A fine combination dip pen and pencil by S Mordan in a deeply chased pattern, with a presentation date of 1889.
The central section telescopes out to reveal an indicia finely engraved with “S. Mordan & Co” and the rather intriguing message:
“Presented to Dr. Hodgeson by the members of his Monday night Meeting 21st Oct 1889”
Leaving the question as to what “his Monday night Meeting” did!
The pen is 9cm closed and 13.5cm fully extended and quite weighty at nearly 25g.
The deep chasing make this a very tactile pen to hold.
The nib is a smooth broad point with some flex, a nicely expressive pen to write with and the nib appears to hold more ink than most dip pen nibs.
CONDITION: excellent, both pen and pencil functions are working well and the chased pattern is in pristine condition.
PRICE: £195 … plus postage:
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Europe tracked airmail: £12
UK Special Delivery: £7.55
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