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14254: A. A. Waterman twist-filler: black hard rubber slip-cap, rare and desirable hand-chased high-relief gold filled overlay, 14.25 cm long; #3 Modern New York nib has lost its tipping and has the beginning of a stress hairline extending from the right side of the vent hole. Condition is otherwise excellent -- a spectacular pen, with patent dates of 1899 and 1903.

DATE: c. 1903 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: medium fine • $2450

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14291: Moore L-93: dark blue celluloid flat-top lever-filler, 13.85 cm long, gold filled trim, #3 nib writes an elegant line; hairline cracks in cap lip do not affect function, could readily be sealed but we are selling as-is -- a fine user.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine stub semiflex • $85

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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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14297: Parker Vacumatic Junior pencil: grey pearl and black marbled, 11.9 cm long, chrome plated trim; good imprint with 2nd quarter date code, one area of brownish staining on barrel, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: 1936 • CONDITION: fine • $80

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14288: Parker Vacumatic Major: unusual Canadian-made blue pearl laminate, 13.2 cm long, gold filled trim, clip of typically Canadian form with high Blue Diamond; bold deep barrel imprint with 1st quarter date code, matching date code on two-tone Arrow nib, notable barrel transparency.

DATE: 1946 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: fine semiflex • $265

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14289: Parker Vacumatic Major: black laminate, 12.8 cm long, gold filled trim, Blue Diamond clip, strong barrel imprint with 2nd quarter date code, matching date code on nib, fine barrel transparency.

DATE: 1946 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $165

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14290: Parker Duofold Maxima: oversize black Aerometric filler, 14.25 cm long, gold filled trim, made in England, large Arrow nib is a smooth writer; barrel imprint is worn but legible with 2nd quarter date code, replacement sac is opaque rather than transparent.

DATE: 1956 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium fine • $165

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14293: Salz (?) Peter Pan: black hard rubber miniature ringtop eyedropper-filler, 6.4 cm long, white casein cap crown, with contemporary suspension ribbon. Unmarked, but identical to pens sold by Salz, Aikin Lambert, and others. A few fleabites to the cap lip, cap posts loosely. A great conversation piece, functional if not practical.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: fine stub semiflex • $65

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14294: Sheaffer Triumph Signature pencil: black with wartime gold filled over silver trim, wide 14K solid gold barrel band, 12.5 cm long, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1944 • CONDITION: fine • $105

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14295: Sheaffer Triumph Signature pencil: black with wartime gold filled over silver trim, wide 14K solid gold barrel band, 12.65 cm long, uses .9 mm lead; barrel band has been engraved with monogram "A. E. M.", has a couple of pinprick dings.

DATE: c. 1944 • CONDITION: fine • $95

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14267: Waterman 622 in box: black hard rubber taper-cap eyedropper, 14.3 cm long, barrel with nicely colored pearl slabs; gold filled barrel bands, long-tailed early Spoon Feed. Nib has early imprint, tipping on one side is partially chipped, catches paper. Good cap imprint with 1884 patent dates, no globe, moderate even fading, box hinge loose. Ex-Tefft collection.

DATE: c. 1905 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $1250

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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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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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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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