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Conway Stewart 60 L Lever Fill Vintage Fountain Pen in Blue Herringbone Pattern with Gold Trim - Duro Nib - c.1958

Conway Stewart 60 L Lever Fill Vintage Fountain Pen in Blue Herringbone Pattern with Gold Trim - Duro Nib -  c.1958
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Conway Stewart 60 L Lever Filling Vintage Fountain Pen in Blue Herringbone with withGold filled fittings. Medium 14C Gold Duro Nib

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Item Ref: HD:CSV.58/7543


Conway Stewart 60 L Vintage Fountain Pen
 
 
 
 
Description:

Conway Stewart 60 L lever filling vintage fountain pen introduced in 1958. Blue herringbone pattern, single wide cap band with gold filled trim. Duro 14 C gold nib.  Restored to original specification.

Blue herringbone barrel and cap with wide gold plated cap band. Black section. Gold filled pocket clip with Conway Stewart logo below cap ring. Screw on cap with aluminium jewel retaining pocket clip. Lever filling, with  C.S. logo stamped to round end of lever. Pen is heat stamped on barrel 'Conway Stewart 60 L' 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 - 60'. Nib is firm, but a lovely smooth writer, BHR ink feeder.


Measurements and Specifications
 
Conway Stewart 60L Vintage Fountain Pen
Capped Length: 5.41" (13.7 cms)
Barrel Length: (including nib and section) 4.92" (12.5 cms)
Posted Length: 6.5" (16.5 cms)
Cap Length: 264" (6.71 cms)
Cap Diameter: 0.54" (1.38 cms)
Barrel Diameter Widest Point: 0.47" (1.21 cms)
Nib: Duro 60 14C Gold - Medium Writing Tip - Firm
Filling System: Lever with ink sac
Cap Closure: Screw On (May be posted on rear of barrel)
Pen Weight: 16.7 g
 
Conway Stewart 60 L 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. Clip had gold plating loss, we have stripped off old gold, polished and re-electroplated with 12 carat gold. Cap band and filling lever have been polished and over-plated to ensure correct gold colour match. New natural coloured aluminium cap jewel. 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 excellent condition, with no brassing or pitting. Slight loss in clarity of clip C.S. stamped logo, due to polishing. Barrel imprint is exceptionally clear. Barrel and cap have a high gloss sheen. Cap clip is firm, cap band is 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 original Conway Stewart waxed card box, which includes warranty and user instructions. like the pen, the box is in excellent condition

Hepworth Comment

This rare Conway Stewart 60 L in blue 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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