14886: Conklin 4 cutaway demonstrator: early mottled hard rubber slip-cap barrel assembly, 10.65 cm long, nickel-plated unmarked crescent, flat profile lock ring, 1903 latest patent date in imprint; appears to have been made from a factory reject barrel -- note that the "4" was stamped too hard and too close to the end of the barrel, breaking away some of the material (see detail).

DATE: c. 1906 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $225

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16455: Eversharp Symphony demonstrator: rare transparent lever-filler, 13.8 cm long, gold filled trim, not made for public sale; name on barrel, crack in back of cap does not affect function; even feed is transparent. Sac has been removed, a new one can be installed upon request.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine • $465

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15119: Mabie Todd Swan Self-Filling cutaway demonstrator barrel: black chased hard rubber lever-filler, 9.3 cm long, nickel plated trim, New York production, shows classic Swan locking lever action.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: exc • $95

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13887: Matador Click 007 demonstrator in box: transparent blue piston-filler, 13 cm long, nickel plated trim, gold plated nib, new old stock with clip tag, some internal stress marks visible from original manufacture, two available.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: near mint • $265

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15325: Parker 28 Jack-Knife Safety: oversize black hard rubber screw-cap eyedropper-filler with transparent Bakelite barrel, 13.5 cm long, nickel plated trim; in Parker's catalog, second only to the Black Giant in size, and the largest model offered with a Bakelite barrel; good cap imprint with 1912 patent date, barrel imprint clean, includes "BAKELITE" lower line; some minor scuffs to the cap, tool marks to sides of crown, big #8 Lucky Curve nib, intact Lucky Curve feed.

DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: medium fine flex • $3250

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13764: Parker 24 Jack-Knife Safety: button-filler with black hard rubber cap, transparent Bakelite barrel, 13.4 cm long, nickel plated trim, #4 teardrop-vent nib has barely visible hairline at base (see details) and is fully functional, Lucky Curve feed is intact, as is original riveted pressure bar; name engraved on barrel, a transparent silicone sac has been installed.

DATE: c. 1918 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine semiflex • $565

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16457: Parker Vacumatic demonstrator: factory cutaway, 12.4 cm long, silver pearl laminate, barrel has 4th quarter 1935 imprint, lockdown filler, bandless cap with early-style skewed pattern; this is a known configuration, correct without nib or end jewels. Original hardened sac has not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: near mint • SOLD

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16460: Parker 51 demonstrator: rare first-year in Cordovan with transparent shell and blind cap, gold filled trim, "wedding band" cap in stainless steel with inlaid band, Blue Diamond clip, long internal clutch, pearl jewel; blind cap has mostly legible imprint at bottom edge, aluminum jewel. Aluminum Speedline filler, two-tone clutch ring. One shallow pinhead ding to side of cap, clip mark (see details), a good clean example.

DATE: 1941 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine • SOLD

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13912: Rotring Tikk Kuli ballpoint demonstrator: transparent dealer-only version, 12.2 cm long, German made, thin wash plating to trim mostly worn off, but condition otherwise fine to excellent.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $165

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16456: Sheaffer Balance demonstrator: black plunger-filler with transparent barrel, circular windows cut into cap; 13.8 cm long, gold filled trim; no nib, as is typical with demonstrators of the era.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: exc • SOLD

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16454: Sheaffer Touchdown Sentinel Deluxe: black pneumatic-filler, 13.4 cm long, stainless steel cap with gold filled trim, White Dot, rare salesman's sample version with beautifully preserved "SHEAFFER'S RULE OF FOUR" transfer print on barrel explaining the special features of the pen. New old stock, original nib label intact, sac and seals have not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: medium • SOLD

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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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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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