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13105: Conklin lever-filler set in box: gold filled "all-metal" pen, checkerboard pattern engine turning, 12.4 cm long, #3 nib, early long lever with spring-loaded pressure bar; matching pencil uses 1.1 mm lead, both engraved with monogram "H. E. S." Box as is, with outer paper hinge torn, pen and pencil both nice and clean, slightly more wear to the pencil.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine flex • $325

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13101: Montblanc Westminster 21: small jade green button-filler, 11.8 cm long, gold filled trim, #2 Montblanc nib, black hard rubber ends. Uncommon sub-brand model, typical Montblanc notched feed, darkening to barrel, strong imprints, nick to cap lip and short barrel mouth hairline have been professionally sealed and are barely visible (see details).

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine flex • $295

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13104: Parker Vacumatic: rare vest-pocket model, black with gold filled trim, 11 cm long, opaque barrel, unique short section, lockdown filler. Barrel imprint is later with 1st quarter 1940 date code, compatible 2nd quarter 1939 date code on nib, indicating later assembly of much earlier parts -- a known practice at Parker, periodically done to reduce excess stocks of spare parts.

DATE: 1932/1940 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine • $525

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13108: Parker Vacumatic: early production red pearl laminate full-size Deluxe, 12.9 cm long, gold filled trim, striped end jewels and section, lockdown filler, good barrel imprint with 4th quarter date code, fine barrel transparency; two-tone turn-up nib with excellent plating, plating losses to chromed filler plunger, some brassing and pitting to other trim, otherwise clean.

DATE: 1934 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine rigid • $265

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13103: Parker The Mysterious Yangtze: privately printed hardbound travelog by company founder George S. Parker, nice clean copy, hand autographed; no foxing, but some text pages not cleanly cut, with some tearing (see details).

DATE: 1937 • CONDITION: VG* • SOLD

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13109: Parker Vacumatic Major: blue pearl laminate, 12.9 cm long, wartime gold filled over silver trim, Blue Diamond clip, uncommon "jeweler's" cap band with fine parallel lines pattern; strong barrel imprint with 1st quarter date code, Junior-size nib correct on this model, excellent barrel transparency.

DATE: 1945 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $200

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13111: Parker 51 Demi: cordovan vest-pocket Vac-filler, 12.1 cm long, 1/10 16K gold filled cap with fine parallel lines pattern, good barrel imprint with 4th quarter date code, name on barrel, smooth writer with good ink flow. Vac-filling Demis are both shorter and significantly less common than the later Aerometric Demis.

DATE: 1947 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine • $120

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13100: Parker 51: black Aerometric filler, Lustraloy cap, chrome plated trim, notable factory italic nib; new replacement sac with perfect transparency, barrel imprint almost entirely polished away, one dent to back of cap (see detail), pen is otherwise clean and in excellent working order -- noting that the very sharp-edged calligraphy nib is not suitable for rapid casual writing.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: extra-broad italic • SOLD

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13106: Parker 51 Flighter set in box: stainless steel Aerometric-filler, gold filled trim, with matching .9 mm injector pencil, both pen and pencil have 1st quarter date codes; pen's softened sac nipple has been replaced, new sac installed with perfect transparency, good clean set, noting stress corrosion marks on side of cap (see detail).

DATE: 1951 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: medium fine • $265

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13127: Parker 51 Demi injector pencil: burgundy, 1/10 12K gold filled cap with converging lines pattern, imprint with 2nd quarter date code, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: 1951 • CONDITION: fine • $75

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13107: Sheaffer oversize Lifetime Balance set in box: black lever-filler, 14 cm long, gold filled trim, inlaid celluloid White Dot, large and remarkably flexible Lifetime nib, excellent transparency in section ink window, matching pencil uses .9mm lead; appearance is like new.

DATE: c. 1937 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine flex • $465

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13126: Sheaffer Gregg: black flat-top lever-filler, 12.8 cm long, gold filled trim, enameled Gregg emblem on top of cap; no Sheaffer markings, made for resale by Gregg shorthand schools, level mounted unusually far forward; special "Gregg" marked nib is responsive though stiffly sprung, jeweler's test marks around nib vent hole, otherwise excellent.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine • $165

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13099: Sheaffer Lifetime Triumph Valiant: large black plunger-filler, 13.1 cm long, gold filled over silver wartime trim, White Dot, large conical two-tone Triumph nib. Strong barrel imprint, barrel darkened but with some transparency, patches of wear-through on cap band (see details).

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium fine firm • $165

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13130: Sheaffer Tuckaway Sentinel: black vest pocket plunger-filler, 11.3 cm long, gold filled trim, stainless steel cap, section with transparent ink window, smooth two-tone Triumph nib, White Dot at end of barrel, minor scuffs at top of cap.

DATE: c. 1947 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium firm • $120

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13113: Weidlich combination: black and cream lever-filler, 14.9 cm long, gold filled trim, pencil end uses 1.1 mm lead; excellent color, sharp deep imprints, precise and responsive Star nib (Star was a Weidlich brand name).

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • SOLD

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