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12974: Cattaraugus knife pencil: black-veined green pearl celluloid body, chrome plated trim, 12.8 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead; one cutting blade and one nail file, good snap to both, plating losses to nose cone, one sealed age hairline at end, probably from shrinkage of celluloid around metal blade housing (see details), company imprint on side of barrel.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • $120

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12961: Conklin 3: black hard rubber slip-cap crescent-filler, gold filled filigree overlay, 13.3 cm long, initials lightly scribed in cap cartouche, early narrow feed, #3 Conklin nib has paper feel, moderate flex; overlay is clean, lock ring is old but not original as it is slightly narrower than its recess.

DATE: c. 1912 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: fine flex • $795

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12977: Esterbrook J: brown "root beer" pearl full-size lever-filler, 12.75 cm long, stainless steel trim, desirable semioblique #2314F Relief nib.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: medium fine • SOLD

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12980: Esterbrook J: copper pearl full-size lever-filler, 12.7 cm long, stainless steel trim, desirable semioblique #2314F Relief nib.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium fine • $65

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12982: Esterbrook SJ: silver pearl slender lever-filler, 12.1 cm long, stainless steel trim; smooth #9460 premium nib with semistub tip.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $60

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12979: Esterbrook CH: green "purse pen", 11.2 cm long, lever-filler, stainless steel trim, beige end buttons, good imprints, #1551 nib unit, hairline in cap lip, otherwise excellent.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: medium • $65

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12978: Esterbrook LJ: blue pearl lever-filler, 12.9 cm long, stainless steel trim, #1551 nib.

DATE: c. 1958 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: fine • $50

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12981: Esterbrook LJ: black lever-filler, 12.9 cm long, stainless steel trim, #2556 nib, original nib grade sticker on back of cap.

DATE: c. 1958 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium fine • $50

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12963: Mabie Todd Swan 44 Eternal: black veined pearl lever-filler, 13.7 cm long, gold filled trim, excellent color, sharp imprints, big #4 Eternal nib; scarce short-lived semistreamlined model, New York production. Name lightly imprinted on barrel, nicks to front of lever opening, usual pitting to lever plating (see details); almost invisible axial stress mark from nib vent hole, should be stable given thickness and firmness of nib.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: fine • $295

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12968: Mabie Todd Swan Leverless 1060: black twist-filler, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim, hard rubber end pieces, model number imprinted at end of barrel, firm large-tipped #4 Eternal nib.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium stub • $250

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12983: Parker 51: black Vac-filler, 1/10 16K gold filled over silver wartime cap with grouped parallel lines pattern, gold filled over silver Blue Diamond clip, good barrel imprint with 2nd quarter date code, plating wear to bottom edge of cap, scattered shallow pinhead dings.

DATE: 1944 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: fine • $150

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12976: Parker 51 Demi set in box: dark blue Vac-filler with two-tone Lustraloy cap, 12.35 cm long, chrome plated trim, with matching twist-action .9 mm pencil; pen has bold barrel imprint with 4th quarter date code, clean but with slight clip mark on cap, name on barrel of pen but not pencil.

DATE: 1947 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium • $185

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12962: Parker 51: Forest Green Aerometric filler, 1/8 14K gold filled cap in fine parallel lines pattern; early filler housing with "PRESS . . . 6 TIMES" imprint, new sac with perfect transparency, usual flaking to housing plating, no imprint on barrel, minor heat shrinkage to hood. Some wear to clip, but cap otherwise excellent.

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

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12971: Sheaffer Lifetime Balance: oversize lever-filler in green pearl and black marble, 13.9 cm long, gold filled trim, large White Dot, two-tone Lifetime nib with turned-up tip, good for those who write at a steep angle; beautiful and desirable color, excellent condition but for name lightly imprinted on barrel and plating wear to cap band.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: fine • $175

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12960: Waterman 412: black hard rubber eyedropper-filler, .999 fine silver Art Nouveau filigree overlay, 13.2 cm long, feed with patent imprints, imprints on overlay unusually clean and well-preserved; moderate fading to hard rubber, one shallow bump to cap crown, early filigree pattern.

DATE: c. 1903 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: fine flex • $865

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