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The items below are listed alphabetically by maker, with featured items grouped at the top.



12827: De La Rue bottle stylo: black hard rubber novelty pen, 7.4 cm long, eyedropper-filler, imprinted "FROM/ALDERMAN A. BYRNE.T.D./DUBLIN" -- famous Irish politician Alfie Byrne, later Lord Mayor of Dublin. "TD" stands for Teachta Dála, a member of the lower chamber of the Irish Parliament.

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $165

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12811: Eversharp Doric: small black facetted plunger-filler, 11.6 cm long, gold filled trim, small "FLEXIBLE" marked nib has a semistub tip, has considerable flex; ink shutoff feature has not been repaired, pen is otherwise fully reconditioned and functional.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium broad flex • $225

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12819: John Holland 71: black hard rubber hatchet-filler, hand-engraved gold filled overlay, 13.7 cm long, add-on Holland clip, #12 nib is a responsive semiflex capable of a nicely shaded line. 1915 patent date imprint on barrel overlay, monogram engraved in barrel cartouche, metal clean, no brassing.

DATE: c. 1916 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $895

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12813: Mabie Todd Swan Leverless: gold filled overlay twist-filler, 13.65 cm long, new old stock; made in England, crisp engine turned panels, overlaid section, as new noting stress hairline in turning knob, an original manufacturing defect.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: near mint* • NIB: fine semiflex • $465

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12799: Parker Duofold Senior: unusual oversize Mandarin Yellow button-filler, 14 cm long, gold filled trim, two barrel imprints, original Lucky Curve banner imprint mostly polished away, later single-line general Parker imprint added on other side; comb feed and lack of date code places assembly around 1933, using earlier components and a non-Duofold Lucky Curve #7 nib for a pen to be sold without the Duofold name or guarantee. Read more about this pen and other "downgraded" Duofolds here.

DATE: c. 1927/1933 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $985

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12812: Parker Duofold Junior Deluxe: black-veined pearl streamlined button-filler, 11.4 cm long, gold filled trim, clean imprint, Duofold nib with spearhead feed; usual barrel darkening, some scratches to cap below clip ring, trim plating excellent with no brassing.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $150

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12807: Parker 51 Demi Signet: uncommon smaller version, 1/10 14K gold filled Aerometric filler, 12.8 cm long, original sac with perfect transparency, two-tone clutch ring.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • $385

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12804: Parker 75 Flammé ballpoint: gold plate, made in France, no date code.

DATE: c. 1978 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $160

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12805: Parker 75 Flammé ballpoint: silver plate, made in France, no date code, like new, a few spots of tarnish and handling marks.

DATE: c. 1978 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $160

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12824: Parker 75 Écossais ballpoint: gold plated, made in France, dished clip button, no date code.

DATE: c. 1978 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $85

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12825: Parker Duofold Centennial set in box: early production set in black, made in UK; fountain pen has "IN" date code, ballpoint has "IE"; pen has been dip-tested. Packaging is later, for a different Duofold model.

DATE: 1988/89 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: medium • $595

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12806: Parker Duofold Mandarin Yellow in box: limited edition of 10,000 pens, Centennial size, 18K nib, cartridge or converter (included); in box with guarantee and all packaging, number of pen is close to the number on the guarantee, but does not match. Never filled, we have dip-tested the nib for smoothness.

DATE: 1995 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: medium • $950

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12829: Sheaffer Lifetime: oversize black and pearl lever-filler, 13.2 cm long, gold filled trim, massive Lifetime nib with serial number, later production with longitudinally seamed cap; strong barrel imprint, trim plating excellent, moderate barrel ambering, small patch of pitting to cap top next to White Dot.

DATE: c. 1934 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine rigid • $200

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12817: Waterman Patrician: oversize Nacre (black and pearl) lever-filler, 13.8 cm long, chrome plated trim, noteworthy factory true italic nib, sharp-edged but smooth and responsive; good evenly toned color, strong imprints, trim plating bright except for dulling on the barrel end medallion.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium italic • $895

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12820: unmarked dip pen: sterling silver twist pattern, 16.8 cm long excluding plated nib, probably American manufacture, engraved only "G.G.E", apparently a monogram rather than a maker's mark. Excellent quality.

DATE: c. 1905 • CONDITION: fine • $125

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