Nib: Fine: Swan” #2 14ct
Condition: Pre-owned, Very rare, flawless, perfect colouring, there are no major imperfections to note: No chips cracks or engravings or any signs of faults or major surface ware
Mabie Todd, Swan Garnet Lizard Leverless , Model # L212/89 imprint on barrel
Twist-filler with gold-plated trim. Gold trim. The barrel imprint reads 'Swan Leverless Pen. Pat No 390585/32. Mabie Todd & Co Ltd. Made in England'. There is the Swan name on both section and feed. The cap has two bands, and the ball-ended clip bears the Swan logo. With a Swan emblem on the top of the cap.
One of the longest-lived makers of writing equipment, Mabie Todd was a firm whose partners' involvement in gold nib and pencil manufacture dated back to the 1840s; Mabie, Todd & Co. itself was established in 1860 in New York City.
*Original box and instructions not available