Vintage swan mabie todd swan self - filler 3240 fountain pen c1949. A fully serviced swan pen. Deep green - double, rolled gold cap bands and a rolled gold ball end clip. Lever fill torpedo shape - gold wash barrel threads. Original no2 - 14k solid gold, swan, mabie todd nib.The mabie todd co was started in new york around 1843 and became one of the leading giants in the production of high quality pens. By 1884 an office had been opened in cheapside. Initially importing from the u. Full production began in 1907 , although the nibs were still imported from the u. Finally having succumbed to market forces the company closed in the 50's and today mabie todd pens are highly regarded by both collectors and everyday users.
The fountain pen,, fully serviced, fully working condition. No tarnish - no damage - great condition. Inscribed: on the body of the pen (strongly). With the swan motif of the period - marked trade mark. Filling lever - rolled gold.
Inscribed 3240 - at the barrel end. Ball end, swan motif, rolled gold clip. Screw on type - full thread action. Double rolled gold cap bands.The open , original swan, mabie todd no 2 -14 ct gold nib is in superb condition, and is a nice smooth broad writer. Mabie todd & co ltd. The original fins and section are in perfect condition and have been flushed and cleaned. Inscribed swan on the feed underside. Fully working with a new sac fitted.
A lovely pen - size 5 1/8 inches long with the cap on. A fine vintage pen for everyday use or a handsome investment. This item is made of gold nib and gold trim, dark blue.