Mabie Todd

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We always have one of the largest collection of Vintage Mabie todd fountain pens  available on the net

One of the longest-lived makers of writing equipment, Mabie Todd & Co. began producing dip pens and mechanical pencils in New York City in the 1840s. Gold nibs were added to the line through an association with Bard Brothers. Mabie Todd & Bard (as the firm was then known) took out its first fountain pen patent in 1878, and over the next decades its constant innovation put it at the forefront of quality fountain pen manufacture.

Export to the UK began early, and a London office was opened in 1884. Manufacture of pens in the UK began around 1909, and by 1915 the UK side of the business had become so dominant that it bought out the original New York firm. Manufacture continued in the USA on a steadily diminishing scale throughout the interwar years.

By 1927 the Company were producing beautiful Early Plastic Pens and this trend continued through the 30's. Some of the most beautiful and highly collectable examples were made during this period.  A Limited Post war product range appeared Post war with the company producing less elaborate plain colour pens in the very stylish torpedo shape.

By the 50's, this once prolific producer of fine quality writing Instruments, went the same way as all the rest falling victim to the ballpoint pen. 


Rare New York Mabie todd Swan Eyedropper in Gold Fill Herringbone pattern.  In Perfect condition with no engraved names or brassing. Fitted with the original 14kt gold full flex medium tipped nib giving a wonderful writing style. Highly collectable, full size pen measuring 135 mm long capped

C1900

£225


Early Mabie Todd Swan 1500 Eyedropper in Black Hard Rubber with gold filled bands. Engraved M.O.H.  In Perfect condition . Fitted with the original semi flex fine tipped 14kt gold nib.

c1910

£110


Early English Mabie Todd "Swan Pen "Eyedropper in Black Hard Rubber with "Swan Metal Pocket". Pen in fair condition but with general wear and weak legend . Fitted with the original full flex wet noodle fine to medium tipped 14kt gold nib giving a superb writing style.

c1910

£115


RARE Early New York Mabie Todd Swan 3 C Safety Cap Eyedropper with Gold Fill Overlay Striped Pattern. In Perfect Mr MINT  Condition. Fitted with the original 14kt gold Full Flex Broad Stub  tipped nib giving a superb writing style

c1912

£268


RARE Early New York Mabie Todd Swan 2 C Safety Cap Eyedropper with Gold Fill Overlay. In Perfect Condition. Fitted with the original 14kt gold Full Flex medium tipped nib.

c1912

£245


RARE Early English Mabie Todd Swan Number 2  Lady  Safety Screw Cap Eyedropper in chased black hard rubber. In Perfect condition. Fitted with the original 14kt gold Semi Flex medium tipped nib. Measures 115 mm capped

c1912

£105


RARE Early Mabie Todd Chatelaine in Chased Pattern Black Hard Rubber and Gold fill floral Decoration. In Perfect condition but with no chains. Fitted with the original 14kt gold, split feed, Scarce Semi flex left oblique Italic Nib giving a wonderful writing style.

c1913

£158


Rare Mabie Todd Cygnet Stylo in Black Hard Rubber. MINT IN Original Box. Eyedropper fill

c1918

£60


Scarce Early New York Mabie Todd Ladies Pen in Solid 14kt gold. Rare Split Lever fill model. In Perfect condition. Fitted with the original 14kt full flex medium tipped nib. Highly Collectable, scarce unusual pen in superb condition

c1919

£490


RARE Early New York Mabie Todd Ladies Pen SET in Gold fill Striped pattern. Fountain Pen and Pencil. Both in Perfect Nr MINT condition in original Leather case.  Fountain Pen Fitted with the original 14kt full flex medium tipped nib giving a wonderful writing style.

c1922

£185


Mabie Todd Swan 2 S.F in Ripple Red Hard Rubber with gold filled trim. In remarkable Near mint condition in original Box. Pen Stamped "with compliments Dominion dairy company Ltd made by Mabie Todd & co Ltd". Lever fill. Fitted with the original 14kt gold FULL flex medium tipped nib giving a wonderful writing style. Good size pen measuring 135 mm long capped.

c1924


Stunning  Mabie Todd Swan Lady SET in Jade Green with Black and Gold fill trim. Fountain pen and Pencil. Both In Perfect condition.  Fountain Pen  fitted  with the original 14kt gold semi flex medium  tipped nib.

c1927

£138


 Mabie Todd Swan Minor in Russet and Grey . In Good condition. Lever fill.  Fitted  with the original 14kt gold semi flex fine tipped nib. Good size pen measuring 135 mm long capped.

c1930

£90


Beautiful Swan  Leverless In Gold fill, multiple wavy line pattern panels. In Absolute MINT Condition. Engraved Name "J.H.Kenyon.  . Full Size pen measuring 135 mm long capped. Fitted  with the original 14kt gold medium tipped nib

c1933

£135


Beautiful Swan  Leverless In Gold fill, Fine Parallel Line Pattern. In Perfect Near mint Condition but with a small amount of plate loss on section. Full Size pen measuring 135 mm long capped. Fitted  with the original 14kt gold semi flex medium tipped nib

c1933

£148


Scarce Swan  Leverless  L470/60 in Black with Solid 18kt gold band. Fully hallmarked and dated 1935. In Perfect condition. Fitted with the original 14kt gold . Magnificent pen in superb condition.

c1935

£139


Scarce Swan fyne Poynt Pencil in Black with solid 18kt gold band. Fully hallmarked and dated 1936. Matches above. In perfect condition. Measures 127 mm long.

c1935

£75


Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt Purse Pencil In Herringbone Pattern Gold fill. Near MINT. Works Perfectly. Measures 98 mm long.

c1935

£38


Full Size Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt Pencil in Dark Blue with Gold fill trim. In Absolute MINT condition. Works perfectly. Measures 125 mm long

c1935

£38


Rare Mabie Todd Swan SM205/86 Lever fill in Black Lined Silver Pearl Snakeskin with gold fill trim. In Absolute MINT Condition. Fitted with the  original 14kt gold Semi Flex Medium tipped  nib.

c1936

£245


Rare Mabie Todd Swan SM100/86 Lever fill in Black Lined Silver Pearl Snakeskin with Nickel Silver trim. In Absolute MINT Condition. Fitted with the  original 14kt gold very smooth Medium tipped  nib.

c1936

£225


Mabie Todd Swan Lever fill in Pearl Green and Black marble with gold fill trim. In Perfect condition but with some pitting on the lever. Fitted with the  original 14kt gold Semi Flex medium tipped nib.

c1936

£75


RARE Mabie Todd Swan Visofil  Mark 1 in Fern Green with gold fill trim. In MINT Condition in original Box.  Fitted with the  original 14kt gold Semi Flex Broad Stub nib giving a superb writing style. Full size pen measuring 128 mm long capped

c1936


RARE Mabie Todd Swan Visofil  Mark 1 Ladies Pen in stunning "Italian Marble" with gold filled trim. In MINT condition. Fitted with the  original 14kt gold Semi Flex medium tipped nib.

c1936

£148


Mabie Todd Swan Lever fill in Pearl Grey and Black marble with gold fill trim. In Perfect condition but with some pitting on the lever. Fitted with the  original 14kt gold Eternal medium tipped nib.

c1936

£80


Scarce Mabie Todd Swan 5142 Lever fill in Pearl Blue and Black marble with gold fill trim. In MINT condition . Fitted with the  original 14kt gold semi flex medium tipped nib.

c1936

£88


 Mabie Todd Swan 6241 in Pearl Green and Black Marble with gold fill trim. In Perfect condition but with a small amount of pitting on the lever.  Fitted with the original 14kt gold semi flex medium   tipped nib.

c1936

£79


Beautiful RARE Swan L212/88 Leverless in Green Lizard Skin with gold filled trim. In Perfect MINT Condition.  Fitted with the original 14kt gold very smooth Full flex medium to fine tipped nib.

c1937

£315


Beautiful Large Swan Eternal Leverless in Green and Black Marble with gold filled trim. In Absolute Mint Condition.   Fitted with the original 14kt gold Eternal medium tipped nib. Large pen measuring 135 mm long capped

c1937

£135


Beautiful Large Swan Eternal Leverless in Pearl and Black Marble with gold filled trim. In Perfect Condition.   Fitted with the original 14kt gold very smooth Eternal medium tipped nib. Large pen measuring 135 mm long capped

c1937

£125



Scarce Mabie Todd Swan Leverless 4240 in Olive Green with gold fill trim. MINT.  Fitted with the original 14kt gold semi flex,very smooth medium tipped nib.

c1948

£85


Mabie Todd Swan Lever fill 3170 SET In Teal Green with gold fill trim. Fountain Pen and Pencil. Both In Absolute MINT Condition in original box. Fountian Pen fitted with the original 14kt gold semi flex,very smooth medium tipped nib.

c1948

£98


Mabie Todd Swan Lever fill 3140 in Green and gold fill trim. In Absolute MINT Condition.  Fitted with the original 14kt gold semi flex,very smooth medium tipped nib.

c1948

£68


Late Mabie Todd Swan Leverless in Black with gold fill trim.  In Near Mint condition. Fitted with the original 14kt gold semi flex,very smooth medium tipped nib.

c1949


Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt Solid Silver Pencil. In Good condition. Fully Hallmarked and dated 1949. Works perfectly.

c1949

£50


Early Blackbird Lever fill in chased Black hard rubber with nickel silver trim. In Good condition . Fitted with the original 14kt gold superb semi flex medium tipped nib giving a wonderful writing style.

c1928

£75


Beautiful Early Blackbird Lever fill in Pearl Blue Marble and gold fill trim. In Perfect condition. Lever fill. Fitted with the original 14kt gold semi flex very smooth medium tipped nib.

c1932

£79


Wonderful Blackbird 5245 Lever fill in Pearl Grey Marble with Nickel Silver trim.  In Nr MINT condition , Fitted with the original 14kt gold Semi flex medium tipped Nib

c1934

£75


Wonderful Blackbird 5241 Lever fill in Pearl Green Marble with Nickel Silver trim.  In Absolute MINT condition , Fitted with the original 14kt gold Semi flex medium tipped Nib

c1934

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£85


Wonderful Late Mabie Todd Blackbird Pencil In Pearl Green Marble with with gold fill trim.  In Absolute Mint Condition with original price ticket. Works Perfectly.

c1949

£45