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thx1138

I have a Swan Mabie Todd which I would like to get some information on.

It is made in England and the tassie at the back rotates a turn or so to fill the pen with ink.

Any information on s model name and date of manufacture would be most helpful.

Thank you for your time. 

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Greenie

These were simply referred to by the filing system. It is a gold filled Swan Leverless with smooth barrel and #2 nib.

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thx1138

Thanks for the help. Do you have any idea of the production dates of these pens?

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Greenie

Swan leverless metal pens date to 1935-1939 per the book by Stephen Hull.

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thx1138

Thank you so much. 

If it's not a post 1950 Parker,  I'm lost.

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Yes a nice Leverless, un-numbered as the metal ones were.  I have a silver one from 1937, ni number.

Oh, and it is not a "Swan Mabie Todd"  It is a Mabie Todd Swan.  There is a difference:  there were also Mabie Todd Blackbirds, Jackdaws, Swallows and Merles Blancs!

 

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fpn_1428963683__6s.jpg “The pen of the British Empire” fpn_1423349537__swan_sign_is.jpg


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22 hours ago, Cob said:

Yes a nice Leverless, un-numbered as the metal ones were.  I have a silver one from 1937, ni number.

Oh, and it is not a "Swan Mabie Todd"  It is a Mabie Todd Swan.  There is a difference:  there were also Mabie Todd Blackbirds, Jackdaws, Swallows and Merles Blancs!

 

Cob

And Kiwi!  And Gaviota!

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