Mabie Todd Swan Minor – Super/Good Flex (SOLD)

Mabie Todd Swan- Super/Good Flex (On Ebay)

Here is a made in England Mabie Todd “Swan” Minor in black hard rubber. The chasing on the barrel is decent, but it is mostly worn off on the cap. The black hard rubber has faded to a dark brown. The imprints still look pretty good. The lip of the cap appears to have about a millimeter or so that was cut off. It was probably chipped and so trimmed to make it uniform. The black lever is in good condition. Someone also appears to have decided to buff and polish the hard rubber so it is shiny. The 14kt. Swan #1 nib is a lovely writing XF. It is smooth and fairly wet. It also has some decent flex. The range of flex is very nice going from 0.3mm (XF) to 1.7mm (BB). The ease of flex is pretty good though the responsiveness is a little slower than I would like for a super flex, which is why I’ve graded it to be somewhere between good and super flex. Lovely writing pen.

SIZE:  5 3/8″ Capped

NIB: Mabie Todd Swan #2, XF to BB (0.3mm-1.7mm)  SUPER/GOOD FLEX (See “Grading Flex Nibs” for How I Grade)

FILLING: Lever

CONDITION: Good

Restration Work:

  • Pen thoroughly cleaned & flushed
  • Trim cleaned and polished
  • Nib polished and tuned to write smoothly
  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned and adjusted for optimal flow
  • New sac installed
  • Test driven for a week to insure quality

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