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Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage “Pelikan 400″ Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s. In 1863 Günther Wagner, a chemist, became partner in a business founded by Carl Hornemann. In 1878 Wagner added the name “Pelikan” from one of the elements in his family crest: a pelican feeding four chicks in its nest. The Pelikan factory produced ink, paints, glue, type writer ribbons, stencils, stamp pads and carbon paper. In the 1950s the clip got redesigned in the shape of a pelican beak. After Wagners retirement his son-in-law and successor Fritz Beindorff led the company to become one of the worlds leading makers of fountain pens. In the 1970s Pelikan Schoolpens, together with those of Geha were the most popular pens in Germany. Cap top imprint: Pelikan emblem with 2 chicks. Cap band imprint: Pelikan 400. Barrel imprint: Pelikan 400. Nib imprint: Pelikan 585 14 Karat -Nib material: 14 karat gold -Nib size: unknown. I reckon the nib size is fine but I can’t be 100% sure. Size capped: approximately 5 -Country of manufacture: Germany -Estimated time of production: 1950s -Technical condition: the piston-filling mechanism is in working order. Optical condition: shows some traces of wear. The cap has hairline (photo 11). Please enlarge all of the photos and make up your own mind of the overall condition. Please keep in mind that this is an estimate. Pictures are part of the description of the items, please view them carefully and make up your own mind of the overall condition. We attempt to describe our items accurately and to the best of our knowledge. However, these are vintage items and sometimes things can be missed. Thank you most kindly for your interest and please feel free to browse our store at your leisure or check out our auctions for more unusual vintage fountain pens and other collectible writing instruments. The item “Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s” is in sale since Friday, December 08, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pens\Fountain Pens\Pelikan”. The seller is “yesteryears-fountain-pens” and is located in Germany. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Pen Type: Fountain
  • Brand: Pelikan
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
  • Featured Refinements: Ready to write
Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage “Pelikan 400″ Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s. In 1863 Günther Wagner, a chemist, became partner in a business founded by Carl Hornemann. In 1878 Wagner added the name “Pelikan” from one of the elements in his family crest: a pelican feeding four chicks in its nest. The Pelikan factory produced ink, paints, glue, type writer ribbons, stencils, stamp pads and carbon paper. In the 1950s the clip got redesigned in the shape of a pelican beak. After Wagners retirement his son-in-law and successor Fritz Beindorff led the company to become one of the worlds leading makers of fountain pens. In the 1970s Pelikan Schoolpens, together with those of Geha were the most popular pens in Germany. Cap top imprint: Pelikan emblem with 2 chicks. Barrel imprint: Pelikan 400. Nib imprint: Pelikan 585 14 Karat KF -Nib material: 14 karat gold -Nib size: fine. Nib sort: Kugelspitze (round tip) -Size capped: approximately 5 -Country of manufacture: Germany -Estimated time of production: 1950s -Technical condition: the piston-filling mechanism is in working order. Optical condition: shows traces of wear and scratches. Please enlarge all of the photos and make up your own mind of the overall condition. Please keep in mind that this is an estimate. Pictures are part of the description of the items, please view them carefully and make up your own mind of the overall condition. We attempt to describe our items accurately and to the best of our knowledge. However, these are vintage items and sometimes things can be missed. Thank you most kindly for your interest and please feel free to browse our store at your leisure or check out our auctions for more unusual vintage fountain pens and other collectible writing instruments. The item “Vintage Pelikan 400 Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s” is in sale since Tuesday, November 28, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pens\Fountain Pens\Pelikan”. The seller is “yesteryears-fountain-pens” and is located in Germany. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Pen Type: Fountain
  • Brand: Pelikan
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
  • Featured Refinements: Ready to write
Vintage Pelikan 400N Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400N Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400N Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400N Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400N Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400N Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400N Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400N Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400N Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400N Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400N Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage Pelikan 400N Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s

Vintage “Pelikan 400N” Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s. In 1863 Günther Wagner, a chemist, became partner in a business founded by Carl Hornemann. In 1878 Wagner added the name “Pelikan” from one of the elements in his family crest: a pelican feeding four chicks in its nest. The Pelikan factory produced ink, paints, glue, type writer ribbons, stencils, stamp pads and carbon paper. In the 1950s the clip got redesigned in the shape of a pelican beak. After Wagners retirement his son-in-law and successor Fritz Beindorff led the company to become one of the worlds leading makers of fountain pens. In the 1970s Pelikan Schoolpens, together with those of Geha were the most popular pens in Germany. Cap top imprint: Pelikan emblem with 2 chicks. Barrel imprint: Pelikan 400. Nib imprint: Pelikan 14C 585 M -Nib material: 14 karat gold -Nib size: medium -Size capped: approximately 5.1 -Country of manufacture: Germany -Estimated time of production: 1950s -Technical condition: the piston-filling mechanism is in working order. Optical condition: shows some traces of wear and some discoloration. The section shows some damage (photo 7). Please enlarge all of the photos and make up your own mind of the overall condition. Please keep in mind that this is an estimate. Pictures are part of the description of the items, please view them carefully and make up your own mind of the overall condition. We attempt to describe our items accurately and to the best of our knowledge. However, these are vintage items and sometimes things can be missed. Thank you most kindly for your interest and please feel free to browse our store at your leisure or check out our auctions for more unusual vintage fountain pens and other collectible writing instruments. The item “Vintage Pelikan 400N Fountain Pen-Tortoiseshell Piston Filler-Germany 1950s” is in sale since Monday, October 09, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pens\Fountain Pens\Pelikan”. The seller is “yesteryears-fountain-pens” and is located in Germany. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Pen Type: Fountain
  • Brand: Pelikan
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
  • Featured Refinements: Pelikan 400N