1956 Pelikan 140 Tortoise Green Gunther Wagner Fountain Pen
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1956 Pelikan 140 Tortoise Green Gunther Wagner 14K Gold Flexible EF Extra Fine Fountain Pen Item ID: PEL-001

1956 Pelikan 140 Tortoise Green Gunther Wagner 14K Gold F Fine Fountain Pen

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Pelikan 140 Ghunter Wagner - c1956

Manufacturer/Model:  Pelikan Ghunter Wagner No.140/Germany 
Year of production: 1956-57
Filling system: Piston Filling
Nib: EF Extra Fine size, 14K 585 Solid Gold; Flexible Nib - writes all sizes up to Double Broad BB
Material: Celluloid Tortoise Green Striped, Gold Filled Metal Parts (clip & cap ring)
Length (pen closed): 124mm, Posted at 145

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The most famous Pelikan pen, the model 140 in tortoise green. The Pelikan 140 is one of the most sought after Pelikan pens, extremely reliable and perfect writer for all kinds of uses. It features the original 1950s nib with the signature Pelikan nib curvature which gives it a very nice viewing space and flexibility while writing. The nib is smooth, gliding on the paper, very precise. It's suspended over the original ebonite feed, which provides for a constant ink-flow and no skipping. More importantly it has the original ebonite/hard rubber collar/feed ring, which holds the nib to the feed. This small but crucial part was later changed to Plexiglas like material which almost always cracked and rendered many 140 pens useless. This original early production ebonite collar is semi-flexible and never cracks. The Piston filling is very smooth and easy to use, takes a considerable amount of ink, with the original double seal silicone cork which never leaks. These were the first Pelikan pens to use the silicone cork which later became industry standard. The nib is fully flexible, it will write all sizes up to double broad with a gentle press while writing. Very clean body, beautifully tortoise green transparent, thus the whole body basically represents the ink window with crisp tortoise stripes. Logo is located on top of the cap. The pen is in excellent condition with minimal signs of use. Perfectly balanced pen with great writing experience and a reliable everyday pen. Timeless design, classic form factor.


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