In beautiful classic black celluloid with gold plated trim. Fully serviced the condition is overall "very good". Fountain pen the cap is in "good" condition.
It has the clear imprint "blackbird" around it's top. The gold plated "ball-end" clip has the "trade mark" logo imprint of a blackbird in flight at its top.
There is no wear showing to the plating. It shines up very well. The cap has no cracks or breaks.
It screws on and posts nice and securely on to the barrel. The "medium fine" tipped flexible 14ct nib is in excellent condition.The tines are well aligned and it writes really well. Medium to fine it is marked. The feed is in very excellent condition.
It has the clear imprint. The hard rubber section is also in excellent condition. It again, has the crisp imprint. The barrel is in excellent condition. The imprint is again "excellent" and clearly reads.
At the base, there is the clear number imprint. This is a lever-filling fountain pen.
The system is working well. The sturdy "round ended" gold plated lever is in great working condition. No wear to the plating.Has a good quality feel to it. In "excellent" condition for its age. Just as one expects from the great mabie.
Ideal as an everyday useable pen or as a great addition to a collection. The pen has been fully-serviced, re-sac'd and finally, given a light polish. Pen size - 13.4 cm capped and 16.3 cm posted. This item is made of gold trim.