This item from The Lily Pad is now in the Shop Backroom
More from The Lily Pad
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.
If you were the pending buyer of this item, go to My Account to view, track and check payment for this item.