12114: Sheaffer Lifetime Touchdown desk pens: matched pair of black pneumatic-fillers, 17.3 cm long, White Dots on tapers, large two-tone conical Triumph nibs; large size with thick bbls, slight swelling at end of bbls over seal location.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium • $165

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13110: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel: first-year black pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, polished stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical two-tone 14K gold nib with early narrow skirt, matching section, 14K solid gold Snorkel filler tube; initials "ETC" on barrel, imprint worn but fully present, one tiny bump to cap top.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium broad • $245

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13092: Sheaffer Snorkel demonstrator: transparent pneumatic-filler, gold filled trim, 14.2 cm long, White Dot, two-tone Triumph nib; a dealer-only model not offered to the general public, truly rare in first-year form with narrow mainspring seat on filler housing, Snorkel tube holder plug with side recesses, solid 14K gold Snorkel tube, and short-skirted nib unit with matching section. Black paint originally concealing cap liner all worn away, otherwise clean and sound.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $650

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13000: Sheaffer Snorkel demonstrator: transparent pneumatic-filler, gold filled trim, 14.2 cm long, White Dot, two-tone 14K gold Triumph nib; some wear to the black paint concealing the cap liner, otherwise unusually clean (note that there are no cracks in the cap: the photos show typical internal scratching from factory installation of the clip retaining spring).

DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: fine • $595

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13002: Sheaffer Snorkel Autograph: black pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, 14K solid gold trim; unusually, wide cap band is not engraved with signature. Crisp imprints, two-tone Triumph nib.

DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium fine • $295

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11837: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: green pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver nib is marked "M4", smooth writer but more of a fine, three-letter monogram on barrel.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • $145

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13043: Sheaffer Snorkel Valiant: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical Triumph nib.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $120

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11836: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver nib is marked "M4", some plating roughness to edge of clip, short stress hairline from clip mounting hole (see detail).

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine • $95

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12095: Sheaffer Craftsman 52: rare and uncatalogued "Vermilion" version of an already uncommon Touchdown model, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim with wide cap band, mint condition with original chalk marks on barrel; not a user -- sac and seal have not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine • $200

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12460: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel pencil: "Pastel Blue", polished stainless cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, original foil clip tag, new old stock, a bit of old shop dirt.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: near mint • $50

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12075: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel: scarce "Buckskin Tan" pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, stainless cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical 14K gold Triumph nib; a few dings to the top of the cap, otherwise excellent.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium • $200

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12122: Sheaffer Snorkel Clipper: "Peacock" pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, stainless cap, White Dot, palladium-silver conical M4 Triumph nib; rare version with facsimile signature of Ed Sullivan (signature worn), used as promotion for Mercury cars.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $350

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12011: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman set in box: scarce "Mandarin Orange" pneumatic-filler, gold filled trim, White Dot, original nib grade sticker on section, foil clip tag, palladium-silver alloy conical nib, matching .9 mm pencil, as new, minimal handling wear, sac and seals have not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $395

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12012: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel set in box: "Fiesta Red" pneumatic-filler with matching .9 mm pencil, patterned stainless steel caps, gold filled trim, White Dots; both retain chalk marks on barrels, minimal shop wear, pen has two-tone conical M5 nib, crisp barrel imprints, as new but nib has been dipped. Sac and seals have not been replaced -- not a user! Most Fiesta Red Snorkels are found as Clippers, Sentinels are much less common.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $395

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12783: Sheaffer Snorkel Sovereign pencil: rare Vermilion barrel, chrome cap with gold filled clip; bold imprint, no dings, internal stress mark visible upon close inspection at front of barrel (see detail).

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: fine • $80

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13001: Sheaffer Snorkel Valiant: scarce and desirable Mandarin Orange pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical nib marked lightly "M5". Unused with original nib grade sticker, original seals and sac have not been replaced, appear to be sound but not guaranteed for use.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $295

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13096: Sheaffer Snorkel pencil: uncommon pink "Buckskin Tan", gold filled trim, White Dot, wide barrel band, uses .9 mm lead; also matches Valiant or Statesman pen. Crisp imprints, chip to White Dot.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $75

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13097: Sheaffer Snorkel pencil: uncommon "Sage Green", gold filled trim, White Dot, wide barrel band, uses .9 mm lead; also matches Valiant or Statesman pen. Appears unused, but no stickers.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: near mint • $95

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12597: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: "Buckskin Tan" pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver F4 Triumph nib; an uncommon color, especially in a White Dot pen. Late production with imprint on cap, clean example, one small dig next to clip (see detail).

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $250

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12198: Sheaffer Snorkel Admiral: pneumatic-filler in uncommon late color, "Sage Green", 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, imprint on cap, #5 conventional nib; original chalk marks on barrel, sac and seals have not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: medium • $265

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12193: Sheaffer Imperial I doctor's set in box: three-piece set, white Touchdown-filling fountain pen, mechanical pencil, and thermometer holder, Canadian production, in an equally unusual box, with bilingual English and French instruction sheet and guarantee certificate; rare version of an uncommon model, pen has been used, does not fill as the barrel seal is no longer airtight and is not easily replaced.

DATE: c. 1961 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: medium fine • $800

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