Welcome to- The Fountain Pen Community!

Members Login
Post Info TOPIC: Mabie, Todd


Experienced

Status: Offline
Posts: 45
Date:
Mabie, Todd
Permalink Closed


And here are a couple Mabie, Todd & Co. ads just for kicks.

__________________


Experienced

Status: Offline
Posts: 45
Date:
Life Magazine--December 7, 1911
Permalink Closed


Mabie, Todd Swan Safety ad, Life 1911-12-07

__________________


Experienced

Status: Offline
Posts: 45
Date:
Life Magazine--December 21, 1911
Permalink Closed


Mabie, Todd Swan Safety ad, Life 1911-12-21

__________________
DWL


***

Status: Offline
Posts: 2016
Date:
RE: Mabie, Todd
Permalink Closed


I really like the swan safety. looks like it could have had a gold or silver overlay. Does anyone have one of these or a saved pic of one? I'd love to hear about it. I have yet to use a Swan I didn't just love.

__________________

Tu ne cede malis sed contra audentior ito
~Yield not to misfortunes, but advance all the more boldly against them



Experienced

Status: Offline
Posts: 45
Date:
Permalink Closed

Here's a handful that appeared in The Spectator (London) in 1925.

The Spectator--December 26, 1925
Mabie_Todd_1925-12-26

The Spectator--December 12, 1925
Mabie_Todd_1925-12-12

The Spectator--December 5, 1925
Mabie_Todd_1925-12-05

The Spectator--November 21, 1925
Mabie_Todd_1925-11-21

The Spectator--November 7, 1925
Mabie_Todd_1925-11-07

__________________


Seasoned

Status: Offline
Posts: 214
Date:
Permalink Closed

Anyone else see the similarities between the Swan Eternal and the present day CS Churchill.

__________________


Seasoned

Status: Offline
Posts: 214
Date:
Permalink Closed

Just received the MT boak by Mr. Moak and was paging through it. If Swan was still in business they'd be suing the pants off of CS for infringement!

__________________


Vintage

Status: Offline
Posts: 259
Date:
Permalink Closed

From a Mabie Todd self-filler box- The Mabie Todd Swan is a lever fill, SM 100/60, Swan No. 1 nib. I don't have an approximate date for it. But one of the papers has a list of branches and factories and if we have information on where Mabie Todd held its offices before and after the war, we could estimate the date of the pen. 

MTDirectionsfrontsm.jpg 

 

 

MTDirectionsBacksm.jpg

 

 

The Guarantee was perforated.

MTGuaranteesm.jpg

 



__________________
DWL


***

Status: Offline
Posts: 2016
Date:
Permalink Closed

Very nice indeed. I don't suppose we could get so lucky that your pen may be in the adverts above? That would really help nail down a date.

Come to think of it, David Moak is the man you want to talk with. He's written a couple of books on MT. His email is info@mabie-todd.com. You'll need a pic of the pen for him to look at.



__________________

Tu ne cede malis sed contra audentior ito
~Yield not to misfortunes, but advance all the more boldly against them



Vintage

Status: Offline
Posts: 259
Date:
Permalink Closed

I checked the ads and no such luck. But thanks for the contact info. I'll email him with a pic and ask. smile



__________________
Page 1 of 1  sorted by
 
Quick Reply

Please log in to post quick replies.

Tweet this page Post to Digg Post to Del.icio.us


Create your own FREE Forum
Report Abuse
Powered by ActiveBoard