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12568: Conklin lever-filler: gold filled all-metal design, 12.4 cm long, chevron pattern, early long lever, nice clean example, only one very shallow pinhead mark on cap crown; long-tined #2 nib has good paper feel, considerable flex.

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine flex • $265

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12550: Eversharp Skyline: black streamline lever-filler, 13.3 cm long, 14K solid gold cap and derby, smooth wet nib. Cap has a few minor marks and an area with stress cracking, apparently a manufacturing defect, hairlines also on sides of clip (see details), none of which affect function.

DATE: c. 1943 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: medium • $295

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12548: Mabie Todd Swan: black hard rubber ringtop lever-filler, 9.75 cm long, full sterling silver overlay, New York production, beautiful hand-engraved swag pattern over fine parallel lines, excellent condition but one small ding on posting end of barrel; great nib, responsive and callligraphic.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine stub flex • SOLD

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12560: Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt pencil: black hard rubber ringtop, 10.2 cm long, elaborate gold filled trim, a full 8 barrel bands, nicely patterned and with not a trace of brassing; uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine • $85

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12561: Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt pencil: lavender moire celluloid ringtop, 10.35 cm long, gold filled trim; red, green, and black color bands are actually inlays -- a distinctive decorative treatment almost exclusively limited to Mabie Todd. Some scratching to nose cone, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine* • $60

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12546: Parker Vacuum Filler: rare proto-Vacumatic, silver pearl laminate, 12.8 cm long, chrome plated trim, one-piece section and barrel, two-tone turnup nib, strong barrel imprint, lockdown filler may be slightly later, with aluminum instead of chrome-plated brass plunger, small cap lip hairline has been professionally repaired. Pencil is slightly later, cap-actuated rather than cone-driven, and shows more wear and usage than the pen.

DATE: c. 1932/1934 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine firm • $495

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12554: Parker Vacumatic Major: silver pearl laminate, 12.7 cm long, rhodium plated silver trim, Blue Diamond clip, fine barrel transparency, strong barrel imprint with 4th quarter date code, 3rd quarter date code on nib.

DATE: 1946 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $150

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12562: Parker 51 Flighter set in box: stainless steel Aerometric-filler, gold filled trim, earlier long arrow clip, smooth writer, with matching .9 mm injector pencil; lightly used, no dings, pen has new sac with perfect transparency, matching 4th-quarter date codes on pen and pencil (though different quarters, as is typical.

DATE: 1950 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine • SOLD

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12556: Parker 51 ballpoint: grey with 1/10 12K gold filled cap in converging lines pattern, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim, early all metal clutch mechanism.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: fine • SOLD

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12563: Parker 51 ballpoint: burgundy with 1/10 12K gold filled cap in converging lines pattern, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim, early all metal clutch mechanism, original early brass refill.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $165

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12567: Parker 75: sterling silver grid pattern, gold plated trim, made in USA, marked "STERLING CAP & BARREL"; section with angle indicator, no "0"; includes slender metal squeeze convertor, US-made XF 14K nib.

DATE: c. 1978 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $225

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12564: Parker Duofold International set in box: green marble, cartridge/converter (converter included), 13.1 cm long, gold plated trim, made in England, notable factory italic nib came to us very scratchy, has been tuned and smoothed, now wonderfully calligraphic; pen has 1st quarter 1996 date code, matching 0.7 mm pencil has slightly later "E" date code. In original inner and outer boxes, with guarantee and instructions.

DATE: 1996 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-broad italic • $795

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12553: Sheaffer PFM I: oversize black pneumatic-filler with extending Snorkel filler tube, chrome plated trim, inlaid palladium-silver nib; smooth writer, a couple of small digs to the top edge of the cap (see detail).

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine firm • $195

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12551: Wahl-Eversharp 75 pencil: red hard rubber, 13.4 cm long, gold filled trim; nearly all Eversharps used 1.1 mm lead, but this is one of the much less common versions that uses 2 mm (.075") extra-thick lead.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: near mint • $80

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12545: Waterman 94 Ripple: Rose Ripple hard rubber lever-filler, 12.9 cm long; crisp and glossy, no brassing, strong imprints, traces of silver infill on model number at barrel end, wonderful responsive #4 nib.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: fine stub semiflex • $895

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