Mabie Todd Swan Self Filler – Super Flex (SOLD)

Mabie Todd Swan Self Filler – Super Flex (On Ebay)

Here is a made in England Mabie Todd Swan Self-Filler in smooth (no original chasing) black hard rubber with a red-rippled hard rubber “crown” on the cap. This pen is nearly identical in size to a Waterman 52. The hard rubber has faded some to a blackish brown. The imprints are faded without a lot of texture, but they are mostly readable in good light. The gold-filled trim on the cap is in good condition with little if any brassing. There is some brassing on the bands of the body and on the edges of the lever. The 14kt. Swan #2 is a wonderful writing XF that has good flow without being a gusher. The nib feels soft and elegant. It also has some very nice flex ranging up to BBBB (1.8mm), though I usually keep it around 1.6mm. Responsiveness is also quite good and springy.

SIZE:  5 1/2″ Capped

NIB: 14kt. Swan #2, F to BBB+ (0.3mm-1.9mm)  SUPER FLEX (See “Grading Flex Nibs” for How I Grade)

FILLING: Lever

CONDITION: Good

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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