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Conway Stewart book
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With 288 pages and over 700 full colour images, it is
the only comprehensive history of the company
from its beginnings in 1905.

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Steve's book cover


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Probably the most popular English pens and pencils of all time, Conway Stewarts were marketed between 1905 and 1977.
During that time many hundreds of different models were manufactured,in a dazzling array of varying colours, patterns and styles -
ranging from the small lever-filler "Dinkies" to the very large button-filler "Duro" pens.

Many of the models featured here date from the period just after the second-world war, when production was re-started with the No.55 and 286 pens. In 1949 the now familiar more 'streamlined' look was introduced with the No.28 and 58 models, and these were soon followed by many others (including 12,14,15, 24,27,60,75,388...)with the now sought-after herringbone patterns being introduced in 1957,and only manufactured for the next three or so years.

Beautifully made, these pens are not just desirable collectors' items - they are also a delight to use.

(Condition Scale: F = Fair. G = Good. VG = Very Good. EX = Excellent).
(All are in working order, unless annotated otherwise)


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Our ref.
Model No.
Colour
Year
Condition
Price

CSR 378

 

RELIEF No.2-L

Manufactured by Conway Stewart for the Aylesbury firm of Hazell, Watson & Viney

Green & Black marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr378
(with replacement Phillips of OXFORD nib)
CSR378(ii)
c.1938 EX - tiniest hint of plating wear on the filler-lever £80



CSH
976

 

 

Handsome and absolutely MINT No.31 boxed set

Pen: the slim No.12

Pencil: Nippy No.3

Black
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csh976(i)
(pen has original MEDIUM nib - with some slight flexibility)
csh976
c.1960 MINT - would make a super present £90



CSR
423

 

 

 

And a third No.31 boxed set

Pen: the slim No.12

Pencil: Nippy No.3

Burgundy marble with Gold veins
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr423
(pen has original MEDIUM nib)
csr423(i)
c.1960

Pen and pencil - MINT

 

Box -near MINT

£90





CSH
515

 

 

 

 

One of the more unusual shades of this model

Pen: No.14

Pencil: Nippy No.2

Grey
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csh515
(pen has original MEDIUM nib)
csh515(i)
c.1960

Pen and pencil - EX

 

Box -a few marks from previous use

£90





CSH
542

 

 

 

 

Another similar set, also in nice condition

Pen: No.15

Pencil: Nippy No.2

Blue marble with Black veins
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csh542(i)
(pen has original MEDIUM semi-flexible nib)
csh542
c.1960

Pen and pencil - EX - near mint

 

Box - VG/EX

£90



CSR 407

 

No.16 Black, with Nickel-plated trim
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr407
(with original MEDIUM FLEXIBLE nib)
csr407(i)
c.1958 EX £48



WCS 106

 

A really nice, rare and desirable No.24 - Mark I
(these early versions had the model number stamped UNDER the barrel inscription)
Cracked Ice - .aka. Black & White marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
wcs106
(with original MEDIUM nib)
wcs106(i)
c.1950 EX £210


WCS 126

 

No.24 - the lesser found version, with the wider spaced cap bands Green hatched
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
wcs126
(with original MEDIUM nib)
wcs126(i)
c.1955 EX £70




CSR 360

 

 

No.27

Blue & Black marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr360
(with original FINE nib)
csr360(i)
c.1954 VG/EX - 2 initials of previous owner (P.P) tastefully engraved on the cap band (see the large photos) £65



CSR 402

 

 

Handsome and non-faded ! (this colour can often look 'washed out'

No.27

Burgundy hatched
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr402
(with original MEDIUM nib)
csr402(i)
c.1954 EX £90





GCS 22

 

 

 

No.28

Blue & Black marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
gcs22
(with original FINE nib)
gcs22(i)
c.1954 VG - slight plating wear on lever £50



WCS
124

 

The one they all want - Cracked Ice !

No.28

Cracked Ice (a.k.a. Black & White marble)
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
wcs124
(with original MEDIUM nib)
wcs124(i)
c.1954 VG/EX £200



CSR 372

 

No.36 Burgundy lined
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr372
(with original FINE nib)
csr372(i)
c.1958 VG/EX 54



CSR 426

 

 

An attractive and not-often found mid-size set

Pen: No.36

Pencil: No.23

Green hatched
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr426
(pen has original MEDIUM nib)csr426(i)

c.1956

Both pen and pencil are near MINT

The box is not original, and has a few marks

£110


LB 522

 

 

NOT OFTEN FOUND !The smallest of the button-filling DURO pens - the No.50
(try as we might, we can't find another of these for sale anywhere)

Faded Burgundy marble

(with original MEDIUM DURO nib)

sold

c.1936 G/VG £85


WCS 112

 

A desirable No.58 - a Mark I model (with the model number below the inscription)

Blue and Black marble
(with original MEDIUM/FINE nib - slight flex)

sold

c.1949 EX £125


WCS 108

 

And a 2nd Mark I No.58 (with the model number below the inscription) Mid-Green marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
wcs108
(with original FINE No.58 nib)
wcs108(i)
c.1949 EX £125



CSR 404

 

Top-of-the-range, and in a rare pattern as well.

No.60

Blue hatched
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr404
(with original firm MEDIUM/FINE nib)
csr404(i)
c.1954 VG/EX - some slight plating wear on the sides of the lever (not really visible until lever is lifted|) £160


WCS 115

 

More TOP of the range - an EXECUTIVE No.60 Mauve striated
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
wcs115
(with original MEDIUM No.60 Duro nib)
wcs115(i)
c.1956 EX £165




CSR 424

 

 

AnotherTOP of the range - this time a No.60 Silver hatched
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr424(i)
(with original MEDIUM No.60 Duro nib)
csr424
c.1956 EX £145





CSR 428

 

 

Yet anotherTOP of the range No.60 Blue & Black marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr428
(with original MEDIUM/BROAD Duro nib)
csr428(i)
c.1956 VG/EX - the tiniest hint of plating wear at the foot of the cap band £100


CSR 431

 

A late but handsome streamlined No.67 (with pressac filling and push-on cap)

Black, with Polished Chrome cap (Red stud)
(with original MEDIUM semi-flexible nib)

sold

c.1966 MINT £48



CSH 979

 

 

 

The Conway Stewart
SHORTHAND pen -

complete with its original nib and anodised Light Green clip screw

csh979(ii)
Black
(click on the images for larger pictures)
csh979
(with original No.3 SHORTHAND nib)
csh979(i)
c.1960 G/VG - barrel inscription quite worn 50



CSH 659

 

No.75 Contrasting shades of Green marble - with Nickel-plated trim
(click on the images for larger pictures)
csh659
(with original MEDIUM nib)
csh659(i)
c.1954 EX £48



CSR 436

 

Handsome, slim, and long - No.76 Green Herringbone
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr436
(with original MEDIUM No.3 nib)
csr436(i)
c.1962 EX £90



CSH 926

 

 

And here's the No.84 pen in an original boxed set - complete with its matching No.26 pencil Cerise marble with Gold veins
(click on the image below for a larger picture)
csh926
(pen has its original MEDIUM semi-flexible nib)
csh926(i)
c.1958

Pen & Pencil: EX

Box has a few marks on the interior and a small piece of Gold trim missing from the front - see photo

£78



CSR 430

 

And here is a No.84 pen Mauve marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr430
(original MEDIUM semi-flexible nib)
csr430(i)
c.1955 VG - small distortion on filler lever (does not affect the functionality of the filling system) £48





CSR 418

 

 

A pretty No.85 Cerise marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr418
(original MEDIUM nib, with a little flexibility)
csr418(i)
c.1950 EX £50


CSH 815

 

The L-O-N-G-E-R
and slim No.85L

 

Black
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csh815
(original MEDIUM nib, with slight flex)
csh815(i)
c.1960 VG/EX £55


 

CSR 419

 

 

A nice colourful and
L-O-N-G 85L
Subtle shades of Red/Cerise marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr419(i)
(with original MEDIUM semi-flexible No.3 nib)
csr419
c.1960 VG/EX £75


 

CSR 429

 

 

Another colourful and
MINT L-O-N-G 85L
Bright Emerald Green marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr429
(with original MEDIUM No.3 nib)
csr429(I)
c.1960 MINT £100




GCS 20

 

 

UNUSUAL !

A pretty Ink Pencil

No.115

(click on the images below for larger pictures)
gcs20
Deep and vibrant Blue marble
gcs20(i)
c.1956 EX £55


CSR 399

 

 

One of the rarer Conway Stewart models (probably outsourced to Lang's of Liverpool for its manufacture)

No.240

Burgundy marble with Black veins
(click on the top 2 images for larger pictures)
csr399
(with FINE flexible Warranted 14 ct gold nib)
csr399(i)
this model was always fitted with a Warranted nib
csr399(ii)
c.1940 VG - very slight scoring on cap where clip has previously been rotated £60





CSH 944

 

 

No.286 Green marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csh944
(with original MEDIUM semi-flexible nib)
csh944(i)
c.1946 VG - plating worn on the filler-lever 48




CSR 329

 

 

No.286 Black
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr329
(with original FINE nib)
csr329(i)
c.1946 EX £48


WCS 135

 

Slim, attractive and desirable

No.356 International

Deep reflective Green, with Silver & Black, with nickel-plated trim
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
wcs135
(with original BROAD quite flexible nib)
wcs135(i)
c.1937 EX - the tiniest hint of 'spreading' around one side of the lever box £85




WCS 139

 

 

Another attractive and desirable No.356 International

Striking Green and Black marble, with nickel-plated trim
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
wcs139
(with original MEDIUM nib)
wcs139(i)
c.1937 EX £85


CSR 408

 

The slim and delightfully retro-styled No.388 Green marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr408
(with original FINE nib)
csr408(i)
c.1956 VG - detail on lever worn, otherwise it would have been EX £55




CSH 859

 

 

Another slim and retro-styled No.388 Mauve marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csh859
(with original MEDIUM stub semi-flexible nib)
csh859(i)
c.1956 VG/EX - some slight plating wear on one edge of the lever £55



WCS 132

 

 

The slim (and slightly shorter than usual)

No.466

Blue marble with Nickel-plated trim
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
wcs132
(with original MEDIUM/BROAD semi-flex nib)
wcs132(i)
c.1940 EX £70




CSH 532

 

 

No 475 Attractive mid and dark Green marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csh532
(with original FINE nib)
csh532(i)
c.1940 EX £50





WCS 141

 

 

 

No.476 (similar to the 475, but with gold-plated trim)

Interesting Reddish/Brown marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
wcs141
(with original FINE flexible nib)
wcs141(i)
c.1940 VG - a few small marks on the cap (not very noticeable) £55





CS 676

 

 

No.479 Blue marble with nickel-plated trim
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
cs676
(with original MEDIUM nib)
cs676(i)
c.1940 EX £50

 


CSR 376

 

 

 

Small is beautiful !

Dinkie 526C - rarely found in this fantastic condition

Mid Green
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr376
(with original MEDIUM nib)
csr376(i)
c.1932 MINT, with intact Gold filled lettering on the barrel 110

 



CSR 379

 

 

 

A later miniature

DINKIE 540

These models came without a clip, but you could buy a clip as an optional extra. We can supply a clip if wanted.

Light Green marble with Terracotta splashes
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr379
(with original flexible MEDIUM nib)
csr379(i)
c.1938 EX 70

 


CSR 357

 

 

Another petite DINKIE - this one is a No.540 with the rarer spoon-ended filler-lever Blue marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr357
(with original MEDIUM nib)
csr357(i)
c.1938 VG 48

 



CSR 373

 

 

 

And here's one of the rarest of all the marble patterns.

Dinkie 540 - complete with clip (an optional extra when these pens were manufactured)

Green, Gold, Cream and Black marble
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csr373
(with original MEDIUM flexible nib)
csr373(i)
c.1938 EX 110


WCS 143

 

Not seen very often.
INK VISIBLE - this is the No.700

Blue striated
(with original FINE semi-flexible nib)

sold

c.1940 EX £100

CSR 427

 

A pretty mid-sized DANDY No.720
This was originally a clipless model, but we can try and find a clip if you'd like one

Striking Blue and Black marble
(with original MEDIUM nib)
sold

c.1937 EX £65

CSH 933

 

Boxed set

Pen: No.759

Pencil: "Nippy"
Burgundy marble/Black veins
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
csh933
(pen has its original semi-flexible MEDIUM nib)
csh933(i)
c.1958

Pen: near MINT

Pencil: MINT

Box: original. Wear on the outside, but the interior is in very nice condition.

£80

FOOTNOTE: The Conway Stewart Company is now no longer making fountain pens.
The company has gone into liquidation, and their assets have been sold off.

(September 2014 - their website at www.conwaystewart.com is still up and running)

 

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