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

Conway Stewart 58 Lever Fill Vintage Fountain Pen in Green Herringbone Pattern with Gold Trim. c.1958
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Conway Stewart 58 Lever Filling Vintage Fountain Pen in Green Herringbone with with G.F. fittings and medium 14C Gold Duro Nib

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Item Ref: HD:CSV.58/7497


Conway Stewart 58 Vintage Fountain Pen
 
 
 
 
Description:

Conway Stewart 58 Vintage Fountain Pen introduced in 1958, green herringbone pattern with gold filled trim and Duro gold nib. 

Green herringbone barrel and cap with two narrow and one medium gold plated cap bands. Black section. Gold filled pocket clip with Conway Stewart logo below cap ring. Screw on cap with black jewel retaining pocket clip. 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 Duro 14K gold medium nib and ebonite ink feed. 
 
Nib

Solid gold 14ct original Conway Stewart medium nib. Stamped 'DURO - Conway - Stewart 14 CT GOLD - 58'. Nib is a lovely smooth writer, and has modest flex. BHR ink feeder.


Measurements and Specifications
 
Conway Stewart 58 Vintage Fountain Pen
Capped Length: 5.10" (13.0 cms)
Barrel Length: (including nib and section) 4.63" (11.8 cms)
Posted Length: 6.3" (16.0 cms)
Cap Length: 2.35" (5.98 cms)
Cap Diameter: 0.54" (1.38 cms)
Barrel Diameter Widest Point: 0.47" (1.21 cms)
Nib: Duro 58 14C Gold - Medium Writing Tip - Medium Flex
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. 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 imprint is exceptionally clear. 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 very excellent condition. Pen supplied in bespoke Hepworth Dixon card box.

Hepworth Comment

This rare Conway Stewart 58 in green herringbone is a highly collectible fountain pen, also a good everyday writing instrument. This pen was part of my own personal collection of vintage Conway Stewart's.
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