Maker: Diamond Point
Apart from the point impression, this is an extremely generic example of a pen from the first decade of the 20th century of slightly greater than bargain status. The overlay gives it a certain panache, although it also marks the maker as a bit of a corner-cutter. Most overlays are done in precious metal, but this one is plated. It still looks nice, but the potential remains for the pen to be covered one day in a mere brass (or something similar) framework.
Production Run: c. 1900 – c.1915
Size: 13.3 cm long capped, 16.5 cm posted, 12.2 cm uncapped.
Point: 14k gold.
Body: Hard rubber with overlay.
Filler: Eyedropper, capacity approx. 3.6 ml
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