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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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