Conway Stewart 77 Vintage Fountain Pen introduced in 1958, red herringbone pattern with gold filled trim and Duro gold nib.
Red herringbone barrel and cap with two narrow and one gold plated cap bands. 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 77' top line 'MADE IN ENGLAND' bottom line. Pen is fitted with a Duro 14K gold medium nib and ebonite ink feed. Pen is supplied in Bespoke Hepworth Dixon card box.
Measurements and Specifications
Closed Length: 5.36" (13.6 cm)
Posted Length: 6.3" (16.0 cm)
Barrel Length (including Nib and Section: 4.8" (12.2 cm)
Cap Length: 2.63" (6.7 cm)
Cap Diameter: 0.52" (13.2 mm)
Barrel Diameter Widest Point: 0.45" (11.4 mm)
Nib: Duro 58 14K Gold - Medium Tip - Semi Flex Writing
Filling System: Lever
Cap Closure: Screw On (May be posted on rear of barrel)
Pen Weight: 14.7 g
Pen has been fully disassembled to component parts and ultrasonically cleaned. New clip retaining stud and locking nut. 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. Pen barrel and cap delicately hand polished. Reassembled, write tested and finally flushed with clean water.
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. 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, as is the Conway Stewart box and paperwork.
This Conway Stewart 77 in red herringbone is a highly collectible fountain pen, also a good everyday writing instrument. With it's two sister C.S. 77 pens, the green herringbone and blue herringbone, they have rapidly become three of Hepworth Dixon's best selling vintage Conway Stewart models.