- 14C monotone nib
- Split HR feeder
- Square lipped feeder case
- Curved clip without ANY engraving on the clip ring.
- Monotone Grey ink view window.
The nibs, the two on the left with the square feeder case. The two on the right with sloping lip feeder case. The rightmost is an uninked mint in box 146 from mid 80s.
On the 14C nibs, you will notice that the "engraving border"(I don't know the correct term for this) has a sharp vertex on the slit, it becomes more rounded on the 14K ones. Even on the two 14C nibs you will notice a different spacing from the breather hole to 4810 stamping.
(Note: I have also seen this rounded vertex even on a 14C nibbed monotone nib, owned by Shawn IIRC, so maybe it is a part of the evolution of the design of the 146 monotone nibs: 14C bitone with sharp vertex in celluloid era->14C monotone sharp vertex-> 14C monotone rounded vertex-> 14K monotone rounded vertex-> 14K bitone with more nib decoration)
Edit: Shawn's 14C nib: link Picture linked from his post:
Comparing three 146s, one with 14C nib, one with 14K mono nib, third is a 146R with 14K bitone nib. Note the increasing lengths.
The rounded clip on the left, the squarish clip on the right. The earlier clip was secured by the insitu screw threads on the snowcap top. The later clips are secured by a seperate metal screw.
Cap trim rings, the square ones on the 14C nibbed pen, rounded central ring on the 14k Nibbed one.
Edited by hari317, 04 August 2011 - 09:31.