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Help Me Id A Vacumatic?

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#1 JohnHKennesy


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Posted 03 December 2017 - 03:00

Hi there, I'm new to fountain pens and got this from my uncle's estate. From my research it is a second gen vacumatic, perhaps a major? I'm not too sure myself as I don't have too much experience with these sizes but I've attached some pictures so hopefully one of you guys can help me out!


Thanks so much.


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#2 sanesangowdayya



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Posted 03 December 2017 - 03:10

Interesting pen, it doesn't look thick enough to be a senior maxima, and the triple cap band and non blue diamond clip rule the maxima out.


It appears to be a streamlined standard, still a very nice vac at that. I would send it to Danny Fudge to get it restored and you'll have a great pen to write with  :)

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Posted 03 December 2017 - 10:25

Streamlined Standard. Identical to the Long Major but with the three narrow cap bands. The Slender Maxima would be almost the same size but with a wide cap band and a larger two tone nib.

Edited by mitto, 03 December 2017 - 10:31.


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