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The pen is in overall nice condition with a nice pastel color yellow, there are no cracks or personalization. The cap and barrel are pastel yellow.  There are some typical surface scratches on the cap and barrel.  The clip is firm and in nice condition.  The two jewels are solid with no chips, as shown.  There is a hint of light stain on the threads, as shown. The barrel imprint is clearly readable.


Restoration Work

  • The cap has been brushed clean
  • Nib and feed have been ultrasonically cleaned 
  • The tested ink sac has been tested and reinstalled with 100% pure medical grade talcum powder
  • The pen has been lightly polished
  • The pen has been ink tested
  • This pen is ready to write

Esterbrook Pastel Purse Pen Fountain Pen - Yellow

  • Brand and Year:

    Esterbrook Pen Co. USA c. late 1950's


    J Series, Pastel "Purse Pen" Model CH

    Filling System:

    Lever Filler


    Pastel yellow and chrome trim


    4 3/8" long


    Fine - The Esterbrook Renew Point 1555 Gregg stainless steel nib is Fine.  The nib is in nice condition with clear imprints, ample tipping material, as shown.  The pen has been ink tested and performed nicely, drawing a fine line.  A photo of the ink test has been provided for reference.

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