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Wasp Vacuum-Fill (Addipoint) Clip Removal?


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#1 Gutbucketeer

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Posted 04 December 2019 - 04:47

I just received a Wasp Vacuum-Fill Addipoint pen that turns out to have a broken ring clip.  Its probably from the early 1940s. Pictures are shown below.

Before I destroy the cap trying to remove the broken clip.  Can anyone help with the following:

 

1.   Is the jewel on this pen friction fit, or threaded? Can I just carefully pry it off?  Was it glued?

2.   How is the clip removed? Do I have to remove the inner cap, or just the jewel to removed it?

3.   Do you know a good source for a replacement?

 

Thanks ahead of time.

 

Note, that I also posted this in the Sheaffer forum, but with no responses.

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