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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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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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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14833: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel set in box: black pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical Triumph M5 nib; pen has some marks from usage on barrel and end knob, matching .9 mm pencil is as new. In box with instructions dated January 1954.

DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium fine • $150

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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14862: Sheaffer Imperial III: grey Touchdown pneumatic-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold plated trim, two-tone gold-plated palladium silver Triumph-style conical nib is a smooth, wet writer.

DATE: c. 1961 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium fine • $115

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