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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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 likely original, some heat distortion to the cap around the threads. Account nib is notably fine.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: needlepoint • $175

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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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13215: Waterman 91V pencil: "Steel Quartz" celluloid, 10.8 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, propel and retract mechanism, matches 92V pen; bold imprints, original price sticker, like new condition but for two shallow holes drilled in its side (see details).

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG* • $30

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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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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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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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16032: Waterman Lady Patricia: rare black hard rubber lever-filler with "Cable Twist"sterling silver overlay, 11.1 cm long; unusually clean condition for this model, only tiny nicks to ends (see details).

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine flex • $1250

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15558: Waterman Lady Patricia: rare black hard rubber lever-filler with sterling silver "Bay Leaf" overlay, 11.1 cm long, a few light marks, initials elegantly engraved in barrel cartouche; Account nib is a precise writer.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine firm • $895

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15999: Waterman Ink-Vue demonstrator: transparent celluloid with black ends, 12.85 cm long, clipless version without end globe or cap band specially furnished for use with Signagraph check-signing machine; not much used but fine network of stress cracks over the inner cap (see details), band of wear to barrel where clamped in Signagraph; original sac has not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: medium semiflex • $395

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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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15930: Waterman Skywriter in box: black celluloid lever-filler, 12.75 cm long, nickel plated trim, Canadian-made subbrand model by Waterman's subsidiary Alco (Aikin Lambert Co.). Wartime pen, great nib but cap bands irregularly crimped, slight swelling of barrel over lever pivot. From the Hopkins collection, dispersed at Bonhams some thirty years ago. Hopkins was a British Army officer, meticulous about recording the circumstances of each purchase, retaining and annotating receipts, instructions, and boxes to an almost obsessive degree.

DATE: c. 1943 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: fine stub flex • $175

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16256: Waterman Commando: cordovan lever-filler, 12.85 cm long, gold filled trim, made in Canada, notable nib is very fine with enough flexibility for subtly shaded writing.

DATE: c. 1943 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $175

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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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14872: Waterman Citation pencil: grey with gold filled trim, 13 cm long, wide barrel band, new old stock with minimal shop wear, uses .9 mm lead, matches Taperite or standard Citation fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: near mint • $55

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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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14975: Waterman Starlet: green pearl lever-filler, 11.8 cm long, gold filled trim, strong imprint.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine semiflex • $150

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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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16458: Waterman demonstrator: transparent acrylic lever-filler, 13.25 cm long, gold filled trim, #5 nib; sac has been removed but a new one can be installed upon request.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: medium • SOLD

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14924: Waterman Crusader repeater pencil: burgundy with two-tone aluminum cap, 13.5 cm long, chrome plated trim, uses .9mm lead. New old stock, but light shop wear and typical age pitting to clip button plating.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: exc • $50

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14274: Waterman lever-filler set in box: red with chrome plated trim, 13.2 cm long, #5A nib, matching repeater 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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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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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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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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