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12513: Eversharp Skyline: rare Wahl-marked burgundy streamline lever-filler, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim, bearing Wahl imprints on clip ring, clip, and nib, and a "W" in place of the usual double-check mark; it has been postulated that these pens were made in order to maintain Eversharp's right to the Wahl name (US trademark law requires the mark to be used). Sound condition, with the usual clip mark to the cap and posting wear to the barrel just forward of the lever.

DATE: c. 1944 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: fine flex • $175

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11118: Eversharp Skyline: 14K solid gold lever-filler, 13.35 cm long, less common blunt-ended barrel, long-tined nib is an effortlessly responsive writer.

DATE: c. 1944 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine flex • $800

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12522: Eversharp Skyline: 14K solid yellow gold lever-filler, 13.7 cm long, no engravings, a few very shallow pinprick marks, some wear to the cap imprint; a smooth pressureless writer.

DATE: c. 1944 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium firm • $800

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12515: Kraker lever-filler: black hard rubber, 13.45 cm long, nickel plated trim, moderate fading, good clean imprint, 1914 patent date on clip; #4 Kraker nib with semistub tip, very tight hairline from vent hole, should be stable if used with a light hand. An uncommon pen from Sheaffer's former partner, before Sheaffer litigated Kraker out of business.

DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: medium fine flex • $200

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12512: Mabie Todd magic pencil: sterling silver extending pencil with ringtop suspension sheath, 9.35 cm long extended, 5.5 cm closed, sheath nicely hand engraved, pencil bears the MTC mark; metal crisp, name engraved on sheath indicia, uses 1.5 mm "VS"lead.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: exc • $165

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12520: Mabie Todd Swan Eternal combo: black lever-filler, 14.75 cm long, gold filled trim with inlaid jade celluloid trim bands, New York production, good imprint noting wear to swan logo, no brassing to clip, pencil uses 1.1 mm lead, #4 Eternal nib is smooth and responsive, a notably enjoyable writer. Nearly all Mabie Todd combos are economy-line Swallows -- top-line Swan Eternal combos are rarely seen.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine stub flex • $385

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12509: Mabie Todd Jackdaw: rare English-made mottled hard rubber lever-filler with Spanish Toledo work overlay, 12.65 cm long, outstanding condition, metal and rubber both crisp and like new but for a few rust patches to the overlay (see details). Jackdaw nib has considerable flex, gold-inlaid iron overlay has great weight and presence.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine flex • $1700

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12516: Parker Vacumatic Debutante: small silver Shadow Wave, 11.8 cm long, chrome plated trim, 2nd quarter date code, fine barrel transparency, some dings to aluminum Speedline filler plunger.

DATE: 1938 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine firm • $165

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12517: Parker Vacumatic Debutante: small green Shadow Wave, 11.8 cm long, gold filled trim, 3rd quarter date code, fine barrel transparency, some corrosion to aluminum Speedline filler plunger; cap lip hairline has been unobtrusively repaired.

DATE: 1939 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: medium • $165

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12518: Parker 51 pencil: black with 1/8 14K gold filled Heirloom ("windowpane") pattern cap, 13.1 cm long, 14K solid gold nose cone, clip is of the era but gold filled rather than 14K; uses .9 mm lead, clean with general usage marks.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: fine • $150

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12508: Parker 17 Super: black English Aerometric filler, gold filled trim, hooded nib, wide cap band, 13.5 cm long, excellent sac transparency, some shrinkage to hood (see detail).

DATE: c. 1964 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium • $95

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12466: Parker 75 Bicentennial in box: early limited edition in pewter, with wood from Independence Hall inset into the clip screw; number 5126 of 10,000 examples made, handsome mahogany box, pen only very lightly used, some handling marks to soft pewter surface (see details), nib wrench, cartridge, and box key under pad.

DATE: 1976 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $600

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12514: Waterman 44: black hard rubber safety with characteristically French engine-turned pattern sterling silver overlay, 12.9 cm long, fully marked, French hallmarks, 18K gold #4 nib; number on end knob polished off, scattered light dings.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium broad flex • $500

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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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12523: Waterman Lady Patricia: rare black hard rubber lever-filler with sterling silver "Bay Leaf" overlay, 11 cm long, scattered light marks, no deep dings; it has been 15 years since we had another example in stock.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $950

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