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The pen is in overall very good condition with consistent color, there are no cracks or personalization. The cap and barrel have some light surface scratches.  The clip is firm and the the cap jewel is in nice condition with no chips.  The barrel imprint is clear and readable, as shown.  The pen has been cleaned, a new ink sac installed, it's been ink tested and it's ready to write.

Esterbrook J Single Ribbed Jewel Transitional Fountain Pen - Black 9968

  • Brand and Year:

    Esterbrook Pen Co. USA c. 1944-48


    J Transitional Single Jewel - Model B (standard)

    Filling System:

    Lever Filler


    Black with chrome trim


    4 7/8" long


    Broad - The Esterbrook Master Point stainless steel 9968 nib is broad.  The nib is in nice condition with crisp imprints, ample tipping material, and a bit of light surface wear, as shown. The pen has been ink tested and produced a nice, free-flowing broad stroke.  A photo of the ink test has been provided for reference.

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