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This Conklin Crescent Filler  is in overall very nice condition with consistent coloring, clean hardware and no personalization. The barrel has some light surface scratches and a touch of wear to the barrel imprints, they are readable.  The cap's clip is is very nice condition - the clip was an additional 25 cents in 1920!  The cap has consistent coloring, and crisp chasing, there is a lip crack, shown. The crescent filler lever is nice and clean, the 'locking ring' rotates well, the mechanism has been ink tested and filled the pen nicely.  The pen has been cleaned, a new ink sac has been installed and it has been ink tested.  This classic pen is ready for you to fill and start writing.


Restoration Work:
  • The cap has been brush cleaned
  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned & polished
  • New ink sac installed with 100% pure medical grade talc
  • The pen has been lightly polished
  • The pen has been water and ink tested
  • This pen is ready to use

Conklin 20P Crescent Filler Chased Hard Rubber Fountain Pen

  • Brand and Year:    

    The Conklin pen manufacturing Co.,  Toledo, OH  - c. early 1920's


    20P crescent filler (2 = #2 size nib, 0 = no cap band, P = "pocket size"

    Filling System:        

    Crescent Filler


    Black chased hard rubber with gold filled trim


    4 3/8" long


    Medium Flexible - The Conklin Toledo 14k gold nib is in lovely condition with crisp, clear imprints and ample tipping material, as shown.  The pen has been ink tested, the crescent filler worked like a charm and the nib was a joy to write with, producing a nice range of line variation from M - BB+ with my handwriting style.  A photo of the ink test has been provided for reference.

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