Vintage SWAN Self Filler Fountain Pen by Mabie Todd 14k EF Flex Nib (Serviced)
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Vintage SWAN Self Filler Fountain Pen by Mabie Todd
Dark Brown with Gold Trim
Made in England circa 1950’s
14k Gold SWAN '1' Nib – Extra Fine Flex Nib
Lever Filled Fountain Pen: serviced and ready to write
The fountain pen is in excellent condition.
The pen has been taken apart, cleaned, polished and fitted with a new inc sac
There are no major imperfections to note, no chips cracks or engravings
The pen shows a few signs of use with some light scratches here and there, but is in excellent condition
A brilliant example of a 14k gold semi flex nib, offering line variation from an extra fine to a broad.
Please take a look at the writing sample in the photo gallery for a closeup.
It appears the nib tines were over cut in production, as the slit extends through the breather hole into the body of the nib. This lends for a remarkably flexy writing experience, but special care must be taken not to over exert the nib by pressing too hard.