Looking for company gifts or stocking stuffers? Contact us about volume discounts.

New

Conway Stewart 388 Fountain Pen - 1950s, Burgundy Marble, Fine 14k Nib (Very Nice, Restored)

Be the first to review this product

Lovely Conway Stewart model 388 from the 1950s. Burgundy marble with black end pieces, gold plated trim. Fine 14k nib. Restored and writing beautifully!
SKU: 18471
Sign up for price alert
Only 1 left

Availability: In stock

$120.00

Description

Details

Type  Lever fill fountain pen

Product Name Conway Stewart Model 388

Manufacturer and Year  Conway Stewart, made in England -- 1950s  (they started making this model in the 1930s, but this looks like the 1950s version of the imprint)

Length  4-7/8"

Filling System  Lever fill fountain pen

Color Burgundy and black marble pattern. The color is faded so it's a nice creamy red brown. It has three cap bands and a black domed end piece above the clip and a matching black flat end piece on the barrel. It has gold plated trim.

Nib  14k Fine. The nib has a bit of flex to it. See writing sample. The nib says 5N.

Condition  Very Nice Condition. There is a separation crack in the barrel, which you can see in the first picture. It follows a seam in the material, so we believe it is a separation crack, not caused by trauma to the pen. We were able to pull the section and re-sac the pen without making the crack worse, however you should treat this pen gently, and it will probably remain stable and not grow. The black cap top looks great. There is some plating wear on the edges of the clip and lever. No bite marks on either the cap or the barrel. The imprint is worn, but still readable. 

 

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 18471
Condition Used
Maker Conway Stewart
Type Fountain Pens

Reviews

Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: Conway Stewart 388 Fountain Pen - 1950s, Burgundy Marble, Fine 14k Nib (Very Nice, Restored)

Policies

Returns Policy: No questions asked, money back guarantee. If you have a problem with an item, we will replace/repair it, or refund your money, the choice is up to you. If you decide you don't like the nib after you've inked a new pen, we'll refund 75%. (There will be no such charge for a pen that is pre-owned, provided you return it in the condition received.) Of course, if it's a defect, we'll refund 100%.

Payment Policy: Paying via Credit Card or PayPal are the only methods allowed for addresses outside the United States. Customers from the United States also have the option of sending a check, money order or cashier's check. Payment method is selected during checkout.

Domestic US Shipping Policy: For the most part, shipping to US addresses is free and is made via first class mail.

International Shipping PolicyInternational shipping is based on weight, and we give you a choice (depending on country) of first class, first class registered, priority mail or express delivery (only Express Mail provides true tracking). Internatonal shipments valued at over $40 come with free insurance, unless that service is not available for your specific country. Most of our customers opt for the very reasonably priced first class mail method, which can take anywhere from one to four weeks. We are happy to discuss alternatives to the options currently offered during the checkout process, so please contact us if you'd like a quote.

Most countries charge customs fees on shipments from the United States, but this is not something we can estimate and there is no way to pay these fees in advance. It is the responsibility of the customer to anticipate these costs and pay them when they are assessed by your country or postal system. We have heard that shipments valued at 50 EU or more get assessed fees in EU countries, for example.

UK customers please note: Packages valued at over $18 are subjected to both an administrative charge and a tax by UK customs and Royal Mail. Sorry, this is not something we can predict or pay in advance.

Promo Codes and Coupons: You need to be registered and logged in in order to use one of our promo codes. They can each only be used once per customer. If you have problems getting a promo code to be accepted, sometimes it helps to log out and log back in again.