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14920: Wahl Tempoint: early gold filled lever-filler ringtop, 9.4 cm long, no Wahl marks on metal, only Boston Safety patent dates and "14 1/8"; crisp "Colonial" pattern, early Sheaffer-licensed sprung lever mechanism, bold italic #2 Tempoint nib has tipping wear, still a notable writer; scratch on section (see detail).
DATE: c. 1919 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: broad italic flex • $250
14921: Wahl Tempoint: early green gold filled lever-filler ringtop, 9.85 cm long, no Wahl marks on metal, only Boston Safety patent dates and "14 1/8"; crisp "Grecian Border" pattern, early Sheaffer-licensed sprung lever mechanism, #2 Tempoint nib; some loss of hard rubber liner at cap mouth, does not affect posting or function.
DATE: c. 1919 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine stub flex • $250
14978: Wahl lever-filler: gold filled #2-size "all metal barrel" lever-filler ringtop, 9.5 cm long, "Check" pattern; hard rubber section, slight marring by one cap vent hole, a small dig near the tip of the nib which does not affect function (see details); comes with original vintage black silk sautoir.
DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: fine flex • $145
12573: Wahl lever-filler: early gold filled "all metal barrel" pen in "Zigzag" pattern, 11.7 cm long, raised lever and Sheaffer-licensed sprung pressure bar; large "WAHL" marked #4 nib, elegantly engraved initials in barrel cartouche.
DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium firm • $250
13366: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal set: oversize green and gold "Deco Band" lever-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, Personal Point nib unit, roller clip, rare and mysterious variant with "X" seal instead of the usual double check mark. Massive manifold Gold Seal nib, slight roughness to area around end of lever, nicks to bands at ends, shallow depression on side of barrel (probably from overenthusiastic spot polishing; not really possible to photograph). Includes matching pencil, uses 1.1 mm lead, has name on side, scrape marks, more heavily used than the pen.
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine/VG • NIB: medium firm • $800
10196: Eversharp Doric: oversize black first-generation lever-filler, 14.7 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal, roller clip, massive Gold Seal manifold nib with semistub tip, screw-in Personal Point nib assembly, feed marked "B" for broad; black is one of the less common Doric colors.
DATE: c. 1931 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium firm • $1200
14764: Eversharp Doric: black faceted plunger-filler, 12.4 cm long, gold filled trim, barrel transparency as new, medium manifold nib writes a smooth and pressureless line.
DATE: c. 1937 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium firm • $295