MABIE, TODD (SWAN, BLACKBIRD, SWALLOW etc.)
(updated 10th June, 2017)
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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 do not recommend that this pen is used in any other way than a dip pen.

£180

SWJ 2

 

Another rare and superb early MABIE, TODD & BARD eyedropper
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with handsome gold-filled overlay on the barrel
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original MEDIUM nib, & original under and over feed.
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Black vulcanite with original cap and patterned gold-filled overlay on the barrel 1906 EX - cartouche engraved D.J.D. 7th Dec'r, 1906 £130



SW 476

new

 



An early SWAN S-F 1 (lever filler/screw cap) complete with a SWAN metal pocket
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with original flexible MEDIUM No.1 nib
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Black chased hard rubber
c.1920

VG/EX

£68



GSW 3

 



BIG and handsome !
A SWAN Self-filling 46ETN (barrel engraved Mabie, Todd & Co., New York)
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with later No.4 ETERNAL MEDIUM nib
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Jade
c.1929

G/VG - usual doscoloration on barrel that seems to be found on these models.

Filler lever pitted in places, but plating intact

90

SWJ 3

new

A handsome, L-O-N-G, and quite rare Leverless L245/47
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with original MEDIUM No.2 nib
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Black and Gold mosaic c.1933 VG/EX - lowest cap band very slightly loose £165

GSW 17

new

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 !
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Patterned Gold-plated overlay c.1934 EX - previous owner's initials - G.F.B - tastefully engraved (hardly visible at first glance) £55

SWJ 4

new

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

GSW 24

new

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A SWAN CALLIGRAPH Leverless
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with original MEDIUM/BROAD Calligraph nib
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Black c.1953 EX £65



 

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