SOMA French Pen Special Edition 1934 Serviced and Restored Fountain Pen
(France “Grand Prix” Linas-Montlhery Motor Racing 7th July of 1934)
– Made in France in 1934.
– Disassembled, Cleaned with mineral oil then ultrasonicly washed.
– Scratches were removed from Cap, Barrel, Nib.
– Gold Plated Clip and Lever – Good condition.
– Body Carvings are in excellent condition (see picture above).
Even the Tires from the Motor-Racing Celebration are well preserved.
– Gold trims were unscratched and jewel-like polished – excellent condition
– Color is Brown and Gold Marbled.
– Model: Stylo Chap 295 496-15 V1 (1934)
– Original Feeder, the part underneath the nib was polished with a high gloss liquid abrasive – good condition
– A new Bladder was installed : 100% Pure Talc Pur was applied and it was glued with Shellac.
– Pressure Bar was retored.
– SOMA SSteel Nib looks poor, some spits.
Carvings “SOMA Special” with a Shield are easily readable.
– Lever Filler system.
Filling was tested with water without any leaking issues.
– Plastic parts were polished using blue compound and 100% natural polishing cream.
Then it was polished using DIALUX white polishing compound and and very soft buffing wheels.
– Metal parts were polished with green polishing compound then polished with red jewelry polishing compound.
– All parts have been waxed with “Renaissance” Wax (National British Museum quality).
– It was tested on Tomoe River Paper with J.HERBIN “Terres de Feu” Ink (nib only dipped).
Very Smooth writing, with small line variations, Medium.
No problem to mention, it worked perfectly fine.
– It was cleaned after these writing samples and is to be considered as an Uninked pen now.
– The section was reinstalled on the Barrel with shellac.
This Pen is in good condition, and It was restored ans serviced with great care.
It’s a highly collectable Vintage Pen, it’s a good writer.
But it’s more than 80 years old and its Special Edition make it very unusual.
Packed with great care, in a very strong box.
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