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6939: A. A. Waterman twist-filler: black hard rubber slip-cap with gold filled hand-engraved floral pattern overlay, 14.4 cm long, "F.O." on barrel, marked "NOT CONNECTED WITH/THE L.E. WATERMAN CO."; #2 AA nib is tightly sprung and somewhat toothy, overlay metalwork is in excellent condition but for a small area of age speckling on the barrel and some corrosion around one cap breather hole (see detail).

DATE: c. 1906 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: extra-fine • $685

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11968: Aikin Lambert eyedropper-filler: black hard rubber taper-cap with pearl slabbed barrel; 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, ribbed section, #3 nib; excellent quality and condition, thicker barrel than is usual with Aikin Lambert and Waterman pearl-slab taper-caps.

DATE: c. 1912 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $685

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14487: Aikin Lambert Capitol Cabinet: black chased hard rubber lever-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, crisp and glossy, bold imprints, largely identical to a Waterman 52 (Aikin Lambert was a Waterman subsidiary at this time). Earlier production with imprint on cap, narrow lever, patent date on clip. Nib is a toothy but enjoyable writer.

DATE: c. 1918 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine flex • $220

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13943: Aikin Lambert Mercantile: unusual red hard rubber lever-filler, 14.05 cm long, gold filled trim, with a #2 Aikin Lambert nib, but the pen itself is the size of a Waterman 55 and was likely made using Waterman reject parts (both cap and barrel have tiny black specks and surface pits); name on barrel, condition otherwise factory new, came to us clearly never filled.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine flex • $450

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13802: Artbrown safety: unusual and interesting mix of styles, Vac-like end jewels, cap like an early 1940s Waterman Emblem Pen; 11.7 cm long, gold plated trim, nib is gold plated stainless steel, cap and barrel appear to be lacquered hard rubber. Internal spiral has been repaired, seals replaced. Japanese-made safety pens are uncommon.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine stub semiflex • $265

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10790: Autofiller twist-filler: oversize black chased hard rubber slip-cap, 15.7 cm long, crisp and glossy, bold imprints, big #8 Autofiller nib is toothy, much like a Victorian dip pen, wide double-vented feed, twist knob is a replacement copy in hard rubber to original dimensions.

DATE: c. 1914 • CONDITION: near mint* • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $595

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12727: Bayard 824: slender black slip-cap accordion-sac pump-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, made in France, original chalk marks on barrel, never filled, original sac intact, 18K gold Bayard nib.

DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine • $145

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14773: Chilton pneumatic-filler: black hard rubber ringtop, 11.4 cm long, gold filled trim, Boston-era production, even wear and moderate fading, stress line at base of nib is stable and does not go all the way through.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: extra-fine firm • $145

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14567: Chilton 16S: uncommon vest pocket size black pneumatic-filler, 10.9 cm long, gold filled trim.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: broad semiflex • $350

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14032: Conklin 2: extremely early crescent-filler in mottled hard rubber, 13.7 cm long, good clean cap imprint with 1891 and 1901 patent dates, short-lived design with flat ends and trim grooves on both barrel and cap seen only at beginning of production, this example predates the mid-1902 adoption of lock ring of graduated thickness (US patent 745,481). An important Conklin rarity, only a handful of surviving examples known.

DATE: c. 1901 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: extra-fine flex • $1600

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12240: Conklin S3: mottled hard rubber slip-cap crescent-filler, 13.4 cm long, nickel plated trim; narrow "keel" feed, #3 Conklin nib is toothy, like a steel dip pen, crack from vent hole should be stable if not flexed; even wear, imprints worn but present.

DATE: c. 1908 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $450

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15296: Conklin Jaxon: black chased hard rubber clipless screw-cap eyedropper-filler, 13.25 cm long, wide feed, warranted #3 nib writes like a flexible dip pen with much paper feel. Jaxon was a Conklin sub-brand; most were self-fillers, using a variant of the Conklin crescent-filling mechanism, eyedropper-fillers are rare. Clean imprints and chasing, excellent plus but for scratch at top of cap.

DATE: c. 1912 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine stub flex • $295

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13510: Conklin 3: black hard rubber slip-cap crescent-filler with gold filled trefoil filigree overlay, 13.3 cm long, notable easy-opening #3 nib with narrow feed, engraved monogram in cap cartouche, shallow bumps to cap crown, overlay otherwise nice and clean.

DATE: c. 1912 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $850

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14015: Conklin S8: rare oversize black chased hard rubber slip-cap crescent-filler, gold filled trim, 15.1 cm long, noteworthy #8 nib is a smooth flex italic; minimal wear to barrel, cap is as new and appears to be a near-perfect reproduction made by Lynn Sorgatz several years ago, using original material with an original chasing machine (since destroyed in a fire).

DATE: c. 1912 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: medium broad italic flex • $895

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12426: Conklin lever-filler: green gold filled "all-metal" pen, Greek key pattern engine turning, 12.4 cm long,overlaid section; #3 nib is tightly sprung, precise feel, nice shading.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $295

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7261: Conklin Endura: oversize woodgrain hard rubber flat-top lever-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, big Endura nib; barrel imprint is worn but mostly legible, section is black hard rubber, not woodgrain -- probably an old replacement.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine firm • $365

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15396: Conklin Senior Endura: oversize orange celluloid lever-filler, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim, massive Endura nib; barrel imprint good, trim plating excellent.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium fine firm • $650

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10946: Conklin Nozac: rare vest pocket size piston-filler, 11.4 cm long, black with gold filled trim, original price sticker, perfect barrel transparency with herringbone pattern; mechanism in excellent working order, original piston seal has not been replaced and is probably not ink tight.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $595

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14741: Conklin Nozac: green pearl striated faceted piston-filler, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim, "Penline" series; clean trim, excellent barrel transparency, strong imprints, excellent but for tool marks at barrel end (see details).

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $450

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14182: Cushman and Denison CADO Flo-Master Fountnbrush: all-metal marker pen, 14.3 cm long, black anodized cap, can be used as a distinctive felt-tip or highlighter. Esterbrook acquired rights to the Flo-Master in 1964, after this example was made. Unused, with unstained felt tip.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: broad • $45

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14173: Cushman and Denison CADO Flo-Master Fountnbrush in box: all-metal marker pen, 14.6 cm long, black anodized cap, complete with two spare felt tips, ink bottle, and instructions. Can be cleaned out and used as a distinctive felt-tip or highlighter. Esterbrook acquired rights to the Flo-Master in 1964, after this example was made.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-broad • $60

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11839: Eagle pull-filler: large black chased hard rubber screw-cap, 14.8 cm long, gold filled trim, unusual filling system is like a reverse button-filler, end knob is pulled to flatten sac (US patent 680117 of 1901). Excellent quality, pen is unusually big, equivalent to a Waterman #6-size, nib has Eagle shield imprint, Masonic imprint on barrel for Martha Washington Lodge; cap more worn than barrel, two small stable hairlines in lip (see detail), front portion of barrel from barrel band forward has been restored.

DATE: c. 1903 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $400

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15282: Eagle eyedropper-filler: black hard rubber with high relief hand repousse gold filled overlay, 13.5 cm long, narrow feed, ribbed section, Eagle nib. Like new with no wear but a few very shallow bumps to the overlay -- one of the fanciest Eagles you are ever likely to see.

DATE: c. 1910 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $950

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14857: Eagle combination: rare late-production example of one of the first mass-produced combos, in woodgrain celluloid rather than the usual hard rubber, but retaining the original eyedropper-filler design; 15.5 cm long, nickel plated trim, hard rubber pencil nozzle uses 2 mm lead, Eagle nib is a precise and responsive writer.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $450

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15447: Esterbrook Visumaster: blue pearl lever-filler, 12.7 cm long, stainless steel trim with chrome plated Esterbrook logo metal cap crown, section with ink window, original "starburst" 3550 nib with excellent tipping; one of the scarcest and most attractive Esterbrooks. Strong barrel imprint, some barrel staining (blue ink from a broken sac, it appears).

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $350

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15463: Esterbrook J: copper pearl lever-filler, 12.5 cm long, stainless steel trim, earlier production with flat barrel end, round cap jewel, contemporary #2314-F nib unit with old partially finned round-bottomed feed.

DATE: c. 1947 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: broad oblique • $145

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15426: Eversharp Doric: "Garnet Red" pearl web facetted lever-filler, 11.85 cm long, gold filled trim, barrel with ink window, manifold nib is a smooth firm writer; comes with a silicone sac, a conventional latex sac can be installed upon request. Excellent plus but for a tiny nibble at the top of the cap (see detail).

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine firm • $325

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13576: Eversharp Skyline Demi: rare early production slender black lever-filler with gold filled trim and unusual cap trim configuration with wide band, narrow top band, and metal derby; standard short-model length at 12.2 cm long, but markedly slimmer (10 mm OD over barrel threads) -- parts do not interchange with any standard production pen. Section with transparent ink window, nib is single-tone but was probably originally two-tone; pen is mechanically sound, but has dings to the derby, a name on the barrel, and slight heat shrinkage irregularity behind the barrel threads. To date we have found only a handful of examples of this slender model (Demis are normally shorter than standard Skylines but of the same thickness).

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: medium fine firm • $225

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12666: Eversharp Skyline: rare early-production slender Demi model, black lever-filler with green pearl and black striped cap, 12.2 cm long, gold filled trim, two-tone nib, section with ink window. Parts will not exchange with later Skylines of any size, which are all of greater girth. A little-known variant -- read more about it here.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium firm • $285

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11879: Eversharp Skyline Demi: rare early production slender burgundy lever-filler with striped cap, gold filled trim, section with transparent ink window, standard short-model length at 12.2 cm long, but markedly slimmer (10 mm OD over barrel threads) -- parts do not interchange with any standard production pen; well worn but mechanically sound, gouges to barrel, lever sits slightly loosely at rest. To date we have found only a handful of examples of this slender model (Demis are normally shorter than standard Skylines but of the same thickness).

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: extra-fine rigid • $225

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12163: Eversharp Streamliner: uncommon dark green economy Skyline version, 13.15 cm long, gold filled trim, simple clip, original price band; original sac has not been replaced, appears still supple but not guaranteed ink-tight.

DATE: c. 1944 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: medium firm • $165

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14679: Eversharp Symphony: black lever-filler, 13.9 cm long, chrome plated asymmetrical "slipper" cap, designed by Raymond Loewy, gold filled clip; original price sticker on barrel, new old stock but typical age spotting to cap plating (see details).

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium firm • $150

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14261: Eversharp Symphony set in box: black lever-filler with chrome cap, gold filled inset band, chrome lever, 14 cm long, fine manifold nib; matching repeater pencil uses 1.1 mm lead. Both with original barrel price bands and stickers, box comes with bottom portion of cardboard outer box and display inserts. Original sac has not been replaced but appears to be still flexible.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine firm • $145

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14258: Eversharp Symphony set in box: black lever-filler with chrome cap, gold filled trim, 14 cm long, manifold nib; matching repeater pencil uses 1.1 mm lead. Both with original barrel price bands and stickers, box comes with cardboard outer box, instructions, and display inserts. Two available, one with medium manifold nib, the other with fine manifold. Slight age roughness to cap rim plating of medium-nibbed pen. Original sacs have not been replaced, appear to be still flexible.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine or medium firm • $150

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14260: Eversharp Symphony set in box: black lever-filler with chrome cap, gold filled inset band, chrome lever, 14 cm long, extra-fine manifold nib; matching repeater pencil uses 1.1 mm lead. Both with original barrel price bands and stickers, box comes with bottom portion of cardboard outer box and display insert. Original sac has not been replaced but appears to be still flexible.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine firm • $145

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14259: Eversharp Symphony set in box: blue lever-filler with chrome cap, gold filled trim, 14 cm long, medium manifold nib; matching repeater pencil uses 1.1 mm lead. Both with original barrel price bands and stickers, box comes with cardboard outer box, instructions, and display inserts. Two available, one with medium manifold nib, the other with fine manifold. Slight age roughness to cap rim plating of medium-nibbed pen. Original sac has not been replaced, appears to be still flexible.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium firm • $160

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13789: Eversharp Slim Ventura: black squeeze-filler, 13 cm long, gold filled cap with sterling clip, original price and nib grade stickers on barrel; sac has been replaced.

DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine firm • $150

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13782: Eversharp Gregg: unusual black lever-filler, 13.25 cm long, gold filled trim, made for resale by the Gregg shorthand company and bearing an enameled Gregg logo in the cap top, and carrying a special Gregg-marked nib over a Skyline-style feed; Wahl-Eversharp made Gregg and Palmer Method pens from the 1920s on, but postwar examples are particularly uncommon.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine firm • $165

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13661: Eversharp Gregg in box: unusual black lever-filler, 13.35 cm long, gold filled trim, made for resale by the Gregg shorthand company and bearing an enameled Gregg logo in the cap top, and carrying a special Gregg-marked nib over a Skyline-style feed. Wahl-Eversharp made Gregg and Palmer Method pens from the 1920s on, but postwar examples are particularly uncommon, and this is the first example we have had with the original box and instructions.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $225

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14210: Eversharp Gregg in box: unusual black lever-filler, 13.25 cm long, gold filled trim, made for resale by the Gregg shorthand company, bearing an enameled Gregg logo in the cap top and carrying a special Gregg-marked nib over a Skyline-style feed. Wahl-Eversharp made Gregg and Palmer Method pens from the 1920s on, but postwar examples are uncommon. With instructions and insert, some damage to box top. Original sac is still soft and has not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine • $225

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14036: Gold Bond lever-filler: oversize orange flat-top, 14 cm long, black ends, gold filled clip and lever but solid 14K gold trim bands on cap, each individually stamped. Some irregularities to the bands, name on barrel, large #8 nib cracked but functional -- a replacement can be found at additional cost upon request.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine firm • $265

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15417: Gold Bond lever-filler in box: attractive and high-quality, woodgrain celluloid with yellow ends, 11.5 cm long, gold filled trim, strong imprints, name on barrel; pressure bar arrangement is similar to Wahl's, Gold Bond being a Montgomery Ward house brand. Nib is a fantastic writer, excellent springback and paper feel, though there is what appears to be a stable hairline at the base of the imprint. In original box with insert, guarantee certificate, and instructions.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $265

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14332: Goldfink set in box: black piston filler, 12.2 cm long, gold plated trim, matching repeater pencil uses 1.1 mm lead; Goldfink was a prominent Berlin stationery firm, which contracted with multiple German makers for pen and pencil manufacture. This pen was surely made by Faber-Castell, as it uses that company's patented double piston ink reserve mechanism, though both pen and pencil sport Goldfink's trademark hexagonally faceted tops. Condition is near mint but for patches of pitting on the stainless steel nib.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: broad flex • $175

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12065: Mabie Todd Swan Safety: unusual clipless vest-pocket screw-cap black chased hard rubber eyedropper-filler, 8.75 cm long, New York production, unusual chasing, Eberstein patent dates on cap and barrel.

DATE: c. 1910 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine firm • $145

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10461: Mabie Todd Swan Military Safety: rare screw-cap black hard rubber ink-tablet eyedropper-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled overlay. New York production, imprints and chasing crisp, some erosion around cap vent holes, feed shows signs of having been overheated during nib setting, but the pen is otherwise like new -- was found as part of a group of mostly new old stock Swans. Plain black hard rubber Swan Militaries are uncommon; examples with overlays are rare.

DATE: c. 1918 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $1450

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13813: Mabie Todd Swan Military Safety: uncommon screw-cap black chased hard rubber ink-tablet eyedropper-filler, 14.5 cm long, nickel plated trim, New York production but bearing retail imprint on cap top of Mark Cross of London; even fading, imprints legible, marked "PAT. APPL'D FOR", typical flakes off very end of ink compartment knob (see detail).

DATE: c. 1918 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium broad stub flex • $495

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10205: Mabie Todd Swan set in box: beautiful and solid New York-made lever-filler in 1/5 18K gold filled, 13.1 cm long, crisp rings chasing pattern (usually found on Edward Todd pens, but very uncommon for Mabie Todd). Matching 1.1 mm Fyne Poynt pencil, both pieces bear a neatly engraved 1928-dated inscription on their barrels. Nib is set tight, so writes a very fine line, but the tip is large enough that it could be adjusted to a medium fine if opened up. Set is like new with attractive age toning, no brassing but usual Mabie Todd seam lines visible where end caps soldered on pen.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $685

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9063: Mabie Todd Swan Self-Filling: rare and unusual black celluloid lever-filler in the form of a turn of the century desk pen, 15.3 cm long, gold filled trim. A small number of similar pens were made by Mabie Todd earlier as hard rubber screw-cap eyedropper-fillers for a Pittsburgh stationer as a special order. This pen is also New York production and also not catalogued -- and at least as uncommon as the Pittsburgh pens..

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine rigid • $450

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15377: Montblanc 220: black cartridge-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold plated trim, made in Germany, 14K gold semi-inlaid nib is a smooth cursive italic.

DATE: c. 1978 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: broad italic • $265

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13473: Namiki Pilot Nomikomi-shiki in box: rare "easy-drink" filler in black celluloid, 12.3 cm long, gold filled trim, 14K gold export nib, original paper band on cap with hand-written price ($3.25). New old stock, fills by inserting pen into special inkwell (not included), inverting inkwell and pen together. Transparent celluloid internal reservoir tube intact, characteristic long-tailed feed visible through barrel ink window. Instructions in box are for a plunger-filler.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine • $525

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13472: Namiki Pilot A-shiki in box: rare demonstrator-like plunger-filler in transparent celluloid with black streaks, 12.85 cm long, gold filled trim, black ends, 14K gold export #3 nib, original paper band on cap with hand-written price ($3.75), barrel band lists US, British, and Dutch patent numbers. New old stock, original seals have not been replaced, pen not functional as is. In original box with instructions.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine • $695

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14268: Parker 25 Click-Filler: extremely rare oversize hard rubber slip-cap self-filler, Parker's first (patent number 791,466); 15.3 cm long, good barrel imprint, #5 Lucky Curve nib has been retipped and is a wet and flexible writer, cap is an excellent replacement, an exact copy of an original example and indistinguishable without internal inspection. To fill, push front of nickel plated pressure bar with fingernail to unlock while depressing rear protrusion to flatten sac; pull same protrusion back to allow sac to reinflate and to relock the pressure bar with a "click". #5 was the largest size sold, and rarely seen.

DATE: c. 1905 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: medium-broad flex • $1500

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15321: Parker 25 Jack-Knife Safety: rare large black hard rubber screw-cap eyedropper-filler with transparent Bakelite barrel, 12.8 cm long, nickel plated trim, good cap imprint with 1912 patent date, barrel imprint strong, includes "BAKELITE" lower line; #5 Lucky Curve nib has springy action, intact Lucky Curve feed.

DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $1250

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15140: Parker Duofold Junior: red hard rubber button-filler, 11.4 cm long, gold filled trim, single raised cap band, clean small imprint, well preserved milling on ends, black hard rubber cap top is thinner Jack-Knife Safety style.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium firm • $265

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15317: Parker Duofold Senior: classic oversize "Big Red" button-filler, single raised cap band with initials "L.L.H." engraved, 14 cm long, gold filled trim, small Lucky Curve barrel imprint, spearhead feed, massive Duofold nib has semistub tip.

DATE: c. 1926 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium firm • $485

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14431: Parker Duofold Junior: orange button-filler, 11.6 cm long, gold filled trim, single raised cap band, spearhead feed with curved inner end cut off; strong imprint and end milling, excellent but for some spots of plating wear on the clip and an extremely fine hairline crack in the nib (at the base of the imprint, and stable -- this is not a flex nib).

DATE: c. 1926 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: medium firm • $165

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14477: Parker Black and Gold: black chased celluloid ringtop button-filler, 11.4 cm long, black hard rubber ends, #2 Lucky Curve nib, spearhead feed, excellent imprint and chasing.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine firm • $125

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14424: Parker Duofold Special: orange button-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold filled trim, uncommon model of Senior length but Junior width; made in USA, late imprint with inverted "1" 2nd quarter date code indicates late production using earlier parts. Very clean, noting scratch at end of barrel (see detail).

DATE: c. 1929/1941 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine firm • $350

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14033: Parker Vacuum Filler: scarce proto-Vacumatic, rare stub model only 10.8 cm long, silver pearl laminate, one-piece section and barrel construction, early two-tone Arrow nib with single central line between feathers on imprint. Barrel imprint worn but mostly legible, two cap lip hairlines have been professionally repaired, not easily seen (see details); sac has been removed to preserve color.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: extra-fine • $450

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14299: Parker Vacumatic: slender silver pearl laminate Deluxe, 11.75 cm long, chrome plated trim, lockdown filler unit, imprint without date code, early Vacuum-Filler style construction with one-piece opaque barrel, no separate section, skewed laminations; two-tone Arrow nib is a slightly later replacement, two-way tip writes a smooth extra-fine inverted. Shallow tool marks to section, short sealed hairline in cap lip.

DATE: c. 1933 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: medium fine/extra-fine • $265

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11610: Parker Duofold Junior: streamlined button-filler in Mandarin Yellow, 11.5 cm long, gold filled trim, Duofold nib is a precise smooth writer, spearhead feed; some staining to cap, cap lip has been replaced using vintage celluloid, stronger than new and invisible from the outside.

DATE: c. 1933 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine firm • $400

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13527: Parker Duofold Senior Deluxe set: oversize streamline button-filler in Moderne Pearl green and black, 13 cm long, gold filled trim, triple cap bands with wider central band, straong imprint, numbered Duofold Deluxe nib, comb feed; matching pencil uses 1.1 mm lead, color is slightly brighter than that of the pen.

DATE: c. 1934 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine rigid • $785

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15071: Parker Duofold Junior: Burgundy (red pearl and black) streamline button-filler, 11.95 cm long, gold filled trim, later production with three-piece pressure bar, no patent date on clip, Duofold nib with serial number, comb feed. A nice clean example, hairline crack in barrel threads has been nearly invisibly repaired, barrel mouth now lined with brass and is stronger than new.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $250

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14725: Parker button-filler: silver grey pearl and black marbled, 12.15 cm long, chrome plated trim, uncommon Depression-era model, like a Challenger but fancier, with colored ends and three narrow cap bands; good barrel imprint with 2nd quarter date code, matching code on nib.

DATE: 1937 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: medium firm • $125

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11695: Parker Vacumatic Debutante set: silver pearl laminate, 11.85 cm long, chrome plated trim, Blue Diamond clip, striped section and end jewels, aluminum Speedline filler, two-tone arrow nib, fine barrel transparency, usual slight swelling over filler unit, good imprint with 3rd quarter date code; matching repeater pencil has first quarter date code, uses 1.1 mm lead. Both pen and pencil have matching extra-wide "jeweler's" cap bands, engraved "E. G.".

DATE: 1939 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $365

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14716: Parker Duofold: black Vac-filler, 12.25 cm long, gold filled trim, sharp imprint with inverted 1st quarter date code, aluminum Speedline filler unit, notable barrel transparency, nib has matching date code.

DATE: 1941 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $225

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15117: Parker 51 set in box: black first-year double-jewel Vac-filler, aluminum Speedline filler, aluminum jewels, two-tone clutch ring, blind cap imprint good except for date code, illegible due to polishing (condition of pen is otherwise solidly near mint). Flawless 1/10 16K gold filled caps are crisp, grouped lines pattern with cartouche, handsomely engraved with monogram. Pencil equally clean, uses .9 mm lead. First-year sets are especially scarce, this one comes in a notable early box.

DATE: 1941 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: extra-fine • $800

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14997: Parker Vacumatic Junior: black laminate, 13 cm long, gold filled trim, good imprint with 1st quarter date code, excellent barrel transparency.

DATE: 1942 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $165

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15455: Parker Duofold Senior: red and silver pearl Vac-filler with black stripes, 13.6 cm long, gold filled over silver trim, Blue Diamond clip, geometric patterned cap band, largest size, much scarcer than contemporary Vacumatics; good imprint with 3rd quarter date code, fine barrel transparency, wartime "V" for victory nib.

DATE: 1943 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $285

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15470: Parker Duofold Senior: green and brown pearl Vac-filler with black stripes, 13.65 cm long, gold filled trim, Blue Diamond clip, geometric patterned cap band, largest size, much scarcer than contemporary Vacumatics; strong imprint with 4th quarter date code, excellent barrel transparency, distinctive wartime filler unit with diamond on plunger end.

DATE: 1944 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $275

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15384: Parker Vacumatic Major: blue pearl laminate, 12.8 cm long, wartime gold filled over silver trim, Blue Diamond clip, strong barrel imprint with 1st quarter date code, good barrel transparency, black filler plunger with diamond imprint on end, condition excellent but for small dig in barrel (see detail).

DATE: 1945 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $265

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12966: Parker Vacumatic Debutante: silver pearl laminate with wide "jeweler's" cap band, 12 cm long, chrome plated trim, bold imprint with original silver infill but lacking date code, perfect transparency, appears to be new old stock, never filled (we have replaced the diaphragm), pristine. This pen came to us without a nib; we have installed a correct new old stock nib.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine • $265

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13843: Parker 61: black capillary-filler, 12.8 cm long, stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, test-market design differing in several key respects from the full production version introduced in 1956: "61" logo pierced into gold undernib shield and barrel-end vent; integral barrel and hood construction; unique cap design, interior details shown in US patent 2,773,479, applied for March 1, 1952. Parker intended to put this design into full production until consumers rejected it during test marketing. Shallow dent to undernib shield, sealed hairline in shell at base of nib opening (see details), fully functional and otherwise excellent.

DATE: c. 1953 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: extra-fine • $485

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15252: Parker VP: short-lived 75 precursor, grey with frosty Lustraloy cap, 13.85 cm long, gold plated trim, #73 broad italic nib; "Clean Filler" squeeze-action ink reservoir is intact and ink-tight (nozzle is delicate -- must be pulled out straight, do not force if it ever becomes stuck with dried ink).

DATE: c. 1962 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-broad italic • $295

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15408: Parker 75 Insignia: fine crosshatch pattern, early USA model with flat ends, marked "14K G.F," (gold filled, not gold plated as were later 75s), section with angle indicator, 14K nib with "79" on feed is a smooth and sharp-edged writer, very slight bend mark behind tip. Uses standard Parker cartridges or converter (metal squeeze converter included).

DATE: c. 1967 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-broad oblique italic • $365

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13682: Parker 45: prototype with dark grey baked enamel finish over metal cap and barrel, gold plated trim, 14K nib, as new.

DATE: c. 1967 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine • $295

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14114: Parker 75 Godron: early production in heavy gold plate, solid ends, 20 micron mark, French-made 14K nib unit, metal squeeze converter, section with angle indicator and "0" center mark.

DATE: c. 1968 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: broad • $375

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14205: Parker 65 Flighter: stainless steel cap and barrel, gold plated clip and end jewels, 13.45 cm long; uses cartridge or converter (included), made in England, not sold in the USA. Usual slight shrinkage and clutch marks on section.

DATE: c. 1970 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine stub • $185

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15443: Parker 75 Insignia in box: fine crosshatch pattern, dished ends, marked "14K G.F. CAP & BARREL U.S.A." (gold filled, not gold plated like later 75s), new old stock with metal convertor, section with angle indicator, 14K US-made nib.

DATE: c. 1973 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: broad • $295

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15216: Parker 75 Godron: earlier production in heavy silver plate, indented ends, 30 micron mark, made in France, Place Vendôme series, section with angle indicator, USA-made 14K nib, slender metal squeeze-filler converter.

DATE: c. 1973 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $365

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15509: Parker 75 in box: classic crosshatch grid pattern in sterling silver, gold plated trim, marked "STERLING CAP & BARREL", made in USA, section ring with angle indicator marks, 14K gold nib, "B" marked feed, slender metal squeeze convertor; new old stock, instructions dated 1974.

DATE: c. 1976 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: broad • $275

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14023: Parker 180 Retirement Pen: special model, never sold to the public, for presentation to retiring Parker employees; finish is similar to that of the RMS Queen Elizabeth limited edition, stippled gold plated bronze with gold plated trim, cap plaque with facsimile signature of George Parker. Includes converter, appears unused, cap band with usual engraving of recipient's name (Roy L. Coyle, Parker's chief pilot, who retired at the end of May 1978 after 25 years of service).

DATE: c. 1978 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine/medium • $650

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11547: Parker 180 Laque: beautiful "Lapis" lacquer finish, uses cartridge or convertor (included), made in France; triangular 14K gold nib, feed marked "X/M"; no date code.

DATE: c. 1979 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium/extra-fine • $275

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7552: Parker 180 Flighter: stainless steel cap and barrel, gold plated trim, US-made, includes Aerometric-style slender convertor, 14K gold two-way triangular nib (offers two nib grades in one, with a thinner line when the nib is used inverted); new old stock with original clip tag, several available.

DATE: c. 1980 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: broad/fine • $165

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11551: Parker 180 Laque: beautiful "Thuya" lacquer finish, uses cartridge or convertor (included), made in France; hallmarked triangular 14K gold nib, feed marked "F"; "UI" date code.

DATE: 1981 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine/extra-fine • $250

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14021: Parker 180 Black Pearl: rare and beautiful lustrous gunmetal finish, gold plated trim, "UE" date code, no indication of country of origin (presumably USA), two-way nib with feed marked "X/M"; as new, no packaging.

DATE: 1981 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine/medium • $495

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14420: Parker 180 Torsade: distinctive and hard to find cable twist pattern in silver plate, two-way 18K gold nib with French hallmarks, feed marked "M", date code "UC", made in France, uses cartridges or converter (included).

DATE: 1981 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine/medium • $465

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12586: Parker 180: gold-plated basketweave pattern, made in France, two-way flat gold nib, feed marked "X/M"; one of the less common patterns of one of Parker's lower-production pens; some roughness to plating of collar at end of section, otherwise as new; includes convertor.

DATE: c. 1982 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine/medium • $250

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15460: Parker 180 Grain d'Orge: fine barleycorn pattern in gold plate, uses cartridge or convertor (included), made in France; two-way triangular gold nib, feed marked X/M, writes extra-fine on one side, medium on the other; as new, no packaging.

DATE: c. 1983 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine/medium • $225

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11670: Parker 180: gold-plated basketweave pattern, made in France, two-way flat gold nib, feed marked "X/M"; one of the less common patterns of one of Parker's lower-production pens; some usage marks at ends, includes convertor.

DATE: c. 1985 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine/medium • $195

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15171: Parker 75 Florence: solid sterling silver, French-hallmarked, black cabochon in cap, 18K French nib, uncommon factory italic, "94" feed imprint, early thick metal squeeze convertor.

DATE: c. 1990 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: broad italic • $850

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15248: Parker 75 Florence: two-tone vermeil, gold over solid sterling silver, made in France, 18K nib, old-style slender metal squeeze convertor. Beautiful pen, on close examination nib shows subtle signs of having been straightened; carnelian cabochon is a jeweler's customization (most factory cabochons are plain black onyx).

DATE: c. 1990 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: broad • $865

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15051: Pelikan 101N: classic German piston-filler, red ends, tortoiseshell celluloid cap and barrel sleeve (binde), 12.2 cm long, gold filled trim, acrylic barrel with synthetic piston seal; freshly serviced by Osman Sumer.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $1400

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14757: Pilot Super 150L: black tab-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold plated trim, wide rolled gold cap band, inlaid 14K gold nib is a precise writer, barrel opens with a bayonet-style twist-lock action rather than unscrewing. Interesting Bulgarian imprint, clean condition noting shallow marring to side of spring-loaded rocker clip (see detail). Full date code DO 09, for 9 March 1963.

DATE: 1963 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $95

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15516: Sheaffer Giftie set in box: hand-painted "Oriental Mosaic" gold filled ringtop lever-filler, 9.9 cm long, matching pencil uses 1.1 mm lead. Only minor losses to paint, celluloid box missing a piece on the side.

DATE: c. 1926 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $365

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13601: Sheaffer Lifetime: oversize black flat-top lever-filler, 13.45 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot on cap top; celluloid section with ink window and fine-finned feed are later Sheaffer replacement parts but from the original working lifetime of the pen (late 1930s/1940s, most likely). Good imprints, name on barrel.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine firm • $220

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15150: Sheaffer Lifetime: oversize jade green flat-top lever-filler, 13.4 cm long, solid 14K gold clip and cap band, White Dot on cap top; initials engraved on band, discoloration to both cap and barrel. Massive Lifetime nib is a firm and precise writer. Big flat-tops with solid gold trim are not common.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: fine firm • $325

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15327: Sheaffer 5-30: jade green large flat-top ringtop lever-filler, 12 cm long, black ends, gold filled trim, 5-30 nib is extraordinarily fine-tipped and writes a naturally shaded line; fine color, strong imprints, name on barrel.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $150

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14541: Sheaffer Lifetime Balance: oversize black lever-filler, 14.7 cm long, gold filled trim, scarce early production model with short section, long humped clip, and large White Dot, rare convertible version with screw-off barrel end piece. Some age shrinkage at barrel end, otherwise excellent.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine firm • $385

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15279: Sheaffer Balance 3-25: long slender black lever-filler, 13.7 cm long, nickel plated trim, 3-25 nib writes a nicely shaded line; strong barrel imprint but some scratches at ends, mechanically perfect.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $125

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15471: Sheaffer Lifetime Balance set in box: full-sized lever-filler in beautifully pearlescent green and black marbled celluloid, 13.8 cm long, gold filled trim, large White Dot. Both pen and matching pencil have rare wide patterned double bands, pencil has some tooth marks at top and tool marks on the nose cone (see details), some plating wear to the pen's two-tone nib, imprints deep and crisp, trim excellent. Clips are of different form, but no doubt that this set is as originally sold.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: exc, VG-fine • NIB: medium fine firm • $650

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13256: Sheaffer Lifetime Triumph Autograph: black lever-filler, 13.5 cm long, 14K solid gold trim, big smooth conical two-tone Triumph nib with turnup tip; facsimile signature on cap band, ribbed section with ink window, good barrel imprint, inlaid ivory-colored White Dot; excellent appearance, but some scratches towards end of barrel.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine firm • $265

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12038: Sheaffer Craftsman: black lever-filler, 12.8 cm long, gold filled trim, uncommon variant with Gregg shorthand symbol on barrel; sharp imprints, very slight swelling over lever retaining spring.

DATE: c. 1947 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $120

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14646: Sheaffer Sentinel Deluxe Threesome set in box: black lever-filler, polished stainless steel cap with gold filled trim, 13.4 cm long, big two-tone conical Triumph nib, section with ink window; matching twist-action .9 mm pencil and Stratowriter ballpoint, all three pieces have the White Dot attached to their caps with a gold filled eyelet -- a very short-lived transitional feature, used only for a few months. Ballpoint retains its original barrel sticker, pencil is as new, fountain pen lightly used, very slight swelling over lever retaining C-spring.

DATE: 1948 • CONDITION: near mint* • NIB: medium firm • $350

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15198: Sheaffer Sentinel Deluxe set in box: large black lever-filler, 13.4 cm long, section with ink window, bright stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot at end of barrel, condition as new, smooth writing two-tone Triumph nib; matching pencil has original price sticker, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: 1948 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium firm • $275

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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 • $225

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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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14195: Sheaffer Lady Skipsert XVI desk set: cartridge desk pen, 14.7 cm long, small conical gold plated Triumph nib, enameled gold moire finish on both pen and holder, wear specks in finish (see detail) but overall fine appearance. Green onyx base is 9 cm (3.5 inches) square, nameplate is unengraved.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $95

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13931: Stipula Etruria Nuda in box: limited edition of 351, oversize transparent piston-filler, 14.3 cm long, solid sterling silver trim, 14K nib (white gold or white plated), sealed in factory bag, in box with all paperwork, outer sleeve.

DATE: c. 2006 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: broad • $450

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13433: Unic Plextyl: large black button-filler, made in France, 14.3 cm long, gold filled trim, stainless steel Unic #6 nib; crisp imprints, clip is a replacement and of different design from the original.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $120

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11571: United States Fountain Pen Co. Victor: black hard rubber screw-cap eyedropper-filler, 1/10 18K gold filled overlay with hand engraved floral pattern, 13.5 cm long; Walker Davison #3 nib is a high quality old replacement. Brassing to ends of barrel overlay, cap has toothmarks at end and two test cuts (see details) -- a pity, as 90% of the overlay is crisp and clean.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: G-VG* • NIB: fine firm • $275

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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

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11773: Waterman 222: rare black hard rubber taper cap eyedropper-filler with .999 fine silver Art Nouveau filigree barrel overlay, 14.6 cm long, Spoon Feed with patent date imprint, early #2 New York nib; imprints on the silver are all present and legible, noting light toothmarks at barrel end.

DATE: c. 1902 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $3500

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14315: Waterman 222: black hard rubber half-overlay taper-cap eyedropper-filler, 14.4 cm long, "Chased" pattern sterling silver barrel with Heath maker's mark, slight even fading, monogram elegantly engraved on barrel, imprint on taper cap is worn but legible, early Spoon Feed with long tail, no imprint on posting end, not uncommon on earlier Watermans.

DATE: c. 1902 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $1250

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13606: Waterman 412: black hard rubber eyedropper-filler, early pattern .999 fine silver Art Nouveau filigree overlay, 13.35 cm long, feed with patent imprints, imprints on overlay nice and legible, noting nicks and digs to the silver (see details). Hard rubber has been professionally dye-reblackened.

DATE: c. 1902 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: extra-fine flex • $785

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14151: Waterman 412 in box: black hard rubber eyedropper-filler, .999 fine silver Art Nouveau filigree overlay, 13.3 cm long, imprints on overlay present but hard to read, early filigree pattern with large flower. Scattered shallow marks to the silver, cap lip width uneven (see details), sound condition overall, #2 New York nib goes easily from a hairline to extra-broad.

DATE: c. 1903 • CONDITION: G-VG • NIB: extra-fine flex • $825

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11341: Waterman 412: early black hard rubber eyedropper-filler with .999 fine silver filigree Art Nouveau overlay; 13.1 cm long, #2 nib with "N.Y." imprint, spoon feed with patent imprints, imprints on silver light but legible; hard rubber under the overlay has been professionally reblackened. Fine silver overlays are much scarcer than later examples in sterling.

DATE: c. 1905 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $785

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14052: Waterman 0502: black hard rubber straight-cap eyedropper-filler, gold filled fine barleycorn overlay, 13.2 cm long, hard rubber crisp and glossy with sharp imprints, including on Spoon Feed; elegant engraved monogram in barrel cartouche.

DATE: c. 1905 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine flex • $950

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6130: Waterman 14: black hard rubber eyedropper-filler with fluted gold filled overlay and hardstone cap top seal; 13.3 cm long, a rare but fully catalogued factory model most often found in France and England (a version appears on p. 53 of Waterman's 1908 USA catalog under "Special Mountings" as Emerald End Special Fluted, priced at $50 -- more than three times the cost of a full sterling silver Snake); French hallmarks, no dings, but one small test mark on the seal bezel, imprints on posting end worn but mostly legible; #4 New York nib, spoon feed with patent date imprints.

DATE: c. 1908 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $1450

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14475: Waterman 14: rare black hard rubber eyedropper-filler, with 18K solid gold fluted overlay, French-hallmarked, with bloodstone seal at end of cap with applied crowned monogram in gold; 13.6 cm long, scattered light dings, mostly to the cap, one small chip in the bloodstone seal.

DATE: c. 1912 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $2250

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15511: Waterman 15 PSF: large black chased hard rubber clipless lever-filler, 14.2 cm long, early 2-piece sprung pressure bar, nickel plated lever with patent date imprints, narrow raised barrel threads, Spoon Feed with patent imprints, notable #5 New York nib with factory italic tip. Imprints and chasing are strong, overall moderate fading, more fading and wear to cap.

DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: broad italic flex • $450

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10678: Waterman 552½ LEC: black hard rubber lever-filler with solid 14K green gold overlay in Sheraton (grouped parallel lines) pattern; 13 cm long, light bumps to ends, barrel engraving has been covered with a matching solid gold plate; nib has a very fine tip, opens up to a considerable degree with slight pressure.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $895

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8908: Waterman 0552½ Gothic: clipless black hard rubber lever-filler, gold filled checkerboard pattern overlay, 13.6 cm long; initials on barrel, trace plating wear at top edge of crown, but otherwise extremely clean with bold posting end imprint and unfaded glossy black hard rubber; no trace of model number imprint on end, appears never to have been there; notable nib, very fine yet with a good degree of flexibility.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $385

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15518: Waterman 42½V: black chased hard rubber vest pocket safety, 9.45 cm long, pitting to upper part of nickel plated clip, otherwise in notably clean condition and with a remarkable nib.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $325

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15173: Waterman 0552½ LEC Sheraton: gold filled lever-filler, 13 cm long, grouped parallel lines pattern, initials "HLR" on barrel, shallow ding to side of barrel end (see detail), notable nib offers extraordinary control, line width from hairline thin to broad.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $485

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14935: Waterman 52½V: black hard rubber clipless vest pocket lever-filler, 11.1 cm long, seven-sided 9K solid gold London-hallmarked engine turned overlay with enamel-inlaid perpetual calendar. Initials "P.S" engraved on cap top, date letter for 1930/31. A very rare and characteristically English model in notably clean condition.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: broad oblique • $2950

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15290: Waterman 94: lever-filler in "Mahogany" celluloid, 12.7 cm long, gold filled trim, Art Deco stepped cap top, #4 manifold nib is smooth and rigid (good for lefties or those who like to write with heavier pressure). Clean imprint, no end number, name on barrel, plating wear to top of clip, edges of cap band.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: fine firm • $275

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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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15075: Waterman 92V: golden pearl snakeskin lever-filler, 10.9 cm long, gold filled trim, made in Canada; scarce and desirable pattern, good imprints, clip has been reattached at some point, a couple of pitted patches next to the lower barrel band (see details), notably calligraphic Canadian #2 nib.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: broad oblique italic flex • $285

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15341: Waterman Ink-Vue: "Copper Ray" lever-pump filler, 13.1 cm long, gold filled trim, scarce Art Deco design with stepped ends, geometrically-patterned celluloid including transparent barrel; bold imprints, legendary "PINK" keyhole-vent nib, "Tip-Fill" feed, outstanding writer with noteworthy snapback.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine flex • $895

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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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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 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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15504: Waterman C/F nib section assembly: French-made 18K gold nib with black section unit; includes empty cartridge, which can be refilled.

DATE: c. 1980 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: broad stub • $120

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10568: unmarked safety: black hard rubber, small and slender with silver overlay; 9.45 cm long, French made, 18K warranted nib is serviceable but toothy, tipping scant.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $225

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