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John Holland 72 Fountain Pen - BHR, Hatchet Filler, Flexible Medium Nib (Superior in Box, Restored)

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John Holland Model 72 fountain pen from the early 1900s. It is made of dark black hard rubber and has a flexible nib. Ships in box with paperwork. Superior condition.
SKU: 14454
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Type  Vintage lever fill pen which works beautifully and has a flexible nib.

Product Name  Model 72, as marked at the end of the barrel

Manufacturer and Year  John Holland, USA -- Early 1900s, this pen uses the first of the two patented "hatchet filler" systems. The first came out in 1908. The second one came out in 1913.

Length  5-11/16"

Filling System  Hatchet filler (We have replaced the bladder and it works very well.) This is a simple sac/pressure bar type of filling system .... you raise the lever and it pumps the sac.

Color Black hard rubber cap and barrel. Gold filled hatchet system.

Nib  Medium flexible nib. The nib is a #12 Holland nib that offers flex based line variation. Please see the writing sample below. Despite having a high number, #12 Holland nibs are actually quite small.

Condition  Superior condition. It looks like the box holding the hatchet is a bit dented, but otherwise the pen looks new. The color is perfect. The imprints are clear. There are no scratches. It ships in a John Holland box with paperwork (the paperwork is a little worn and frayed).


Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 14454
Condition Used
Maker John Holland
Type Fountain Pens


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