Name: SUMMIT S.100 Cadet Fountain Pen
Type: Fountain Pen
Maker: Summit (Formerly Curzon Ltd), England c1940's
Colour: Black with Metal Trim
Nib: 14k Gold SUMMIT Nib - Stub
Filling System: Lever Filler
Length: 129mm (full measurements below)
Summit pens have a complex history, which can be traced back to Kay & Co a liverpool based pen company producing pens in the late 1800s,, through to Curzon Ltd who produced SUMMIT pens from the late 1920's onwards, and subsequently changed their name to Summit Pens Ltd, Summit's being their best known models.
Summit Ltd ceased pen production in 1955. Summit are known for their well built lever filled pens which often carry reliable branded 14k gold nibs.
This particular model is the S.100 cadet, showing a little vintage charm with a slight brown patina, but performing very well, with a trustworthy 14k gold summit nib.
The fountain pen is in very good condition
The pen has been taken apart, cleaned, polished and fitted with a new ink sac
All our pens come Grand Vision Guaranteed: guaranteed to write beautifully out of the box and to provide long lasting writing service.
There are no major imperfections to note, no chips cracks or engravings
The pen has a slight faded patina, the material has faded appearance, much like hardenned rubber and is slightly brown. Otherwise the pen shows minor surface wear and is in excellent working condition.
Writing Style & Nib Appraisal
The nib is a 14k Summit stub nib, which flexes a little to give a little line variation. It writes a fine line on the horizontal and a medium / broad line on the downstroke.
Recommended for every day use, as a travelling pen, calligraphy, greeting cards, signatures, journalling you name it.
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Length Capped: 129mm
Length Uncapped: 125mm
Length Posted: 152mm
Section Diameter: 9mm
Barrel Diameter: 11mm
Cap Diameter: 12mm