Conway Stewart 77 lever filling Vintage Fountain Pen - Green herringbone patterned celluloid with gold filled fittings and Duro gold nib. England c.1958/62
Green 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 Broad Stub nib and ebonite ink feed. Pen is supplied in bespoke Hepworth Dixon card box.
Closed Length: 5.36" (136 mm)
Posted Length: 6.3" (160 mm)
Barrel Length: 4.10" (104 mm)
Cap Length: 2.63" (67 mm)
Cap Diameter: 0.52" (13.2 mm)
Barrel Diameter Widest Point: 0.45" (11.4 mm)
Nib: Duro 58 14K Gold - Broad Stub - Semi Flex Writing Tip
Filling System: Lever
Cap Closure: Screw On (May be posted on rear of barrel)
Pen Weight: 14.7 g
Pen has been fully disassembled down to component parts 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. Pen barrel and cap delicately hand polished with Barrel Imprint masked. 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.
This Conway Stewart 77 in green herringbone is a highly collectible fountain pen. It would also make a very good everyday writing instrument with its broad stub nib.