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11802: Hicks dip pen: sterling silver, fully marked, 17.2 cm long excluding brass nib; monogram on barrel, even wear to barleycorn engine turning, no dings, top quality manufacture.

DATE: c. 1900 • CONDITION: fine • $150

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11801: Hoagland dip pen: large unmarked gold filled holder, fancy branchiform pearl taper, 15 cm long excluding #5 John Hoagland New York ventless gold nib. Nib has a small nick on the top surface but is an excellent writer, smooth, wet and very flexible. Hoagland appears to have moved back to New York City shortly after his Providence partnership with Frank T. Pearce was dissolved in 1888.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine superflex • $250

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11812: Parker Duofold Senior Deluxe: black-veined pearl button-filler, 13.9 cm long, gold filled trim, uncommon model, good color with cap and barrel pleasantly and evenly darkened, barrel imprint strong, big Duofold Deluxe nib.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine firm • $500

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11803: Parker 51 Flighter set in box: stainless steel Aerometric-filler, gold filled trim, with matching .9 mm injector pencil; never filled, transparent sac is pristine, pencil has 2nd quarter date code for 1952, after date codes on pens were discontinued; set would be perfect, but for two micro-cracks in the steel at the pen's barrel mouth -- barely visible, and do not affect function.

DATE: 1952 • CONDITION: near mint* • NIB: medium fine • $485

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11800: Rueff safety: full size black hard rubber pen, probably of German manufacture, with Italian 18K gold filled overlay of fine fluted pattern, 12.1 cm long, tiny "18KR" marks on cap and barrel, 14K nib is marked "RUEFF" (may be a retailer or nibmaker, as we cannot find any record of a penmaker by that name). An outstanding writer, with a very soft and smooth nib with a semistub tip.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine superflex • $600

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11814: Sheaffer Lifetime pencil: small ringtop, 9 cm long, gold filled trim, orange celluloid barrel; as new, noting shop wear or polishing wear to rim of crown, uses 1.1 mm lead, marked "PAT--PAT. PENDG".

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: exc • $80

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11822: Sheaffer Snorkel Clipper: grey pneumatic-filler, 14 cm long, gold filled trim, stainless cap, White Dot, palladium-silver conical "M4" nib; excellent appearance, noting ding to top of cap (see detail).

DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium • $95

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11808: Sheaffer Snorkel Clipper: black pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, stainless cap, White Dot, palladium-silver conical Triumph nib is marked "F4" but is more of an extra-fine.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $125

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11821: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver nib is marked "F4".

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

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11806: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: blue pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver nib is a smooth, wet writer; with matching .9 mm pencil, pencil has bold barrel imprint, pen has none.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium • $150

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11816: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver nib, excellent appearance, downgraded by short stress cracks at bottom of clip mounting hole (see detail).

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine • $95

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11818: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver nib.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $110

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11819: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: blue pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver nib is marked "F4" but is more of an extra-fine.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $125

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11820: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver nib writes a thin fine line.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine • $110

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11815: unmarked figural pencil: a rare and desirable American-made ringtop magic pencil in the form of an owl, 3.3 cm long retracted, 6.1 cm extended, gold filled trim, lapis blue celluloid body, red (ruby?) eyes; excellent detail and workmanship, probably Fairchild or Aikin Lambert, uses standard 1.1 mm lead. Action is a bit sticky but mechanism fully functional, usual age shrinkage to body has led to the side seam opening on one side and partially opening on the other (see details).

DATE: c. 1885 • CONDITION: VG* • $600

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