Vintage DINKIE 560 by Conway Stewart Lever Filled Fountain Pen

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NameConway Stewart DINKIE 560
Maker: Conway Stewart, England, c1950
Colour: Marbled Burgundy / Gold Trim
Material: Celluloid / Gold Trim 
Nib: 14k Gold Conway Stewart Nib - Semi Flex
Filling System: Lever Filled Fountain Pen 
Length: 107mm 
Condition: Restored, Excellent

 

The Full Story 

Conway Stewart was started in the UK in 1905 by Frank Jarvis and Thomas Howard Garner, in a small first floor office in Paternoster Row London. They initially sold pens made up of parts that they bought in from other manufacturers. , During The 'Golden Years' between the 1920’s and 1940’s Conway Stewart enjoyed a lofty reputation as the premium British brand and produced some of their best designs during this period. The long lasting 14 carat gold Duro nibs are an integral part of their success along with their beautiful colour schemes and finishes. 

Servicing

The fountain pen is in overall very good condition.

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

Imperfections 

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

There is some mottling to the cap evident in the photos and the pen shows the usual signs of wear and use for a pen of its age.

Writing Style

The 14k Gold Nib writes a lovely smooth medium

The cap posts easily to the barrel, giving the pen a comfortable feel in the hand, despite its dinkyness! 

Measurements:

Capped – 107mm
Posted – 130mm

Diameter – 9mm