13878: Brause Zweistufentank 3032 demonstrator: transparent dealer-only version of unusual reserve-tank double piston-filler; 13 cm long, gold plated trim, made in Germany, plated hooded nib has been cut off and is untipped (could be smoothed into a wide stub, or replaced). Condition otherwise as new.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: near mint* • $275

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6864: Conklin demonstrator: rare black chased hard rubber cutaway #20 crescent-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold filled trim, crisp and glossy, hole for clip on back of cap, but appears never to have been installed (ditto for the nib and feed, as is typical for this sort of demonstrator pen); original hardened sac has been left intact.

DATE: c. 1924 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $300

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13563: Eversharp CA ballpoint demonstrator: transparent barrel, brushed stainless steel cap and barrel end cap, gold filled clip, 13.1 cm long, maroon nose cone, original refill is intact but nonfunctional.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: exc • $225

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13913: Geha Hermetic ballpoint demonstrator: transparent plastic, 12.9 cm long, gold plated trim, not sold to the public; point does not stay in extended position, stress hairline at front of barrel (see detail), made in Germany.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: fine* • $150

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13884: Geha Hermetic ballpoint demonstrator in box: transparent plastic, 12.9 cm long, gold plated trim, not sold to the public; made in Germany, with instructions.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: near mint • $250

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11043: Mabie Todd Swan Leverless demonstrator: rare transparent celluloid version of the classic British twist-filler, 13.6 cm long, black hard rubber ends, #2 size, not sold to the public. Some plating flaking to the entangling bar, barrel mouth is quite fragile with multiple stress lines visible.

DATE: c. 1937 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: fine semiflex • $225

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13660: Mabie Todd Blackbird demonstrator: transparent twist-button filler, 12.7 cm long, gold plated trim, as supplied to dealers without nib or feed. Filling mechanism is internally identical to a button-filler, but is actuated by turning the filling knob clockwise to empty the sac. Typical age roughness to clip plating, rust spots to pressure bar.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc • $225

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13887: Matador Click 007 demonstrator in box: transparent blue piston-filler, 13 cm long, nickel plated trim, gold plated nib, new old stock with clip tag, some internal stress marks visible from original manufacture, two available.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: near mint • $265

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13909: Montblanc 27 ballpoint demonstrator: uncommon and short-lived model (1960-61), rare transparent version not sold to the public; 12.8 cm long with tip retracted, gold filled trim, lever-operated safety mechanism within clip.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: near mint • $250

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13888: Montblanc 24 demonstrator: transparent dealer-only version, piston-filler, gold plated trim, semi-hooded nib, 13.6 cm long.

DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium fine • $465

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13911: Montblanc 260 injector pencil: rare transparent version, not sold to the public, 13.3 cm long, gold plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead; like new but for tiny stress mark at top of barrel (see detail).

DATE: c. 1972 • CONDITION: exc • $250

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13910: Montblanc Meisterstuck: small slip-cap cartridge-filler, gold plated trim, 13.4 cm long, single-tone 14K gold nib, rare transparent dealer's model, not intended for public sale.

DATE: c. 1980 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $365

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8572: Parker Duofold Senior demonstrator pencil: very rare version with transparent celluloid barrel; 14.3 cm long, gold filled trim, cap crown virtually perfect, uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism in perfect working order; barrel unmarked, but guaranteed genuine -- found "in the wild" in Janesville.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: exc • $600

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13890: Parker Vacuum Filler: black "Crystal" Junior, 12.1 cm long, gold filled trim, transparent barrel configuration identical to factory demonstrators, but without the dealer-only markings; imprint weak but mostly legible, two-tone nib later with 1937 date code, back half of barrel has internal bubbles and slight shrinkage, probably from overheating, blind cap jewel a later replacement. Mechanically sound, a rare early proto-Vacumatic.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: G* • NIB: fine firm • $275

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13513: Parker 51 demonstrator: rare first-year black double-jewel with clear hood, red collector, barrel marked "DEMONSTRATOR", metal Speedline filler, aluminum jewels, imprint on blind cap with 2nd quarter date code, smooth sterling silver cap with imprint at top, long clutch. Cap is clean, though with wear to the geometric decorative band, small patch of stress marks at end of barrel over filler where overtightened in the past (see detail; only apparent under magnification).

DATE: 1941 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: fine • $850

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13908: Parker 51 demonstrator: transparent Lucite Vac-filler, Lustraloy cap, chrome plated trim, clean barrel imprint with 4th quarter date code. These pens were not sold to the public, made for a brief period in 1947-48 for dealers, salesmen, and repairmen only.

DATE: 1947 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine • $565

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13095: Parker 45 demonstrator: transparent barrel and shell, brushed stainless cap, gold plated trim, made in USA, "M" marked stainless steel nib unit. Barrel imprinted "GREEN'S JEWELRY", includes early fat metal squeeze converter. Moderate darkening to shell, usual slight narrowing in center from cap clutch pressure. An uncommon demonstrator, seen much less often than 51 or Snorkel demonstrators.

DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium • $175

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13912: Rotring Tikk Kuli ballpoint demonstrator: transparent dealer-only version, 12.2 cm long, German made, thin wash plating to trim mostly worn off, but condition otherwise fine to excellent.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $165

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11961: Sheaffer demonstrator pencil: factory cutaway, 13 cm long, nickel-plated all-metal construction, uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; marked with 1918 patent date and "PAT.PEND'G" on crown, eraser pulls out from end.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $125

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11739: Sheaffer demonstrator pencil: factory cutaway, 13 cm long, nickel-plated all-metal construction, uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; marked with 1918 patent date and "PAT.PEND'G" on crown, eraser pulls out from end.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $125

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12184: Sheaffer Lifetime demonstrator pencil: factory cutaway, 13 cm long, nickel-plated all-metal construction, uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; marked "PAT.-- PAT.PENDING" on crown and "DEMONSTRATOR" on barrel (most examples lack the "DEMONSTRATOR" marking). Eraser pulls out from end, dents on barrel on either side of the clip, dings and cut marks to cap crown, mechanism tight but fully functional.

DATE: c. 1921 • CONDITION: G* • $65

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13873: Sheaffer Snorkel demonstrator: transparent pneumatic-filler, gold filled trim, 14.2 cm long, White Dot, two-tone Triumph nib; a dealer-only model not offered to the general public, truly rare in first-year form with narrow mainspring seat on filler housing, Snorkel tube holder plug with side recesses, solid 14K gold Snorkel tube, and short-skirted nib unit with matching section. Black paint originally concealing cap liner worn, usual stress marks from clip hole (see details).

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine • $595

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13874: Sheaffer Snorkel demonstrator: transparent pneumatic-filler, gold filled trim, 14.2 cm long, White Dot, two-tone 14K gold Triumph nib; excellent appearance and fully functional, but black section and typical tiny stress line under clip (see details).

DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: medium • $485

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13375: Sheaffer 800 demonstrator set in box: black "Dolphin" cartridge-filler with rare transparent demonstrator hood, 13.6 cm long, gold plated trim, original chalk marks and sticker on pen barrel, $5.00 price stenciled on pencil is worn and light.

DATE: c. 1963 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium fine • $325

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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 • $595

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13889: Waterman Ink-Vue demonstrator: dealer's version in transparent celluloid, not sold to the public, 13 cm long, chrome plated trim, usual darkening to the barrel, keyhole-vent nib.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: fine rigid • $475

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