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VINTAGE CONWAY STEWART 22 FLORAL FOUNTAIN PEN (CS012)
Ivory; Rare Floral Pattern & Grecian Cap Band; Circa 1955
was £999.99
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VINTAGE CONWAY STEWART 22 FOUNTAIN PEN

~ The Pursuit of Excellence - Conway Stewart ~

~ Comes with Original CS Paper Box & Guarantee ~

~ FLORAL DESIGN, IVORY, GRECIAN BAND ~

~ RARE Only One Production Run of Around 2000 ~

~ Gold Trim ~ a CS Solid 14ct #5 Gold Nib, Circa 1955-57 ~

~ New Ink Sac Fitted; Serviced; Excellent Overall Condition ~ 

 
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SUMMARY
 

Up here is a vintage Conway Stewart 22 fountain pen, which was manufactured in England circa 1955-57. The pen comes with a paper gift box and guarantee in excellent condition. The Conway Stewart 22 is in cream floral design, with grecian cap band. It is believed that only one production run of around 2000 were made of this model, therefore very rare and the most sought after CS model. The pen is in nice condition. The cream color suffers from yellowing. The grecian gold cap band, gold pocket clip, side lever and the trim are in nice condition. It bears a correct large 14ct Conway Stewart gold nibThe lever filling system is in perfect working order. A new sac has been fitted. The pen has been serviced and tested for full functionality. This Conway Stewart is a classic elegance and has been produced to the highest standards of carftsmanship. The special pattern colour even makes it extremely attractive, rare and highly sought after by collectors all over the world. This would make an excellent gift to treat yourself or for someone special.

 
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SUMMARY
Model: Conway Stewart 22 – English
Colour: Floral
Overall Length: 4-3/4 inches
Date Manufactured: Circa 1955-57
Filler Type: Lever
Restoration: The pen has been conservatively serviced, polished and tested for full functionality
 
STORY
 
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In 1905, Mr Jarvis and Mr Gardner formed Conway Stewart at 13 Paternoster Row, London. Their objective was to produce elegant, timelessly beautiful, yet functional writing instrument. 

In the 1920s the name of 'Conway Stewart' was trademarked. The list of filling mechanisms available expanded to eyedroppers, lever fillers, pump fillers and safeties. During the depression years, the company managed to survive by continuing to offer good reliable pens at reasonable prices. In the 1950s, with the creative use of colored plastic Conway Stewart reached its peak.  

Conway Stewart pens have always been the preferred choice of the most discerning and famous people from around the world. People such as Winston Churchill, who used a Conway Stewart pen throughout the war years, up to the present time, whereby Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth was presented with two gold pens to Commemorate The Queens Golden Jubilee.

Conway Stewart was the official pen chosen by the British Government for the G8 Summit at which Tony Blair, the prior British Prime Minister, presented a Conway Stewart No.58 set to each of the world leaders.

 
DESCRIPTION
 
fountain pen cap THE CAP
Material: Floral patterning celluloid material
Top Ring: Gold; Polished
Top Jewel: Black domed plated jewel in black
Trim Pattern: Single Grecian gold cap band; Polished
Pocket Clip: Classic gold plated pocket clip with the 'CS' logo; 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 solid gold
Grade: Medium
Imprint: Reads 'Conway Stewart 14CT GOLD 5'
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: Good & clear imprint; Reads 'Conway Stewart 22 MADE IN ENGLAND'
End Jewel: N/A
Screw with Filler: Push type
Screw with Cap: Smooth
Lever: The tip of the lever bears a 'CS' logo. The lever is polished. It is very smooth and easy to raise.
Work Done: The barrel has been gently hand polished to restore shiny colour with the imprint masked
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THE FILLER
Type: Lever
Imprint: N/A
Ink Storage: Medium storage; Easy to handle lever mechanism
Work Done: A new ink sac has been fitted. 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 has been cleaned, and tested to ensure its full working order.
Functionality: Excellent
 
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