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SOLD  11/2019

National Security was the brand name of pens produced for, and marketed by, British Carbon Papers of Farringdon, London.
Many English manufacturers produced pens for British Carbon Papers including Conway Stewart, Lang Pen Co of Liverpool and Valentine Pen Co.   Made in a variety of lovely colours and sizes, they are now very collectable.

In beautiful BURGUNDY MARBLE against a black background with gold plated trim.

Bulb Filler - Made in England - 1930s - measures 125mm capped. Visualated barrel section.

Single narrow cap band - black domed cap stud and matching blind cap - correct ball end pocket clip.

Crisp barrel imprint  'National Security VIS-A-TANK Made in England.'

14ct Gold nib stamped 'Warranted 14ct Ist Quality.' Warranted nibs were common on NS pens. 

Flexible BROAD ITALIC nib - writes very smoothly.

Simplest filling system ever - just unscrew barrel end and squeeze bulb a few times. Holds a really impressive amount of ink.

Fully serviced - perfect working order.

Pen is in excellent condition. Light normal usage marks. No blemishes at all.

Super example with a nice flexible nib and in original hard case. 

Product Code: SN6322


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