Esterbrook ESTIE tortoise GT rollerball

Item no: 1423010

€286,36 EUR

Esterbrook ESTIE tortoise GT rollerball. Esterbrook ESTIE tortoise GT rollerball. The model name Estie is a nickname for Esterbrook, a tribute to the brand and its storied history. The use of the abbreviation Estie also reflects the nostalgia of the 1930s, when phrases like dingy, dizzy, doggy, and brodie were commonplace. A time when fountain pens were an integral part of life and communication for most Americans. In addition, the torpedo-shaped streamline of this series breathes exactly the atmosphere of that time.ijd.

Esterbrook began manufacturing nibs in the US in the mid-1800s, but the 1930s was an important period, as they introduced their first interchangeable nib system in 1933. Also now a similar system, a Modern to Vintage nib adapter is available separately from the Estie.e.

The MV Nib Adapter delivers a vintage writing experience with a modern Esterbrook pen. The MV nib adapter can be found here. Just like with the Platinum Century, this Estie also has a spring-loaded inner cap, at Esterbrook this is called Cushion cap closure. This ensures an optimal closure and ensures that the pen hardly dries out. The barrel and cap of these Esterbrooks are turned from specially mixed acrylic, highly polished. The pen has no metal cap edge or other rings, only a platinum plated clip and on the edge of the cap is a small engraving with the brand name. The fountain pen has a stainless steel #6 (JoWo) nib and can be filled with cartridges or with the included converter.

In 1858, entrepreneur Richard Esterbrook founded his pen company under the trademark Esterbrook Pen Company, which would soon become one of the largest and most beloved pen manufacturers in the world. At its peak, Esterbrook was the largest pen manufacturer in the United States. It produced 216,000,000 pens per year, 600,000 pens per day, made by its 450 workers.

Much of America's history has been written with Esterbrook pens. US Presidents Abraham Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation with their Esterbrook pens. Famous Disney artist Carl Banks brought Donald Duck to life with an Esterbrook No 356. Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz used the No 914 for all of his comics. All the while, millions of students grew up learning to write with Esterbrook pens. The Esterbrook Pen Company, An American Original, was revived by Kenro Industries in 2018 after it ceased to exist 50 years ago.

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