Mabie Todd Swan S.F. 2 – Super Flex (SOLD)

Mabie Todd Swan S.F. – Super Flex (On Ebay)

Here is a made in England Mabie Todd Swan self filler (“S.F.”) in black chased hard rubber. The chasing on the pen is in near perfect condition as are the imprints with no discernible fading. There is a little bit of fading to the rubber, so the black is muted a bit. Unfortunately, at some point an owner of this pen decided to etch their own name into it. There is an attempt at a name on the barrel (I can’t make it out). The scratches are not very obvious. I didn’t even realize it was more than some random scratches until I started taking photos. There is a little brassing on the edges of the lever. There is also some wear on the nickel filled clip. Apart from the relatively light scratches, the pen is in good condition. The 14kt. Swan nib is a very wet writing F (0.4mm) that is quite smooth and enjoyable to use. The flex comes pretty easy with this nib and ranges up to 1.9mm (BBB). The nib puts down a lot of ink which will make for some nice sheen with the right ink.

SIZE:  5 7/16″ Capped

NIB: 14kt. Swan #2, F to BBB (0.4mm-1.9mm)  SUPER FLEX (See “Grading Flex Nibs” for How I Grade)

FILLING: Lever

CONDITION: Fair

Restration Work:

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

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