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



15010: American Fountain Pen Co. Moore's Non-Leakable: black chased hard rubber retracting-nib safety, 11.8 cm long, posting end marked "1" & "2.50", 1903 patent cap imprint. Slight fading, pen has been recorked, #2 American Fountain Pen nib is cracked but fully functional, nib is fairly firm so crack does not open with normal writing pressure.

DATE: c. 1917 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: extra-fine • SOLD

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15033: Boston Safety eyedropper-filler: black hard rubber ringtop with full 1/8 18K gold filled overlay in fine parallel lines pattern, 9.8 cm long, notable rounded stub #2 nib. Clean and crisp, one very slightly raised bump on cap (see detail).

DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium stub semiflex • $250

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15038: Conklin Symetrik: black-veined "Foliage Green" pearl lever-filler, 13.2 cm long, gold filled trim, strong imprints, excellent color, nib is a contemporary replacement of excellent quality, long tines but flex is medium rather than soft.

DATE: c. 1933 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine flex • $225

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15034: Eversharp Doric: full-sized facetted blue pearl web lever-filler, 12.8 cm long, white gold filled trim, Gold Seal, correct late production Skyline-style nib and feed.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine firm • $485

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14892: Fairchild Unique: very early black chased hard rubber straight-cap eyedropper-filler, 12.85 cm long, patent date of 1885 but advertised into the early 1890s; distinctive flat nib with slight dihedral, advertised as 16K gold. Hard rubber surface is rough and pitted from harsh cleaning, imprints worn but legible. A rare and historically significant model from one of the most prominent gold nib makers of the dip pen era, and the first supplier of gold nibs to Waterman.

DATE: c. 1888 • CONDITION: G • NIB: fine flex • $325

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14941: Kosca (?) lever-filler: gold filled with bands of blue enameled cloverleaf pattern on the cap, 10.3 cm long, unmarked but clearly European, from either northern Italy or Germany, engine turning crisp, no brassing; nib is properly tipped and writes a lovely shaded line, unusual imprint "WARRANTED/14 CT/G.F." -- so gold filled rather than solid gold.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $225

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15030: Montblanc 149: early production, black celluloid with narrow sterling cap bands flanking wider gold filled band, 14.3 cm long, ivory-colored cap star, two-stage brass piston mechanism, less common "MEISTERSTUCK" on center cap band, "149" and "KM" on filler knob, early flat 139-style feed, 18K tri-tone nib is a smooth writer, noting microscopic stress mark from vent hole (see detail).

DATE: c. 1953 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine flex • $2450

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15018: Moore 94-A: striated silver pearl lever-filler, 12.75 cm long, wartime gold over silver trim, Art Deco stepped cap crown; "Maniflex" nib writes a nicely shaded line.

DATE: c. 1942 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine semiflex • $165

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15009: Parker 16 Jack-Knife Safety: baby "turban top" black hard rubber screw-cap ringtop eyedropper-filler with gold filled filigree overlay, 8.4 cm long, fully marked; early production, #3 keyhole-vent nib has been retipped and is highly flexible.

DATE: c. 1910 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine flex • $765

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15006: Parker Duofold Senior Deluxe: oversize streamline button-filler in uncommon late celluloid, "Moderne Green and Pearl", with short-lived triple cap bands with wider central band; 13 cm long, gold filled trim, big Duofold Deluxe nib with serial numbers. Small dig on left side of nib and stable stress hairline from vent hole (nib is massive and rigid, no effect on functionality -- see detail), cap and barrel show typical ambering, overall color preservation better than average, handsome appearance.

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

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15035: Parker Duofold Junior pencil: orange streamline, 12.1 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, crisp imprint, original sticker on top. Orange is one of the less common colors in the streamline Duofold series.

DATE: c. 1934 • CONDITION: near mint • $120

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15021: Parker 51: blue wartime Vac-filler, rhodium-plated sterling silver cap, 13.65 cm long, gold filled over silver Blue Diamond clip, strong imprint with 2nd quarter date code. Overall condition excellent but for typical flaking of thin rhodium cap plating (replating is possible, but not a service we offer).

DATE: 1945 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $195

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15013: Pen-O-Pencil Twinpoint combo: white gold filled lever-filler, 13.7 cm long, grouped parallel lines pattern, #2 nib is very flexible; not much wear, but a couple of pinprick dings to the cap, barrel has bump on the side and dents all around behind the threads, initials engraved in cartouche. There is also a small split in the section overlay, which does not affect function. Pencil end uses 1.1 mm lead, high quality construction.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: fine flex • $275

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15007: Redipoint pencil: sterling silver, 14.3 cm long, an advertising special for the Concrete Steel Company of New York, made in the form of their patented Havermeyer Bar, a steel reinforcing bar for concrete construction, imprinted with the company slogan, "Every Pound Pulls". Uses standard 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1921 • CONDITION: near mint • $125

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15028: Waterman 13: a legendary rarity with a stanhope viewer in the cap, made to commemorate Waterman's 35th anniversary; black chased hard rubber eyedropper-filler, 13.4 cm long, nickel silver clip; view through stanhope shows Waterman's Pen Corner in downtown New York City. Good imprints and chasing, moderate even fading. Unusual but clearly deliberate tip grind on #3 New York nib. It has been suggested that these pens were made for Frank D. Waterman to present as personal gifts.

DATE: c. 1918 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: extra-fine flex • $2650

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