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Old 10-25-2017, 06:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello all. Does anyone know where one can purchase parts for button filling pens? Specifically the actual button. I plan on using them in an attempt to make a button filler kit less pen.


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Old 10-25-2017, 06:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You could try Richard Greenwald or Milan's Pen & Parts

I've had good service from both of them.
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Old 10-25-2017, 09:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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you are going to need much more then just the buttons , they can be turned from aluminum bar stock . you are going to need pressure bars and sacks and sack shellac and if you want your pen to fill fully breather tubes . most of the parts are available from places like fountain pen hospital and other fountain pen repair houses .
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Old 10-26-2017, 12:19 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Thank you so much!! I will check them out!!

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Old 10-29-2017, 12:02 PM   #5 (permalink)
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When I made a button filler for a customer, I got the sac, pressure bar, and shellac from Richard Greenwald's website. He doesn't carry the buttons himself, so I made one from bronze bar stock.

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Old 02-16-2018, 10:17 PM   #6 (permalink)
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anderson pens has some vintage parts also , i have also searched the internet for old patent diagrams , or parker ot scheaffer repair manuals from the 50ís and tried to fabricate my own parts and filling designs

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