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Mabie Todd Swan Sf With F Flexible Nib


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#1 indigenous

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Posted 24 October 2011 - 21:11

First review so sorry if I leave out anything important.

Mabie Todd Swan SF No 130 with a Swan 14ct fine flexible nib, c 1928

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This is my first vintage pen and I think I have made a really good choice. Extremely smooth writer and the flex is so easy to apply. Though it is true I haven't tried any other flexible nibs before. The nib is fine to medium/broad. When it arrived I was quite shocked by how small and light it was. Measuring just 137mm.

Nib: "Swan" 14 CT Mabie Todd & Co

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Rhodia 90 g ivory paper

The pen itself is extremely attractive, red and black MTL with a gold trim.
All in all I think I have made a good choice.
Makes me want to get some Black Swan on English roses even more, to have a fully swan themed pen :P



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Edited by indigenous, 24 October 2011 - 21:16.


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#2 watch_art

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Posted 24 October 2011 - 23:37

That is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing!

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#3 Uncle Red

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 17:21

That is one sweet pen, thanks for sharing.

#4 Azuniga

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 17:57

Nice pen, thanks for sharing :thumbup:






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