13449: Mabie Todd desk pencil: sterling silver, pearl taper, 14.6 cm long, uses 1.5 mm "VS" lead.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $120

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13537: Parker 51 desk set: elegant midcentury modern ensemble with rare Red Band button-filler desk pen, sharp barrel imprint with 3rd quarter date code; original synthetic sac is shown in the photo but has been replaced, original sac will be included; base is hefty gold-finished metal, 12.5 cm by 11.3 cm, very clean with only light marks on the black center panel, labels on bottom perfect. "Magnetix" swiveling socket is a Moholy-Nagy design for Parker. Red Band 51s are extraordinarily hard to find, as they were recalled almost immediately upon release.

DATE: 1946 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: fine • $825

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13712: Parker desk pencil: red pearl marbled with black taper, gold filled trim, 17.8 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, strong imprint with 2nd quarter date code, hairline at front of barrel does not affect function (see detail). May be either Challenger or Vacumatic line.

DATE: 1937 • CONDITION: fine* • $80

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13711: Parker Duofold Junior desk pencil: black, 17.6 cm long, gold filled trim, crisp barrel imprint, slight shrinkage midway on taper; uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $120

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13710: Parker Duofold Senior desk pencil: orange with black taper, 18.7 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, no imprints.

DATE: c. 1934 • CONDITION: exc • $165

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13715: Parker Vest Pocket Duofold desk pencil: black veined pearl, scarce model with letter-opener taper; 16.5 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, imprints light but fully present, good color, short nose cone.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $

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13713: Parker Vest Pocket Duofold desk pencil: jade green, scarce model with letter-opener taper; 16.35 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, imprints strong, good color, short nose cone.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: exc • $165

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10948: Parker Vest Pocket Duofold desk pencil: Lapis Blue, scarce model with letter-opener taper; 16.6 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, imprints strong, no brassing, chip on end of letter-opener.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine* • $165

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13714: Parker Vest Pocket Duofold desk pencil: jade green, scarce model with letter-opener taper; 16.7 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, good imprints strong, moderate darkening, long nose cone.

DATE: c. 1933 • CONDITION: fine • $150

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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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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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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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11991: unmarked desk pencil: long and elegant, gold filled trim with twist pattern black hard rubber barrel sleeve, 15.1 cm long, propels and retracts, uses 2.65 mm lead (lead clutch could be squeezed slightly to allow use of more readily available 2.5 mm lead).

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: VG • $95

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