The purple Conway Stewart 'Dandy' numbered 378/021 with gilt clip and trim is in mint condition, never having seen ink. The colours are stunning and represent the imaginitive new directions of the reincarnated Conway Stewart company. The nib is 18ct solid gold, broad point.
Filling system: piston-plunger.
Nib : Broad, solid 18ct gold Conway Stewart.
Markings: (1) Barrel: Conway Stewart 'Dandy' No 378/021 Made in England...
An elegant 1960s black Pelikan 140 foutnain pen from Germany. This pen has the Pelikan 14 carat solid gold medium nib with double breather hole. The filling system is by piston operated by a twist knob. In superb condition throughout we have not filled this pen as the signs are it has never seen ink and we wished to preserve its pristine condition is preserved.
Length: 4¾ inches / 123mm closed.
This is the classic 1973 solid 18 carat gold fountain pen with engine-turned guilloché 'Fine Barley' pattern, set with a blank indicia cartouche (no personal engraving), Touchdown-filler in a Sheaffer box.
Entirely of 18 carat solid gold, the weight is 35g.
Condition: Excellent. As near to mint as it is possible to be. Apparently unused and uninked as far as our examination can determine...
This Omas 12-faceted piston-fill fountain pen was made to commemorate fifty years of the FAO and is part of the 1990s evocation of Omas's 1930s era.
Length: 5½ inches / 138mm
Condition: Mint. Never inked, never used.
Nib : Extra-broad solid 18ct gold - two-tone.
Markings: (1) Barrel: Omas Extra
(2) Cap 'gio pomodoro'
(3) Cap band (gold plated) 1945 - 1995 FAO.
(4) Nib: Omas 750 18K BB.
Box: Optional neutral presentation box.
This mint, unused limited edition Historia Montegrappa fountain pen evokes Italian glamour and style, not only by the subtle use of silver-finished furnishings on the marbled grey resin body but in the impressive presentation box, cloth pouch and supporting documentation. The pen comes with a large format hardback book that records the first 100 years of the Montegrappa company...
Conway Stewart's N°479 fountain pen was in production through the 1930s and 1940s and this example is in good condition for its age. The barrel markings: 'The Universal Pen Conway Stewart London N° 479' are clear and easily legible, while this pen has clearly served a loving owner for many years. The Fine Conway Stewart nib is of solid 14 carat gold and has a heart-shaped breather...
Fast becoming a classic this large (6 inches long) blue-with-fine-silver fleck resin pen was brought out to celebrarte the turn of the millenium. It is engineered with the quality and accuracy you would expect from the house of Alfred Dunhill. AD2000: Anno Domini 2000 - or Alfred Dunhill 2000? They obviously played on their initials, or perhaps were inspired by them. The retractable pocket-clip is a delight to operate: smooth as a Rolls Royce. The Medium nib is 18 carat solid gold...
This a rare and fine example of the Waterman full-overlay 9 carat gold fountain pen in guilloche pattern by engine-turning with blank indicia cartouche (no personal engraving). It dates from the mid-1920s and the condition is superb as can be seen from the photos. Detail shots of the top and bottom show how remarkably well-preserved is this pen.
Condition: Excellent with just the smallest of marks on the base, as can be seen in the double-closeup photo...
Omas's evocation of the 1930s this mint, unused 12-faceted fountain pen (circa 1992) is made out of celluloid and is from the renowned Italian pen manufcturer's Arte Italiana collection manufactured from 1984 to 1997. In classic black and gold colour combination with solid 18 carat two-tone nib, this pen comes in its original box with explanatory leaflets and guarantee card.
Nib : Fine solid 18ct two-tone gold.
Length: 5½ inches / 138mm
Markings: (1) Barrel: CAM 557-F
A 1960s German piston-fill Pelikan 400 fountain pen in excellent condition. This model has a very unusual upturned nib-tip that enables writing with the pen upside down for a different pen-stroke. Transaprency is excellent and the pen is completely free of cracks, scratches, chips, bite marks and personalised engraving. Fully functional and original.
Length: 5.125 inches / 130mm
A magnificent creation by montblanc in the prestigious Patron of the Arts series, this 1997 limited edition (N° 0670 of 4810)celebrates the great Russian Tsarist female leader of the Eighteenth Century. An historic limited edition pen, it is of aubergine precious resin and gold plated overlay, engraved with flower head bands: undoubtedly one of the most spectacular pens to have emerged from the house of Montblanc.
Condition: Mint. Unused. Uninked...
An unused Montblanc Boheme 'Jewels' special edition retractable-nib cartridge fountain pen that was in production from 2003 to 2008. It is beautifully engineered to retract the nib by turning the threaded endcap that doubles as a posting thread for the cap when writing. Continuing to turn the cap when posting it, after it reaches the end of the thread, operates the mechanism that retracts/extends the safety nib with silky smoothness; a delight to operate...
The Sheaffer fountain pen has a 14 K gold nib. The pen is marked "W.A. Sheaffer Pen Co. Fort Madison, Iowa, USA. Patented in USA. 1000". The pen is 5 1/8 inches long and has a military clip. The bladder to hold the ink is perished and would have to be replaced. It has a lever fill action.
A beautifully presented boxed, limited edition Parker Duofold, Lucky 8, black resin fountain pen, numbered 3408/3888. This pen has never been used and is an outstanding mint example in a weighty bevelled black laquered box within a velour sleeve and outer box. The pen has a black shimmer effect barrel and cap, a gilt trim, and a medium solid gold 18 carat nib. The box contains an unopened bottle of Parker 'Lucky 8' ink, and in its under compartment, a certificate bearing the serial number...
This black Conway Stewart 85L fountain pen (Production 1950s to early 1960s) shows little sign of ever having been used, except minor wear marks where the cap screws onto the barrel. The brand/model markings are crisp and clear. The N°3 Conway Stewart Fine nib is of solid 14ct gold and the brilliant shine to the barrel/cap is natural (no polishing was needed). Furnishings are gold plated and the whole is in exceptional condition.
Length closed: 5¼ inches / 134mm
Fast becoming a classic this large, weighty pen brought out to celebrate the turn of the millenium has a particularly thick coating of gold plate. It is engineered with the quality and accuracy you would expect from the house of Alfred Dunhill and its gilloche engine turned engraving sparkles as you swivel it in your fingers. AD2000: Anno Domini 2000 - or Alfred Dunhill 2000: they obviously played on their initials, or perhaps were inspired by them...
Beautiful crome limited edition Cross fountain Pen given to Concorde passengers. Mint in Box with original Concorde sleeve and placement card. The placement card reads,"We would like you to accept this Cross townsend fountain pen in lustrous chrome with our compliments. Designed and manufactured exclusively for Concorde by A.T. Cross. This fountain pen is one of a special collection of four writing instruments. Which includes a Pencil, Rolling Ball Pen and Ball Point Pen, from Cross for the...
Fast becoming a classic this large (6 inches long) green resin and gold plated pen was brought out to celebrarte the turn of the millenium. It is engineered with the quality and accuracy you would expect from the house of Alfred Dunhill. AD2000: Anno Domini 2000 - or Alfred Dunhill 2000? They obviously played on their initials, or perhaps were inspired by them. The retractable pocket-clip is a delight to operate: smooth as a Rolls Royce. The Medium nib is 18 carat solid gold. Condition: complete...