Tag: Vintage

Material: Red Ripple Ebonite Nib: 14k Gold Appointments: Gold Plated Filling System: Lever Length (Capped): 112.5mm Length (Uncapped): 101.3mm Length (Posted): 142.8mm Section Diameter: 6.4mm Barrel Max Diameter: 9mm Cap Max Diameter: 11mm Weight, Capped (with ink and/or converter): 10g Weight, Uncapped (with ink …

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Welcome to the first Q&A session of Season 2!  Most of the questions in this Q&A were about how FPV (The Fountain Pen Virus) infects my own personal life. I talk a bit about what I like in a pen, …

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Material: Celluloid? Nib: 14k Gold (Medium-ish) Appointments: Gold-colored Filling System: Button-filler Length (Capped): 138mm Length (Uncapped): 123mm Length (Posted): 163mm Section Diameter: 10.2mm Barrel Max Diameter: 12.4mm Cap Max Diameter: 15.1mm Weight, Capped (with ink and/or converter): 14g Weight, Uncapped …

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I found this 1950s era Conway Stewart 14 several months ago on eBay.  The pen had been fully restored, and arrived quickly from the UK (where the seller resides). Unfortunately, there were a couple of issues with the restoration that …

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I love a good antiques store find, and this pen is no exception.  This Parker “51” Special is in pristine condition on the outside of the pen.  When I found the pen (in the box with the original paperwork!) it …

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This glowing yellow lilliputian pen is one of my recent antique store finds. It’s a circa 1929 Parker Lady Duofold “Lucky Curve” ring-top pen. I found it at an antiques store in Renton, Washington for the princely sum of $20. …

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This stunningly beautiful Conway Stewart “24” in their “Green Hatched” pattern, is circa 1950s.  There isn’t a lot of information online about the “24,” but it is quite similar to the “14,” from the same basic era.  This pen came …

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