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12114: Sheaffer Lifetime Touchdown desk pens: matched pair of black pneumatic-fillers, 17.3 cm long, White Dots on tapers, large two-tone conical Triumph nibs; large size with thick bbls, slight swelling at end of bbls over seal location.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium • $165

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12768: Sheaffer Touchdown Triumph: pneumatic-filler, gold filled cap and barrel, 13.4 cm long, two-tone conical Triumph nib, section with transparent ink window; dents to top of cap, some edge chipping to White Dot.

DATE: c. 1951 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium • $145

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11822: Sheaffer Snorkel Clipper: grey pneumatic-filler, 14 cm long, gold filled trim, stainless cap, White Dot, palladium-silver conical "M4" nib; excellent appearance, noting ding to top of cap (see detail).

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

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11836: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver nib is marked "M4", some plating roughness to edge of clip, short stress hairline from clip mounting hole (see detail).

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine • $95

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11837: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: green pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver nib is marked "M4", smooth writer but more of a fine, three-letter monogram on barrel.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • $145

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10929: Sheaffer Snorkel Clipper: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, stainless cap, White Dot, palladium-silver conical Triumph nib; excellent condition, noting scratch to barrel above the "PEN" in the imprint.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: fine firm • $125

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12460: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel pencil: "Pastel Blue", polished stainless cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, original foil clip tag, new old stock, a bit of old shop dirt.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: near mint • $50

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11816: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver nib, excellent appearance, downgraded by short stress cracks at bottom of clip mounting hole (see detail).

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine • $95

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12791: Sheaffer Snorkel Clipper: scarce "Mandarin Orange" pneumatic-filler, 14 cm long, gold filled trim, stainless cap, White Dot, palladium-silver conical "M4" nib; name on barrel, a couple of small and unobtrusive stress marks next to the barrel-section step (see details).

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium • $165

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12095: Sheaffer Craftsman 52: rare and uncatalogued "Vermilion" version of an already uncommon Touchdown model, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim with wide cap band, mint condition with original chalk marks on barrel; not a user -- sac and seal have not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine • $200

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12075: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel: scarce "Buckskin Tan" pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, stainless cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical 14K gold Triumph nib; a few dings to the top of the cap, otherwise excellent.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium • $200

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12012: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel set in box: "Fiesta Red" pneumatic-filler with matching .9 mm pencil, patterned stainless steel caps, gold filled trim, White Dots; both retain chalk marks on barrels, minimal shop wear, pen has two-tone conical M5 nib, crisp barrel imprints, as new but nib has been dipped. Sac and seals have not been replaced -- not a user! Most Fiesta Red Snorkels are found as Clippers, Sentinels are much less common.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $395

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12011: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman set in box: scarce "Mandarin Orange" pneumatic-filler, gold filled trim, White Dot, original nib grade sticker on section, foil clip tag, palladium-silver alloy conical nib, matching .9 mm pencil, as new, minimal handling wear, sac and seals have not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $395

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12122: Sheaffer Snorkel Clipper: "Peacock" pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, stainless cap, White Dot, palladium-silver conical M4 Triumph nib; rare version with facsimile signature of Ed Sullivan (signature worn), used as promotion for Mercury cars.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $350

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12783: Sheaffer Snorkel Sovereign pencil: rare Vermilion barrel, chrome cap with gold filled clip; bold imprint, no dings, internal stress mark visible upon close inspection at front of barrel (see detail).

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: fine • $80

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12489: Sheaffer Snorkel Triumph: pneumatic-filler, gold filled cap and barrel, 14.1 cm long, White Dot, two-tone conical Triumph M5 nib, crisp and clean -- hard to find with no dings or engravings.

DATE: c. 1958 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $295

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12142: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: pneumatic-filler in uncommon late color, "Sage Green", 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, no barrel imprint, conical silver-palladium nib is extraordinarily fine.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: needlepoint • $265

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12198: Sheaffer Snorkel Admiral: pneumatic-filler in uncommon late color, "Sage Green", 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, imprint on cap, #5 conventional nib; original chalk marks on barrel, sac and seals have not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: medium • $265

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12597: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: "Buckskin Tan" pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver F4 Triumph nib; an uncommon color, especially in a White Dot pen. Late production with imprint on cap, clean example, one small dig next to clip (see detail).

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $250

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12773: Sheaffer PFM III: oversize burgundy Snorkel-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, 14K gold inlaid nib; initials "DK" lightly engraved on clip.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine • SOLD

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12782: Sheaffer PFM I: oversize burgundy Snorkel-filler, 13.65 cm long, chrome plated trim, palladium-silver inlaid nib, smooth wet writer.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: broad • $275

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12601: Sheaffer Cadet: black economy-line Touchdown filler, 13.3 cm long, chrome plated trim, stainless steel nib, "Tip-Dip" feed, screw-in interchangeable nib unit, original chalk markings on barrel, as new, no packaging.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $65

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12193: Sheaffer Imperial I doctor's set in box: three-piece set, white Touchdown-filling fountain pen, mechanical pencil, and thermometer holder, Canadian production, in an equally unusual box, with bilingual English and French instruction sheet and guarantee certificate; rare version of an uncommon model, pen has been used, does not fill as the barrel seal is no longer airtight and is not easily replaced.

DATE: c. 1961 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: medium fine • $800

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12578: Sheaffer 800 in box: green "Dolphin" Touchdown-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold plated trim, 14K gold inlaid nib; chalk marks on barrel a bit rubbed.

DATE: c. 1963 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine • $95

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