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Esterbrook Pastels Fountain Pen Set - Light Green, First Series, 1555 Firm Fine Gregg Shorthand Nib (Excellent +, Restored)

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Esterbrook Pastels, first generation fountain pen and pencil set with a #1555 nib (Firm Fine Gregg shorthand). Light green body, chrome trim. Excellent + condition.

SKU: 18482
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$80.00

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Type  Vintage fountain pen and mechanical pencil set.

Product Name  Esterbrook Pastels, First Generation (the jewels are black)

Manufacturer and Year  Esterbrook, USA - 1954-57

Length  Pen is 4-3/8", pencil is 4-1/2".

Filling System  The pen is a lever filler, which we have restored with a new sac. It's working great. The pencil takes 0.9mm (or "thin") leads, which it extends via the cap-actuated mechanism, just like most modern mechanical pencils (press the cap down to extend). We'll include a small packet of leads.

Color  Light green with chrome trim and black end jewels.

Nib  #1555 firm fine Gregg shorthand nib. It's in great condition, fairly smooth, with nice tipping. 

Condition  Excellent + condition. Light handwear and microscratching, but no major scratches. No staining on the cap or barrel, or barrel threads. The trim looks really good, no brassing or serious wear. The jewels are perfect. No cracks or chips, dings or dents, or personalization. The imprint is slightly worn but very visible. Fully restored and working well.

The Purse/Pastel pens and pencils were made with a more fragile plastic than other Esterbrook pens, and it's common to find cracks in the cap lips, but there are none here. Because of this, we suggest that you do not post this pen, or use extreme caution in doing so. 


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SKU 18482
Condition Used
Maker Esterbrook
Type Fountain Pens, Pen Sets, Pencils

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