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MENTMORE AUTO-FLOW BLUE PEARL 1930s

£88.00

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MENTMORE AUTO-FLOW Fountain Pen.     BUTTON Fill

SOLD  04/2018

Beautiful shades of light and dark BLUE PEARL MARBLE. Gold plated fittings. Lovely matching blind cap.

Black domed cap stud - single narrow cap band - ball end pocket clip with 'M' logo.

Barrel imprint - 'Mentmore Auto-Flow Made in England Pat App For.'

c1935 - Button filler. Nice chunky size - measures 130mm (5") capped.

Correct 14ct Gold nib stamped 'Mentmore Osmi iridium 14ct.'

Semi-flexible MEDIUM nib - writes smoothly with nice wet line.Ladder feed in excellent condition with no fins missing.

Button Filler - fully serviced - dismantled and ultrasonically cleaned, new sac and replacement pressure bar, nib smoothed and tuned, hand polished and write tested - perfect working order.

Pen is in excellent condition.  Lightest of normal usage marks - no cracks, scratches and no personal engravings.  

Mentmore made some lovely button fill and lever fill pens in the 1930s in a wide range of colours and patterns.

This is a super example. Still good for regular use and very collectable.

Similar pens pictured in Lambrou's Fountain Pens of the World Page 149 (6).

Product Code: SN6420

 

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