LIMITED EDITION OF 24 SPITFIRE FOUNTAIN PENS
This very limited edition of my Spitfire fountain pen has a solid hallmarked silver cap and will be individually numbered 1/24 to 24/24
A solid 18ct gold medium Schmidt nib is fitted to this limited edition pen.
The idea of designing and producing pens and pencils from the propeller of a World War II Spitfire was the result of a conversation with a customer who was also a propeller manufacturer.
The pen body is turned by hand on a lathe similar to those used in the 1940's and each one will vary in colour and grain structure depending upon which part of the propeller was used.
The original propeller serial number R4723 is laser engraved onto each pen making it a unique piece of World War II history.
I use the fountain pen technology of Schmidt for the nib and inkflow system. Each pen is fitted with a converter that enables filling from bottled ink, alternatively a standard ink cartridge can be used.
The solid silver cap has an internal thread that screws firmly in place but it does not 'post' onto the pen. The hallmarks are laser engraved by the Birmingham Assay office. The hallmark is your guarantee of the quality of the silver.
My maker's mark CDH is registered in Birmingham and are the initials of my full name Christopher David Hayward.
THE PEN IS BOXED WITH A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY AND THE PROPELLER SERIAL NUMBER.
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