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



14850: Carter pencil: red hard rubber ringtop, 10.7 cm long, nickel plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1924 • CONDITION: fine • $65

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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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14843: Eversharp pencil: early production 14K solid gold vest pocket length ringtop, 10.3 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead. "EVER SHARP" imprint with space in center, no mention of Wahl, but made immediately after Wahl's takeover of Eversharp. Mechanically sound, rare, but two deep test cuts in barrel.

DATE: c. 1917 • CONDITION: VG* • $195

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14869: Gorham dip pen: sterling silver, 15.2 cm long excluding plated nib, twist and scroll pattern very distinctive and in clean condition, imprints on holder largely polished away and illegible, front of nib holder very slightly shortened.

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: fine* • $175

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14840: H. C. Hook torpedo pencil: chrome plated brass, 11.2 cm long, brass propellors, engraved initials, light scratching from clip; excellent quality and workmanship, uses 1.1 mm lead. The source of these pencils has only recently been discovered to be the H. C. Hook Company of Auburn, Massachusetts.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $105

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14842: Parker Pencopen: red-spotted grey pearl bulb-filler, 11 cm long, gold plated trim, steel nib with most of original two-tone gold wash plating worn off, imprint with 2nd quarter date code, ink window with excellent transparency, sharp barrel imprint. Penco was a house brand of J.C. Penney; this is a most unusual filling system for Parker.

DATE: 1936 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine • $165

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14833: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel set in box: black pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical Triumph M5 nib; pen has some marks from usage on barrel and end knob, matching .9 mm pencil is as new. In box with instructions dated January 1954.

DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium fine • $150

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14814: Sheaffer Snorkel Valiant: burgundy pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical Triumph nib; condition excellent except for stress cracks from clip mounting hole (see details).

DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: extra-fine • $80

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14836: Sheaffer Snorkel Special set in box: black pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, open palladium-silver alloy M6 nib has a bit of spring but not truly flexible; matching .9 mm twist-action pencil is like new. Box shows corner wear and partial splits, instructions under pad dated October 1955.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $120

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14834: Sheaffer Snorkel Signature: unusual Mandarin pneumatic-filler, 14.15 cm long, gold filled clip, solid 14K gold cap band engraved with facsimile signature, two-tone conical Triumph M5 nib. Some tool marks to filler knob, stress crack under clip (see detail), overall appearance fine+.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: medium • $295

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14831: Sheaffer Snorkel Crest: Fern Green pneumatic-filler, gold filled cap, White Dot, colored section, two-tone Triumph conical nib; one tiny bump to cap top, stress line at front of barrel (see details). Uncommon late production color.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $195

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14862: Sheaffer Imperial III: grey Touchdown pneumatic-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold plated trim, two-tone gold-plated palladium silver Triumph-style conical nib is a smooth, wet writer.

DATE: c. 1961 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium fine • $115

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14863: Sheaffer 500: black "dolphin" cartridge-filler, 13.3 cm long, brushed stainless steel cap, distinctive inlaid nib in white metal (palladium silver?) is a smooth writer.

DATE: c. 1963 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium fine • $80

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14872: Waterman Citation pencil: grey with gold filled trim, 13 cm long, wide barrel band, new old stock with minimal shop wear, uses .9 mm lead, matches Taperite or standard Citation fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: near mint • $55

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14845: unmarked dip pen: black hard rubber holder, 17 cm long excluding plated nib, ribbed gripping section, flattened letter-opener taper with interesting advertising imprint for the Leviseur and Conway Leather company of Boston.

DATE: c. 1903 • CONDITION: fine • $85

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