W S Hicks sterling silver dip pen with beautiful art nouveau repoussé decoration, made about 1895.
The pen is marked on the ferrule “STERLING SILVER” with the W S Hicks acorn maker mark.
The indicia panel is blank and the condition of the pen is excellent with no dings or wear to the decoration.
The pen, excluding the nib is about 17cm.
A fine example of a beautiful Hicks pen.
William S Hicks established his business in New York in 1818 as “ WILLIAM S. HICKS, Manufacturer of Gold Pens and Pencil Cases” and by a contemporary account “His pens are world renowned for exquisite temper, durable points, beauty of stock, and durability for outlasting all other makes. They have come into use in the leading mercantile and financial circles of New York, London, and all other large cities of the globe.”
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