Dismantled pens

When I first started restoring vintage fountain pens, one of the first questions I had was “how does this one come apart?” Photos like the ones below helped me a lot.

In some cases, these are photos taken just as the pen came apart, before cleaning…

 

 

Matador

Matador 76 “Oxford Everdurable”

 

Montblanc

Montblanc 22 (Note that I did not dismantle the piston.)

 

Montblanc 24 (Note that I did not dismantle the piston.)

 

Montblanc 224 (Made in Denmark)

 

Parker

Parker 45 (For instructions on how to dismantle a Parker 45, see this video.)

 

Penol (and Christian Olsen)

John Bull “Special” (Probably made by Christian Olsen in Copenhagen. Note that the clip and finial are missing.)

 

Penol Ambassador Senior

 

Summit

Summit / Curzon

 

Watermans

Watermans 515D