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12999: Conway Stewart Duro Point No. 7M pencil: mottled hard rubber, 11.1 cm long, good imprint with original gold infill, uses 1.1 mm lead; tiny split in hard rubber at tip, hard to spot, does not affect function as tip has a full brass liner.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • $45

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13003: Esterbrook J: brown "root beer" pearl full-size lever-filler, 12.6 cm long, stainless steel trim, desirable #9460 nib writes a nicely shaded line.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine stub • $65

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13017: Mordan eyedropper-filler: black hard rubber straight-cap, 13.2 cm long, barrel imprinted "MORDAN/LONDON", overfeed with unmarked ventless nib; closely resembles a Wirt, possibly Wirt-made. Mordan is best known for precious metal pencils and dip pens, but Mordan fountain pens are rare -- this is only the third that we have handled. Even fading, nib tipping is intact yet rather draggy on paper.

DATE: c. 1900 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $365

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12998: Parker Vacumatic Debutante pencil: brown Shadow Wave, 11.5 cm long, gold filled trim, strong imprint with 3rd quarter date code, unusual wide "jeweler's" barrel band with fine barrel lines pattern; uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: 1939 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $95

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13018: Parker Imperial Debutante Vacumatic set in box: golden pearl laminate, gold filled cap, 12.4 cm long, two-tone nib, aluminum Speedline filler with diamond imprint on plunger end, excellent barrel transparency, barrel imprint good but date code weak, matching .9 mm pencil has crisp barrel imprint with 2nd quarter date code, area of increased transparency towards front of barrel; both caps have initials neatly engraved in cartouche, slight clip marks.

DATE: 1940 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $695

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13007: Pick lever-filler: long and slender, notable metallic gold and red celluloid, black end plugs, 13.9 cm long, nickel plated trim, bold barrel imprint, warranted nib.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $265

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13015: Sheaffer Univer pencil: black and pearl, gold filled trim, 12 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead; a few shallow bumps to the sides of the nose cone and crown, excellent barrel color.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine • $60

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13032: Sheaffer oversize Lifetime Balance set in box: striated brown pearl lever-filler, 14 cm long, gold filled trim, inlaid celluloid White Dot, massive two-tone Lifetime nib, excellent transparency in section ink window, matching pencil uses .9mm lead; appearance is like new, noting a cap lip crack repair that is visible only from the inside.

DATE: c. 1937 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: extra-fine firm • $395

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12896: Waterman 42: black chased hard rubber standard-size clipless safety, 11.9 cm long, London-hallmarked 9K solid gold barrel bands with dated presentation inscriptions, good imprints, hard rubber evenly worn and moderately faded, notable New York #2 nib.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium oblique italic • $295

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12972: Waterman 42½: black chased hard rubber slender full-length clipless safety, 12.8 cm long, crisp and glossy, bold imprints, only slightest fading, lively springy #2 New York nib, tiny fleabite to edge of cap lip (see detail).

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine flex • $265

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12973: Waterman 42½: black chased hard rubber slender full-length clipless safety, 12.8 cm long, London-hallmarked 9K solid gold barrel bands, strong imprints, moderate fading, notable long-tined #2 nib, front barrel band cracked but firmly attached.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: broad stub flex • $295

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12986: Waterman 0552½: black hard rubber lever-filler with smooth 18K gold filled overlay, 13.6 cm long, notable sharp-tipped #2 nib opens easily with slight pressure, though should not be pushed too wide.

DATE: c. 1924 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $425

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13005: Waterman 0552: black hard rubber lever-filler, gold filled "Filigree" overlay, 13.7 cm long; beautiful example of a classic design, bold imprints on barrel posting end, only slightest fading to hard rubber, plating wear to high points of lever, top edge of cap, initials RJW on barrel cartouche; #2 nib has considerable flex, but is springy rather than soft.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine flex • $495

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13004: Waterman lever-filler: silver pearl, 12.7 cm long, gold filled trim, made in Canada, like a slender Commando, #2A Canadian nib is an elegant writer.

DATE: c. 1943 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine stub flex • $185

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13006: Waterman 516: blue slip-cap lever-filler, 13.4 cm long, two-tone cap with chrome plated trim, original price sticker on barrel, nib is a bold writer, new old stock but minor shop wear. This cap finish is delicate and is usually found with considerably more wear.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium stub flex • $175

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