Vintage Eversharp Skyline Fountain Pen 14k Gold Fine Nib

£140.00

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Name: Vintage Eversharp Skyline Fountain Pen 
Maker: WAHL Eversharp, c1940s
Colour: Brown / Gold
Material: Acrylic / 14k Gold Filled Cap
Nib: 14k 585 Gold Skyline Nib - Fine 
Filling System: Lever Filler 
Length: 134mm (full measurements below)
Condition: Restored, Excellent

The Story 
Wahl-Eversharp introduced the Skyline in 1941, designed by Henry Dreyfus who brought his engineering expertise designing locomotives trains to bear on this iconic fountain pen. The Eversharp skyline when held front on looks like a long train, its carriages trailing off into the distance. It is a remarkable design and one of the best selling fountain pens in US history. 

This example has been restored and is ready to write. It has a beautifully smooth 14k gold fine nib, which writes a generous fine, close to a fine / medium. Please see the writing sample attached. The gold filled cap is a marvel of design, this is a vintage classic which has stood the test of time. 

The Nitty-Gritty 
There are no major imperfections to note, no chips splits or engravings. 

Only minor micro-scratches around the barrel, a touch of brassing to the gold trim but otherwise an excellent example. 

Measurements
Length capped: 134mm
Length posted: 145mm
Barrel length inc nib: 127mm
Cap length: 62mm
Barrel diameter: 10mm
Cap diameter: 12mm

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