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Conway Stewart 58 Lever Fill Fountain Pen in Red Herringbone Pattern with Gold Trim. c.1958

Conway Stewart 58 Lever Fill Fountain Pen in Red Herringbone Pattern with Gold Trim. c.1958
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Conway Stewart 58 Vintage Fountain Pen in Red Herringbone with Gold Filled Trim. 14 ct Medium Duro Nib. Made in England c.1958

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Item Ref: HD:CSV.58/8439


Conway Stewart 58 Vintage Fountain Pen
 
 
 
 
Description:

Conway Stewart 58 Vintage Fountain Pen Introduced in 1958, Red Herringbone Pattern with gold Filled Trim and14ct Medium Duro nib. 

Red herringbone barrel and cap. Screw on cap has two narrow and one medium gold filled cap bands at cap lip. Barrel has black section. Gold filled pocket clip with Conway Stewart logo at top of clip. Black peaked jewel retaining pocket clip on cap. Lever filling, with  C.S. logo stamped to round end of lever. Pen is heat stamped on barrel 'Conway Stewart 58' top line 'MADE IN ENGLAND' bottom line. Pen is fitted with a 14ct gold nib,

Nib

Solid gold 14ct original Conway Stewart medium nib. Stamped 'DURO - Conway - Stewart 14ct GOLD - 58'. Nib is a lovely smooth writer, and is fairly firm. BHR flat ink feeder.

Measurements and Specifications
Conway Stewart 58 Vintage Fountain Pen

Capped Length: 5.10" (130 mm)
Posted Length: 6.3" (160 mm)
Cap Length: 2.35" (5.9 mm)
Cap Diameter: 0.54" (13.8 mm)
Barrel Diameter Widest Point: 0.47" (12.1 mm)
Nib: Duro 58 14ct Gold - Medium - Firm Writing Tip
Filling System: Lever
Cap Closure: Screw On (May be posted on rear of barrel)
Pen Weight: 15.7 g
 
Conway Stewart 58 Vintage Fountain Pen
 
 
Restoration/ Service
 
Pen has been fully disassembled to component part level and ultrasonically cleaned. Nib and feed removed from section, nib tip honed and nib polished. New ink sac fitted. Nib re-aligned with feeder and carefully replaced into section, ensuring alignment with filling lever and cap clip. Pen barrel and cap delicately hand polished with barrel masked over lettering. Reassembled, write tested and finally flushed with clean water. 

General Condition

Pen barrel and cap are free from cracks, hairlines and noticeable surface scratches. There are no personalisation. Gold plating to pocket clip, cap band and filling lever is in very good condition, with no brassing or pitting. Barrel and cap have a high gloss sheen. Cap clip is firm, cap bands are also firm and fixed. Filling lever is flush with barrel. Cap to barrel threads are positive with good alignment between pocket clip and filling lever. Overall pen is ready to write and is in excellent condition. Pen supplied in bespoke Hepworth Dixon card box.

Hepworth Comment

This Conway Stewart 58 in red Herringbone has become a highly collectible fountain pen, also a good everyday writing instrument. Pen is supplied in bespoke Hepworth Dixon card box.
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