We hope you are all staying safe and well through this difficult period. We are still in the shop nearly every day, adding new items to the catalog and shipping out orders. Please note that international deliveries may take longer due to postal cutbacks, and that postal service to some countries and APO/FPO/DPO addresses has been temporarily suspended (current list here), though FedEx and UPS service remains available at greater cost. Thank you for your patience!


14690: Waterman Patrician pencil: black hard rubber, 13.6 cm long, gold filled trim, clipless and unmarked, propel-only mechanism, uses 1.1 mm lead; very likely an unfinished factory second, as there is a tiny pit in the hard rubber behind the metal nose cone (see detail).

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: near mint • $150

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11255: Waterman Patrician: oversize black hard rubber lever-filler, 13.75 cm long, gold filled trim, emblem version with extra-wide solid cap band with enameled Lions badge -- a very rare pen, but heavily restored: cap lip has been replaced, sealed crack above clip, lever box is from a Hundred Year Pen, barrel imprint nearly completely worn away.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: G* • NIB: fine firm • $565

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13922: Waterman Lady Patricia: rare black hard rubber lever-filler with "Cable Twist"sterling silver overlay, 11.1 cm long; a few minor marks and bumps but excellent overall appearance, unusually good condition for this model, elegantly engraved monogram on top of clip button. this is only the third example of this seldom-seen model we have offered in the last 15 years.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine rigid • $850

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10048: Waterman 52V Persian pencil: uncommon and desirable material, 11.1 cm long, gold filled trim, good imprint, name on barrel, a small gouge to edge of cap crown (see details); uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $80

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13299: Waterman combination: rare model, not catalogued or advertised, based upon the 32, black celluloid lever-filler, 14.7 cm long, chrome plated trim, barrel threaded at both ends, fully imprinted, pencil mechanism uses 1.1 mm lead, nib is a classic Waterman semistub, smooth and responsive. Overall appearance excellent, but clip slightly loose.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: medium semiflex • $950

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12033: Waterman pencil: tan veined grey pearl "Steel Quartz", 12.5 cm long, chrome plated trim; strong imprints, scrape to top back of cap, uses 1.1 mm lead, matches 3 fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine* • $65

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12035: Waterman pencil: tan veined grey pearl "Steel Quartz", 10.6.5 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, matches 92V fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: exc • $65

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13288: Waterman 32½: unusual slender lever-filler, 12 cm long, chrome plated trim, striking burgundy-copper pearl with bright red inclusions, both the material and the model normally seen only in Canadian production. This pen, however, is USA-made, apparently for export, and fully marked; lever is of later design, but may well be original, some heat distortion to the cap around the threads, nib is badly cracked from the vent hole and is not usable as is. Sac has been removed, section assembly cleaned.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: extra-fine* • $165

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9500: Waterman lever box assembly: original new old stock, 21.5 mm long, fits 16 mm long, 2.2 mm wide barrel slot, gold plated; as used on pens such as the Lady Patricia, 3V, 92V, and many postwar Watermans.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: mint • $20

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11646: Waterman desk pencil: green pearl, 20.2 cm long, gold filled trim, barrel 10.6 mm in diameter (same size as Patrician pencils), uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; new old stock, minimal shop wear, splotches on nose cone are due to flaking clear lacquer originally applied as a protective coat.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: near mint • $200

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14703: Waterman Patrician pencil: black and pearl "Nacre" celluloid, 12.7 cm long, chrome plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, fine color, strong imprints, slightly flattened forebarrel from name removal (see detail), unusual short model, around a centimeter shorter than standard, with shorter nose cone assembly as well.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • $175

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11636: Waterman desk pencil: black celluloid, 18.6 cm long, chrome plated trim, barrel 10 mm in diameter, uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; new old stock, minimal shop wear.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: near mint • $145

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11635: Waterman desk pencil: green pearl, 20.2 cm long, gold filled trim, barrel 10.6 mm in diameter (same size as Patrician pencils), uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; new old stock, minimal shop wear, splotches on nose cone are due to flaking clear lacquer originally applied as a protective coat.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: near mint • $200

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14727: Waterman Lady Patricia Ink-Vue: red pearl "Sunset" compound lever pump-filler, 10.8 cm long, chrome plated trim, fancy patterned transparent barrel, good imprints, feed with inset red hard rubber central stripe; a good user-grade pen, cap band relief patterning flattened, plating has typical age pitting. To fill, lever is opened and pressed several times (similar to a Vacumatic), fine barrel transparency. Nib has considerable flex, with paper feel.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: fine flex • $150

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14556: Waterman Lady Patricia Ink-Vue: silver pearl "Mist" compound lever pump-filler, 10.9 cm long, chrome plated trim, fancy patterned transparent barrel, bold imprints, "Tip-Fill" feed; as usual cap band slightly loose, will turn. To fill, lever is opened and pressed several times (similar to a Vacumatic), excellent barrel transparency, typical pitting to trim plating, remains of price sticker still on end of barrel. Nib is a responsive writer, requires some pressure to flex.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine flex • $205

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13889: Waterman Ink-Vue demonstrator: dealer's version in transparent celluloid, not sold to the public, 13 cm long, chrome plated trim, usual darkening to the barrel, keyhole-vent nib.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: fine rigid • $475

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8923: Waterman Ink-Vue demonstrator: dealer's version in transparent celluloid, not sold to the public, 13 cm long, chrome plated trim, Tip-Fill feed; usual darkening to the barrel, a very clean example of a particularly uncommon, fully functional demonstrator. Fresh to the market -- came to us with a slightly later #5 needlepoint nib, Oregon store's name on barrel.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: needlepoint rigid • $595

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14031: Waterman 7: black lever-filler, 13.8 cm long, gold filled trim, "Tip-Fill" feed; second largest in Waterman line of 1930s, next to Patrician, scarce model. Red disk insert on barrel end denotes a "signature" nib, this example is later production so the matching #7 nib does not bear a color imprint; neatly engraved name on cap band.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine flex • $265

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14545: Waterman Thorobred: black vest pocket lever-filler, 10.8 cm long, chrome plated trim, identical to a 3V (renamed towards end of production).

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $145

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13158: Waterman 352 pencil: blue pearl, gold filled trim, original price sticker on back of cap. New old stock, from the Oakland Japantown hoard.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: mint • $80

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13605: Waterman Hundred Year set in box: "Supersize" lever-filler in transparent red acrylic, 13.4 cm long, gold filled trim, massive #18 Hundred Year "RIGID" nib, with matching twist-action .9mm pencil. In original box with instructions dated October 1941, pencil eraser unused, pen as new noting typical craquelure to the tinted lacquer originally applied to the inside of the barrel.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium fine firm • $650

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12946: Waterman Hundred Year set in box: very rare white Lucite doctor's pen with matching pencil and thermometer case, lever-filler, 13 cm long, gold filled trim; pencil uses .9 mm lead, thermometer holder lacks thermometer, has depression in barrel right below bands. Pen has stress marks in cap threads and at top of cap, very typical for this material. In original box with papers and gift card (the spelling of the recipient's name appears to have been a bit off, as there is a partial effort to scratch away an extra "S" on both pencil and thermometer case.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $800

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10218: Waterman Hundred Year: rare white doctor's pen, 13 cm long, gold filled trim with three barrel bands, globe logo on clip boss; one 1mm stress crack at the corner of the clip cutout (stable, caused by someone forcing the clip sideways), otherwise no damage or defects, noting initials engraved on the central barrel band. Nib has just enough flex to give a bit of shading with moderate pressure..

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: fine semiflex • $685

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13443: Waterman nurse's pen: ivory pearl lever-filler, 11.6 cm long, gold filled trim, red painted band at top of cap worn, overall color more even than usual.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine semiflex • $120

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11664: Waterman Junior pencil: unusual short-lived model with over-the-top military clip with globe logo on side and top, blue-green pearl color not used in USA production; 11.6 cm long, nickel plated trim, made in Canada, uses 1.1 mm lead, some scuffs and scratches.

DATE: c. 1943 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $90

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9501: Waterman lever box assembly: original new old stock, 23 mm long, fits 17 mm long, 3 mm wide barrel slot, gold plated; fits many later 1940s and 1950s Watermans.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: mint • $10

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14467: Waterman Citation pencil: black with gold filled trim, 13 cm long, chrome plated nose cone, wide barrel band, original price sticker on barrel; new old stock with minimal shop wear, uses .9 mm lead, matches Taperite fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: near mint • $60

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11422: Waterman 402: rare lever-filler with striped parti-colored barrel, green and grey, green cap, gold filled trim, 12.7 cm long, with original price band. Usually considered a prototype, but clearly test-marketed in small numbers. Original sac is stiff, has not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: fine rigid • $695

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14092: Waterman Crusader Taperite: dark blue lever-filler, 11.5 cm long, frosted aluminum cap, hooded nib.

DATE: c. 1947 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine stub • $105

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14460: Waterman W5: black lever-filler, 12.7 cm long, gold filled trim, made in England; presentation inscription, nice responsive nib, handsome pen despite extensive plating wear.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: medium fine flex • $120

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14093: Waterman Crusader: black slip-cap lever-filler, 13 cm long, two-tone metal cap, chrome plated trim; usual slight scuffs and marks to cap, nib will open up but requires some pressure.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine flex • $120

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12873: Waterman Crusader Taperite: black lever-filler, hooded nib, 11.8 cm long, frosted aluminum cap is very clean but for patch of abrasion on back.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine firm • $85

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14274: Waterman lever-filler set in box: red with chrome plated trim, 13.2 cm long, #5A nib, matching injector pencil uses .9 mm lead. Unused, slight age roughness to plating at rim of pen cap mouth.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine firm • $115

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14273: Waterman Taperite set in box: economy-line model in black with chrome trim, hooded stainless steel nib, matching twist-action pencil uses .9 mm lead; both pieces retain original barrel stickers, box comes with outer sleeve and instructions. Original sac has not been replaced, can be replaced upon request.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $115

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14272: Waterman Taperite set in box: economy-line model in red with chrome trim, hooded stainless steel nib, matching twist-action pencil uses .9 mm lead; both pieces retain original barrel stickers, box comes with outer sleeve and instructions. Original sac has not been replaced, can be replaced upon request.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine • $115

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14271: Waterman C/F: black cartridge-filler, chrome cap, gold plated clip, made in USA, stainless inlaid nib marked "44" writes a nicely shaded line; has been filled but retains chalk marks on barrel. Box has paperwork and four unused cartridges, which are dried out but which can be refilled with a syringe.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • $85

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13803: Waterman X-Pen: black capillary-filler, hooded nib, 13.6 cm long, fills by dipping nib end into ink; like new, but has been filled. Uncommon late Waterman attempt to emulate Parker's 61; most X-Pens found are the smaller Junior size.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $150

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13440: Waterman C/F liquid lead ballpoint: blue with brushed stainless steel cap, 13.4 cm long, gold plated clip, made in USA, twist-action point retraction; chalk marks on barrel, eraser under cap, original cartridge dried up, refills no longer available.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: mint • $40

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