Back Home Reprinted from the Journal of the Writing Equipment Society (UK), July  2006 Fig.1:  Advert from The British Stationer, November 1935 Fig.2:  1928 UK Patent 297,903 Fig.3:  1935 UK Patent 442,262 Fig.4: Button fillers ‘56’, ‘76’ and ‘106’ (the ‘76’ should have a narrow nickel cap band). Fig. 5:  The dismantled pen Fig. 6:  The button mechanism Fig.7:  The button in the extended position Return to top of page