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Tropen Scholar 500 Fountain Pen - Black, Fine Steel Nichroma Nib (Excellent +, Works Well)

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Tropen Scholar 500 F fountain pen in black. It is a piston filler with a medium steel nib. Excellent + condition.
SKU: 14734
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Type  Fountain pen

Product Name  Scholar as identified on the cap. 500 on the barrel near the piston knob.

Manufacturer and Year  Tropen, made in Germany -- 1950s or 60s.

Length  The fountain pen is 5".

Filling System  The fountain pen is a piston filler. It has been tested and holds water well.

Color  Black with gold plated trim.

Nib  FINE "Nichroma" steel nib. The nib has nice looking tipping material and writes smoothly. There are some pitting marks along the slit. It seems like a medium-fine to us but it is identified as a fine at the end of the barrel.

Condition  Excellent + condition. The pen has some handwear but the imprints are clear. The viewing window clarity is strong. The plastic piston seal has some discoloration. The plating on the clip is coming off and there are the aforementioned pitting marks on the nib. No cracks. The pen is working well.


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SKU 14734
Condition Used
Maker Other
Type Fountain Pens


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