WE430: Eversharp Fifth Avenue Fountain
Pen and Pencil Set.
Size: Capped - 5 3/16 inches; posted - 5 7/8 inches.
A very nice very jet black 5th Avenue pen set.
This set is in a glossy jet black colour with shiny thick
gold filled caps and trim. The set is in excellent condition.
The only damage that I can find being plating wear to the gold filled point on the pencil. The barrels and hood have no cracks, splits
or chips and not even any noticeable surface scratches. The
caps are short and decorated with
incised hoops. They bear the "Eversharp" name around
the top. The pocket clips are substantial, also gold
filled and with the Eversharp double tick mark - their symbol of
a lifetime guarantee.
The barrel end is gold filled and also decorated with the incised
The filling lever - also gold filled - has no damage as far
as I can see. The "hood" or section is nicely shaped
for a good comfortable grip and the lovely little nib is a fine
This is a push-button repeater or clutch type pencil. The
top button pulls off and there is the original half-used pink eraser
on the underside. There are no spare leads below but I have
fitted a fresh 1.1mm lead into the mechanism.
I have fully restored this set. The nib is very smooth
and writes with a lovely wet and consistent fine width
line. The pencil works very well indeed.