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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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13275: Sheaffer Snorkel Signature set in box: black pneumatic-filler, 14.15 cm long, solid 14K gold cap band, gold filled clip, two-tone conical Triumph nib; matching .9mm mechanical pencil like new but for slight stress hairline next to clip attachment from clip having been forced sideways (see detail). As usual, cap bands have been engraved. In box with special Signature model purple ribbon, instructions.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc-near mint* • NIB: medium • $225

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13282: Sheaffer Snorkel Valiant: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical Triumph "F5"-marked nib is a smooth writer, noting marks near tip from straightening or adjustment.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $90

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13167: Sheaffer Snorkel Crest: burgundy pneumatic-filler, gold filled cap, White Dot, notable broad two-tone Triumph conical nib; Australian production, fully marked.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: broad • $250

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13696: Sheaffer Snorkel Clipper set in box: black pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, patterned stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical Triumph palladium-silver nib marked F4, with matching .9 mm pencil; nice clean set, one tiny mark on pencil clip, instructions in case under pad, some staining to box.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $150

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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 • $175

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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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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 • $275

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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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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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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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13451: Sheaffer Snorkel Valiant: pneumatic-filler in scarce and desirable late color, "Periwinkle", 14.2 cm long, White Dot, gold filled trim, good barrel imprint, conical 14K gold nib is not two-tone, shows no sign of ever having had plating.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $265

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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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13281: Sheaffer Snorkel Admiral: pneumatic-filler in uncommon late color, "Sage Green", 14.25 cm long, gold filled trim, imprint on cap, #5 conventional nib, matching .9 mm pencil; as new, but both have initials imprinted on their barrels. Boxed with instructions.

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

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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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13276: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman set in box: beautiful pneumatic-filler in uncommon late dark version of Burgundy, 14.25 cm long, gold filled trim, imprint on cap, conical silver-palladium nib is notably fine; with matching .9 mm pencil, new old stock, boxed with instructions.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: needlepoint • $275

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13665: Sheaffer PFM I set in box: black oversize Snorkel-filler, chrome plated trim, palladium-silver alloy nib, matching pencil uses .9 mm lead, foil price tag, original instruction sheet under pad, chalk marks present on both pen and pencil. Light pressure marks on nib shell from cap, otherwise as new; seals have been replaced.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: medium • $350

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13185: Sheaffer Imperial III: Sage Green pneumatic-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, uncommon first model, Canadian production, closely resembling a Snorkel, but with a smooth colored section and a small two-tone conical nib, palladium-silver partially gold-plated.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium fine • $145

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13254: Sheaffer PFM II set in box: black oversized Snorkel-filler, palladium-silver alloy inlaid nib, matching pencil uses .9 mm lead; chrome plated trim, brushed stainless steel caps, original nib grade sticker on nib unit, "COAL CITY CIVIC CLUB" on barrels, box worn with left hinge broken, instructions under pad. Original sac and seals have not been replaced, can be serviced upon request.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: medium • $350

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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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