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Bohler Rupp And Osmium

original bohler rupp warranted osmium german piston filler

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#1 laconicnibling

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Posted 24 October 2019 - 20:27

Hello Folks,

 

I haven't received this pen yet. It has "Original HB Bohler" inscription on the cap side but no HB jewel nor is it a flat top.

From what i can see, the nib:

WARRANTED

Lions head insignia (Rupp)

14k 585

OSMIUM

a circle with "30"-something- in it with a triangle on both sides and one below said circle. If anyone is a computer wiz and knows how to clarify and magnify photos... :D

 

I'm told its a Super flex nib, pen of celluloid from the 1950's and needs to be re-corked but the piston works fine, also there are no cracks.

Its body appears similar to an Osmia or Faber Castell c.1950. Also, most Bohlers i've had or seen have a Degussa nib.

 

 

Could it be referring to the tipping material?

Is anyone familiar with nibs stamped "OSMIUM" or can anyone id the pen model?

 

Who would you trust to re-cork the pen? Thoughts on filling it with RODI water for a week then boiling some 100% silicone in water and let that sit to condition the cork-work?

 

Many thanks-in-advance for your time and consideration.

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Edited by laconicnibling, 25 October 2019 - 18:39.


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#2 laconicnibling

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Posted 30 October 2019 - 23:43

So- 

it must be a Bohler pen, perhaps Bohler Original? I was only aware of Bohler gold and glorex, though there must've been a mid-grade pen 

 

Have you ever seen a nib stamped "OSMIUM"?

 

any insight would be awesome.

 

At the very least... this 'post' adds to the few 'bohler posts' out there.

 

thanks for the opportunity


Edited by laconicnibling, 30 October 2019 - 23:44.






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