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14206: Aikin Lambert eyedropper-filler: black hard rubber straight-cap with high relief repoussé gold filled floral pattern overlay; 14.3 cm long, beautiful hand chasing. Unusual #3 Aikin Lambert nib with keyhole vent, normally a feature exclusively found on Parkers of the same era, raising the question whether Aikin was one of Parker's nib suppliers. Nib is cracked down the center, not usable as is; initials engraved in barrel cartouche.

DATE: c. 1906 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine • $1500

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14232: De La Rue Ransome's patent traveling inkwell: pocketable inkwell, 5.9 cm high, 4.9 cm wide, and 1.65 cm thick, glass insert, sturdy white metal locking case with a wood surround, inkwell proper tilts and slides so that the frame acts as a base; honest wear with no damage, mechanically perfect including locking mechanism, liner of cap has not been replaced, not guaranteed ink-tight.

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: fine • $145

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14225: Edward Todd telescoping ruler pencil: sterling silver, 13.1 cm long, extends to 32.2 cm; square body ruled to 4 1/2 inches, 12 inches extended. Early production version has hand-engraved numbers, full imprints with maker's mark and 1897 patent date, uses standard 2 mm lead. Initials on side, a few light bumps.

DATE: c. 1910 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $250

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14231: Esterbrook J: silver pearl lever-filler, 12.4 cm long, stainless steel trim, early production with flat barrel end, three-ribbed cap jewel, later #9461 nib unit is a smooth writer.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $85

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14230: Eversharp Skyline Executive set: rare oversize lever-filler, burgundy with striated red and pearl cap, 14.35 cm long, gold filled over silver wartime trim, even scarcer matching injector pencil has wartime plastic nose cone, uses 1.1 mm lead; pen is a smooth writer, effortless line variation.

DATE: c. 1944 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: fine stub firm • $465

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14229: Osborne advertising pencil: promotional giveaway with calendar for 1940 printed on pearlescent celluloid barrel; 13 cm long, gold plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, eraser under top cap.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $35

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14227: Osborne advertising pencil: promotional giveaway with calendar for 1941 printed on pearlescent celluloid barrel; 12.9 cm long, gold plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, eraser under top cap.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $35

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13866: Pelikan M800 demonstrator in box: transparent green "Green Ocean" Collector's Edition oversize piston-filler, 14.1 cm long, two-tone 18K nib, gold plated trim, marked "GERMANY", with signed 1992-dated certification of number of limited edition (3000 pens for North America). Has been dipped, no barrel sticker, but otherwise as new.

DATE: c. 1992 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $695

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13881: Pelikan M800 demonstrator in box: transparent green "Green Ocean" Collector's Edition oversize piston-filler, 14.1 cm long, two-tone 18K nib, gold plated trim, marked "W. GERMANY", with signed 1995-dated certification of number of limited edition (3000 pens for North America)..

DATE: c. 1992 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $750

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13882: Pelikan M800 demonstrator in box: transparent green "Green Ocean" Collector's Edition oversize piston-filler, 14.1 cm long, two-tone 18K nib, gold plated trim, marked "GERMANY", with signed 1992-dated certification of number of limited edition (3000 pens for North America). No outer sleeve or barrel sticker, has been dipped but otherwise as new.

DATE: c. 1992 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • $650

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13879: Pelikan K800 in box: transparent green "Green Ocean" Collector's Edition oversize ballpoint pen, 14.2 cm long with point extended, twist-action mechanism, gold plated trim, marked "GERMANY", with signed 1994-dated certification of number of limited edition (648 pens for North America)..

DATE: c. 1993 • CONDITION: mint • $365

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14224: Sheaffer double desk set in box: black glass base, 10 x 5 inches (25.5 x 12.4 cm), gold filled trim, two black plunger-filler Triumph-nib Lifetime White Dot desk pens with original barrel stickers; complete with instructions, guarantee, and original price tag ($37.50), interior box compartment for pens bruised at top left corner, matching compartment for holder receptables appears to be absent. Paperwork is dated July and November 1945, original seals have not been replaced on pens, plungers work smoothly but not guaranteed to fill without servicing.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: fine and medium • $265

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14220: unmarked novelty pencil: German-made figural in the form of a champagne bottle, label reads "Souvenir/From/Canada", 5.9 cm long, nickel-plated brass, suspension fitting in base, top twists to extend and retract standard 2.0 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $85

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14226: unmarked advertising pencil: promotional giveaway with calendar for 1941 printed on cream-colored celluloid barrel; 13.1 cm long, gold plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, eraser under red cap.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $35

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14228: unmarked advertising pencil: promotional giveaway with fractional and decimal equivalents printed on cream-colored celluloid barrel; 12.9 cm long, gold plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, eraser under top cap.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $35

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