This is an attractive chatelaine fountain pen and pencil in their original gift box by the renowned maker, Mabie, Todd & Co. New York Made in USA - the pen having this mark with the nib also marked for them. Both pieces are gold-filled and have two different styles of suspension ring to attach to a chatelaine. There is an attractive Van Dyke pattern on the surfaces of each. The pen has a lift-up lever for filling – it is not known the condition of the ink holder. The pencil has a swivel mechanism for the ring for the chatelaine and in the folded position, when the end is turned, the pencil (which has some lead) acts to reveal the lead at the end. There does not appear to be a container for spare leads. The top also has the words Fine Poynt engraved. The pen and pencil sit in their own slots within the box which is of decorative grey and deep blue leatherette, with an attractive shape to the box. The interior is lined with satin and velvet and the lining of the lid has the Swan logo and beneath this, “Swan” Gift Set. The overall condition is very good for age – the base of the box has a stain form a previous sticky label. This would be a lovely set to own and possibly use – or would be a super gift for the pen and pencil enthusiast in your life! Box measures 4 ins (10.2cm) x 1.75 ins (4.4cm) x 0.8 ins (2.2cm). Weight 56 grams.
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Boxed “Swan” Gold-filled Pen & Pencil Gift Set, c1924
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