10458: Waterman Patrician set: classic Art Deco oversize lever-filler in near-pristine Nacre (black and pearl), 13.75 cm long, chrome plated trim, with matching 1.1 mm pencil; virtually unused, pencil eraser is untouched, pen appears to have been test-filled only, came to us with the original sac in place (see detail) which has not been replaced in order to preserve barrel color (can be resacked at no extra charge upon request). A few small patches of plating loss on the end glove of the pen, otherwise as new.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: needlepoint firm • $2000

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12519: Waterman Patrician pencil: smooth black hard rubber, 13.85 cm long, gold filled trim, no clip, eraser, or imprints, uses 1.1 mm lead; came to us as part of a group from an old-time Waterman employee.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: near mint • $150

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11255: Waterman Patrician: oversize black hard rubber lever-filler, 13.75 cm long, gold filled trim, emblem version with extra-wide solid cap band with enameled Lions badge -- a very rare pen, but heavily restored: cap lip has been replaced, sealed crack above clip, lever box is from a Hundred Year Pen, barrel imprint nearly completely worn away.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: G* • NIB: fine firm • $685

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13235: Waterman Patrician: oversize "Nacre" (black and pearl) lever-filler, 13.8 cm long, chrome plated trim, outstanding color, some age roughness to the plating on the barrel end medallion, trim plating otherwise like new; name on barrel, big nib is firm, smooth, and writes a finely shaded line.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: extra-fine stub • $1250

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13236: Waterman Patrician: oversize "Onyx" lever-filler, 13.65 cm long, red hard rubber ends, gold filled trim, strong imprints, excellent trim plating, large name engraved on barrel.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $795

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13574: Waterman Lady Patricia pencil: Moss Agate celluloid, 10.8 cm long, gold filled trim, excellent color, deep imprints, some scratches to nose cone; uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: fine • $50

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10048: Waterman 52V Persian pencil: uncommon and desirable material, 11.1 cm long, gold filled trim, good imprint, name on barrel, a small gouge to edge of cap crown (see details); uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $80

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13288: Waterman 32½: unusual slender lever-filler, 12 cm long, chrome plated trim, striking burgundy-copper pearl with bright red inclusions, both the material and the model normally seen only in Canadian production. This pen, however, is USA-made, apparently for export, and fully marked; lever is of later design, but may well be original, some heat distortion to the cap around the threads, nib is badly cracked from the vent hole and is not usable as is. Sac has been removed, section assembly cleaned.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: extra-fine* • $165

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13299: Waterman combination: rare model, not catalogued or advertised, based upon the 32, black celluloid lever-filler, 14.7 cm long, chrome plated trim, barrel threaded at both ends, fully imprinted, pencil mechanism uses 1.1 mm lead, nib is a classic Waterman semistub, smooth and responsive. Overall appearance excellent, but clip slightly loose.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: medium semiflex • $950

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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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13214: Waterman Lady Patricia pencil: "Persian" celluloid, 10.7 cm long, chrome plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, excellent color and imprints, but age shrinkage crack in barrel (see detail). Fully functional and attractive.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG* • $35

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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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9338: Waterman 92 pencil: red and gold, 12.7 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, bold imprints, beautiful color -- a scarce and desirable material.

DATE: c. 1933 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $145

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11646: Waterman desk pencil: green pearl, 20.2 cm long, gold filled trim, barrel 10.6 mm in diameter (same size as Patrician pencils), uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; new old stock, minimal shop wear, splotches on nose cone are due to flaking clear lacquer originally applied as a protective coat.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: near mint • $200

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11636: Waterman desk pencil: black celluloid, 18.6 cm long, chrome plated trim, barrel 10 mm in diameter, uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; new old stock, minimal shop wear.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: near mint • $145

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11635: Waterman desk pencil: green pearl, 20.2 cm long, gold filled trim, barrel 10.6 mm in diameter (same size as Patrician pencils), uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; new old stock, minimal shop wear, splotches on nose cone are due to flaking clear lacquer originally applied as a protective coat.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: near mint • $200

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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 3, 2V, 92, 92V, etc.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: mint • $15

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13220: Waterman 91V pencil: red pearl with green streaks, 10.6 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, propel and retract mechanism, matches 92V pen; export-style imprints, less common color.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: fine • $50

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12868: Waterman 3V: red pearl lever-filler, 10.8 cm long, chrome plated trim, "Tip-Fill" feed, nice precise nib writes an elegant line with restrained line width variation.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $165

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13580: Waterman 3: tan veined grey pearl "Steel Quartz" lever-filler, 12.7 cm long, chrome plated trim; notably flexible and easy-opening nib is slightly wavy on top surface from past restraightening. Spot on cap top (see detail) appears to be a cosmetic manufacturing defect in the material.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine stub flex • $150

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10023: Waterman Ink-Vue Deluxe: black lever-pump filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, Art Deco design with stepped ends, geometrically-patterned transparent barrel; strong imprints, excellent transparency, "GREEN" marked keyhole-vent nib, "Tip-Fill" feed, excellent condition but for name on barrel, scratches above imprint.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine firm • $385

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8923: Waterman Ink-Vue demonstrator: dealer's version in transparent celluloid, not sold to the public, 13 cm long, chrome plated trim, Tip-Fill feed; usual darkening to the barrel, a very clean example of a particularly uncommon, fully functional demonstrator. Fresh to the market -- came to us with a slightly later #5 needlepoint nib, Oregon store's name on barrel.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: needlepoint rigid • $795

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12581: Waterman Ink-Vue: "Silver Ray" lever pump-filler, 13.1 cm long, chrome plated trim, "Brown" keyhole-vent #4 nib, "Tip-Fill" feed; bold imprint, barrel transparency like new, typical age roughness to chrome, medallion at barrel end is a modern reproduction. Full-size Ink-Vue pens are uncommon and undervalued.

DATE: c. 1937 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $325

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13359: Waterman Patrician set: oversize lever-filler, 13.7 cm long, with matching twist-action pencil, uses 1.1 mm lead; black and pearl "Nacre" celluloid, chrome plated trim, hard rubber ends, large Patrician nib is smooth and responsive. Good clean imprints, fine color with only slight ambering at top of pen cap, name on pen barrel, scratch at junction of turning cone and barrel on pencil (see detail), pen has later production lever of Hundred-Year style.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium semiflex • $965

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13481: Waterman Hundred Year: elegant black Lucite lever-filler, 12.9 cm long, gold filled with Ideal globe logo on clip rivet, hard to find superfine tipped Hundred Year #17 nib; name lightly and unobtrusively imprinted on barrel.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: needlepoint • $265

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12778: Waterman 92V: black vest-pocket lever-filler, 10.8 cm long, gold filled trim, original price sticker on barrel end is partially covered with what looks like red-brown paint; no brassing, bold imprints, but cap band was crimped in place irregularly, apparently a factory defect.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $150

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13158: Waterman 352 pencil: blue pearl, gold filled trim, original price sticker on back of cap. New old stock, from the Oakland Japantown hoard.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: mint • $80

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10218: Waterman Hundred Year: rare white doctor's pen, 13 cm long, gold filled trim with three barrel bands, globe logo on clip boss; one 1mm stress crack at the corner of the clip cutout (stable, caused by someone forcing the clip sideways), otherwise no damage or defects, noting initials engraved on the central barrel band. Nib has just enough flex to give a bit of shading with moderate pressure..

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: fine semiflex • $685

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12946: Waterman Hundred Year set in box: very rare white Lucite doctor's pen with matching pencil and thermometer case, lever-filler, 13 cm long, gold filled trim; pencil uses .9 mm lead, thermometer holder lacks thermometer, has depression in barrel right below bands. Pen has stress marks in cap threads and at top of cap, very typical for this material. In original box with papers and gift card (the spelling of the recipient's name appears to have been a bit off, as there is a partial effort to scratch away an extra "S" on both pencil and thermometer case.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $800

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13443: Waterman nurse's pen: ivory pearl lever-filler, 11.6 cm long, gold filled trim, red painted band at top of cap worn, overall color more even than usual.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine semiflex • $120

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11664: Waterman Junior pencil: unusual short-lived model with over-the-top military clip with globe logo on side and top, blue-green pearl color not used in USA production; 11.6 cm long, nickel plated trim, made in Canada, uses 1.1 mm lead, some scuffs and scratches.

DATE: c. 1943 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $90

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12874: Waterman lever-filler: silver pearl, 12.8 cm long, gold filled trim, smooth Ideal nib.

DATE: c. 1944 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine semiflex • $125

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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.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: mint • $10

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12876: Waterman 515: cordovan lever-filler, 12.8 cm long, gold filled trim, made in Canada, new old stock with nib grade sticker on cap, some age spotting to plating of clip rivet, stress hairline at base of nib clearly a manufacturing defect, does not appear to affect function.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: medium • $165

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11422: Waterman 402: rare lever-filler with striped parti-colored barrel, green and grey, green cap, gold filled trim, 12.7 cm long, with original price band. Usually considered a prototype, but clearly test-marketed in small numbers. Original sac is stiff, has not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: fine rigid • $800

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12598: Waterman JiF four-color pencil: chrome plated brass, 13.7 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead; new old stock, no packaging; French-made for the French market, very solid construction, from a long-established Paris pen shop.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: near mint • $150

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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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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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13600: Waterman C/F: red cartridge-filler, 13.4 cm long, brushed stainless steel cap, chrome plated trim, made in USA, 14K gold nib, original nib grade sticker on barrel.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $75

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13592: Waterman C/F pencil: light blue, twist-action, 13.4 cm long, brushed stainless steel cap, chrome plated trim, made in USA, uses .9mm lead.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: exc • $35

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13591: Waterman C/F ballpoint: black with gold filled cap and trim, 13.35 cm long with tip extended; made in France, twist-action mechanism.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: fine • $45

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13588: Waterman C/F: black cartridge-filler, 13.5 cm long, stainless steel cap, gold plated trim, made in France, 18K gold nib has slight waviness on tines, does not affect writing.

DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: broad • $60

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13593: Waterman C/F: black cartridge-filler, 13.6 cm long, chrome plated cap and trim, made in England, 18K gold nib, some plating roughness on barrel end button.

DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine • $65

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