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14138: Aurora 88P set in box: early production black piston-filler, 13.3 cm long, gold plated cap and trim, as new but for small scratch on back of cap (see detail), piston seal replaced; includes matching ballpoint pen.

DATE: c. 1958 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: medium fine • $265

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14136: Conklin 75: oversize black chased hard rubber crescent-filler, 14.5 cm long, gold filled trim, #7 nib, sharp chevron pattern chasing, strong imprints, hard rubber black and glossy, no brassing to trim; near mint but for a tiny chunk from the front edge of the crescent opening (see detail). Largest production crescent-filler made, hard to find in any condition.

DATE: c. 1921 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: fine stub semiflex • $895

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14139: Eagle Flash No. 25 in box: black hard rubber screw-cap self-filler, 14 cm long, unusual reverse button-filler system (end knob is pulled to flatten sac, pushed in to fill). Original Eagle slip-on nickel-plated clip, pen shows moderate fading and even wear but is mechanically sound, with a notable nib.

DATE: c. 1908 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: extra-fine flex • $175

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14143: Esterbrook pencil erasers: original box of four (4) erasers, one with reusable metal ferrule holder. Esterbrook No. PE2. Material is still rubbery, but sold more for display, not guaranteed to be in optimal condition for use, light storage wear to packaging, several boxes available.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: near mint • $10

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14130: LeBoeuf 40 Unbreakable: white and grey swirl pattern ringtop lever-filler, 11.4 cm long, gold filled trim, cap also screws onto posting end; even wear but sound, striking and distinctive celluloid, calligraphic early LeBoeuf #2 nib.

DATE: c. 1924 • CONDITION: G-VG • NIB: medium italic semiflex • $200

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14148: Parker Duofold Vacumatic: not factory original, but a serendipitous mismatch: a burgundy streamlined Junior Duofold cap and blind cap combined with a Vacumatic Junior barrel; 11.7 cm long, excellent color and profile match, lockdown filler, later Vac nib is a precise and smooth writer. A fun user and a real conversation piece!.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $120

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14141: Parker Vacumatic: black laminate, 12.8 cm long, gold filled trim, unusual wartime model in Junior configuration, but with Blue Diamond clip and jeweler's band; barrel imprint worn at right, date code barely visible with 2nd quarter dots, wartime black plastic filler unit.

DATE: 1942 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium fine • $165

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14140: Parker 51: wartime black Vac-filler with uncommon rhodium-plated coin silver cap, gold filled over silver Blue Diamond clip; good imprint with 2nd quarter date code.

DATE: 1943 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium • $175

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14149: Parker 51 in box: English-made black Aerometric-filler for the French market, 1/10 12K rolled gold cap, later production blue-tinted sac, complete with French instructions.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium fine • $225

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14142: Parker Classic set in box: sterling silver ballpoint and twist-action pencil set, grid pattern with gold plated trim, made in USA, pen marked "STERLING" with "PE" date code, pencil has "STERLING CAP & BARREL" imprints, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1977 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $205

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14137: Redipoint pencil: sterling silver, 14.3 cm long, an advertising special for the Concrete Steel Company of New York, made in the form of their patented Havermeyer Bar, a steel reinforcing bar for concrete construction, imprinted with the company slogan, "Every Pound Pulls". Uses standard 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1921 • CONDITION: exc • $120

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14151: Waterman 412 in box: black hard rubber eyedropper-filler, .999 fine silver Art Nouveau filigree overlay, 13.3 cm long, imprints on overlay present but hard to read, early filigree pattern with large flower. Scattered shallow marks to the silver, cap lip width uneven (see details), sound condition overall, #2 New York nib goes easily from a hairline to extra-broad.

DATE: c. 1903 • CONDITION: G-VG • NIB: extra-fine flex • $825

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14152: Waterman 94 Ripple pencil: Rose Ripple hard rubber, 12.75 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, strong imprint with patent date, marked "WINTER PARK, FLORIDA/CHARTER NIGHT".

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: exc • $205

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14150: Waterman 144 in box: black hard rubber USA-made safety with French gold filled overlay (Décor M), 13 cm long, hard rubber crisp, glossy and unfaded, metal equally clean, noting one scratch towards the end of the barrel (see details) near the hallmark. Slip-on clip is original Waterman production, fully marked; #4 nib is 18K, semistub tip, much flex. In original box with French instructions and glass filler pipet, missing rubber bulb.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: fine flex • SOLD

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14133: unmarked inkstand: Gothic Revival design in gild and painted wood, 23 cm (9 inches) long, 10.7 cm (4.25 inches) wide, glass inkwell insert.

DATE: c. 1875 • CONDITION: VG • $145

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