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MABIE, TODD (SWAN, BLACKBIRD, SWALLOW etc.)
(updated 2nd December, 2021)
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Now available from us !
Stephen Hull's comprehensive and beautifully illustrated book
on the history of
MABIE, TODD in ENGLAND 1880-1960.
Swan book (i)

400 pages, and over 1,000 colour illustrations, this
is a must have for every pen enthusiast - collector and user

£50.00
plus £7.00 UK postage
Overseas postage varies between £13.00 (economy)
and £33.00 International Tracked or Tracked or Signed


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(Condition Scale: F = Fair. G = Good. VG = Very Good. EX = Excellent).

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Our.ref.
Model
Colour
Year
Condition
Price

SW 539

 

RARE - OVER 100 years old - and a real piece of early SWAN pen history !
A Mabie,Todd & Bard, New York, chatelaine eyedropper in really nice condition (identical to
the one on the extreme right on Page 27 of Stephen Hull's THE SWAN PEN book).
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
sw539
with original over and under-laid nib.
Click HERE and HERE for pictures of the nib
NOTE: This pen has not been write-tested with ink in the barrel, and is used that way at the new owner's risk.

sw539(i)

Black chased vulcanite (hard rubber) with (?) gold mounts

 

Click HERE and HERE to see the barrel inscription

c.1908 VG/EX - locking mechanism on the cap intact and in full working order £150



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
SW 545
One for the Mabie, Todd collector. This is a very rare V211/60 VISOFIL with the RED insert behind the cap band You won't find another !
(this pen is identical to the one on the extreme right of Page 171 of Stephen Hull's THE SWAN PEN book).
with MEDIUM flexible No.2 nib.

sold

Black c.1938 VG £175



SW 540

 

A very pretty, rare, and desirable SM112B/83 'Lady' Self-filler in Blue snakeskin (identical to the one 3rd from the left on Page 213 of Stephen Hull's THE SWAN PEN book).
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
sw540
with original BROAD semi-flexible No.1 nib.
Click HERE and HERE for pictures of the nib
sw540(i)
Blue Snakeskin c.1939 EX £100


SW 499

 

 

A handsome Leverless (slightly shorter than the usual models of this period)
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
sw499
with original firm MEDIUM/FINE No.4 nib
Click HERE and HERE for pictures of the nib
sw499(i)
Silver and Black marble
c.1946 VG - some plating wear on the cap bands £68
BLA 108

A late and attractive BLACKBIRD
with original MEDIUM flexible nib

sold

Green marble
c.1951 EX £40




SW 500

 

 

 

sw500
BOXED SET - with the slim No.3160 pen and matching pencil
(For larger pictures, please click on all the images)
sw500 (i)
pen has its original flexible MEDIUM No.1 nib
Click HERE and HERE for pictures of the nib
sw500(i)
Black
c.1952

BOX: Some wear - tear to L/H corner


Pen: EX


Pencil: EX

£75



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