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Today we discuss the restoration of the Mabie Todd Swan #42. There is signficant damage done to the nib but all is not lost – read on. Ive made a decision to limit blog postings to under 650 words.

Next up – Opinion piece on Rehab vs Restore vs Refurb – oh my!

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Mabie Todd Swan #42 – a Frankenpen?

This Mabie Todd Swan is really a fascinating story, one with more twists and turns than a bowl of spaghetti. I am calling it a “ Frankenpen” read on and find out why.

About Me

Hi, I bought my first fountain pen in 2007, soon after Waterman Hemisphere became my pen of choice until the pandemic when i discovered vintage pens. I now exclusively use a 1928 Duofold Jr.. Read more