Leroy W. Fairchild Dip Pen with Gold Nib

This elegant dip pen has a mother-of-pearl handle, a gold toned ferrule and a gold nib. It is clearly marked on the nib LEROY W FAIRCHILD, NEW YORK. An existing company was renamed Leroy W. Fairchild in 1843. In 1851 he revolutionized the manufacture of the nib by a soldering process that made a nib that would last indefinitely. The company under this name closed in 1895, so the pen dates to pre 1895. Total measurement is approximately 5 ¾" and condition is excellent. The pen comes with its original case, which is intact but quite worn. The brown stain on the bottom corner of the case is a hard material, as though plastic melted onto it. Free first class shipping within the United States and Canada.

Item ID: D3-33

Leroy W. Fairchild Dip Pen with Gold Nib

Leroy W. Fairchild Dip Pen with Gold Nib
Leroy W. Fairchild Dip Pen with Gold Nib
Leroy W. Fairchild Dip Pen with Gold Nib
Leroy W. Fairchild Dip Pen with Gold Nib
Leroy W. Fairchild Dip Pen with Gold Nib
Leroy W. Fairchild Dip Pen with Gold Nib

This elegant dip pen has a mother-of-pearl handle, a gold toned ferrule and a gold nib. It is clearly marked on the nib LEROY W FAIRCHILD, NEW YORK. An existing company was renamed Leroy W. Fairchild in 1843. In 1851 he revolutionized the manufacture of the nib by a soldering process that made a nib that would last indefinitely. The company under this name closed in 1895, so the pen dates to pre 1895. Total measurement is approximately 5 ¾" and condition is excellent. The pen comes with its original case, which is intact but quite worn. The brown stain on the bottom corner of the case is a hard material, as though plastic melted onto it. Free first class shipping within the United States and Canada.

Item ID: D3-33

$125 USD

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