The items below are listed alphabetically by maker, with featured items grouped at the top.



16405: Barnett combination in box: smooth black hard rubber eyedropper-filler, 15.7 cm long, pencil end propels and retracts, uses 1.5 mm lead; closely modeled on the Eagle combo but no indication of having been licensed. No imprints, only markings "THE BEE" on the slip-on clip and "I.B" (Ira Barnett) on the plated steel nib. Unused, machining dust still present inside barrel and on section threads, cardboard box (falsely) claims nib is solid 14K gold.

DATE: c. 1916 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $165

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16421: Eagle combination: black hard rubber eyedropper-filler, 15.7 cm long, pencil end uses standard 2mm drafting lead; introduced no later than 1913, this appears to have been the first mass-produced pen-pencil combo. Barrel imprint clean,"Klymax" marked clip, nib is smooth and responsive, lively flexibility.

DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $275

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16399: Foley magic pencil: gold filled ringtop, special commemorative for the United States' 1876 Centennial, 5.25 cm long closed, 10.1 cm extended, made to use 1.5 mm lead, can be used with more readily available 1.4 mm lead.

DATE: 1876 • CONDITION: G-VG • $150

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16406: Jura button-filler in box: small black-veined green pearl ringtop, 9.45 cm long, gold filled trim, a close copy of Parker's vest-pocket Duofold Deluxe; probably either German or Swiss manufacture, excellent quality, instructions in German, French, Dutch, and English. Warranted 14K nib is a European replacement of the same era.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: fine flex • $165

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16419: Parker 20 Jack-Knife Safety: scarce version with transparent Bakelite barrel, button-filler with smooth hard rubber cap, nickel plated trim, 12.9 cm long, very flexible #2 Lucky Curve nib, spearhead feed with tail cut off, sharp barrel imprint, early blind cap bears number 20 1/2 though the 1/2 should denote a chased pen; sealed crack in threads at end of barrel under blind cap (invisible without magnification), typical barrel darkening, needs strong backlighting to view transparency.

DATE: c. 1917 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: fine flex • $485

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16407: Parker Duofold Senior: oversize black Permanite button-filler, 13.75 cm long, Lucky Curve imprint, massive Lucky Curve nib originally fitted to Jade Pen, smooth writer, spearhead feed with cut tail; tool mark on section flange (see detail), cap lip slightly trimmed.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine firm • $350

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16363: Parker Lady Duofold Deluxe: Moderne black-veined pearl streamlined ringtop button-filler, 11.7 cm long, gold filled trim, good color with moderate barrel ambering, initials on barrel; Duofold Deluxe nib is a precise writer.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine • $165

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16403: Parker Challenger: grey pearl and black button-filler, 13 cm long, nickel plated trim, section with ink window, crisp imprints with double-digit date code with dot, nib is notably fine and a precise writer.

DATE: 1937 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $150

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16404: Parker Webster: unusual silver pearl and black marbled button-filler, 12.75 cm long, nickel plated trim; Sears Roebuck house brand pen made by Parker, based upon the Challenger but with different trim configuration, notably the clip and end disks. Strong Webster imprint with diamond logo, nib is Gold Medal (another Sears house brand) and may be an old replacement, hairline from vent hole does not affect function.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: fine • $195

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16400: Parker Duofold Senior: oversize light and dark blue pearl button-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold filled trim, made in England, this color never used in USA production, sharp imprints, Newhaven-made nib is a smooth wet writer.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: broad • $450

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16402: Parker Duofold International: blue pearl marble, 13.1 cm long, gold plated trim, scarce and desirable #79 broad oblique 18K two-tone nib, not easy for right-handers to use. Made in UK, uses cartridge or convertor pen (slide convertor included), cap imprint weak but "IN" date code clearly visible, monogram "CW" on crown.

DATE: 1989 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-broad italic oblique • $395

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16409: Pilot Murex: brushed stainless steel, classic Japanese design with integral nib, 13.3 cm long, uses cartridges or converter (not included), smooth precise writer, date code for July 1980.

DATE: 1980 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $295

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16414: Rauch combination dip pen and pencil: large and fully marked, 10.8 cm long retracted, plated nib, pencil nozzle uses 1.0 mm lead, sliders and ends gold filled, barrel may be solid gold as there is no wear-through despite areas of wear and denting. Hardstone seal, slider engraved "John H. Ireland".

DATE: c. 1865 • CONDITION: VG • $195

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16415: unmarked combination dip pen and pencil: gold filled, crisp engraving, barrel telescopes, nib and pencil extend by sliders; 8.25 cm long closed, 13 cm extended including nib; pencil nozzle has steel tip insert, uses .9 mm lead. Nib is an important early Levi Brown from the later 1830s to early 1840s.

DATE: c. 1845 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine flex • $450

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16416: unmarked magic pencil: sterling silver ringtop, 5.4 cm long closed, 9.8 cm extended, uses 1.4 mm lead, acid etched decoration reading "Bachelors' Circle" in lettering reminiscent of the posters of Toulouse-Lautrec; excellent working condition, some dings.

DATE: c. 1899 • CONDITION: VG • $125

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