Esterbrook Relief & Esterbrook

Having arrived in the USA from England in 1858 Richard Esterbrook started business as “The Esterbrook Steel Pen Manufacturing Co.  in 1860 making Nibs for Dip Pens. They became prolific producers and by the early 1900’s had over 250 different nibs to choose from.

A few Early Eyedropper pens were made in the in 1920’s but by  the mid 1930’s the company began producing  colourful Plastic Fountain pens selling at a very competitive price

In addition at this time it began producing Esterbrook Relief pens, most likely in collaboration with Conway Stewart in England. These are highly collectable pens and are normally fitted with left oblique 14kt gold nibs

After a quite Period during the war Esterbrook began full production, one again producing , very colourful, competitively priced pens in huge quantities until the early 1960’s


Relief No.1 in Chased Black Hard Rubber and Nickel Silver trim. In Nr Mint Condition with perfect colour and Crisp Imprint.  Fitted with the original very rare straight stub 14kt Gold medium tipped nib

c1932

£125


Relief No.2-L in Black Hard Rubber and Gold Fill trim. In Perfect Condition with perfect colour and good Imprint.  Fitted with the original Left Oblique Italic 14kt Gold medium tipped nib

c1936

£95


Rare Relief No.3-S in Black Hard Rubber and Gold Fill trim. In remarkable absolute MINT Condition. Fitted with the original Left Oblique Italic 14kt Gold Broad tipped nib giving a superb writing style

c1937

£120


Relief No.2-L In Black with gold filled trim. In Nr Mint Condition .  Fitted with the original Left Oblique 14kt Gold medium tipped nib

c1938

£90


Scarce Relief No 12 In Black Lined Green Marble with gold filled trim. In Absolute Mint Condition .  Fitted with the original Left Oblique 14kt Gold medium tipped nib

c1947

£148


Esterbrook model LJ in Blue and Chrome.  In Near MINT condition. Fitted with the original Esterbrook 912B very smooth fine tipped nib

c1949

£68


Esterbrook model J in Dawn Grey and Chrome.  In  MINT condition. Fitted  with the original Esterbrook  2550 very smooth fine tipped nib

c1949

£65


Esterbrook model J in Dawn Grey and Chrome.  In  MINT condition. Fitted  with the original Esterbrook  2314 very smooth Medium Italic nib giving a superb writing style

c1949


Esterbrook model SJ in Pearl Red and Chrome.  In Perfect Nr MINT condition. Fitted  with the original Esterbrook  9550 very smooth medium  tipped nib 

c1949

£50


Esterbrook model J in Black and Chrome.  In Perfect condition. Fitted  with the original Esterbrook  9129 fine tipped nib

c1949

£45