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14810: Sheaffer Touchdown Crest Deluxe set in box: large first-year pneumatic-filler, burgundy with gold filled cap, White Dot, large two-tone conical Triumph nib, section with ink window; condition is as new but for the typical slight swelling of the barrel end over the O-ring recess. Matching .9 mm pencil is mint. Pen retains original section sticker with nib grade and filling instructions, also foil clip tag; instruction sheet dated March 1951.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $225

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14751: Sheaffer Touchdown Sentinel Deluxe: large first-year pneumatic-filler, blue with stainless steel cap, 13.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, section with ink window, large two-tone Triumph nib is firm and smooth; typical slight swelling at end of barrel over seal, some rough patches on cap mostly polished out.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: fine firm • $95

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14750: Sheaffer Touchdown Valiant: large first-year green pneumatic-filler, 13.4 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, section with ink window; big two-tone conical Triumph nib has medium-sized tip, but is set to write a very fine line.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine firm • $120

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14749: Sheaffer Touchdown Valiant: large first-year burgundy pneumatic-filler, 13.4 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, section with ink window, big two-tone conical Triumph nib. Original price sticker on back of cap, nib sticker on section. Original sac and barrel seal have not been replaced, can be replaced upon request at no additional charge.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium firm • $165

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14775: Sheaffer Touchdown Valiant: large first-year model, black pneumatic-filler, 13.4 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, section with ink window, two-tone conical Triumph nib, usual slight heat shrinkage to cap.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine firm • $125

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14770: Sheaffer Touchdown Crest Tuckaway: black pneumatic-filler, 11.8 cm long, gold filled cap and trim, White Dot, big two-tone Triumph nib, section with ink window; overall excellent appearance, noting nick to side of filler knob, typical slight swelling to barrel over seal ring.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine firm • $165

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14492: Sheaffer Touchdown Sentinel Deluxe set in box: blue pneumatic-filler, 13.4 cm long, stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, two-tone conical Triumph nib, section with transparent ink window; matching pencil uses .9 mm lead, retains original barrel price sticker, pen section has most of the nib grade band.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: medium • $175

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14776: Sheaffer Touchdown Tuckaway Valiant pencil: brown, 10.3 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: exc • $45

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14524: Sheaffer Touchdown Triumph: pneumatic-filler, gold filled cap and barrel, 13.4 cm long, two-tone conical Triumph nib, section with transparent ink window; typical dings to ends, initials lightly engraved on barrel, a notably smooth writer.

DATE: c. 1951 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $165

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14812: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel set in box: first-year burgundy pneumatic-filler, 14 cm long, stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical Triumph nib with narrow skirt, 14K solid gold Snorkel tube; matching pencil uses .9 mm lead, appears to have been used more than the pen. Early box and instructions dated October 1952, refer to the new pen not as a Snorkel but as the "TM* with the Snorkel".

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: near mint/fine-exc • NIB: broad • $275

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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

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14813: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel: burgundy pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, stainless cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical Triumph F5 nib.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine • $145

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13167: Sheaffer Snorkel Crest: burgundy pneumatic-filler, gold filled cap, White Dot, notable broad two-tone Triumph conical nib; Australian production, fully marked.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: broad • $250

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13275: Sheaffer Snorkel Signature set in box: black pneumatic-filler, 14.15 cm long, solid 14K gold cap band, gold filled clip, two-tone conical Triumph nib; matching .9mm mechanical pencil like new but for slight stress hairline next to clip attachment from clip having been forced sideways (see detail). As usual, cap bands have been engraved. In box with special Signature model purple ribbon, instructions.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc-near mint* • NIB: medium • $225

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14815: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman set in box: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, palladium-silver alloy conical Triumph M4 nib. Pen is in excellent condition, matching .9 mm pencil has been used more and has a scratch at the front of the barrel and a small stress line from the clip mount (see details).

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc/fine • NIB: broad • $175

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13282: Sheaffer Snorkel Valiant: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical Triumph "F5"-marked nib is a smooth writer, noting marks near tip from straightening or adjustment.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $90

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12095: Sheaffer Craftsman 52: rare and uncatalogued "Vermilion" version of an already uncommon Touchdown model, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim with wide cap band, mint condition with original chalk marks on barrel; not a user -- sac and seal have not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine • $150

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12460: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel pencil: "Pastel Blue", polished stainless cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, original foil clip tag, new old stock, a bit of old shop dirt.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: near mint • $50

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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

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12122: Sheaffer Snorkel Clipper: "Peacock" pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, stainless cap, White Dot, palladium-silver conical M4 Triumph nib; rare version with facsimile signature of Ed Sullivan (signature worn), used as promotion for Mercury cars.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $275

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12544: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: pneumatic-filler in uncommon late color, "Mandarin Orange", 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, crisp barrel imprint, conical silver-palladium F4 nib is notably fine.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine • $275

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12783: Sheaffer Snorkel Sovereign pencil: rare Vermilion barrel, chrome cap with gold filled clip; bold imprint, no dings, internal stress mark visible upon close inspection at front of barrel (see detail).

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: fine • $80

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12198: Sheaffer Snorkel Admiral: pneumatic-filler in uncommon late color, "Sage Green", 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, imprint on cap, #5 conventional nib; original chalk marks on barrel, sac and seals have not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: medium • $265

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14811: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel in box: green pneumatic-filler, 14 cm long, stainless cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical 14K gold M5 Triumph nib, later production with colored section.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $150

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14816: Sheaffer Snorkel Admiral set in box: blue pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, conventional 14K gold #5 M2 nib, matching .9 mm pencil. Original nib grade band on pen, box and instructions from very end of PFM and Snorkel production.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $165

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12597: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: "Buckskin Tan" pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver F4 Triumph nib; an uncommon color, especially in a White Dot pen. Late production with imprint on cap, clean example, one small dig next to clip (see detail).

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $250

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12193: Sheaffer Imperial I doctor's set in box: three-piece set, white Touchdown-filling fountain pen, mechanical pencil, and thermometer holder, Canadian production, in an equally unusual box, with bilingual English and French instruction sheet and guarantee certificate; rare version of an uncommon model, pen has been used, does not fill as the barrel seal is no longer airtight and is not easily replaced.

DATE: c. 1961 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: medium fine • $800

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