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In addition to our featured Sheaffer Snorkels, we have listed a number of other interesting Sheaffer models, which can be found below and on our Sheaffer pages.
13110: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel: first-year black pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, polished stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical two-tone 14K gold nib with early narrow skirt, matching section, 14K solid gold Snorkel filler tube; initials "ETC" on barrel, imprint worn but fully present, one tiny bump to cap top.
DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium broad • $245
13092: Sheaffer Snorkel demonstrator: transparent pneumatic-filler, gold filled trim, 14.2 cm long, White Dot, two-tone Triumph nib; a dealer-only model not offered to the general public, truly rare in first-year form with narrow mainspring seat on filler housing, Snorkel tube holder plug with side recesses, solid 14K gold Snorkel tube, and short-skirted nib unit with matching section. Black paint originally concealing cap liner all worn away, otherwise clean and sound.
DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $650
13000: Sheaffer Snorkel demonstrator: transparent pneumatic-filler, gold filled trim, 14.2 cm long, White Dot, two-tone 14K gold Triumph nib; some wear to the black paint concealing the cap liner, otherwise unusually clean (note that there are no cracks in the cap: the photos show typical internal scratching from factory installation of the clip retaining spring).
DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: fine • $595
13002: Sheaffer Snorkel Autograph: black pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, 14K solid gold trim; unusually, wide cap band is not engraved with signature. Crisp imprints, two-tone Triumph nib.
DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium fine • $295
13043: Sheaffer Snorkel Valiant: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical Triumph nib.
DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $120
13097: Sheaffer Snorkel pencil: uncommon "Sage Green", gold filled trim, White Dot, wide barrel band, uses .9 mm lead; also matches Valiant or Statesman pen. Appears unused, but no stickers.
DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: near mint • $95
13096: Sheaffer Snorkel pencil: uncommon pink "Buckskin Tan", gold filled trim, White Dot, wide barrel band, uses .9 mm lead; also matches Valiant or Statesman pen. Crisp imprints, chip to White Dot.
DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $75
13001: Sheaffer Snorkel Valiant: scarce and desirable Mandarin Orange pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical nib marked lightly "M5". Unused with original nib grade sticker, original seals and sac have not been replaced, appear to be sound but not guaranteed for use.
DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $295
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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