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Conway Stewart 76 Vintage Fountain Pen in Green Herringbone Pattern - 14ct Gold Medium Nib - c.1958

Conway Stewart 76 Vintage Fountain Pen in Green Herringbone Pattern - 14ct Gold Medium Nib - c.1958
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Conway Stewart 76 Vintage Fountain Pen in Green Herringbone Pattern with Gold Filled Trim - 14ct Gold Medium Nib - c.1958

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Item Ref: HD:CSV.76/8443

Conway Stewart 76 Vintage Fountain pen
 
 
 
Description:
 
Vintage Conway Stewart 76 lever fill fountain pen in green herringbone patterned celluloid. Gold filled trim. Made in England c.1958

Screw on/off cap with single wide gold filled cap band with serrated edges. Gold filled pocket clip impressed with Conway Stewart signet, secured with gloss black conical jewel. Gold filled lever filler clip has shield impressed with C.S signet. Barrel impression reads ‘Conway Stewart 76 - MADE IN ENGLAND’.
 
Nib and Ink Feed 
 
Original solid gold 14ct Conway Stewart medium tipped nib. Stamped ‘Conway - Stewart - 14 CT GOLD - 5’. Nib is a lovely smooth writer having modest flex. Ebonite flat ink feed.
 
Measurements and Specifications
Conway Stewart 76 Vintage Fountain pen
 
Capped Length: 5.36" (136 mm)
Posted Length: 6.30" (160 mm)
Barrel Length (including Nib): 4.81" (122 mm)

Cap Length: 2.67" (67 mm)

Cap Diameter: 0.51" (12.9 mm)

Barrel Diameter Widest Point: 0.45" (12 mm)

Nib: Original 14C Gold - Medium Tip - Semi to Good Flex

Filling System: Lever Filling to Internal Latex Sac

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

Pen Weight: 15.9 g

Pen Serial Number: Not Applicable 

Conway Stewart 76 Vintage Fountain pen 
Restoration/ Service

Pen has been fully disassembled. Ultrasonically cleaned to remove all traces of old ink. All gold fittings have been stripped of old gold, polished and re electro plated with 14 carat gold. New Latex ink sac fitted. Nib and feeder reset. 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, as is the cap band and filling lever. Cap to barrel threads firm and positive. Firm pocket clip. Filling lever flush to barrel, firm operation. Barrel imprint crisp. Overall pen is ready to write and is in excellent condition. Pen is supplied in bespoke Hepworth Dixon card box. We would classify this pen as being in excellent condition.

Hepworth Comment
 
This Conway Stewart 76 is a medium to large well proportioned and balanced fountain pen. Hard to find in this rare green herringbone version, and in such good condition.
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