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The pen is in overall very nice condition with with a rich, consistent black coloring, emerald green end pieces, gold trimmings and no cracks or personalization. The barrel and cap have minimal wear, the cap imprint is clear and readable, as shown.  The ring top and cap band are both in lovely in lovely condition, as shown.  The lever is nice and clean with the "H" imprint clear and readable.  The pen has been cleaned, a new ink sac has also been installed and the pen has been ink tested.  This classic pen is ready for you to add some ink and start writing.
Restoration Work:
  • The cap has been brush cleaned
  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned 
  • 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

John Holland Ring Top Fountain Pen - Black and Jade

  • Brand and Year:    

    John Holland, USA c. 1920's



    Filling System:        

    Lever Filler


    Black withjade end pieces and gold filled trim


    4 1/16" long


    Extra-Fine: The John Holland Ledger 14k gold nib is in excellent condition with crisp, clear imprints and ample tipping material, as shown.  The pen has been ink tested and it produced a very fine line, the nib has a bit of springiness to it and provided a hint of line variation.  A photo of the ink test has been provided for reference.

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