C1900 AIKIN LAMBERT TAPER CAP PEARL ABALONE SLAB FOUNTAIN PEN RESTORED

$525.00
For your consideration, we are offering for sale this Spectacular Circa 1900s Aikin Lambert Abalone and Mother of Pearl Slab Taper Cap Eyedropper Fountain Pen. This fountain pen has been thoroughly taken apart, cleaned, and put back together and now is in wonderful writing condition.

Hand cleaned the NIB, feed, and section. Hand cleaned the inside of the barrel and cap with mineral oil. Cleaned and polished the outside of the cap and barrel along with the 14K Aikin Lambert Nib.

This fountain pen is made from Black hard rubber with Abalone and Pearl Slabs on the barrel which is absolutely incredible and in Excellent condition. The Aikin Lambert Taper Cap displays little wear and the barrel is super clean. The Taper Cap and barrel are excellent with the cap always securing tightly to the barrel. There are no monograms or personalizations on the cap or barrel. There are no cracks or repairs to the hard rubber and the hard rubber is in excellent condition with much less to normal wear and usage. This Aikin Lambert measures 5 3/4" in length capped and 6 1/2" posted.

This Aikin Lambert Taper Cap Fountain Pen is an Eyedropper Fill type. I have tested the filling system with water and work as it was originally intended to.

The Aikin Lambert Fountain Pen has a smooth Aikin Lambert Nib that is a proper style nib for this pen. The iridium tipping has worn away and could be retipped if one wanted prolonged use - the point in its current condition does measure at .66mm or a medium point. When writing the sample in the listing images, the NIB writes with a medium to double broad stroke/line. The medium line measures roughly .89mm on the horizontal strokes and will flex to a double broad stroke/line of 1.38mm with medium to firm pressure when measured with digital calipers. The writing sample provided 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 Ink.

This Aikin Lambert Taper Cap Fountain Pen is in beautiful condition. The abalone and pearl slabs are incredible and really give this pen a rich design. This is a great example to add to one's writing arsenal collection.
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