4-3/8 Inches Date Manufactured: Circa 1910s Filler Type: Lever Restoration: The pen has been conservatively serviced, polished and tested for full functionality. Minor wears due to age; clipless pen; some brassings on lever bar.
Black plasticTrim Pattern:
DELUXE 3 gold rings with 2 JADE capband; Polished & stunningPocket Clip:
THE NIBMaterial: 14ct Solid Gold Grade: Medium Flexibility: Semi-Flexible Imprint: Reads 'SWAN 2 14CT MABIE TODD & CO LTD MADE IN' Condition: Iridium tip intact writing smooth medium line
THE BARRELImprint: Reads '"SWAN" SELF-FILLING PEN MABIE TODD & Co. New York PATS. JAN.26.04 MAY.21.18 PAT. PDG.' End Jewel: Embossed model '172/54'
Mabie & Todd Co Ltd was started circa 1845, when Henry Todd and John Mabie combined their business for the manufacture of pen holders, pencil cases and the other related products. Around 1878, the company began its production of fountain pens.
The 'Swan' pen trademark is first adopted in 1884. In 1909 production of pens is begun in England and the trademark 'Swan, the pen of the British Empire' comes into use. Eventually, 'Swan' became another word for 'pen' in the popular lexicon.Around 1923, the firm began production of its line of 'Eternal' pens, featured the lever fillers. These were very solid and well made pens, with several attractivecolorsavailable. Till now, Swan fountain pens are highly sought after by collectors around the world.
~ TERMS & CONDITIONS ~
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