For your consideration, we are offering for sale this scarce Restored Circa 1939 Eagle Prestige Fountain Pen in the Emerald Pearl Striped Celluloid. This fountain pen has been thoroughly taken apart, cleaned, put back together, and is now in wonderful writing condition. The color is exceptional and any Eagle collector would cherish this example.
I have cleaned the NIB, feed, and section. Replaced the rubber bulb sac with a new sac. Hand polished the gold-filled Eagle clip and cap banding. I have cleaned, buffed, and polished the barrel, cap, and blind to bring back the vibrancy of fountain pen and to protect the celluloid. This Eagle Prestige Fountain Pen is a Full Length Streamline type that measures 5 3/16" inches capped and 6 3/16" posted.
The fountain pen cap and barrel are in exceptional condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. This celluloid color is vibrant and displays nearly like the day it left the factory - brilliant and clean coloring with water clear barrel transparency! The gold fill clip, marked Eagle, on the cap displays brightly with no wear. The Cap Banding displays brightly as well with no gold-filled loss. There are no monograms or personalizations to either the cap or barrel.
This Eagle Prestige Fountain Pen has a lever actuated bulb filler. The blind cap removal shows a paddle that moves up and down to squeeze and release the rubber bulb inside the barrel to take in or release the ink from the inner barrel/ink reservoir. A well working filling system that I have tested with water and performs as it should.
This Eagle Prestige has a #6 sized NIB is a 14K Nib. The actual writing portion (iridium) of the 14K Eagle NIB has a fine point measuring roughly .53mm when measured with digital calipers. When writing a sample with this NIB, it writes with a Fine to Broad stroke line variation under different hand pressure. In the writing sample provided, the fine line measures at .53mm and the broad measures 1.19mm when measured with digital calipers. The writing sample was done with the actual pen in the images that are listed for sale. The writing sample was used by dipping the NIB in Parker Quink Blue-Black Ink.
Collectors who have Eagle Prestige pens and know how they work prize them for being not only unusual in design but also uncommon to find. These Eagle Prestige Fountain Pens are difficult to source and is a high demand to these Eagle collectors. Eagle chose great celluloid colors and patterns for for these pens, which make collecting them a treat.
This vintage Eagle Fountain Pen is a very clean and scarce example of the Streamline Emerald Striped Pearl pattern. This Eagle Prestige to easily grade in Excellent to Near Mint Condition - the barrel is water clear, the trim displays no wear, the filling system is working, the coloring is perfect. It is a collector grade that one will rarely find the opportunity to own. It is ready to write or just add it to your writing arsenal collection!
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