9865: Eversharp Star Reporter ballpoints: 12 new old stock ballpoints, 13.25 cm long, gold filled trim, various colors, in original factory shipping tray. Nonfunctional, as they lack refills; for use with current-production refills, adaptors will be necessary. Retailed at $1 each from the late 1940s to the early 1950s.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: mint • $250

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11097: Lamy Persona rollerball: black titanium oxide finish, gold plated trim, 14.4 cm long, Mario Bellini design; as new, but some drawer wear, mostly to the trim.

DATE: c. 1990 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $200

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12693: Montblanc 75th Anniversary 161 ballpoint in box: hard to find limited edition, very low number 83 of only 1924 pieces, rose gold trim, inlaid diamond above clip, mother of pearl star; condition perfect, but in a regular Montblanc box, not original limited edition packaging.

DATE: 1999 • CONDITION: near mint • $950

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12652: Montblanc Agatha Christie ballpoint in box: black limited edition with sterling silver trim, slight wear to corners of box, no paperwork, pen itself pristine.

DATE: 1993 • CONDITION: mint • $850

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12654: Montblanc Agatha Christie set: complete three-piece limited edition with matching serial numbers, fountain pen, ballpoint and mechanical pencil; only 7,000 pencils made so a scarce ensemble; no boxes or papers, but perfect unused condition.

DATE: 1993 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $2850

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12747: Montblanc Alexandre Dumas set: complete three-piece limited edition ensemble with matching serial numbers, fountain pen, ballpoint, and mechanical pencil; only 5000 sets made, plus this is the first version with the wrong signature (the son's rather than the father's) which was recalled, making it doubly scarce. Perfect unused condition, but no boxes or papers.

DATE: 1996 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $2000

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12622: Montblanc Hemingway ballpoint: desirable limited edition, perfect condition but lacking its original box and paperwork.

DATE: 1992 • CONDITION: mint • $595

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12748: Montblanc Oscar Wilde set: complete three-piece limited edition ensemble (only 5000 made) comprising fountain pen, ballpoint, and mechanical pencil. Matching serial numbers are extremely low (#38), perfect unused condition, but no boxes or papers.

DATE: 1994 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $1995

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12749: Montblanc Voltaire set: complete three-piece limited edition ensemble (only 5000 made) comprising fountain pen, ballpoint, and mechanical pencil. Matching serial numbers, perfect unused condition, but no boxes or papers.

DATE: 1995 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $1600

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10266: Parker 4-color Flighter ballpoint: brushed stainless steel cap and barrel, 12.9 cm long with tip out, 13.2 with tip in, gold plated trim, 45-style clip; uncommon model, made in Germany, color selected by holding pen level with matching colored arrow upwards when operating cap mechanism; uses standard mini refills, condition a bit rough with bumps and tool marks at ends, mechanism works fine though a bit sticky if colored arrow not lined up precisely to vertical.

DATE: c. 1975 • CONDITION: G-VG* • $120

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12605: Parker 4-color Flighter ballpoint: brushed stainless steel cap and barrel, 12.9 cm long with tip out, 13.6 with tip in, gold plated trim, 45-style clip; uncommon model, made in France, color selected by holding pen level with matching colored arrow upwards when operating cap mechanism; uses standard mini refills.

DATE: c. 1975 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $175

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12824: Parker 75 Écossais ballpoint: gold plated, made in France, dished clip button, no date code.

DATE: c. 1978 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $85

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12794: Parker 75 Écossais ballpoint: silver plated, made in France, dished clip button, "QE" date code, as new, no packaging.

DATE: 1980 • CONDITION: near mint • $160

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7650: Parker 75 ballpoint manufacturing display: five pieces in sterling silver illustrating different stages of forming a cap, deep-drawing from sheet; the last stage is at final dimensions with the top hole cut, but before application of the imprints and engine turning; from Parker's Janesville factory.

DATE: c. 1975 • CONDITION: mint • $200

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13030: Parker 75 Custom Laque ballpoint: burgundy lacquer finish, gold plated cap and trim, matching color cap top cabochon, made in France, "Q" date code, as new, no packaging.

DATE: 1990 • CONDITION: mint • $165

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13028: Parker 75 Custom Laque ballpoint: blue lacquer finish, gold plated cap and trim, matching color cap top cabochon, made in France, "Q" date code, as new, no packaging.

DATE: 1990 • CONDITION: mint • $165

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13029: Parker 75 Custom Laque ballpoint: green lacquer finish, gold plated cap and trim, matching color cap top cabochon, made in France, "IIIA" date code, as new, no packaging.

DATE: 1992 • CONDITION: mint • $165

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12805: Parker 75 Flammé ballpoint: silver plate, made in France, no date code, like new, a few spots of tarnish and handling marks.

DATE: c. 1978 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $160

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12737: Parker 75 Flighter ballpoint: stainless steel, cap actuated, gold plated trim, made in USA, "UI" date code.

DATE: 1981 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $80

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12786: Parker 75 Flighter set in box: stainless steel, gold plated trim, made in USA, 14K gold French-made nib, section with angle indicator, no center "0", uses cartridge or convertor (included); with matching rollerball and cap-actuated ballpoint (both use standard refills).

DATE: c. 1978 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $365

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12797: Parker 75 Grain d'Orge ballpoint: fine barleycorn pattern, silver plate, made in France, early production with 30 micron mark, solid flat-top clip button; clip loose, wiggles side to side, though tight to barrel.

DATE: c. 1972 • CONDITION: VG • $95

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12803: Parker 75 Grain d'Orge ballpoint: fine barleycorn pattern, gold plate, made in France, dished clip button, no date code.

DATE: c. 1978 • CONDITION: near mint • $145

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12796: Parker 75 Grain d'Orge ballpoint: fine barleycorn pattern, silver plate, made in France, gold plated trim, dished clip button, "ES" date code, as new, no packaging.

DATE: 1988 • CONDITION: near mint • $150

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12742: Parker 75 Insignia ballpoint: gold plated crosshatch grid pattern, not the usual flat surface, more deeply grooved like the classic sterling silver version; made in USA, barrel tip opening not swaged down to fit point snugly (see detail), may be test piece, not fully finished.

DATE: c. 1979 • CONDITION: fine • $125

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11671: Parker 75 Insignia set: fine crosshatch pattern, early model with flat ends, fountain pen marked "14K G.F.", pencil marked "14K G.F. CAP & BARREL" (gold filled, not gold plated as were later 75s), pencil has earlier short-feathered clip, pen includes old-style convertor, 14K US-made nib, "F" on feed, later section with smooth gold plated trim ring; fountain pen is more worn than the ballpoint, one small ding to side of barrel (see details).

DATE: c. 1967 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $325

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13085: Parker 75 Laque ballpoint: "Malachite green" lacquer finish, gold plated trim, made in France, "LE" date code, original hang tag. Perhaps the most beautiful of Parker's entire Laque series.

DATE: 1983 • CONDITION: near mint • $225

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13025: Parker 75 Laque ballpoint: burgundy lacquer finish, gold plated trim, made in France, "LE" date code, excellent but for clip mark on cap (see details).

DATE: 1983 • CONDITION: fine • $105

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13021: Parker 75 Laque ballpoint: "Jasper red quartz" lacquer finish, gold plated trim, made in France, "QI" date code, some plating wear.

DATE: 1983 • CONDITION: fine • $105

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13083: Parker 75 Laque ballpoint: burgundy lacquer finish, gold plated trim, made in France, "TE" date code, original hang tag.

DATE: 1985 • CONDITION: exc • $120

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13082: Parker 75 Laque ballpoint: "Jasper red quartz" lacquer finish, gold plated trim, made in France, no date code, a few pinprick losses, appearance excellent, original hang tag.

DATE: c. 1979 • CONDITION: fine* • $120

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13084: Parker 75 Laque ballpoint: "Jasper red quartz" lacquer finish, gold plated trim, made in France, no date code, a few nicks to the lacquer, appearance otherwise excellent, original hang tag.

DATE: c. 1979 • CONDITION: fine* • $105

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12637: Parker 75 Laque set: burgundy lacquer finish, gold plated trim, made in France, "TE" date codes on both fountain pen and matching cap-actuated ballpoint; 14K French-hallmarked nib, Premier-style section. Fountain pen shows somewhat more use than ballpoint, no lacquer or plating losses.

DATE: 1985 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium • $225

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11021: Parker 75 Milleraies ballpoint: silver plated, chrome plated trim, fine parallel lines pattern, made in France, "AL" date code, nice appearance but tool marks to clip button, a touch of plating pitting at the end of the arrow clip.

DATE: 1982 • CONDITION: fine • $105

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12801: Parker 75 Millerais ballpoint: gold plated, made in France, dished clip button, "AL" date code, as new, no packaging.

DATE: 1982 • CONDITION: exc • $125

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12798: Parker 75 Perlé ballpoint: gold plate, made in France, no date code, crisp and as new but for slightest wear to clip button.

DATE: c. 1978 • CONDITION: near mint • $145

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12698: Parker 75 Perlé ballpoint: not uncommon in gold plate, but very difficult to find in silver; made in France, "IE" date code, silver plated, cap actuated; no packaging, appears brand new.

DATE: c. 1984 • CONDITION: near mint • $195

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13027: Parker 75 Vermeil ballpoint: grid pattern, gold filled over sterling silver, made in USA, marked "STERLING/& 14K G.F.", flat top button, clip with short feathers.

DATE: c. 1967 • CONDITION: near mint • $295

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12630: Parker 85 Florence set: short-lived and scarce high-end 75 derivative, 13.5 cm long, gold plated, made in France, 14K French-hallmarked nib, matching rollerball comes with adaptor to use ballpoint refills; a few light marks on the back of the fountain pen's cap, flake of plating loss on bottom end of rollerball, otherwise near mint. Both pieces very solid and hefty.

DATE: c. 1979 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $450

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12833: Parker Classic Ambassador set in box: ballpoint and pencil, made in USA, heavy silver plate in uncommon and desirable longitudinal lines pattern; "QC" date code on both pieces, some light tarnish but as new.

DATE: 1980 • CONDITION: mint • $275

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7685: Parker Classic Flighter ballpoint: brushed stainless steel, polished chrome clip and actuator button, 13.6 cm long, made in USA, connector threads machined, not stamped, threads inside cap brass; new old stock, most have original refills but new ones may be needed, part of a large hoard, see our Specials page for quantity discounts.

DATE: c. 1975 • CONDITION: mint • $15

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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 • $90

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11213: Parker Classic Imperial ballpoint: grouped parallel lines pattern, marked "10K G.F. CAP & BARREL", enamel Motorola badge on clip, logo also inset in cap button; made in USA, new old stock, no packaging, minimal handling wear.

DATE: c. 1985 • CONDITION: near mint • $75

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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 • $75

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12825: Parker Duofold Centennial set in box: early production set in black, made in UK; fountain pen has "IN" date code, ballpoint has "IE"; pen has been dip-tested. Packaging is later, for a different Duofold model.

DATE: 1988/89 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: medium • $595

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12784: Parker injector pencil cartridge: insert for Parker ballpoints, made in USA, converts any Parker ballpoint into an injector pencil using .040 inch lead; though sold as disposable, these units can be used indefinitely by reloading from the front with 1.0 mm lead; several available, more on these cartridges here.

DATE: c. 1969 • CONDITION: fine • $10

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12785: Parker injector pencil cartridge: insert for Parker ballpoints, made in USA, converts any Parker ballpoint into an injector pencil using standard 0.7 mm lead; though sold as disposable, these units can be used indefinitely by reloading from the front.

DATE: c. 1990 • CONDITION: exc • $15

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12750: Parker Jotter: scarce first model with ribbed grey nylon barrel, brushed stainless steel cap, chrome plated trim, trough clip; 13.2 cm long extended, uses standard Parker refills, original brass refill included. Excellent appearance, but crack in clip ring (see detail).

DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: fine* • $75

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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, minimal shop wear.

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

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12643: Parker Premier Chinese Laque set: fountain pen with speckled lacquer finish, gold plated trim, 13.5 cm long, onyx disks inset into ends; made in France, 18K French-hallmarked nib, section bears low "TD 4105" serial number imprint; as new, but no packaging, matching twist-action ballpoint uses standard Parker refills.

DATE: c. 1983 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: broad • $425

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12671: Parker Sonnet China Laque Ambre set in box: early production with Chinese characters in red, fountain pen and pencil have 1st quarter date codes, ballpoint has 2nd quarter; all appear unused and in perfect condition, though lacking original clip tags.

DATE: 1994 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $425

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12676: Pelikan 355 ballpoint: striped green pearl and black, 13.25 cm long, gold filled trim, excellent appearance but name removed from back of upper barrel (see detail). Uses Schneider Express 75 refills.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: VG* • $80

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13041: Pelikan 455 ballpoint: brown and striped "tortoiseshell" celluloid, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim, uses Schneider Express 75 refills.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: exc • $125

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11020: Reynolds International ballpoint: aluminum, main barrel finished in dark purple-blue; 14.6 cm long, not working, a relic of the beginnings of the postwar ballpoint craze; original price was $12.50 -- as much as the top-line fountain pens of the era.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: fine* • $105

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6964: Reynolds International ballpoint: aluminum, 14.5 cm long; not working, a relic of the beginnings of the postwar ballpoint craze; original price was $12.50 -- as much as the top-line fountain pens of the era.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: fine • $95

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6796: Reynolds Rocket ballpoint: aluminum with black anodized end, 12 cm long, aluminum sliding tip cover, Reynolds-marked chrome clip; tip ball missing, not in working condition.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: fine* • $60

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6797: Reynolds Rocket ballpoint: aluminum with black anodized end, 12.3 cm long, clipless model, black plastic sliding tip cover; cartridge intact but dried out.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $50

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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* • $165

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12580: Sheaffer Imperial Triumph ballpoint and pencil set: all-metal, gold filled with grouped parallel lines pattern, White Dot on clips, "Reminder Clip" retracts and extends tip of ballpoint.

DATE: c. 1970 • CONDITION: near mint • $95

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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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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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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 • $45

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