MABIE, TODD (SWAN, BLACKBIRD, SWALLOW etc.)
(updated 3rd April, 2018)
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Our.ref.
Model
Colour
Year
Condition
Price

SWJ 1

 

A REAL piece of early history !
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From 1905 - a rare and desirable MABIE, TODD & BARD eyedropper, with the more unusual bayonet cap fitting
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Sterling Silver decoration and original chain to hang from the chatelaine
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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
GSW 13

And this time, we come to an early English SWAN eyedropper, complete with 18 carat gold bands, and in a matching Silver Chatelaine case


Pen has its original semi-flexible FINE nib and under and over feed

sold

Black vulcanite pen with Silver Chatelaine case 1910

Pen: VG - barrel inscription worn

Case: Hallmarks rubbed (just about visible) and 1 ding.

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

£120



BLA 97

 

 

A USA manufactured BLACKBIRD eyedropper
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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



GSW 14

 

 


Another early English eydropper - the SWAN 1500 - complete with SWAN metal pocket


original BROAD nib, & original under and over feed.

 

sold

Black vulcanite (chased barrel)
c.1915

Pen: EX

Pocket: Some discoluration on the metal exterior, but totally intact

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

£85


GSW 17

 

It's very rare to find a pencil to match the iconic 275/60 pen (which, again, hardly ever comes up for sale). But here is that matching Fyne Poynt pencil !
sold
Patterned Gold-plated overlay
c.1934 EX - previous owner's initials - G.F.B - tastefully engraved (hardly visible at first glance) £55


SWJ 4

 

And this Fyne Poynt pencil is in SILVER, with tasteful chasing and an unmarked cartouche - real quality !
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swj4
Sterling Silver
c.1938 EX £85


GSW 25

 

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A SWAN CALLIGRAPH Leverless
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with original MEDIUM Calligraph nib
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Black
c.1953 EX £68



 

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