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Oldwin Art Deco
Oldwin is an old french brand which was created by Boris Mora. The brand still exists thanks to his son, André Mora (see page "Links").
This one is a modern cardridge filler made of mottled hard rubber. Note the solid gold clip, the huge nib, the nice thread at the end of the section, and the stepped end of cap and barrel. This is a big pen, 14,2 cm closed ! This pen is made artisanaly and a very small number is made in each pattern. You have no chance to have the same pen than your colleague when you use this pen in a meeting !
Edacoto lever filler #5
Stylomine 303 V - 1938
Big fountain pen with white metal clip and rings but solid gold nib.
Stylomine 303 D
Two Stylomine 303 D. One black and one purple. These are two big French pens, 14 cm long with an accordion sac filling system.
Stylomine 303 Filling system
The accordeon sac ends with a glass reservoir in a steel cage which allow to see the ink level.
Edacoto - Lever filler
This is a nice fountain pen. Lever filler. The same model exists in a bigger size, with visible ink level, much more difficult to find.
Little french Edacoto. Very nice blue striated celluloid. This pen is mint with sticker.
Lever filler. Gold filled clip, ring and lever.
Edacoto ink view
The nib of this one is a number 5 but the larger one is the number 6
A quite difficult french pen to find.
La Plume d'Or - P.P.R. L. Badois - 1923
The fountain pen "L. Badois" is also very interesting.
I found this pen in a pen show in Paris in 2013. I didn't know who made this pen, what was the filling system. Never seen before but i found it has an interesting look !
I made some research and found the above advertising. This pen was made by "La Plume d'Or" in 1923. It was a little bit more expensive than the Meteore lever filler and was described as a "scientific victory".
The pen is engraved P.P.R. L. Badois which means "Porte Plume Reservoir Louis Badois" (Fountain pen Louis Badois). The solid gold nib is really nice and is also engraved P.P.R BADOIS Paris.
I also looked for patents. Louis Badois had several patents for a pen with this design but at this time i am still not sure of the filling system.
Certainly an extremely rare pen.
Meteore Mottled hard rubber - 1923
This pen was made by the company "La plume d'or". This is a mottled hard rubber fountain pen, lever filler, with a white band at the top of the cap.
Meteore Safety - 1926
Safety version. This one is mint and still has his price sticker.
Meteore Pullman 35 - 1932
The french Meteore Pullman is a very rare and interesting pen. This one is made of black hard rubber. It is a button filler. the nib appears when you push the barrel. The mecanism is quite fragile and can be easily broken. There is a bar fixed on the barrel which push the little cap when you open the pen. This bar is often broken. If you have one, be carefull ! ... better to send it to me than to brake it !!! :-) On this picture the little cap is on the wrong side. It should be under the nib when open. This has been fixed since.
See bellow the nice version in mottled hard rubber
Meteore Pullman 35 - Mottled Hard Rubber
The Pullman was produced in different materials including sterling silver, gold plated overlay, and celluloid.
It was produced and sold by the brand "Meteore" in France but similar pens can be found with no name, produced in england.
Meteore - Safety
Gold Starry N°37 - 1913
This Gold Starry is one of the first pen of the brand. It is a safety in black hard rubber. It was made in England and imported in France. The french company Gold Starry will appear later in 1921.
I really like this pen with this very nice clip, the little greek key cap band and this nice mottled hard rubber.
It reminds the Parker duofold Junior streamlined but it is a lever filler.
Mallat Safety pen are quite rare. This one is in mint condition with sticker. Nicely chased. 18k Gold nib
This a very simple but quite nice fountain pen. Button Filler. 18k gold nib.
Pierre Baignol & Co - TANK 400
This is an oversize fountain pen. It is an eyedropper filler, the barrel holds the ink and has to be filled with an eyedropper. However this pen comes with four extra barrel which are used as travel ink pots. Each barrel is red and has good transparency. This allow to see the level of ink at any time.
The TANK also exists in a smaller version (TANK 300), and in other colors of cap or barrels.
French safety - no brand
This pen has a #2 18k gold nib.
Below, the same pen compared to a rare oversize #6 nib.