VINTAGE FOUNTAIN PEN FILLING INSTRUCTIONS.
Here we have the original vintage fountain pen filling instructions from many different manufactures of mainly vintage fountain pens. As you can see the filling instructions are quite comprehensive and clear and show you how to fill your vintage pen.
There are many different types of filling mechanisms that were used in the early days of fountain pen manufacture. Most of the early pen makers were competing in trying to invent innovative filling mechanisms.
Pen makers of the early 1900s like Onoto, Swan Mabie Todd, Watermans, Parker, Conway Stewart, Sheaffer, Pelikan, Montblanc to name a few were all competing for a market share. Therefore in competing they were constantly looking for a superior filling system.
Some included :-
Eye dropper pens, Safety pens, Plunger, Piston, Vacumatic, Aerometric, Lever, Snorkel, Button, just to name a few.
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Sheaffer Snorkel Filling Instructions,