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15369: Sheaffer Touchdown Crest Tuckaway Deluxe set in box: black pocket-size pneumatic-filler with patterned gold filled cap, 11.8 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, section with ink window, two-tone Triumph nib with classic Sheaffer turn-up tip, original price sticker on cap and nib grade sticker on section; with matching .9 mm pencil, with price sticker on barrel. New old stock, almost imperceptible swelling of barrel over plunger seal. Sac and seals have been replaced.
DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $220
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
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 • $225
14836: Sheaffer Snorkel Special set in box: black pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, open palladium-silver alloy M6 nib has a bit of spring but not truly flexible; matching .9 mm twist-action pencil is like new. Box shows corner wear and partial splits, instructions under pad dated October 1955.
DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $120
15084: Sheaffer Snorkel Valiant set in box: scarce and desirable Peacock Blue pneumatic-filler (a vivid aqua blue, not to be confused with the earlier and much more common Pastel Blue), 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical nib marked lightly "F5". Unused with original nib grade sticker, original seals and sac have not been replaced, appear to be sound but not guaranteed for use. Matching pencil uses .9 mm lead, both pieces have original metal foil clip tags, the pen's tag with some damage (see details).
DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: fine • $350
14834: Sheaffer Snorkel Signature: unusual Mandarin pneumatic-filler, 14.15 cm long, gold filled clip, solid 14K gold cap band engraved with facsimile signature, two-tone conical Triumph M5 nib. Some tool marks to filler knob, stress crack under clip (see detail), overall appearance fine+.
DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: medium • $295
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
15502: Sheaffer PFM I: oversize burgundy Snorkel-filler, 13.7 cm long, chrome plated trim, palladium-silver inlaid nib, smooth writer but more of a fine that the medium indicated by the original chalk marks on the barrel. New old stock with minimal handling wear.
DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • SOLD
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 • $600