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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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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

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