Miller Streamline 623

The Miller Pen Company was established in 1908 by Johannes Iversen and was located in Copenhagen. The company was initially called “Johannes Iversen”. The name was changed to the “Orion Pen Company” in 1914, and then to the “Miller Pen Company” in the 1930’s.

It is unknown whether the company actually produced its own pens, or imported them from Germany, although most assumptions tend to the latter… The trading company sold pens under various English-sounding names such as Orion, London, Miller and Hoover.

This pen is a Streamline 623 with a piston filler mechanism, a 14 Ct gold extra fine nib with a nice flex that requires a little more pressure than is typical of a vintage flex pen. It springs back to a fine line quickly, allowing a lot of line variation with easy control. It also features two circular ink windows, seen below.

It’s a pen for a smaller hand, but writes quite nicely, with a little feedback, but certainly not scratchy.

Total weight: 13.5  g
Body weight 8.4 g
Total length (not posted): 117.5 mm
Total length(with cap): 133.0 mm
Barrel max diameter: 11.7 mm
Cap max diameter: 12.9 mm


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