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MABIE, TODD (SWAN, BLACKBIRD, SWALLOW etc.)
(updated 14th June, 2018)
swan sign (i)

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Our.ref.
Model
Colour
Year
Condition
Price

SWJ 1

 

A REAL piece of early history !
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
swj1
From 1905 - a rare and desirable MABIE, TODD & BARD eyedropper, with the more unusual bayonet cap fitting
swj1(iii)
Sterling Silver decoration and original chain to hang from the chatelaine
swj1(ii)
original under and over feed, with what we think might be a later nib

Black vulcanite (chased on barrel) with Sterling Silver highlights
c.1905

EX

NOTE: We recommend that this pen is not used in any other way than as a dip pen.

£160



BLA 97

 

 

A USA manufactured BLACKBIRD eyedropper
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
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with flexible FINE nib, & single later style under-feed.
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Black vulcanite with chased circlets around the barrel
c.1912

EX

NOTE: We recommend that this pen is not used in any other way than as a dip pen.

£60



SWP

 

 

 

An early and rare Mabie, Todd & Co., Ladies SWAN pen 'pocket'
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
Swan Pen Pcoket
- complete with original metal clasp, with handsome Art Deco motif, for fixing to a pocket or belt (see detail HERE)
Swan Pen Pocket (i)
Black leather
c.1930

G/VG (completely intact and usable)

£45

GSW 202

 

A rare, handsome and L-O-N-G SM2/61, with its distinctive original Black filler-lever - the only one of these we've ever seen
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
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with original semi-flexible No.2 FINE nib
Click HERE for a picture of the nib
gsw202(i)
Red and Black vulcanite, with nickel-plated trim
c.1932 EX £110

GSW 201

 

Another rare, handsome L-O-N-G pen- this one is the SM2/58, again with its distinctive original Black filler-lever
with original flexible No.2 FINE nib

sold

Marine Bronze (Green Gold & Black marble) with Gold-plated trim
c.1934 EX £100




GSW 202

 

 

 

 

A SWAN SM205/60 (English manufacture)
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
sw481
with original flexible MEDIUM No.2 nib
Click HERE for a picture of the nib
sw481(i)
Black, with original Black graphite filling lever
c.1934

VG - would have been EX but for tiny pieces out of the blind cap and end of the barrel

£45


SWJ 4

 

And this Fyne Poynt pencil is in SILVER, with tasteful chasing and an unmarked cartouche - real quality !
(Please click on the image below for a larger picture)
swj4
Sterling Silver
c.1938 EX £85


SW 486

 

Not often available - a No.1060 Leverless
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
sw486
with later replacement Phillips of Oxford No.4 size MEDIUM/BROAD nib
Click HERE for a picture of the nib
sw486(i)
Black
c.1940 VG/EX £70


SW 485

 

A very handsome and good-sized Leverless (wartime pens were not identified by model mumbers)
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
sw485
with original BROAD No.4 nib
Click HERE for a picture of the nib
sw485(i)
Green and Black marble - described by the manufacturers as Green-Black mottled
c.1941 EX £90


SW 487

 

Another handsome and good-sized Leverless (this one must just be post-war, since it has the model number 1048)
(For a larger picture, please click on the 1st image below)
sw487
with original firm MEDIUM No.4 nib
Click HERE for a picture of the nib
sw487(i)
Silver and Black marble
c.1946 EX £90
SW 482 Superb quality - large - and boxed.
The one they all want to own - a Leverless 2060, with the very large No.6 nib (this is the original version of this model)
with original flexible FINE No.6 nib
sold
Black
c.1942

Pen: EX

Box: Signs of previous use (we think it is the original)

£140

SW 484

 

A twin-banded Self (lever) Filler
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
sw484
with original semi-flexible FINE No.2 nib
Click HERE for a picture of the nib
sw484(i)
Black
c.1946 VG (slight plating wear to one edge of the lever) £48

SW 479

 

And here is the streamline version of the the large Leverless No.2060 (later re-named 4660), complete with its huge No.6 nib
with original flexible MEDIUM No.6 nib
sold
Black
c.1949 EX £140



SW 480

 

 

 

A quite rare boxed pen and pencil set - the pen is the No.3230
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
sw480
pen has its original semi-flexible MEDIUM/FINE No.2nib
Click HERE for a picture of the nib
sw480(i)
Grey
c.1950

Pen & pencil - EX

Box - well used, but still intact

£80



 

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