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Billy1943 posted a topic in Mabie Todd Research/Special Interest Forum/GroupHello,I have a Swan fountain pen that has 400 marked on the pen cap.It has a slide off clip marked Ideal. I think this is an addition as I think the pen has no clip originally. I would be grateful if anyone has more information on it.Does it have any value. It is black in colour. Thanks in advance to any replies
Repair Swan Mabie Todd Section Missing Sac Nipple?
Chrissy posted a topic in Repair Q&AMy friend has given me a Swan Pen made by Mabie, Todd & Co., to see if it can be repaired. It came with a ziplock bag of pieces, so I knew that the lever filler was broken. The lever no longer stays hooked onto the tiny part that attaches it to the press bar. I've already been in touch with someone on here who might be able to fix the lever, fingers crossed. I managed to get the barrel and section apart, and found another surprise. The sac nipple isn't there. Still, looking on the bright side, I was able to knock the nib and feed out and they are now both clean and ready to put back in. There are two very small and very thin bits of plastic in the ziplock baggie, so they may be the remains of what was once a sac nipple. Is it possible to reconstruct a sac nipple on a pen that is missing it's original one? I don't have a lathe, so I can't make a new section, or cut and drill out a plastic rod to make a new nipple from. Has anyone managed to reconstruct a sac nipple without a lathe? Or does this need a new section? Can it even be repaired at all? Pictures:
Need Mabie Todd Nib
neila452 posted a topic in Repair Q&AI have a Mabie Todd Swan pen model #3150 that needs a nib. The pen itself is ca. 125mm or 5 inches capped. 1. What model number Swan nib am I looking for? 2. Do any members know where I might find a nib to fit this pen? -Neil Anderson