Friday, 10 February 2012

Vintage Fountain Pens for Sale

Conway Stewart 'Dinkie' 550 Fountain Pen  - c.1951

Sold   Restored and Fully serviced

The Conway Stewart Dinkie, advertised as the "smallest practical fountain pen ever made" was launched in 1922. The 550 range was was made in London and introduced in 1951.

Pen is light and dark green marbled with black veins.  It has contrasting gold fill trim, made up of single cap band, clip having classic diamond shaped tip and crisp Conway Stewart logo impression to clip top. A gold filled raised jewel secures the clip tassie. Gold filled lever clip , again with C.S. logo.

The barrel imprint reads "DINKIE" - Conway Stewart London - No 550. 'Made in England, is also impressed around circumference of barrel end. Pen has it's original C.S. medium nib. Smooth cap to barrel threads  and positive crisp lever action. The Dinkie 550 measures 5.0 inches with cap on, 4.9 inches with the cap posted on barrel end, cap diameter at widest point 4.2 inches. The pen is in overall excellent condition with no visible signs of age wear. 

Feel free to contact us by e-mail for more information. Sale transaction must be through e.bay bidding system.

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