Omas Extra 556 – Super Flex (SOLD)

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Omas Extra 556 – Super Flex (On Ebay)

Here is a very nice Omas Extra 556 Brev. 445846-464162. It’s a pen that was made in the late 40’s for only about a year or so and ceased when the 556/s was introduced. It’s a good size pen measuring 5 1/2″ long. The body is made from Omas’ high quality black celluloid and has an 18KR. (18kt. gold filled) cap. The cap does have light dings typical of gold filled caps throughout, but nothing very obvious. There is some brassing on the crown of the cap and just one little mark down by the lip. The body shows only some very light scratching that you could only see if you looked very closely with light reflecting in the right areas. This is a piston filler works very well and smoothly. The 14kt. Omas nib is, as you would expect from an Omas, an ultra smooth writing F. The flex on this pen is very easy and goes up to BBB (2.1mm). It flexes very, very wet. That means no worries about flow keeping up, but that flow does hurt somewhat the responsiveness of the flexing. If it was a snappier nib it would almost be a wet noodle. When not flexed, though, the nib is not at all overly wet and writes with a medium flow. A very nice and fairly rare pen.

SIZE:  5 1/2″ Capped

NIB: Omas 585 Extra, F to BBB (0.4mm-2.1mm)  SUPER FLEX (See “Grading Flex Nibs” for How I Grade)

FILLING: Lever

CONDITION: Good

Restration Work:

  • Pen thoroughly cleaned & flushed
  • Pen cap and body polished
  • Nib polished and tuned to write smoothly
  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned and adjusted for optimal flow
  • Piston lubricated
  • Test driven for a week to insure quality

 

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