16298: unmarked extending pencil: gold filled, twist-action nozzle extension, 6.95 cm long closed, 9 cm extended, unusual decoration with extensive hand engraving including a standing stag; USA production, uses 1.5 mm lead, lead propelling mechanism worn and will slip if lead is pressed hard straight down. Appearance is excellent.

DATE: c. 1880 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • $95

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11991: unmarked desk pencil: long and elegant, gold filled trim with twist pattern black hard rubber barrel sleeve, 15.1 cm long, propels and retracts, uses 2.65 mm lead (lead clutch could be squeezed slightly to allow use of more readily available 2.5 mm lead).

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: VG • $95

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14418: Mordan pencil: sterling silver, 9 cm long retracted, large reeded body, plain trim, bloodstone seal, fully marked with London hallmarks for 1894-95; nozzle is for "VS" lead, has tool marks and dents, propelling mechanism not functioning.

DATE: 1894-95 • CONDITION: VG* • $95

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16216: Pearce dip pen: gold filled holder marked "SEAMLESS B.G.", removable wooden taper with baluster finial, 14.3 cm long overall including #1 ventless gold nib.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine semiflex • $95

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15967: Eagle glass cartridge pen: black lacquered brass, hexagonal, 12.1 cm long, one of the earliest cartridge pens made; cap is fully imprinted with patent date of 1890; untipped plated brass nib is smooth and responsive but feed tip is missing so best used as a dip pen or kept as a display item. Original glass cartridge is intact, will not fit on now-hardened section nipple.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: fine flex • $95

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15688: Eagle glass cartridge pen: black lacquered brass, 11.95 cm long, one of the earliest cartridge pens made; barrel imprinted "PATENTED", untipped plated brass nib is flexible but toothy. An historic relic, not currently in working condition, original glass cartridge damaged at mouth, rubber section seal is age-hardened.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: G* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $95

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14126: Eversharp pencil: early production, gold filled, lined engine turning with hand engraved vine scroll, 13.4 cm long; "EVER SHARP" imprint, "20 YEAR GOLD FILLED" and "PATENTED", a very early imprint usually found only on Eversharps predating Wahl's 1916 takeover, but here found with the Wahl-patent clip, suggesting manufacture immediately after Wahl's takeover of Eversharp. Initials engraved on barrel, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1917 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $95

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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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14805: Wahl-Eversharp Match Thin pencil: smooth silver-plated miniature ringtop, 7.85 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, short-lived and scarce model, with the silver version especially uncommon, appearing only in the 1924 catalog. Also sold as the "Tiny Eversharp". Appears to be new old stock, came to us with remains of original clear lacquer protective coating, now cleaned off.

DATE: c. 1924 • CONDITION: near mint • $95

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14927: Wahl-Eversharp pencil: gold filled, uncommon version with matching engine turned internal mechanism, 13.3 cm long, "Grecian Border" pattern, clip with raised rib, uses 1.1 mm lead, name elegantly engraved on barrel.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $95

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14457: unmarked writing set in box: German-made, comprising a dip pen, letter opener, pencil, and seal, all in what appears to be casein-based plastic, salmon and black. Box is 21.7 cm wide, dip pen is 13.8 cm long excluding nib. Some loss to the leatherette on the upper front part of the box, otherwise showing no signs of use.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $95

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16054: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal pencil: oversize lapis blue "Deco Band", 13.6 cm long, gold filled trim, roller clip, made in Canada, excellent color, strong imprints, uses 1.1 mm lead; scratch to barrel bands on side, "X" carved into crown, usual slight age shrinkage to eraser holder.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine* • $95

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15682: Wahl-Eversharp Dollar Pencil: coral celluloid, facetted barrel, nickel plated trim, 13.75 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $95

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15886: unmarked dip pen: large and chunky holder, 15.6 cm long excluding gold plated steel nib; beautiful blue and gold pearl material appears to be casein-based, and probably of French origin.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: exc • $95

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12137: Sheaffer Balance Lifetime: thick stubby ringtop lever-filler in red-veined grey pearl, 12 cm long, gold filled trim, clean and lustrous appearance, noting one area of age shrinkage and an internal hairline next to the large White Dot (see details).

DATE: c. 1933 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine rigid • $95

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16396: Weidlich lever-filler: vest-pocket size in striking green pearl marble with red threads -- a distinctive celluloid normally seen only in the Eversharp Bantam series; 11.1 cm long, gold filled trim, #1 Weidlich nib is a smooth writer.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $95

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15768: Moore lever-filler: economy model but in lovely striped celluloid, 12.7 cm long, trim has lost almost all of its thin gold plating, as has the steel "Duo-Tip" nib -- which is nonetheless a smooth writer which gives and extra-fine line when inverted, as advertised.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: fine • $95

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15519: Eversharp Skyline repeater pencil: black with stainless steel sleeve, nickel plated nose cone, 13.3 cm long, barrel has name imprinted, significant dents to back of barrel sleeve; uses .9 mm lead. Skylines with stainless caps are rare, but matching pencils are markedly rarer yet -- and both are more often seen with gold filled trim.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: G • $95

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16318: Parker Vacumatic Debutante pencil: green pearl laminate, 11.8 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, strong barrel imprint with 1st quarter date code, striped jewel.

DATE: 1942 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $95

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15343: Parker Duofold Senior pencil: red and silver pearl with black stripes, 13.1 cm long, gold filled over silver wartime trim, matches Vac-filling Duofold pen; largest size, strong imprint with 1st quarter date code, uses .9 mm lead, mechanism propels but does not consistently retract lead.

DATE: 1944 • CONDITION: fine* • $95

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14956: Parker Vacumatic Major pencil: silver pearl laminate, 12.9 cm long, wartime trim is sterling silver, some nickel or chrome plating still present but mostly worn away, especially on barrel band; good imprint with 4th quarter date code, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: 1945 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $95

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14552: Sheaffer Admiral II set: black lever-filler, 13 cm long, gold filled trim, short conical Triumph nib is a smooth writer; with matching .9 mm pencil, which appears to be new old stock. Pen is used, chip to cap lip right next to wire band (see details), cap appears to be a mismatch replacement as the non-Lifetime nib should not go with a White Dot cap.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: medium fine • $95

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16317: Parker 51 pencil: black twist-action with clean undinged 1/10 14K gold filled cap, uncommon pattern of alternating straight and squiggly lines; 13.3 cm long, uses .9 mm lead, notably sharp and deeply cut barrel ribbing.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: exc • $95

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15227: Eversharp Skyline Executive repeater pencil: scarce oversize model, 14.2 cm long, black with green striped upper barrel, gold filled trim, gold plated "Thin Lead" marked nose cone uses .9 mm lead. Slight swelling of barrel behind nose cone and below clip, fine appearance, mechanism fully functional.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: VG* • $95

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16066: Esterbrook J: black lever-filler, 12.5 cm long, stainless steel trim, early production with flat barrel end, screw-in cap jewel, old #2668 nib unit with side-finned feed is a wet semiflex.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium semiflex • $95

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12209: Reynolds Rocket ballpoint desk set: rare institutional desk version of Reynolds' infamous pioneer ballpoint; pen is anodized aluminum, ball tip is intact, original refill has not been replaced, nonfunctional as is, chain attachment to black-finished cast zinc base, screw hole in front of base to allow permanent attachment to a counter or table.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: fine* • $95

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16013: Sheaffer Crest Deluxe pencil: black with gold filled cap, White Dot, 12.75 cm long, White Dot, uses .9 mm lead; original price sticker on barrel.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: near mint • $95

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15554: Parker 51 Demi repeater pencil: burgundy, 1/10 12K gold filled cap in converging lines pattern, 12 cm long, original barrel sticker, bold imprint with 4th quarter date code, uses .9 mm lead; as new, no packaging.

DATE: 1950 • CONDITION: near mint • $95

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16171: Parker 51 repeater pencil: Forest Green with frosty Lustraloy cap, imprint with late "53" date code; like new, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: 1953 • CONDITION: near mint • $95

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15362: Eversharp Ventura: dark green lever-filler, 13.5 cm long, ribbed chrome plated cap with matching trim.

DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $95

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16346: Sheaffer Snorkel pencil: scarce and desirable "Mandarin Orange", 12.75 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, matches Valiant or Statesman fountain pen; new old stock with original foil price tag, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1958 • CONDITION: mint • $95

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16347: Sheaffer Snorkel pencil: scarce and desirable "Vermilion" red, stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, uses .9 mm lead; matches Clipper fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1958 • CONDITION: mint • $95

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15254: Esterbrook LJ: black lever-filler, 13 cm long, stainless steel trim, unusual Mexican production with bold "HECHO EN MEXICO - MARCA REG" imprint. #9668 nib is USA-made and an excellent writer.

DATE: c. 1958 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine • $95

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14195: Sheaffer Lady Skipsert XVI desk set: cartridge desk pen, 14.7 cm long, small conical gold plated Triumph nib, enameled gold moire finish on both pen and holder, wear specks in finish (see detail) but overall fine appearance. Green onyx base is 9 cm (3.5 inches) square, nameplate is unengraved.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $95

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16090: Sheaffer Snorkel pencil: scarce and desirable "Peacock Blue" color, gold filled trim, White Dot, uses .9 mm lead; matches Statesman or Valian fountain pen. New old stock with slightest handling wear.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: near mint • $95

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16089: Sheaffer Snorkel pencil: scarce and desirable "Peacock Blue" color, stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, uses .9 mm lead; matches Sentinel or Clipper fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: mint • $95

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14757: Pilot Super 150L: black tab-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold plated trim, wide rolled gold cap band, inlaid 14K gold nib is a precise writer, barrel opens with a bayonet-style twist-lock action rather than unscrewing. Interesting Bulgarian imprint, clean condition noting shallow marring to side of spring-loaded rocker clip (see detail). Full date code DO 09, for 9 March 1963.

DATE: 1963 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $95

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13065: B. B. Stylo stylographic pen: black chased hard rubber with unusual "swing-filler" (the lever pivots sideways), apparently invented by Julius Held (read more here); 11.2 cm long, nickel plated trim. New old stock, but slight heat distortion to cap, fading to hard rubber with shadow from now-missing original price band on cap, nick to surface right below.

DATE: c. 1921 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine • $90

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10178: Waterman pencil: black hard rubber with gold filled "Sheraton" pattern overlay, 13.1 cm long; early production, uses 1.1 mm lead, next to no wear, minimal fading to hard rubber, but name on barrel and scattered pinprick blistering on the overlay (see details).

DATE: c. 1924 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • $90

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14721: Esterbrook P repeater pencil: black, 12.1 cm long, stainless steel trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, strong barrel imprint, a few light scratches, fully functional and much less common than the matching "Dollar Pen".

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $90

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16261: unmarked extending pencil: probably English, horn barrel sleeve with nickel silver trim, 8.65 cm long closed, 11 cm with nozzle extended, uses 1.5 mm lead, unusual form, cracks in horn do not affect function.

DATE: c. 1870 • CONDITION: VG* • $85

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16444: Cross pencil: gold plated trim, black chased hard rubber barrel sleeve, 7.2 cm long, 9.5 cm with extending tail pulled out, nozzle with August 29, 1882 patent date and Cross imprints; uses standard 2 mm lead, extends and retracts, scattered dings to metal ends do not affect function.

DATE: c. 1885 • CONDITION: G-VG • $85

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16215: Elmwood dip pen: slender gold filled unmarked holder, branchiform pearl taper, 15.5 cm long including #1 ventless gold nib.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $85

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16447: Mabie Todd magic pencil: slender sterling silver ringtop, fully marked, 5.6 cm long closed, 10.6 cm extended; one small ding towards front of smooth barrel, uses 1.4 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1900 • CONDITION: fine • SOLD

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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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15661: Cross pencil: gold filled, distinctive engine turning, 13 cm long, twist action, propel only, snake-like clip, uses 1.1 mm lead. Monogram on crown, excellent working condition but multiple dents and marks on the nose cone.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: VG • $85

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14966: Wahl-Eversharp pencil: gold filled, smooth pattern, 13.4 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead; interesting presentation inscription on barrel, "LIEUT E.J. SHEEHAN/FROM/TROOP A" (New York State Police). Some bumps and marks to the tip and shoulders of the nose cone area, fine overall appearance.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $85

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16306: Waterman pencil: black hard rubber ringtop with sterling silver "Filigree" overlay, 9.7 cm long, matches 452V or 442V pen, uses 1.1 mm lead. Earlier model without eraser inside.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine • $85

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15840: Waterman pencil: black hard rubber ringtop with gold filled "Filigree" overlay, 9.8 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, propel only, early model without eraser, top piece plain hard rubber without overlay, initials "MEK" engraved on barrel.

DATE: c. 1926 • CONDITION: fine* • $85

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16083: Wahl-Eversharp oversize pencil: red and black "Rosewood" hard rubber barrel, 13.8 cm long, nickel plated trim, eraser under crown, metalworking company imprint; uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine • $85

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12771: unmarked double-ended pencil: slender hexagonal silver barrel with colored casein cones on either side, 13 cm long, hallmarked "835", probably German manufacture, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: VG • $85

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14448: Parker Diamond Medal pencil: silver pearl and black marbled, 12 cm long, chrome plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, name on side of cap; made for Sears, an uncommon rebranded Challenger pencil.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG • $85

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16173: Parker 51 repeater pencil: Forest Green with frosty Lustraloy cap, imprint with 3rd quarter date code, 13.2 cm long, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: 1949 • CONDITION: near mint • $85

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12873: Waterman Crusader Taperite: black lever-filler, hooded nib, 11.8 cm long, frosted aluminum cap is very clean but for patch of abrasion on back.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine firm • $85

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15655: Pilot 50G: black squeeze-filler, made in Japan, 12.9 cm long, gold plated cap and trim, semi-inlaid nib is gold-plated and extremely fine. Original blue rubber sac has been replaced with a new transparent PVC sac.

DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $85

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9829: Sheaffer Imperial pencil: sterling silver, 12.7 cm long, crosshatch pattern, gold plated trim, White Dot, uses .9 mm lead; new old stock, several available, original price stickers on back may vary from that shown in photo.

DATE: c. 1980 • CONDITION: mint • $85

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11083: Parker Classic Grain d'Orge ballpoint: gold plated, made in France, special order for Bank One with enamel logo on clip and engraving on cap; "IE" date code could be either 1984 or 1988. As new, but no packaging.

DATE: c. 1986 • CONDITION: mint • $85

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13954: unmarked extending pencil: 8.5 cm long closed, 11.1 cm extended, uses 1.0 - 1.05 mm lead; construction appears to combine gold filled and solid gold components, typically American nozzle with inset steel tip. Some scratches to sides of nozzle body, crack and missing material at front of slider slot (see detail), faceted yellow end stone.

DATE: c. 1850 • CONDITION: VG* • $80

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16297: unmarked magic pencil: gold filled, 6.8 cm long closed, 12.7 cm extended, action works smoothly, nozzle has some shallow bumps, uses 1.5 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1880 • CONDITION: fine • $80

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15955: unmarked extending pencil: small, sterling silver with faceted end stone, 7.9 cm long extended, 6 cm retracted, English made with line and dot engine turning, uses 1.0 mm lead; excellent quality but scattered marks and crown has been soldered in place unevenly, clearly an old repair.

DATE: c. 1880 • CONDITION: VG* • $80

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15332: unmarked extending pencil: gold filled ringtop, twisted fluting and scroll pattern, 7.45 cm long closed, 9.85 cm extended, American manufacture, front of barrel is turned to extend nozzle; uses 1.5 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $80

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15395: unmarked dip pen, pencil, and stamp compendium: nickel-plated brass, 11.1 cm long closed, made in Germany, clamp-style pencil nozzle takes standard 2 mm lead; self-inking reversing rubber stamp in end is spring-loaded.

DATE: c. 1905 • CONDITION: VG • $80

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7199: Waterman cigar cutter: celluloid body warped and markings badly worn, blade well-used. Unusual, as most examples marked on one side only. A promotional item given by company president Frank D. Waterman to his fellow Rotarians -- background history here.

DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: fair • $80

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15662: Sheaffer Lifetime pencil: nickel-plated all-metal construction, 13 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; marked "PAT.-- PAT.PENDING" on crown, unusual textured gripping section on forebarrel. Light bumps to crown edge, perfect working order.

DATE: c. 1921 • CONDITION: fine • $80

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15338: Waterman pencil: red hard rubber ringtop, 10 cm long, gold filled trim, marked "PAT. APL'D FOR", uses 1.1 mm lead; matches 52V or 42V pen.

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $80

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16463: Redipoint Aristocrat pencil: octagonal mottled hard rubber barrel, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead; not marked "Aristocrat", appears to be a sales sample, imprinted "STYLE NO. 2528" as well as "THE HOME INSURANCE CO.".

DATE: c. 1926 • CONDITION: exc • $80

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16088: Pick National stylographic pen: black celluloid lever-filler, red ends, 12.15 cm long, nickel plated trim, intact weighted needle, some heat shrinkage to barrel end (does not affect posting or function). Not marked Pick, but we have had several identical examples with full Pick imprints.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: VG • $80

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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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16174: Parker 51 repeater pencil: black with frosty Lustraloy cap with polished rim band, 13.2 cm long, uses .9 mm lead; clean barrel imprint with late two-digit 2nd quarter date code; original barrel sticker for 51 Demi, though pencil is full-length.

DATE: 1952 • CONDITION: mint • $80

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15348: Parker Eversharp Teena pencil: unusual bright red model with triangular barrel, 12.7 cm long, chrome plated trim; uses .9 mm lead, appears to be new old stock.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: near mint • $80

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15256: Esterbrook CX-100: slip-cap cartridge-filler school pen, 12.9 cm long, chrome cap, transparent barrel; comes with one original unused Esterbrook cartridge.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • $80

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14084: Pilot Super 100 (?) pencil: peach, 12.6 cm long, wide 14K rolled gold band, trim, twist-action, made in Japan, uses .9 mm lead; original model number on band "RWH50".

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: mint • $80

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14899: Sheaffer 500: blue "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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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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14158: Pilot Super 100: slender peach clipless squeeze-filler, 12.2 cm long, satin aluminum cap with gold decoration, gold plated trim; inlaid 14K gold nib.

DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine • $80

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8076: Sheaffer Imperial Sovereign pencil: 14K gold filled, 12.75 cm long, White Dot, uses .9 mm lead, new old stock, original price sticker on back; several available.

DATE: c. 1975 • CONDITION: mint • $80

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7780: Sheaffer Targa ballpoint: sterling silver, 13.3 cm long, chrome plated trim, White Dot, twist-action to extend and retract tip; new old stock but without packaging; several available.

DATE: c. 1980 • CONDITION: mint • $80

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7806: Sheaffer Targa ballpoint: sterling silver, 13.3 cm long, gold plated trim, White Dot, twist-action to extend and retract tip; new old stock but without packaging; several available.

DATE: c. 1980 • CONDITION: mint • $80

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15045: unmarked pen wiper: gold plated finish, 6.7 cm (2 5/8 inches) square at base, bristles worn but usable, name scratched on bottom along with "Xmas '09".

DATE: c. 1909 • CONDITION: VG • $75

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7189: unmarked dummy display pen: heavy solid rubber, 13.9 cm long, looks like slip-cap eyedropper-filler but does not open.

DATE: c. 1910 • CONDITION: exc • $75

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16229: Wahl-Eversharp pencil: sterling silver, "Check" patttern, 13.3 cm long; uses 1.1 mm lead, shallow ding next to clip, engine turning has red infill.

DATE: c. 1921 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $75

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13322: Wahl-Eversharp pencil: uncommon two-tone gold filled over silver ringtop, "Check" pattern, 10.6 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead; a couple of shallow flat spots on the shoulder of the nose taper.

DATE: c. 1924 • CONDITION: fine • $75

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16084: Wahl-Eversharp oversize pencil: black hard rubber barrel, 14 cm long, nickel plated trim, eraser under crown, imprinted "POMPEIAN MASSAGE CREAM"; uncommon thick lead model, uses .075 inch lead.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: VG • $75

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14954: Wahl-Eversharp Signature pencil: uncommon short black and pearl model with roller clip, 10.6 cm long, gold filled trim, no brassing, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: exc • $75

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15537: Parker Vest Pocket Duofold pencil: black ringtop golf pencil, 8.7 cm long, gold filled trim, imprinted name, uses 1.1 mm lead; colored examples are much easier to find.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $75

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16330: Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt pencil: grey twist-action with black top, 11.6 cm long, gold filled trim, made in England, distinctive clip, made to match the short lived "Lady" pens c. 1939-40, uses 1.1 mm lead; new old stock with slight shop wear, a few available still wrapped in original cellophane sleeves but with some tarnish to the trim (the unwrapped example is shown after polishing).

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: near mint • $75

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15323: Parker Vacumatic Sub-Debutante pencil: brown pearl laminate, 11.9 cm long, single smooth gold filled barrel band, black jewel, good imprint with 4th quarter date code, uses .9 mm lead, original stickers but has been used, some increase in transparency (see details).

DATE: 1947 • CONDITION: exc • $75

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11943: unmarked pencil: slender, barleycorn pattern with what appear to be traces of gilding (material appears to be solid silver and not plate), 9.3 cm long, uses 1.4 mm lead, probably American.

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: exc • $70

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13064: B. B. Stylo stylographic pen: black chased hard rubber with unusual "swing-filler" (the lever pivots sideways), apparently invented by Julius Held (read more here); 11.1 cm long, nickel plated trim. New old stock, but heat distortion to cap, end of barrel slightly out of round, fading to hard rubber with shadow from now-missing original price band on cap, stress mark from clip hole.

DATE: c. 1921 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine • $70

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15306: unmarked extending pencil: slender gold filled American slide-action, 7.3 cm long closed, 9.7 cm extended, uses 1.0 mm lead; purple glass end, excellent quality and fully functional but wear commensurate with age, one slider pin missing, spot of solder on side of nozzle (see detail).

DATE: c. 1860 • CONDITION: VG* • $65

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10656: unmarked extending pencil: slender, 8.1 cm long, 10.3 cm extended, yellow seal stone has chip on rim, metal crisp, noting short area of seam opening at front of slider slot; nozzle marked for "H" lead, appears to be English manufacture though not hallmarked, and of solid gold with no sign of wear-through.

DATE: c. 1870 • CONDITION: fine* • $65

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14238: Leech Brothers porte crayon: short sterling silver ringtop, coarse barleycorn pattern, 5.6 cm long, Birmingham hallmarks.

DATE: 1888-89 • CONDITION: fine • $65

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11024: unmarked pencil and pencil topper: small sterling silver ringtop, uses standard 2 mm lead, 6.6 cm long, with similarly marked silver topper for a wooden pencil -- chased sleeve slides up to hide eraser, has some roughness and a small split at the top edge (see details). Both pieces probably New York manufacture.

DATE: c. 1900 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $65

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12225: Aikin Lambert sheath pencil: sterling silver, 8.2 cm long, engraved "APOLLO CLUB", fully marked, suspension ring.

DATE: c. 1900 • CONDITION: fine • $65

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15457: unmarked Dwarf Ink Pencil in box: red hard rubber English-made American-retailed stylographic pen, 10 cm long, excellent condition but for corroded tip and needle. A fine display piece, or restoration candidate.

DATE: c. 1910 • CONDITION: fine* • $65

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15809: Wahl-Eversharp pencil: smooth silver plated, 13.3 cm long; uses 1.1 mm lead, interesting advertising imprint for Gargoyle marine oils.

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine • $65

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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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16165: Waterman campaign button: celluloid pinback, 21.5 mm diameter, for Frank D. Waterman's run for mayor of New York City (more here).

DATE: 1925 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $65

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12033: Waterman pencil: tan veined grey pearl "Steel Quartz", 12.5 cm long, chrome plated trim; strong imprints, scrape to top back of cap, uses 1.1 mm lead, matches 3 fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine* • $65

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12035: Waterman pencil: tan veined grey pearl "Steel Quartz", 10.6.5 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, matches 92V fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: exc • $65

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7678: Waterman 92 pencil: green and gold marbled, 12.6 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, good imprints, interesting presentation inscription: "DU PONT SAFETY CONTEST/FABRIKOID - 1935/J. M. T.".

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: fine • $65

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15060: Sheaffer Balance pencil: black celluloid with inlaid genuine abalone flakes, 12 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $65

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16462: Parker Vacumatic pencil: full size red pearl laminate, 12.7 cm long, gold filled trim, striped jewel, uses 1.1 mm lead, strong imprint with 2nd quarter date code; cap has been repaired, barely visible line along one lamination (see detail).

DATE: 1936 • CONDITION: fine* • SOLD

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16304: Eversharp Square 4 pencil: long model in a striking and unusual red-streaked black celluloid, 14.7 cm long, nickel plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $65

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14697: Parker pencil: red pearl marble Challenger-style Depression era model, 12 cm long, gold filled trim, generic imprint with 3rd quarter date code, stepped black clip button, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: 1938 • CONDITION: fine • $65

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14777: Sheaffer Lifetime Triumph Tuckaway Crest pencil: black with wartime 1/10 14K gold filled over solid silver cap and trim, 10.4 cm long, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: exc • $65

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16035: Sheaffer Stratowriter Statesman: black ballpoint, 13.4 cm long, gold filled trim, also matches Sovereign fountain pen; has been adapted to use modern Sheaffer refills.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: exc • $65

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16022: Sheaffer Sentinel Deluxe pencil: black with line-chased stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, 12.75 cm long, White Dot, uses .9 mm lead; excellent but for a scratch to the ribbing of the barrel.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: fine • $65

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16072: Parker 51 Special Liquid Lead pencil: black with polished stainless steel cap, black jewel, barrel imprint bold, no date code; original barrel sticker, original cartridge still works but refills no longer available (can use ballpoint refills with an adapter, not included).

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: mint • $65

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8370: Parker Jotter saccharine dispenser: hard to find pocketable sweetener carrier, 11.4 cm long, transparent barrel, brushed steel cap, chrome 45-style clip; new old stock.

DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $65

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11228: Parker Classic Imperial ballpoint: grouped parallel lines pattern, marked "10K G.F. CAP & BARREL", Bank One enamel badge on clip, bank name etched on side of cap; "IIE" date code, made in USA.

DATE: 1988 • CONDITION: near mint • $65

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16303: unmarked pencil: gold filled ringtop, 8.3 cm long closed, clamping lead holder, uses 2 mm lead, end is turned to tighten and loosen (lead is not mechanically propelled).

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $60

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14960: Miller Brothers scraper: 12.4 cm long eraser knife, bone handle has crack but is functionally sound; American-made, in Meriden, Connecticut.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: G* • $60

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16446: Cross (?) clutch pencil: gold filled ringtop, 7.9 cm long, uses 3 mm thick lead; unmarked, no mechanical lead advance function, crown is twisted to clamp and unclamp lead.

DATE: c. 1900 • CONDITION: exc • $60

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13329: Wahl-Eversharp pencil: smooth green gold filled ringtop, 10.65 cm long, excellent but for shallow flattening to shoulder of nose cose; uses 1.1 mm lead, early and uncommon imprinted mechanism.

DATE: c. 1919 • CONDITION: fine • $60

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15307: Wahl-Eversharp pencil: gold filled ringtop, 10.25 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, uncommon plain smooth finish, also less common since made in Canada.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $60

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16438: Carter pencil: red hard rubber barrel, 13.2 cm long, nickel plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead; tool marks on cone (see detail).

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: VG • $60

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14539: Mabie Todd No. 20 Cygnet stylographic pen: black hard rubber eyedropper-filler, 10.3 cm long, made in England, spring-loaded gold needle. New old stock, never filled, ready to use; minor storage wear, several available. This model was manufactured unchanged from c. 1910 through the 1920s with remaining stock sold for decades after; it is only the font of the barrel imprint that indicates a later production date.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $60

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11657: Mabie Todd Starling pencil: uncommon late New York City production ringtop, 11.4 cm long, nickel plated trim, octagonal barrel, jade green with white-lined black trim section; uses 1.1 mm lead, two stained patches (see detail), usual gapping due to age shrinkage of celluloid over metal liner.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG • $60

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15689: Eversharp Doric pencil: long slender green-veined golden pearl facetted twist-action, 13.35 cm long, gold filled trim, original price sticker on cap but name on barrel, areas of increased transparency at ends; uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1933 • CONDITION: exc* • $60

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14657: Sheaffer Balance pencil: silver pearl and black marbled, 12.1 cm long, chrome plated trim, uncommon wide milled jeweler's band, unimprinted clip; bold imprint, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: fine • $60

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14467: Waterman Citation pencil: black with gold filled trim, 13 cm long, chrome plated nose cone, wide barrel band, original price sticker on barrel; new old stock with minimal shop wear, uses .9 mm lead, matches Taperite fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: near mint • $60

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14278: Eversharp repeater pencil: unusual export model, full-length in black, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim, wide barrel band with French hallmark.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: near mint • $60

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9442: Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt pencil: black with gold filled cap, 12.8 cm long, new old stock, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: near mint • $60

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15391: Esterbrook Push Pencil: robin's egg blue repeater, 11.4 cm long, stainless steel trim, black clip button, uses .9 mm lead; like new but staining to barrel; matches CH series pastel fountain pens.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: exc • $60

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15389: Esterbrook TM Push Pencil: burgundy repeater, 12.4 cm long, stainless steel cap, chrome plated nose cone, matches Deluxe SM series pens; new old stock with band on cap, slight shrinkage to top end of barrel, corrosion patches to mechanism under cap (see details). Uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: exc • $60

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15345: Eversharp ballpoint: large, all metal, 13.75 cm long, chrome plated with two black trim bands and somewhat worn United Air Lines name on side. Press button to extend tip, clip top to retract.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $60

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14085: Pilot 57 pencil: teal blue, 12.6 cm long, gold plated trim, uses .9 mm lead, made in Japan, new old stock with original band with model number EH300.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: mint • $60

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15163: Bezalel Works Tribes of Israel ballpoint: sterling silver with chrome plated trim, 13.1 cm long, relief work with colored highlights, vintage souvenir item made in Israel, "GLOBUS" on clip; one patch of plating loss on nose cone, otherwise excellent, uses standard refills (one new refill included).

DATE: c. 1970 • CONDITION: fine • $60

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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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7215: American Lead Pencil Bi-Graph stylographic pen: black hard rubber, 12 cm long, bold imprints, needle present but frozen.

DATE: c. 1900 • CONDITION: fine* • $50

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15651: Sheaffer pencil: gold filled ringtop, 10.8 cm long, chevron pattern engine turning, Nov. 5, 1918 patent imprint, plus "PAT. PEND'G", monogram engraved on barrel; uses 1.1 mm lead, propels and retracts, eraser under crown.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $50

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16082: Wahl-Eversharp oversize pencil: mottled hard rubber barrel, 13.7 cm long, nickel plated trim, exposed eraser, uses 1.1 mm lead, fine condition but for tool marks on tip.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: VG • $50

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9390: Wahl-Eversharp pencil: gold filled, 13.4 cm long, "Grecian Border" pattern, uses 1.1 mm lead, one small flat spot on shoulder of nose cone, initials "N. W." on indicia.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $50

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14952: Parker Vacumatic Major pencil: silver pearl laminate, 12.85 cm long, nickel plated trim, good imprint with 4th quarter date code, overall condition fine+ but for deep circumferential scratches below barrel band (see details, not so obtrusive due to the direction of the pattern). Uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: 1941 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • $50

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13702: Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt pencil: grey-green with black cap top, gold filled trim, 11.6 cm long, matches Blackbird pen; made in England, uses 1.1 mm lead, new old stock, minimal shop wear, several available.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $50

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16023: Sheaffer Statesman pencil: black with gold filled trim, 12.6 cm long, uses .9 mm lead; also matches Sovereign fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1947 • CONDITION: exc • $50

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16034: Sheaffer Tuckaway Lady Sheaffer pencil: black with gold filled trim, 10.35 cm long, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1947 • CONDITION: exc • $50

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16014: Sheaffer Tuckaway Sentinel Deluxe pencil: brown with stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, 10.1 cm long, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: exc • $50

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14924: Waterman Crusader repeater pencil: burgundy with two-tone aluminum cap, 13.5 cm long, chrome plated trim, uses .9mm lead. New old stock, but light shop wear and typical age pitting to clip button plating.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: exc • $50

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14754: Sheaffer Lifetime Crest Tuckaway pencil: burgundy, gold filled cap and trim, White Dot, 10.45 cm long, uses .9mm lead.

DATE: c. 1951 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $50

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9511: Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt pencil: dark green, 12.4 cm long, chrome plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, made in England, new old stock.

DATE: c. 1953 • CONDITION: near mint • $50

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14086: Pilot Super 22 pencil: maroon, 12.7 cm long, gold plated cap and trim, made in Japan, uses .9 mm lead; original model number on band ""AMEH300".

DATE: 1961 • CONDITION: mint • $50

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12229: unmarked sheath pencil: white metal, 10 cm long, Egyptian-themed enameled badges applied on each side; dings overall, corrosion hole in holder (see details).

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: G* • $45

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8645: Waterman pencil: black chased hard rubber ringtop, 9.9 cm long, gold filled trim, crisp and dark, scratch through "PAT. APL'D FOR" imprint, uses 1.1 mm lead; matches 52 1/2 V or 42 1/2 V pen.

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine • $45

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9497: Eversharp pencil in box: rosewood hard rubber barrel, chrome plated trim, 13.9 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead; in original box, with Spanish-language instructions. We have acquired a small hoard of these, and though they are new old stock, they have clearly been stored in a damp environment. The steel tip cones have rusted, but can easily be polished down (see before and after photos) or replaced (the tips unscrew, and spares can be taken from other Eversharps). Several available.

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine* • $45

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15005: Redipoint pencil: gold filled ringtop, 8.9 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, later "Ingersoll Redipoint" imprint.

DATE: c. 1924 • CONDITION: exc • $45

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16081: Wahl-Eversharp oversize pencil: red hard rubber barrel, 13.5 cm long, nickel plated trim, exposed eraser, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: VG • $45

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8644: Waterman pencil: black smooth hard rubber ringtop, 9.9 cm long, gold filled trim, imprint with 1924 patent date, uses 1.1 mm lead; matches 52 1/2 V or 42 1/2 V pen, slight fading to hard rubber.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: VG • $45

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12999: Conway Stewart Duro Point No. 7M pencil: mottled hard rubber, 11.1 cm long, good imprint with original gold infill, uses 1.1 mm lead; tiny split in hard rubber at tip, hard to spot, does not affect function as tip has a full brass liner.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • $45

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16080: Wahl-Eversharp oversize pencil: red hard rubber barrel, 13.5 cm long, nickel plated trim, exposed eraser, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: VG • $45

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16286: Conklin pencil: nickel plated ringtop, 10.8 cm long, chevron pattern, 1920 patent date imprint, uses standard 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine • $45

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14465: unmarked pencil: black with ivory-colored trim band, 13.2 cm long, uses 1.9 to 2.0mm lead; probably English or German, material appears to be casein-based, a few light scratches on the barrel, probably from a slip-on clip.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine • $45

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15074: Diamond Point (?) pencil: coral ringtop, 10.9 cm long, gold filled trim, unmarked but distinctive with double barrel bands and flared top. Uses 1.1 mm lead, barrel slightly bent.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • $45

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14648: Sheaffer Junior Balance 200 pencil: black with inlaid abalone flakes, 12 cm long, chrome plated trim, uncommon wide milled jeweler's band, unimprinted clip; bold imprint, uses .9 mm lead. Unlike most examples of Sheaffer's "Ebonized Pearl", the material used here appears to be missing the usual clear overcoating, resulting in some surface irregularity around the edges of some of the inlaid abalone flakes.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: fine* • $45

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16031: Sheaffer Valiant pencil: black with gold filled trim, White Dot, 12.8 cm long, uses .9 mm lead; sticker still on barrel but printing worn off.

DATE: c. 1947 • CONDITION: fine • $45

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9437: Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt pencil: dark green, gold filled trim, 12.5 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, made in England, new old stock, but some shop wear and slight shrinkage at top of cap; a few available.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $45

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12721: unmarked Parker 51 counterfeit: black with metal cap marked "14KR GOLD FILLED" but with only a very thin gold wash; fully marked in imitation of a real 51, sac hardened, will need to be replaced; plated nib, cap jewel is opaque silver in color. Probably made in northern Italy, quality is low but much historical interest. Unused with shop wear, several available.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: medium fine • $45

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15533: Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt pencil: red with gold plated cap, 12.5 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, crisp imprint, unused eraser, but plating wear to nose cone and general handling wear.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $45

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9449: Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt pencil: dark blue, 12.3 cm long, chrome plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, made in England, new old stock, minimal shop wear, some dullness to plating; a few available.

DATE: c. 1953 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $45

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14154: Eversharp US Civil War Centennial ballpoint: blue and grey "Billy Yank" pen, gold-plated sword clip is pressed at the top to retract the writing point.

DATE: c. 1961 • CONDITION: exc • $45

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14637: Eagle Little Torpedo No. 829 pencil: black chased hard rubber barrel, 12 cm long, April 1909 patent, uses standard 2 mm lead; age splits in black Japanned metal ends do not affect function, condition otherwise like new.

DATE: c. 1910 • CONDITION: VG* • $40

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14638: Eagle Little Torpedo No. 829 pencil: black chased hard rubber barrel, 12 cm long, April 1909 patent, uses standard 2 mm lead; age splits in black Japanned metal ends do not affect function, condition otherwise like new.

DATE: c. 1910 • CONDITION: VG* • $40

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14635: Eagle Little Torpedo No. 829 pencil: black chased hard rubber barrel, 11.9 cm long, April 1909 patent, uses standard 2 mm lead; age split in black Japanned metal end cap does not affect function, condition otherwise like new.

DATE: c. 1910 • CONDITION: VG* • $40

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10544: Manos Ajano: smooth black celluloid piston-filler, 13.7 cm long, made in Austria, steel dip pen nib, piston mechanism turns but not guaranteed ink-tight or functional; slight barrel warpage and swelling. These pens were widely exported in the early 20th century and are found under various brand names, but are nearly impossible to repair.

DATE: c. 1912 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: medium • $40

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16097: Wahl-Eversharp pencil: checking model, nickel plated trim, 14.1 cm long, made in Canada, uses .075 inch lead; orange enamel finish has faded to yellow on one side, some chips (see detail). Speckling to trim, has not been polished, fully working, hardened exposed eraser has not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: VG • $40

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16098: Wahl-Eversharp pencil: checking model, nickel plated trim, 13.6 cm long, made in Canada, uses .075 inch lead; orange enamel finish has faded to yellow on one side, some chips (see detail). Speckling to trim, has not been polished, fully working, hardened exposed eraser has not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: VG • $40

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16099: Wahl-Eversharp pencil: checking model, nickel plated trim, 13.7 cm long, made in Canada, uses .075 inch lead; orange enamel finish has faded to yellow on one side, some chips (see detail). Speckling to trim, has not been polished, fully working, hardened exposed eraser has not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: VG • $40

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9495: Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt pencil: deep burgundy, gold filled trim, 12.6 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, made in England, new old stock, typical very slight shrinkage at top of cap.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $40

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9451: Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt pencil: black, gold filled trim, 12.5 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, made in England, new old stock, but some shop wear and slight shrinkage at top of cap.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $40

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14753: Sheaffer Sentinel Deluxe Tuckaway pencil: burgundy, chrome cap with gold filled trim, White Dot, 10 cm long, uses .9mm lead, one tiny bump to top of cap.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: fine • SOLD

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14264: Eversharp Symphony pencil: black twist-action, unusual engine turned gold filled cap, 13.3 cm long, uses .9 mm lead, late production, appears to be new old stock but with shop wear.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: exc • $40

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9439: Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt pencil: black, 12.3 cm long, chrome plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, made in England, new old stock, minimal shop wear.

DATE: c. 1953 • CONDITION: exc • $40

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13440: Waterman C/F liquid lead ballpoint: blue with brushed stainless steel cap, 13.4 cm long, gold plated clip, made in USA, twist-action point retraction; chalk marks on barrel, eraser under cap, original cartridge dried up, refills no longer available.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: mint • $40

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14802: Esterbrook Safari: black cartridge-filler, 13.75 cm long, chrome plated cap and trim, #2668 nib, flamboyant barrel personalization, patch of plating loss next to end of clip (see detail). Comes with two empty Esterbrook cartridges, which can be refilled and reused.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium • $40

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15816: Wahl-Eversharp pencil: small sterling silver "Colonial" pattern ringtop, 8.1 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead; engraved monogram, many small scattered marks and dings, fully functional.

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: G-VG • $38

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14493: unmarked extending toothpick: small, gold filled, 4.1 cm long closed, 6.2 cm extended, white seal stone. Gold toothpick blade is fixed loosely to slider, will wiggle; fluted barrel has bends, roughness to slider track.

DATE: c. 1880 • CONDITION: G-VG • $35

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13986: Waterman pencil: black hard rubber ringtop, 9.9 cm long, gold filled trim, "PAT. APL'D FOR" imprint, barrel band engraved with name, uses 1.1 mm lead, matches 52 1/2 V or 42 1/2 V pen. Moderate browning, blotch on barrel (see detail).

DATE: c. 1922 • CONDITION: VG • $35

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11857: Eversharp Bantam pencil: green pearl candystripe miniature pencil, 9.6 cm long, gold plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead; strong imprint, typical plating wear.

DATE: c. 1934 • CONDITION: VG • $35

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15188: Eversharp repeater pencil: deep red anodized aluminum body, chrome plated trim, 12.9 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead; fully functional and fine condition but for flaking plating on nose cone (could be polished for better appearance).

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: VG • $35

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16041: Sheaffer Tuckaway pencil: black with gold filled trim, 10.65 cm long, uses .9 mm lead; some shrinkage to upper sides of cap.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $35

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12916: Towle ballpoint telephone dialer: sterling silver, 12.3 cm long, uses standard Schneider Express 75 refills, scattered bumps and marks, ball end bent to the side (see detail), very solidly made with good heft.

DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: G • $35

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4163: Eagle Just for Fun: giant wooden novelty pencil, 27 cm (10 1/2 inches) long, brass ferrule; slight gaping of longitudinal seam from age shrinkage of wood.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: VG • $30

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13215: Waterman 91V pencil: "Steel Quartz" celluloid, 10.8 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, propel and retract mechanism, matches 92V pen; bold imprints, original price sticker, like new condition but for two shallow holes drilled in its side (see details).

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG* • $30

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2632: Waterman world atlas: from a series intended for distribution in schools, this covers the United States; consists of one sheet, folded in half, fully opened measures 33 x 48 cm (13 x 19 inches), inside has map of USA with facts and figures about cities and states, copyright date of 1925, outside has strong images of Waterman pens; new old stock, suitable for framing.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: exc • $25

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9517: Eversharp stock certificate: several available, 30 x 21 cm, each for 100 shares, various dates between 1960 and 1967.

DATE: c. 1967 • CONDITION: exc • $25

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9518: Eversharp stock certificate: several available, 30 x 21 cm, each for various numbers of shares between 5 and 50.

DATE: c. 1967 • CONDITION: exc • $25

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10130: Palmer Method pinback button: penmanship award, 1.9 cm diameter, for having "SATISFACTORILY MASTERED THE FIRST 25 DRILLS IN THE PALMER METHOD MANUAL"; two available, specify which desired.

DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $20

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10032: Palmer Method pinback button: penmanship award, 2.1 cm diameter, three available, price is per button, specify which desired when ordering (b, c, d available).

DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: VG-exc • $20

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9500: Waterman lever box assembly: original new old stock, 21.5 mm long, fits 16 mm long, 2.2 mm wide barrel slot, gold plated; as used on pens such as the Lady Patricia, 3V, 92V, and many postwar Watermans.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: mint • $20

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9501: Waterman lever box assembly: original new old stock, 23 mm long, fits 17 mm long, 3 mm wide barrel slot, gold plated; fits many later 1940s and 1950s Watermans.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: mint • $10

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14143: Esterbrook pencil erasers: original box of four (4) erasers, one with reusable metal ferrule holder. Esterbrook No. PE2. Material is still rubbery, but sold more for display, not guaranteed to be in optimal condition for use, light storage wear to packaging, several boxes available.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: near mint • $10

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5830: pencil erasers (5): 5.5mm OD, 1 cm long; fit Snorkel pencils with metal cage (not included).

DATE: • CONDITION: new • SOLD

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8938: Eversharp V-Mail Red Top lead: original WW2-era containers, new old stock, several dozen pieces of lead in each, various grades and thicknesses, no choice; great display item (read about the V-Mail system here).

DATE: c. 1943 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $6

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5828: Parker 51 pencil lead refills: 12 leads in a stoppered glass tube, 8 cm long, made in England, label reads "for Parker '51'/ROTARY PENCIL", with Parker "halo" mark; many available, all "B" hardness.

DATE: c. 1964 • CONDITION: mint • $6

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4251: Ancora glassine envelope: original vintage advertising for Duplex pens, 5 x 9.5 cm, new old stock, several available, price is for a single envelope printed on both sides.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: mint • $5

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8937: Eversharp Red Top lead: original 1940s containers, approximately two dozen pieces of lead; various grades and thicknesses, no choice; great display items.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $5

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