Vintage Gold-Filled Repousse Eyedropper – Super Flex (SOLD)

Vintage Gold-Filled Repousse Eyedropper – Super Flex  (On Ebay)

Here is stunning quality eyedropper likely from somewhere between 1890s and 1910s. It is covered with a beautiful gold-filled repousse overlay. The overlay is in overall very good condition. The top of the cap is a bit dinged up due to the fact that someone attempted to etch the initials “G.I.B.” with a needle (see pic), and there are a couple slight dings on the space meant for personalization (though there is no personalization). The black hard rubber is still quite black. There are a few small teeth marks on the section as well. The nib is a 14kt. Aikin Lambert, which probably wasn’t original but is likely from a similar pen from the same era (only made by Aikin Lambert of course). It is a soft and wet writing F (0.4m) that flexes quite easily to BB (1.6mm). This is a great example of the beautiful artwork on some of these early eyedroppers.

SIZE: 5″ Capped

NIB: 14kt. Aikin Lambert, F to BB (0.4mm-1.6mm),  SUPER FLEX (See “Grading Flex Nibs” for How I Grade)

FILLING: Eyedropper

CONDITION: Good

Restration Work:

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

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