Snorkel & Touchdown - PFM
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
15673: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel: first-year green 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, imprint worn but fully present. PVC sac has been installed for maximum service life.
DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium • $265
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
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 • $600