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



13608: Diamond Medal Standard: black and pearl flat-top lever-filler, 13.4 cm long, gold filled trim, black ends with white trim rings, Wahl-style pressure bar toggled to the lever and held by a keeper at the end of the barrel; made for sale by Sears, part of the so-called National Pen Co. of Chicago group, excellent quality; name on cap, barrel ambered more than cap, but good color balance, strong barrel imprint, smooth Diamond Medal #2 nib.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $145

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13629: Edward Todd telescoping ruler pencil: sterling silver ringtop, 11.3 cm long, square body ruled to 3 5/8 inches, extends to 32.5 cm to measure a full 12 inches; hand-engraved numbers, 1897 patent date, uses standard 2 mm thick lead. Early production, unusual size, only example we have handled that is three-draw, rather than two. Ringtop attachment appears to have been resoldered in the past (see detail).

DATE: c. 1898 • CONDITION: fine* • $350

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13609: Esterbrook B: full-size "Dollar Pen", green pearl lever-filler, 12.1 cm long, stainless steel trim, later #9550 nib with round-bottomed feed.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine firm • $115

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13548: Eversharp pencil: rare gold filled model with trowel clip, first Wahl production, but predating Wahl's takeover; 13.5 cm long, "Check" pattern, marked "PATENTED", "20 YEAR GOLD FILLED", and "EVER SHARP", name engraved on barrel. Very hard to find these early examples in such nice clean condition.

DATE: c. 1916 • CONDITION: exc • $195

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13632: Montegrappa The Elmo Pen: early production black hard rubber safety, 12.75 cm long, smooth gold filled overlay, #2 Elmo nib, Moore-style one-piece shaft and feed; cap has engraved monogram, dings to crown, cap lip has been replaced. Nib has a crack from the vent hole, usable with a light hand. The Elmo Pen was one of Montegrappa's very first models, and an overlay example is unheard of.

DATE: c. 1922 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine stub flex • $650

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13604: Moore 96: scarce oversize lever-filler, bronze and black, gold filled trim, 13.1 cm long, small Maniflex nib has slight bend to upper surface, does not affect writing quality.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine semiflex • $295

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13602: Parker Vacumatic Debutante: small golden pearl laminate, 11.9 cm long, gold filled trim, Blue Diamond clip, geometric pattern cap band, imprint with clearly legible 2nd quarter date code; excellent barrel transparency, name on barrel, usual very slight swelling over filler unit. Arrow nib originally two-tone but plating nearly all gone, rounded oblong tip gives natural subtle line width variation.

DATE: 1943 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine stub • $145

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13633: Parker 75 Godron ballpoint: gold plated, early production with 20 micron mark, made in France; sound working condition, usage marks including scratches at the tip and a small blister on the barrel (see details).

DATE: c. 1971 • CONDITION: VG • $80

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13627: Pilot Custom in box: black cartridge-filler, 13.45 cm long, gold plated trim, 18K nib.

DATE: 1974 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium fine • $150

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13596: Sheaffer Balance pencil: grey pearl and black marbled, 12.1 cm long, chrome plated trim, uncommon with wide milled band, smooth unmarked flattened-ball clip; uses 1.1 mm lead, strong imprints.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $85

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13585: Sheaffer Lifetime Feathertouch Vigilant: black plunger-filler with military clip, 12.9 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, barrel transparency like new, "875" on barrel indicates original $8.75 price, two-tone Lifetime nib, barrel behind threads irregular and out of round due to heat shrinkage, but does not affect function (see detail), otherwise excellent.

DATE: c. 1942 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine firm • $120

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13634: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal: oversize black and pearl "Deco Band" lever-filler, 13.7 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal Signature nib with Personal Point screw-in system. Color is excellent, with the cap virtually pristine, the barrel evenly toned..

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine semiflex • $825

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13589: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal: black and pearl ringtop lever-filler, 11.7 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal Signature nib, Personal Point screw-in nib unit, excellent color and trim plating; some separation between chunks of black and pearl on barrel, age shrinkage of celluloid over aluminum barrel liner (see details).

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: fine semiflex • $150

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13566: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal: oversize jade green "Deco Band" lever-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal "FLEXIBLE"-marked nib with stublike tip, Personal Point screw-in system, "M"-marked feed. Good overall color with some darkening at cap top, scattered tool/tooth marks on trim bands at ends, sealed cap lip crack (see details).

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine stub flex • $495

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13610: Wilrite set in box: gold plated lever-filler, 12.4 cm long, checkerboard pattern, 14K warranted nib, with matching pencil, uses 1.1 mm lead; shallow dent next to lever, spot of solder on pencil clip; economy-line set.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium • $120

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