12541: Esterbrook Relief 314: black chased hard rubber slip-cap eyedropper-filler, 14.1 cm long, fully Esterbrook-marked, manufactured by Wirt and with a Wirt factory provenance. Upper part of nib imprint appears to have been polished away, leaving the 14K mark intact. The ventless nib is not original to this pen, but is also of Wirt manufacture and of the same provenance, and is the correct size for this holder -- #4 or #5. Characteristic bottom-vented Wirt feed, pen shows no sign of ever having been filled.
DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: near mint* • NIB: fine • $595
12662: Esterbrook Relief No. 2-L: grey pearl and black marbled lever-filler, 13.1 cm long, gold filled trim, made in England for Esterbrook by Conway Stewart; red casein cap crown trim band, oblique Relief #2 nib has rounded tip, not italic cut.
DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: broad oblique • $195
12237: Esterbrook A: slender "Dollar Pen", black lever-filler, 12.2 cm long, stainless steel trim, original flat-bottomed Gregg #1555 nib; in bottom half of original box, with ink-stained instructions.
DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $80
12659: Esterbrook B: full-size "Dollar Pen", silver pearl lever-filler, 12 cm long, stainless steel trim, #1555 Gregg nib with flat-bottomed feed.
DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium fine firm • $95