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Hi folks-1st post...Recently acquired a MONROE mech. pencil. It's a nice pearl/black swirl.Good gold plating.On a rather narrow clip-turned up at end is only the word MONROE. On side is : 1st line=W, 2nd line=MONROE, 3rd line=GLORIFYING THE CANADIAN FOUNTAIN PEN, 4th line=TORONTO-CANADA, 5th line=DESIGN REG On top is a ribbed gold or brass eraser holder that is twisted to expel lead.Does anyone know if there should be some type of cap over this part? Would appreciate any info/picture of this m.p. Thanks-Wayne-Saginaw,MI

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I'm resurrecting this (splendid) thread to observe that, over the next few hours, a good chunk of the Eclipse (and sub-brands) collection featured in the Pen World article mentioned above is going on the block. It's sad to see a collection like this get broken up, but exciting to see such an unprecedented flood of Eclipses on eBay.

 

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Here's a few of my Eclipse pens. This NOS BCHR ringtop I picked up a few years back came with the original box,strap,hardware and packaging. Turn the warranty over and it's in French too. :happyberet:

 

I bought another ringtop at the same time and planned on saccing one to use, then I found a Wahl and a Conklin ringtop I could use so I decided to leave these Eclipses in their boxes.

 

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7150/6591097965_9b5f25ee28.jpg

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Here's the second Eclipse ringtop I bought. This one is missing the box lid and warranty. Both ringtops have warranted 14k flex nibs.

 

I'll scan both sides of the warranty the next time I have the scanner out and post it.

 

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7161/6591098201_85aca0a0ea.jpg

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Finally, here's a little GF vest pen I use. It's got a sweet little flex stub.

 

 

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7163/6591098289_658c054373.jpg

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great thread! tons of informations about this brand, and nice pics too!

 

here's mine, with its replacement nib, a tiny #2 Waterman's full flex.

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i just love this pen. i installed this nib, but it already had a #2 Waterman's (IDEAL CANADA wet noodle, cracked :() installed when i bought it at an antique store.

-Eclipse Flat Top-|-Parker "51" Aero-|-Sheaffer's Snorkel Sentinel-|-Esterbrook SJ-|-Sheaffer Imperial II Deluxe TD-|-Sheaffer 330-|-Reform 1745-|-PenUsa Genesis-|-Hero 616-|-Noodler's Flex-|-Schneider Voice-|-TWSBI Vac 700-

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Ok folks:

Can anyone shed any light on this set. It's made in Canada, says Enduro but has the Eclipse Pen and Pencil Company on the box. It's a "modern" dip pen. I'll have to post several pics on this set. Was Enduro a sepreate company or a brand name of Eclipse, or was it soley made by Enduro and marketed by Eclipse?

 

on a french FP forum there was earlier this month a guy who had found an old unmarked bulb filler with an EN-DURO canada nib. the unmarked bulb filler barrel looked a lot like Ernst Bitterman's eclipse bulb filler. i thought that maybe there was a connection between Enduro and Eclipse, and now we have this, which is a bit of a proof of the connection.

-Eclipse Flat Top-|-Parker "51" Aero-|-Sheaffer's Snorkel Sentinel-|-Esterbrook SJ-|-Sheaffer Imperial II Deluxe TD-|-Sheaffer 330-|-Reform 1745-|-PenUsa Genesis-|-Hero 616-|-Noodler's Flex-|-Schneider Voice-|-TWSBI Vac 700-

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great thread! tons of informations about this brand, and nice pics too!

 

here's mine, with its replacement nib, a tiny #2 Waterman's full flex.

fpn_1322365213__eclipse.jpg

i just love this pen. i installed this nib, but it already had a #2 Waterman's (IDEAL CANADA wet noodle, cracked :() installed when i bought it at an antique store.

Great looking little pen. I really like the Waterman style lever cage. Cracked wet noodle - Arrrrrgh! :crybaby:

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Great looking little pen. I really like the Waterman style lever cage. Cracked wet noodle - Arrrrrgh! :crybaby:

 

this is a big pen! standard size: 5" capped, over 6,5" posted! the #20 sac is nice with a superflex nib.

i'll get that nib repaired by Greg Minuskin one day. i'm also considering to get it reground from medium to fine. then maybe installing it in a Reform 1745 :hmm1:.

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-Eclipse Flat Top-|-Parker "51" Aero-|-Sheaffer's Snorkel Sentinel-|-Esterbrook SJ-|-Sheaffer Imperial II Deluxe TD-|-Sheaffer 330-|-Reform 1745-|-PenUsa Genesis-|-Hero 616-|-Noodler's Flex-|-Schneider Voice-|-TWSBI Vac 700-

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Great looking little pen. I really like the Waterman style lever cage. Cracked wet noodle - Arrrrrgh! :crybaby:

 

this is a big pen! standard size: 5" capped, over 6,5" posted! the #20 sac is nice with a superflex nib.

i'll get that nib repaired by Greg Minuskin one day. i'm also considering to get it reground from medium to fine. then maybe installing it in a Reform 1745 :hmm1:.

 

 

I would welcome the opportunity to be able to assist you on this pen!

Greg Minuskin

greg@gregminuskin.com

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Great looking little pen. I really like the Waterman style lever cage. Cracked wet noodle - Arrrrrgh! :crybaby:

 

this is a big pen! standard size: 5" capped, over 6,5" posted! the #20 sac is nice with a superflex nib.

i'll get that nib repaired by Greg Minuskin one day. i'm also considering to get it reground from medium to fine. then maybe installing it in a Reform 1745 :hmm1:.

Ha! I'm not so good at guaging pen sizes by photo. I've got a few really nice flexy nibs that need repair too.

 

I've bookmarked Greg's site. Thanks.

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Finally, here's a little GF vest pen I use. It's got a sweet little flex stub.

 

 

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7163/6591098289_658c054373.jpg

 

I have an Eclipse that looks almost identical to this. I'll try to post pics of mine when I get a chance. I love the pen, but the flow on mine is very irregular. :(

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Can anyone tell me please if the blue filigree above comes with a blue or black section.

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Can anyone tell me please if the blue filigree above comes with a blue or black section.

The three colored filigrees in my collection have black sections.

 

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In fact, of the more than 100 Eclipse pens I’ve restored I have never seen anything but a black section.

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Sorry for reviving a 15 years old thread :)

 

But, since this thread is already a very good of info source about the Eclipse Pen Co., I thought a link to this website is appropriate:

http://www.eclipsefountainpenandpencilco.org/

 

The website is dedicated to the Eclipse Pen Co. and, from the look of it, was not finished, and maybe Eclipse pens collectors and fans here can help the authors (if they are still at it) to complete it.

- Will
Restored Pens and Sketches on Instagram @redeempens

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