MABIE, TODD (SWAN, BLACKBIRD, SWALLOW etc.)
(updated 12th July, 2018)
swan sign (i)

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Our.ref.
Model
Colour
Year
Condition
Price

SWJ 1

 

A REAL piece of early history !
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From 1905 - a rare and desirable MABIE, TODD & BARD eyedropper, with the more unusual bayonet cap fitting
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Sterling Silver decoration and original chain to hang from the chatelaine
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original under and over feed, with what we think might be a later nib

Black vulcanite (chased on barrel) with Sterling Silver highlights
c.1905

EX

NOTE: We recommend that this pen is not used in any other way than as a dip pen.

£140



BLA 97

 

 

A USA manufactured BLACKBIRD eyedropper
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with flexible FINE nib, & single later style under-feed.
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Black vulcanite with chased circlets around the barrel
c.1912

EX

NOTE: We recommend that this pen is not used in any other way than as a dip pen.

£60



SWP

 

 

 

An early and rare Mabie, Todd & Co., Ladies SWAN pen 'pocket'
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Swan Pen Pcoket
- complete with original metal clasp, with handsome Art Deco motif, for fixing to a pocket or belt (see detail HERE)
Swan Pen Pocket (i)
Black leather
c.1930

G/VG (completely intact and usable)

£45
SW 481

A SWAN SM205/60 (English manufacture)
with original flexible MEDIUM No.2 nib

sold

Black, with original Black graphite filling lever
c.1934 VG - would have been EX but for tiny pieces out of the blind cap and end of the barrel £45


SWJ 4

 

And this Fyne Poynt pencil is in SILVER, with tasteful chasing and an unmarked cartouche - real quality !
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Sterling Silver
c.1938 EX £85


SW 486

 

Not often available - a No.1060 Leverless
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with later replacement Phillips of Oxford No.4 size MEDIUM/BROAD nib
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Black
c.1940 VG/EX £70


SW 485

 

A very handsome and good-sized Leverless (wartime pens were not identified by model mumbers)
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sw485
with original BROAD No.4 nib
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Green and Black marble - described by the manufacturers as Green-Black mottled
c.1941 EX £100


SW 487

 

Another handsome and good-sized Leverless (this one must just be post-war, since it has the model number 1048)
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sw487
with original firm MEDIUM No.4 nib
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Silver and Black marble
c.1946 EX £95
SW 482 Superb quality - large - and boxed.
The one they all want to own - a Leverless 2060, with the very large No.6 nib (this is the original version of this model)
with original flexible FINE No.6 nib
sold
Black
c.1942

Pen: EX

Box: Signs of previous use (we think it is the original)

£140

SW 484

 

A twin-banded Self (lever) Filler
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sw484
with original semi-flexible FINE No.2 nib
Click HERE for a picture of the nib
sw484(i)
Black
c.1946 VG (slight plating wear to one edge of the lever) £48



SW 480

 

 

 

A quite rare boxed pen and pencil set - the pen is the No.3230
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pen has its original semi-flexible MEDIUM/FINE No.2nib
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Grey
c.1950

Pen & pencil - EX

Box - well used, but still intact

£80



 

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