MABIE, TODD (SWAN, BLACKBIRD, SWALLOW etc.)
(updated 16th September, 2018)
swan sign (i)

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Our.ref.
Model
Colour
Year
Condition
Price

SWJ 1

 

A REAL piece of early history !
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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.

£100



BLA 97

 

 

A USA manufactured BLACKBIRD eyedropper
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bla97
with flexible FINE nib, & single later style under-feed.
bla97(i)
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



BLA 99

new

 

 

An early English BLACKBIRD eyedropper - "BLACKBIRD FOUNTPEN" with the initials BRD (presumably for BROAD) at the foot of the barrel. Blackbird is also just visible around the top of the cap.
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bla99
with original flexible MEDIUM/BROAD nib
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bla99(i)
Black vulcanite with chasing on the barrel
c.1916

 

EX

 

£65



SWP

 

 

 

An early and rare Mabie, Todd & Co., Ladies SWAN pen 'pocket'
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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


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


SW 485

 

A very handsome and good-sized Leverless (wartime pens were not identified by model mumbers)
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sw485
with original BROAD No.4 nib
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sw485(i)
Green and Black marble - described by the manufacturers as Green-Black mottled
c.1941 EX £100


SW 487

 

Another handsome and good-sized Leverless (this one must just be post-war, since it has the model number 1048)
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sw487
with original firm MEDIUM No.4 nib
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sw487(i)
Silver and Black marble
c.1946 EX £95

BLA 98

new

 

A pretty BLACKBIRD No.5241
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bla98
with original semi-flexible MEDIUM/BROAD nib
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bla98(i)
Green marble, with Nickel-plated trim
c.1946 EX £50

SW 484

 

A twin-banded Self (lever) Filler
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sw484
with original semi-flexible FINE No.2 nib
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sw484(i)
Black
c.1946 VG (slight plating wear to one edge of the lever) £48
SW 480 A quite rare boxed pen and pencil set - the pen is the No.3230
pen has its original semi-flexible MEDIUM/FINE No.2nib
sold
Grey
c.1950

Pen & pencil - EX

Box - well used, but still intact

£80



 

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