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YAFA Pen and 1955 Thunderbird Collectible set    $29.95 each

 

1955 Ford Thunderbird

"The Ford Thunderbird debuted in 1955 as Ford's entry into the two seat sports car created by the Chevrolet Corvette. The Thunderbird was always about style, and the clean styling, creature comforts, and V8 refinement made it a sales success. The Thunderbird was only available as a convertible, but a distinctive removeable hardtop with circular portholes was available and was a popular option." quote from MuscleCarClub                                   
 

Hardtop

Convertible

   
Burgundy   Sold out

 

Burgundy  

   
Seaspray Green   Sold out

 

Seaspray Green   Sold out

 

   
Torch Red   Sold out

 

Torch Red  

   
Snowshoe White  Sold out

 

Snowshoe White   Sold out

 

   
Raven Black   Sold out  

 

Raven Black   Sold out

 

   
Goldenrod Yellow   Sold out

 

Goldenrod Yellow

   
Azure Blue   Sold out

 

Azure Blue   Sold out

 

Although the Ford Thunderbird would add seats and doors over the years, it's recently returned to its two-door and two-seat origins, and the 2005 model celebrates the 50th anniversary. The U.S. Postal Service plans a commemorative stamp of this classic American sportscar for 2005 as well.

The seven colors of these diecast models come in two versions of the roadster (please specify when ordering, if both show as in-stock): either with a hardtop in place, or as a convertible. The cars measure 5-3/4" in length and have doors and hoods that open.

This is the third of YAFA's collectible classic car and pen sets (following the Woody Wagon, the 1957 Corvette and 1965 Mustang).

The accompanying Special Edition pen is a work of art itself. It comes stock as a ballpoint, but as it takes refills in the Parker-style, it can easily convert to a capless roller or gel pen.

Measuring about 5-3/4" with the point extended, the sinuous lines of the blue, brushed aluminum barrel is polished to a high luster. The triangular gripping section is a wonder to hold and behold, as flexible, tread-like blue inserts provide perfect traction. I found this to one of the most comfortable pens I've ever used. There's a nice heft to the pen, which seems to propel it across the paper while writing (I'm beginning to suspect that there's also a V-8 under it's hood), and the large piston-shaped 'clicker' atop the barrel functions with authority. The racing-inspired clip really sets the pen apart in a shirt pocket, and beautiful chrome trim highlights the pen throughout.

 

 

 

   

 

 

Ordering Procedures & Returns

International customers, please note, we will not falsify shipping documents

Please send your order and shipping address (along with any questions) to:

orders@hisnibs.com
(on PayPal transactions, the email address may also display as stonebri@verizon.net)

We will email you back with your order total (PA residents please add 6% sales tax)

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His Nibs.com
  2540 W. Union Street
  Allentown, PA 18104

We ship via insured Priority Mail
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Warranties and returns

If an item proves to be defective, in most cases the manufacturer's warranty will apply. However, please email us first so that we can determine the easiest way to resolve the problem to your satisfaction. In the case of fountain pens -- which are a bit more individualistic than other writing instruments -- what may at first appear to be a defect (hard starting or poor flow for example), can in almost all cases be resolved with a few simple 'tweaks' to the nib, which we'll be happy to guide you through or perhaps suggest returning to us for adjustment.

Should you wish to return a non-defective item within 3 days of receipt because it doesn't suit you for some reason, again please email us and we'll arrange an exchange, credit or refund (minus any shipping/insurance charges), if the item is returned in an 'as new' condition. If you've dipped a fountain pen to try its writing characteristics, kindly clean off any ink residue prior to shipping -- to save us both a nasty surprise .

We want you to be happy with your purchase from HisNibs.com and hope to have you join the ranks of our many long-term, repeat customers!

 

Revised: October 20th, 2014

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