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VINTAGE BURNHAM B59 FOUNTAIN PEN & PENCIL SET
DELUXE; Blue/Grey Torquoise Patterning; In Box; Circa 1950s
was £399.99
now £339.99
 
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VINTAGE BURNHAM B59 FOUNTAIN PEN & PENCIL SET

~ Set Comes with Original Burnham Gift Box ~ 

~ Superb & RARE ~ Blue/Grey Torquoise Patterning ~ Circa 1950s ~

~ New Ink Sac Fitted ~ Serviced ~ Perfect Overall Condition ~

 
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SUMMARY
 

Up here is a vintage Burnham B59 fountain pen and pencil set, which was manufactured in England circa 1950s. Burnham pens were made in England between the mid-1920s and the mid-1960s and are now becoming very collectible. The 1940s/1950s models come in a stunning array of different coloured marbles and several different sizes. By any standards these are worthy pens, and they make very decorative and useful addition to any colleciton. This Burnham DELUXE set is a fine example, in stunning & rare blue/grey torquoise patterning; gold cap band and a 14ct SuperQuality gold nib. The set comes with its original Burnham paper giftbox in special shape. The pen is in excellent to minty condition. The lever filling mechanism is in perfect working order. A new sac has been fitted. The pen and pencil has been fully restored and  tested. This Burnham is a classic elegance and has been produced to the highest standards of carftsmanship. This would make an excellent gift to treat yourself or for someone special.

 
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Model: Burnham B59 - England
Colour: Blue Grey Torquoise Marble
Overall Length: Pen: 5-1/8 inches; Pencil: 4-7/8 inches
Date Manufactured: Circa 1950s
Filler Type: Lever
Restoration: The pen has been conservatively serviced, polished and tested for full functionality
 
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DESCRIPTION
 
fountain pen cap THE CAP
Material: Blue/Grey Torquoise plastics
Top Ring: N/A
Top Jewel: Domed gold top; Polished
Trim Pattern: Triple gold cap band; Polished
Pocket Clip: Gold pocket clip with the imprint 'BURNHAM'; it is polished and adjusted to tight fit on your shirt
Cap Screw: Smooth
Work Done: The whole cap has been gently hand polished to restore its shiny condition
fountain pen gold nib THE NIB
Material: 14ct gold
Grade: Medium
Imprint: Reads 'Burnham 14ct Gold Super Quality'
Condition of Feed : Excellent & clean
Work Done: The nib and feed has been cleaned to remove dried ink and residuals. The nib has been polished to restore its shiny condition.
 
THE BARREL
Imprint: Reads 'BURNHAM B59 ENGLAND'
End Jewel: N/A
Screw with Filler: Smooth
Screw with Cap: Smooth
Lever: The gold lever is in shiny condition. The lever is very smooth and easy to raise
Work Done: The barrel has been gently hand polished to restore shiny colour
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THE FILLER
Type: Lever
Imprint: N/A
Ink Storage: Medium storage; Easy to handle lever filler mechanism
Work Done: Talcum powder has been applied on the ink sac to prevent it sticking with the inner wall of the barrel. The ink sac and the filler mechanism is flushed and cleaned.
Functionality: Excellent
 
THE PENCIL
Imprint: Gold pocket clip with the imprint 'BURNHAM'
How to Use : Hold upper portion and screw the lower gold tip portion anti-closewise to load the lead
Functionality: Excellent
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