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Rare 1920's Safety Pen W/snake Clip, Please Help To Identify!

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#1 ChicMama777

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Posted 20 July 2013 - 02:34

Hello,

   I am new to this pen scene & I have in my posession an interesting pen. I'd be much obliged if one of you fine people could help me to identify it. I believe it to be a 1920's model 25, 35, or 45 safety pen with snake clip. I will include photos as well as a bit of an article from Pen World with a picture of what I believe is the same model pen as mine. Unfortunately the picture is small so its not the biggest help to me when it comes to identification.

 

   Unfortunately I don't know much of anything about pens, I'm just getting into it as a hobby after inheriting a few. I have been trying to identify & catalog them for about eight months now and this one always stumps me. That's why I've decided to ask for help finally.

 

Thank you Kindly,

-MM

 

Details about my pen:

 

It is engraved with 2 M on the end, has a snake clip, is a safety pen, nib says 14 carat as well as 2 on it, retracted with cap screwed on its 4 1/2 inches, when nib is extended & cap is on it, its just over 7 1/2 inches, nib extended with no cap it is 5 & 3/4 inches, nib retracted without cap its 4 inches, retracted with cap screwed on its 4 1/2 inches, I believe it to be from the 1920's

 

 

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#2 Penne Stilografiche

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Posted 20 July 2013 - 02:40

I'm pretty sure the number on the end of the barrel is the model number, which mean this is a Montblanc #2m. I must compliment your pen, it is beautiful and defiantly valuable.


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#3 ChicMama777

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Posted 20 July 2013 - 02:57

Thank you so much for your help & your lovely compliment!


Edited by ChicMama777, 20 July 2013 - 03:07.

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#4 ChicMama777

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Posted 20 July 2013 - 03:07

I'm having trouble finding more information about this pen, does anyone know its hisory, era & value?


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#5 lokhiny2601

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Posted 20 July 2013 - 04:57

This is a beautiful safety pen around made in 1924-1928.In my view snake clip is optional parts(I'm not sure) I suggest you should fine someone who are expert in restoring vintage pen,because the seal may not in functional to let your pen has leaking problem. Also you mentioned some safety pen model were (20 25 30 35 40 45), there is later probuct of your no.2 safety.this is no.2 pens family(00 01 1 2 4 6 8 10 12) .Finally I can tell you this pen was absolutely valuable,I am also like montblanc safety pen too.You can get some information about montblanc pens on this website http://montblanc.par.../montblanc.html


Edited by lokhiny2601, 20 July 2013 - 04:59.


#6 ChicMama777

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Posted 20 July 2013 - 06:07

Thank you so much I really appreciate the info! Fantastic resource!


Edited by ChicMama777, 20 July 2013 - 06:08.

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#7 LOGAN

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 03:52

I love these safety pens!  :puddle:

 

That cap and nib just look so freaking cool.



#8 georges zaslavsky

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 10:37

congrats on the pen :thumbup:


Edited by georges zaslavsky, 05 August 2013 - 10:38.

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#9 Rowbo

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 12:08

Look here: http://www.fountainp...safety-no12.htm (and enjoy the entire site while you are there)


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Posted 08 August 2013 - 00:53

http://www.maxpens.de/

Probably one of the best places for information of your beautiful pen.







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