MABIE, TODD (SWAN, BLACKBIRD, SWALLOW etc.)
(updated 30th June, 2020)
swan sign (i)

Now available from us !
Stephen Hull's comprehensive and beautifully illustrated book
on the history of
MABIE, TODD in ENGLAND 1880-1960.
Swan book (i)

400 pages, and over 1,000 colour illustrations, this
is a must have for every pen enthusiast - collector and user

£65.00
plus £7.00 UK postage
Overseas postage varies between £15.00 and £22.00


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(Condition Scale: F = Fair. G = Good. VG = Very Good. EX = Excellent).

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Our.ref.
Model
Colour
Year
Condition
Price





BLA 102

 

 

 

 

A BLACKBIRD eyedropper - this one made in the USA. The top of the cap is engraved BLACKBIRD and the barrel has the word FINE engraved near its base
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
bla102
with later English flexible FINE/MEDIUM nib
Click HERE for a picture of the nib
bla102(i)
Black vulcanite with chasing on the barrel
c.1913

 

VG - barrel inscription worn, but still legible

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

£50



SWP

 

 

 

An early and rare Mabie, Todd & Co., Ladies SWAN pen 'pocket'
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
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 508

 

 

 

A beuatiful and compact lady-size Leverless (Mark 3) in one of the four different Pearl shades- RARE !
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
sw508
with original MEDIUM flexible No.1 nib
Click HERE and HERE for pictures of the nib
sw508

Pearl - mostly Gold, with Silvery sheen effects when rotated

A similar model can be seen on page 187 of Stephen Hull's SWAN book

c.1937 VG - some slight darkening on the cap £235


 



SW 510

 

 

 

sw510
An interesting and rare SM205/84 pen and pencil set - pen has the ebonite filler-lever (only found in products of this period)
(For larger pictures, please click on the images)
sw510(ii)
pen has original semi-flexible MEDIUM No.2 nib
Click HERE and HERE for pictures of the nib
sw510(ii)

Green Snake skin

You can see this model of pen and pencil on page 211 of Stephen Hull's SWAN book

c.1939 EX £285


SW 499

 

 

Another handsome Leverless (slightly shorter than the usual models of this period)
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
sw499
with original firm MEDIUM/FINE No.4 nib
Click HERE and HERE for pictures of the nib
sw499(i)
Silver and Black marble
c.1946 VG - some plating wear on the cap bands £68




SW 512

 

 

Black is beautiful. A No. 1060
(For a larger picture, please click on the 1st image below)
sw512
with original MEDIUM semi-flexible No.4 nib
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sw512(i)
Black
c.1946 VG £85
SW 494 A twin-banded Self (lever) Filler No.2060
with later flexible MEDIUM No.2 nib
sold
Black
c.1946 VG (slight plating loss on edges of the lever) £48




SW 496

 

 

 

The slim No.3170
(For larger pictures, please click on the images below)
sw496
with BROAD No.1 nib
Click HERE for a picture of the nib
sw496(i)
Pastel Blue
c.1952 VG - some small hints of plating wear £50
SW 498 Another attractive slim - this one is a No.3120
with original semi-flexible MEDIUM No.1 nib
sold
Dark Blue
c.1952 EX - near MINT £65




SW 500

 

 

 

sw500
BOXED SET - with the slim No.3160 pen and matching pencil
(For larger pictures, please click on all the images)
sw500 (i)
pen has its original flexible MEDIUM No.1 nib
Click HERE and HERE for pictures of the nib
sw500(i)
Black
c.1952

BOX: Some wear - tear to L/H corner


Pen: EX


Pencil: EX

£75



 

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