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This slender version of the Conklin Glider is in very nice condition, with a handsome brown striped color pattern, and some very light scratches on the barrel and cap, there are no cracks or personalization.  As is typical of these pens, the light gold plating has wear, most notably on the cap band.  The "vision-guage" section of these pens were originally painted black over clear yellow and the paint has some wear, as shown.  The barrel imprint has some wear, but is mostly readable. The pen has been cleaned, a new ink sac installed, it has been water and ink tested, this pen is ready to use.


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

Conklin Glider Fountain Pen - Brown Striped

  • Brand and Year:

    The Conklin Pen Co., Chicago, USA c. 1940's


    Glider - slender

    Filling System:

    Lever Filler


    Brown striped with gold plated trim


    5 1/4" long


    Fine - The 14k gold Made In USA nib is in very nice condition with crisp imprints, ample tipping material and just a hint of surface wear, as shown.  The nib provided a nice, smooth, fine line, more on the dry side, during it ink test.  A photo of the ink test in provided for reference.

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