Swan Mabie Todd 242/53 (M)

Hire cost:
Hire the Swan Mabie Todd 242/53 for just £7.50 per week!

Description:
This is a superb example of this early Swan Self Filling Fountain Pen, this is the 242/53 which was made in the USA and dates from around 1927.

The pen is finished in the rare and wonderful Orange marble. The imprint on the barrel end shows "242/53" The pen is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. The colours are clear and deep and the pen is in fabulous condition apart from a little pitting to the lever.

The No.2 Medium Flex nib writes smoothly and gives a lovely shape to your writing.

Dimensions:
Length unposted: approx 129mm
Length posted: approx 171mm

Condition:
Used

Blemishes:
Some pitting on the lever
Some platign loss on the cap band

Replacement Value:
£250

Shipping:
Shipping cost is for UK only. Not available to hire outside the UK.

Packaging:
Pen will be posted in a reusable box. Please return in this box.

Other instructions:
Note this is not my pen, I'm taking care of the pensharing logistics on behalf of a friend.

Choice of ink:
By default, the pen will be empty and clean. But I do have a wide range of inks which are all listed on my profile. If you fancy trying something, let me know and I'll either fill the pen or send a sample (depending on ease of packaging etc)

Availability check: On hire
Country: United Kingdom
Brand: Mabie Todd
Pen price (not rental value): £100 - £250
Pen type: Vintage
Nib width: M: Medium
Nib speciality: Flex
Nib material: Gold

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