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13597: Eversharp Doric: small black faceted plunger-filler, 11.65 cm long, gold filled trim, Eversharp #2 Signature nib has nice springy flex, ink shutoff valve seal has not been replaced, does not affect function. Even wear, good user, noting divot on cap above band (see detail).

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine flex • SOLD

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13646: Parker 25 Jack-Knife Safety: smooth black hard rubber button-filler, 12 cm long, gold filled clip, uncommon short oversize model, #5 Lucky Curve teardrop-vent nib, spearhead Lucky Curve feed; nib tipping is scant but present, writes fine with a light hand, imprints all legible, honest wear and fading, no cracks or other damage.

DATE: c. 1918 • CONDITION: G • NIB: fine semiflex • $275

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13602: Parker Vacumatic Debutante: small golden pearl laminate, 11.9 cm long, gold filled trim, Blue Diamond clip, geometric pattern cap band, imprint with clearly legible 2nd quarter date code; excellent barrel transparency, name on barrel, usual very slight swelling over filler unit. Arrow nib originally two-tone but plating nearly all gone, rounded oblong tip gives natural subtle line width variation.

DATE: 1943 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine stub • $145

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13630: Parker Duofold Senior: black English Aerometric-filler, gold filled trim, 14 cm long, good filler transparency.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium fine • $150

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13638: Parker Classic injector pencil: sterling silver, grid pattern, gold plated trim, made in USA, uses .5 mm lead; new old stock, no packaging, some tarnish.

DATE: 1992 • CONDITION: mint • $120

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13627: Pilot Custom in box: black cartridge-filler, 13.45 cm long, gold plated trim, 18K nib.

DATE: 1974 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium fine • $150

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13596: Sheaffer Balance pencil: grey pearl and black marbled, 12.1 cm long, chrome plated trim, uncommon with wide milled band, smooth unmarked flattened-ball clip; uses 1.1 mm lead, strong imprints.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $85

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13585: Sheaffer Lifetime Feathertouch Vigilant: black plunger-filler with military clip, 12.9 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, barrel transparency like new, "875" on barrel indicates original $8.75 price, two-tone Lifetime nib, barrel behind threads irregular and out of round due to heat shrinkage, but does not affect function (see detail), otherwise excellent.

DATE: c. 1942 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine firm • $120

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13606: Waterman 412: black hard rubber eyedropper-filler, early pattern .999 fine silver Art Nouveau filigree overlay, 13.35 cm long, feed with patent imprints, imprints on overlay nice and legible, noting nicks and digs to the silver (see details). Hard rubber has been professionally dye-reblackened.

DATE: c. 1902 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: extra-fine flex • $785

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13613: Waterman Remex: black chased hard rubber slip-cap eyedropper-filler, 12.8 cm long, narrow 3-fissure long-tailed feed, Remex nib is an elegant writer, good imprints and chasing, though crisper on the cap than on the barrel, moderate even fading.

DATE: c. 1902 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine stub flex • $250

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13614: Waterman Remex: smooth black hard rubber slip-cap eyedropper-filler, 12.8 cm long, a Waterman sub-brand model made specifically for the Royster Guano Company and so imprinted; moderate even fading, nib has a stress line from the vent hole. An unusual but known model, we have seen a few examples over the years.

DATE: c. 1905 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine stub flex • $245

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13631: Waterman 0502: gold filled "Chased" pattern eyedropper-filler, 13.3 cm long, posting end has usual scratches from cap but "WATERMAN" imprint clearly legible; spoon feed with patent imprints and long internal tail, tail end chipped, section front edge as well (does not affect function), "Vivian" engraved in barrel cartouche.

DATE: c. 1908 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: fine flex • $825

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13648: Waterman 412S Filigree: early black hard rubber safety with sterling silver overlay, 12.8 cm long, threaded turning knob, early mechanism with helically-grooved barrel interior, nib turns as it is extended and retracted, #2 New York nib has some spring but not true flex, feed with patent imprint. Some flattening to the cap crown, no trace of a number imprint on the turning knob, seals have been replaced.

DATE: c. 1910 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $750

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13652: Waterman pencil: black hard rubber with sterling silver "Sheraton" overlay, 13.1 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, matches 52, 52, or 54 fountain pen. New old stock, but with tarnish to silver and even fading to the exposed hard rubber. From the Oakland Japantown hoard.

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $165

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13397: unmarked pencil: black hard rubber ringtop with sterling silver trefoil filigree overlay, 10.9 cm long, excellent quality but marked only "STERLING", could well be a Boston or Edward Todd product; uses standard 2 mm lead, "H" engraved lightly in cartouche.

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $125

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