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Conway Stewart I00 Limited Edition Fountain Pen in Lava Pattern - 18ct Gold Medium Nib - c.2004

Conway Stewart I00 Limited Edition Fountain Pen in Lava Pattern - 18ct Gold Medium Nib - c.2004
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Conway Stewart 100 Series Limited Edition Fountain Pen in Lava Pattern with 18ct Gold Filled Trim - Twist Filling - 18ct Gold Medium Nib - c.2004

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Item Ref: HD:CSLE.100/7369

Conway Stewart 100 Limited Edition Fountain Pen
 
 
 
 
Description:

This Conway Stewart Series 100 Limited Edition Lava is made from a complex acrylic material composed of many shades of orange.  The complexity of the lava material means no two pens will ever be the same.
 
Always popular with pen collectors, the Conway Stewart Series 1OO has stood the test of time and is as popular today as it was when it was first introduced in the autumn of 1954 and was seen as the flagship pen of the company going into its Silver Jubilee year – 1955. Today’s version of this iconic pen, the Conway Stewart Series 1OO Lava, carries all the same features as its predecessors, notably the triple banded cap, the distinctive rounded shape and the Conway Stewart clip. Fitted with solid 18ct hallmarked gold cap and barrel rings. 

Nib and Ink Feed 
 
Solid 18ct Gold Conway Stewart medium tipped nib. Stamped ‘Conway - Stewart - 18 ct GOLD - M’. Nib is a lovely smooth writer having medium flex. 
 
Measurements and Specifications
Conway Stewart 100 Limited Edition Fountain Pen
 
Capped Length: 5.40" (13.7cms)
Posted Length: 6.60" (16.8 cms)
Barrel Length (including Nib): 5.00" (12.6) cms)

Cap Length: 2.67" (6.3 cms)

Cap Diameter: 0.61" (1.55 cms)

Barrel Diameter Widest Point: 0.52" (1.32 cms)

Nib: 18ct Gold - Medium Tip - Moderate Flex

Filling System: Twist Piston

Cap Closure: Screw On (May be Posted on Rear of Barrel)

Pen Weight: 26.7 g

Pen Serial Number: 543 / 026
Conway Stewart 100 Limited Edition Fountain Pen 
Restoration/ Service

No restoration required. The pen has been dismantled and fully serviced. Pen barrel and cap delicately hand polished with imprint masked. Reassembled, write tested and finally flushed with clean water.

General Condition

Pen barrel and cap are free from scratches, with no dents, cracks or hairlines. There are no personalisation. Gold plating to pocket clip is excellent. Cap to barrel threads firm and positive. Firm pocket clip. Twist filling screw has firm operation. Barrel imprint crisp. Overall pen is ready to write and is in near mint condition. Pen is supplied in original Conway Stewart luxury case, including full bottle of 'Ancient copper' ink, warranty certificate, and outer card box.

Hepworth Comment
 
The Limited Edition Series 1OO Lava is as close to ‘pen perfection’ as you are ever likely to get. Manufactured at the Conway Stewart factory prior to it's sad closure in August 2014.
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