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I have another in college – did Kraker make an orange and blue? Like all of his brands of the period (late 1920s), these were solid lever fillers.

The are not extremely rare, but seem to get snapped up quickly if they hit the market.

I used a size 14 sac, trimmed to exactly one inch to complete the bulb filler by using sac cement to anchor it to the barrel, just below the clear threads.

I then placed silicon grease on the clear threads to assure a smooth fit.

For those of you who have followed this blog since it started eight years ago, you will know that one of my favorite topics is George Kraker and his colorful career in the fountain pen business in the 1920s.