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Vintage Blackbird Self Filler Fountain Pen 14k Gold ITALIC Flex Nib (Serviced, Very Good)

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Vintage Blackbird Self Filler Fountain Pen by Mabie Todd 

Marbled Green Black Marbled Pearl

Made in UK circa 1950’s

14k Gold Blackbird - ITALIC FLEX Nib

Lever Filled Fountain Pen: serviced and ready to write

 

Overview

A brilliant wet writing Italic flex nib on this lovely Blackbird, an underrated but high performing pen 

 

Condition

The fountain pen is in very good condition.

 

Servicing

The pen has been taken apart, cleaned, polished and fitted with a new ink sac

 

Imperfections 

There are no major imperfections to note, no chips cracks or engravings

The clip is tarnished and the lever bar shows its bare metal, but otherwise a very nice clean example, the imprints are nice and clear and cosmetically a lovely pen to look at

 

Writing Style

The 14k Gold Nib is a lovely flexible Italic, which lays down plenty of ink and gives good line variation 

Please take a look at the writing sample in the photo gallery for a closeup

 

Measurements:

Length Capped: 122mm

Length Uncapped: 113mm

Barrel Diameter: 10mm

Weight: 15g