The items below are listed alphabetically by maker, with featured items grouped at the top.
Our last group of Parker 75s went quickly. This group includes some more esoteric and hard to find models.
12928: Parker 75 Ambassador: early and interesting nonproduction pen, sterling silver lined pattern differs slightly from later Ambassador version, cap is unmarked; gold filled trim, blue section with metal threads, solid ends with short-feathered clip set into top button rather than into the cap top.
DATE: c. 1964 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium fine • $1200
12925: Parker 75: vermeil grid pattern, gold filled trim, early model with solid ends, short-feathered arrow clip, US-made, marked "STERLING/&14K G.F."; section with angle indicator and center "0", early large convertor.
DATE: c. 1966 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine • $325
12927: Parker 75 Godron: early production in heavy silver plate, solid ends, 30 micron mark, French-made 14K "BO" nib unit, large converter, section with angle indicator and "0" center mark.
DATE: c. 1968 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: broad oblique italic • SOLD
12924: Parker T-1 prototype: similar to production version of this all-titanium classic, but with parallel grooves cut into the surface of the integral nib-section; gold plated trim, 13 cm long, nib tipping intact, converter included, one very shallow pinprick depression next to clip end.
DATE: c. 1970 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium fine • $1200
12932: Parker 75 RMS Queen Elizabeth: limited edition fountain pen, made from brass taken from the eponymous luxury liner, in its original wood and brass presentation chest complete with nib adjustment tool, certificate of authenticity, and convertor; pen appears to be unused, minor wear and age yellowing to outer sleeve; from an edition of only 5000 pieces.
DATE: 1970 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • SOLD
12923: Parker 75: black lacquer barrel, "Diamant" pattern gold plated cap with early 20 micron mark; made in France, 14K French-hallmarked nib, includes converter.
DATE: c. 1972 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine • $195
12929: Parker 75 Flighter: stainless steel cap and barrel, chrome plated trim, made in USA, "QI" date code, section with angle indicator, rare Octanium nib.
DATE: 1980 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • $265
12926: Parker 75 Grain d'Orge: fine barleycorn pattern in gold plate, made in France, 14K French-made #55 nib unit, includes converter, condition as new, no packaging.
DATE: c. 1990 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: broad oblique italic • SOLD
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12915: Aikin Lambert Capitol Educator: black chased hard rubber screw-cap matchstick-filler, 13.6 cm long, fine imprints and chasing, slight fading to hard rubber, has not been treated or reblackened; a lively writer.
DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine stub semiflex • $150
12917: Artcraft lever-filler: black with 18K solid gold French-hallmarked overlay, 12.3 cm long, marked only on the gold filled lever. Artcraft was a small company that started in Birmingham, Alabama; in the mid-1930s, it moved to Argentina. The warranted nib is consistent with other Argentine Artcrafts. Scattered light dings to the overlay, total weight 24.3 g.
DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine flex • $650
12922: Aurora 88 GL: uncommon "Gran Lusso" version of the classic Italian piston-filler, with 18K gold filled cap and barrel; 13.75 cm long, chrome plated buttons at each end, barrel slides off for filling.
DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine semiflex • $495
12957: Century eyedropper-filler: black chased hard rubber taper-cap, 15 cm long, over and under feed, imprint with 1893 patent date. Moderate even fading, imprints and chasing are sharp except where heat-softened towards front of barrel, nib is usable as is but has lost its tipping. An early pen of excellent quality, from a company closely tied to Parker.
DATE: c. 1898 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine stub flex • $250
12938: Conklin Jaxon: clipless black chased hard rubber stud-filler, 13.5 cm long, patented variant of Conklin's crescent-filler with a metal lock ring securing the filling stud against accidental actuation. Nearly all of these pens were sold under the Jaxon name, used by Conklin as a sub-brand. Chasing sharper on cap than on barrel, imprints are clearly legible, #2 warranted nib is a later (1930s) replacement (and of better quality than the original #3 warranted).
DATE: c. 1916 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine semiflex • $225
12931: Eagle Giant Automatic pencil in box: oversize novelty souvenir, specially marked for the 1939-1940 Golden Gate International Exhibition in San Francisco; 26.5 cm long, fully functional, uses standard 1.1 mm lead. Wear to box, one end taped, nice California collectible.
DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: exc • $45
12956: Edward Todd lever-filler: oversize all-metal 16K gold filled, 13.2 cm long, grouped parallel lines pattern; initials in barrel cartouche, damaged original #6 Edward Todd nib included, has been replaced with a contemporary warranted #6 nib of excellent quality. An Edward Todd this large is most unusual.
DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: needlepoint • $450
12930: Eversharp Doric: slender full-length facetted lever-filler, 13.2 cm long, gold filled trim, screw-in Personal Point nib unit, "MANIFOLD"-marked #2 nib is smooth and precise; slight waviness next to lever, exaggerated in photo.
DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: extra-fine rigid • $200
12936: Mabie Todd Swallow combination: black and cream lever-filler, 15.9 cm long, gold filled trim, New York production, fine color, good imprints, eraser under cap crown, uses 1.1 mm lead, smooth and responsive #2 M.T. & Co. nib. Strong imprints, some plating wear to lower cap band, pencil mechanism loose (lead will push back in use unless cone is held to prevent rotation).
DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine stub flex • $295
12958: Parker Duofold Senior Deluxe: streamline black-veined green pearl button-filler, 13 cm long, gold filled trim, big Duofold Deluxe nib, triple cap bands with wider central band; excellent color, hard to find as introduced towards the end of Duofold production.
DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine rigid • $520
12937: Parker 51 Demi Signet: uncommon smaller version, 1/10 14K gold filled Aerometric filler, 12.85 cm long, original sac with excellent transparency, no dings or brassing, initials engraved on barrel.
DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: fine • $265
12934: S. Eto Vanco double-lead two-color pencil in box: made in Osaka, Japan, 11 cm long, chrome plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead; turn the crown one direction to extend the black lead, the other direction to extend the red. Wild swirled red and grey celluloid. New old stock, with instructions, minor plating dulling from age.
DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: near mint • $150
12935: S. Eto Vanco double-lead two-color pencil in box: made in Osaka, Japan, 11 cm long, chrome plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead; turn the crown one direction to extend the black lead, the other direction to extend the red. Grey pearl and black celluloid resembles a color used on Sheaffer's subbrand pens of the 1930s, but lower quality with a few areas where shrinkage has left small depressions in the surface. New old stock with instructions, some age dulling of plating.
DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: near mint • $125
12940: unmarked dip pen: long elegant black hard rubber holder, 19.6 cm long excluding plated nib; moderate even fading, American manufacture, inner diameter of barrel at holder end is 7.5 mm.
DATE: c. 1880 • CONDITION: fine • $50
12941: unmarked dip pen: long elegant mottled hard rubber holder, 20.2 cm long excluding plated nib; slight flare at holder mouth, red hard rubber tension plug; American manufacture, inner diameter of barrel at holder end is 7.55 mm.
DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: exc • $65
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