Mabie Todd Swan with Over/Under Feed – Wet Noodle

Mabie Todd Swan with Over/Under Feed – Wet Noodle

This is a made in England Mabie Todd Swan eye dropper with an ebonite over/ under feed and comes with a “Swan” metal pocket sleeve. The pocket sleeves allowed one the ability to bring along their eye dropper without having to worry about the cap slipping off. The pen itself is clearly well used. It’s faded to a dark brown and most of the imprints are worn off. This is a no frills Swan eyedropper. Just a plain black hard rubber body. The 14kt. #2 Swan nib is just amazing. There was a crack in it’s base that I had welded by Greg Minuskin. Normally, this nib writes as smooth and very soft XF (0.3mm). Flow is just about perfect, not too wet, not too dry. And the flex is sublime. This is near paintbrush soft but retains just enough resistance to allow for some phenomenal responsiveness. Many of these over/under eyedroppers just aren’t that usable for anything other than flex, but this one is a great writer and a great flex pen. Feed has no issues keeping up. An eyedropper means you can fill with plenty of ink. And the Swan metal pocket sleeve means you can take it with you. 

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SIZE:  5 3/16″ Capped

NIB: 14kt. Mabie Todd “Swan” #2 , XF to BBB (0.3mm – 1.9mm)  WET NOODLE

FILLING: Eye Dropper

CONDITION: Good 

Restration Work:

  • Pen thoroughly cleaned & flushed
  • Nib polished and tuned to write smoothly
  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned, heat set, and adjusted for optimal flow
  • Base crack on nib welded 
  • Test driven for a week to insure quality

 

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