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Please help me figure out what model of pen this is. I know it’s a Noodler’s Ink Co. Pen, but it doesn’t appear to be a Creaper, Neponset, Ahab, Konrad, or Charlie. I may have purchased it about 10 years ago. It has a sac filler and a fine nib. Marble green.

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Hmmm.  The barrel material appears to be ebonite from the look of it -- and I thought that was only ever used for some Neponsets and Konrads (man, if Noodler's made ebonite Konrads in some of the cool colors of rod stock that they used for the Neponsets, I'd have been going "NATHAN!  Take my money!").  Having the pen's size (length, diameter) might help.  Oh, and the Boston Safety models had some colors in ebonite -- I remember Nathan Tardif when those were first being released, explaining at his table at the Commonwealth Pen Show that year about production issues "No, the pens HAVE to have the inner parts made of ebonite as WELL..." but that model pen is clearly different from yours.

Maybe a prototype?  I know that there was an art contest a number of years ago, using Noodler's inks (I didn't hear about it till after the fact, because I was pretty new to fountain pens at the time).  And the prizes were Noodler's pens.  Someone who used to be on FPN designed a deck of Tarot cards with catfish motifs.  I don't know if she ever finished the entire set, but I ended up taking screen shots of the different designs and use them as part of my "screensavers" file on my laptop.  I think the thread where she posted the images was called "When Late Nights Meet Catfish" or something like that.

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Hi kirkwrites, 

Could this be your pen? The specs call it "Model 18050". No idea how old this webpage from Jet Pens is....

https://www.jetpens.com/Noodler-s-Ink-Fountain-Pen-with-Aerometric-Eyedropper-Fill-Fine-Medium-Nib-Mottled-Brown-Ebonite-Body/pd/5800#index=1

Don't see the green option, either.

Looks cool--right up my alley!

Tammy aka tmgpenlover

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