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Wahl-Eversharp styling of the late 1920s and 1930s was second to none, with materials to match. Interestingly enough, Wahl's design influence was most lasting outside of the USA, most notably in Italy.
13216: Eversharp Doric set: dark grey pearl "Burma" lever-filler, 11.7 cm long, white gold filled trim, first generation with pierced cap band, Gold Seal, Personal Point screw-in nib unit with Signature nib; matching pencil uses 1.1 mm lead.
DATE: c. 1933 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $385
12667: Eversharp Skyline: rare early-production slender Demi model, burgundy lever-filler with red pearl striped cap, 12.3 cm long, gold filled trim, section with ink window. Parts will not exchange with later Skylines of any size, which are all of greater girth. A little-known variant -- read more about it here.
DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine • $285
12666: Eversharp Skyline: rare early-production slender Demi model, black lever-filler with green pearl and black striped cap, 12.2 cm long, gold filled trim, two-tone nib, section with ink window. Parts will not exchange with later Skylines of any size, which are all of greater girth. A little-known variant -- read more about it here.
DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium firm • $285
13366: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal set: oversize green and gold "Deco Band" lever-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, Personal Point nib unit, roller clip, rare and mysterious variant with "X" seal instead of the usual double check mark. Massive manifold Gold Seal nib, slight roughness to area around end of lever, nicks to bands at ends, shallow depression on side of barrel (probably from overenthusiastic spot polishing; not really possible to photograph). Includes matching pencil, uses 1.1 mm lead, has name on side, scrape marks, more heavily used than the pen.
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine/VG • NIB: medium firm • $800
13372: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal: lapis blue soldier-clip lever-filler, 12 cm long, gold filled trim, roller clip, Gold Seal, Personal Point screw-in nib unit with Gold Seal flexible nib; excellent overall appearance, bold imprints and no brassing, original aluminum lining was corroded at the barrel mouth and has been replaced with a noncorroding Delrin sleeve, two tiny hairlines at end of section do not affect function (see details). Includes snap-on celluloid cap topper, originally printed with price and model number, a rare survival.
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: fine flex • $295
13382: Edward Todd combination: smooth gold filled all-metal lever-filler, 14.25 cm long, pencil end uses 1.1 mm lead, #3 Edward Todd nib is slightly upturned, a smooth and flexible writer. Interesting inscription on barrel for the Fort Pitt Spring & Manufacturing Co. of Pittsburgh. Excellent quality, solid construction.
DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine flex • $295
13362: Moore L-93: long slender "Tuscan" red-brown celluloid lever-filler, 13.85 cm long, gold filled trim, responsive Maniflex nib, clean imprints, a couple of scratches to the clip.
DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine flex • $275
13354: Parker Duofold Senior: large Mandarin Yellow button-filler, 13.8 cm long, gold filled trim, single raised cap band; nib has ruler wear on left tine, stress line from vent hole (stable, as the nib is quite firm), cap lip has been restored using original period celluloid, repair stronger than new and visible only from inside the cap.
DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine • $850
13363: Parker Duofold Senior: large burgundy pearl and black marbled streamlined button-filler, 12.9 cm long, gold filled trim, massive Duofold nib with serial number, excellent appearance, barrel threads have been sleeved with brass to repair two hairlines, now nearly invisibly sealed.
DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine firm • $285
13355: Parker 51 set in box: black Aerometric filler, 13.7 cm long, matching injector pencil uses .9 mm lead, frosty Lustraloy caps with polished rims, chrome plated trim, date code on pen is 4th quarter, pencil is 3rd; sac is slightly cloudy but unstained.
DATE: 1951 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine • $265
13357: Parker 51 Signet: 1/10 14K gold filled Aerometric filler, no dents, excellent sac transparency, minor usage marks to barrel, extremely fine-tipped nib.
DATE: c. 1953 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $285
13358: Parker 51 Demi in box: black Aerometric filler, frosty Lustraloy cap with polished rim, 13 cm long, chrome plated trim, apparently never filled.
DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine • $195
13377: Parker 51: dark blue Aerometric filler, crisp gold filled cap in converging lines pattern, 13.8 cm long, later production with "halo" logo on cap, one-piece sac housing, barrel with side vent hole, and cap clutch with "fingers". Appears to be new old stock, unfilled, but minor wear from cap on barrel (could easily be polished out).
DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $225
13376: Parker 75 Presidential: smooth 14K solid gold cap and barrel, 12.8 cm long, earlier USA production with flat ends, section with angle indicator and center "0" mark, #65 nib; sac has been replaced in the early large metal converter. Clean, used, but no dings. This model retailed for $1100 in the early 1980s.
DATE: c. 1970 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $1250
13348: Parker Classic pencil: vermeil (gold-overlaid sterling silver) grid pattern, gold plated trim, twist-action, uses .9 mm lead, made in USA, marked "STERLING & 14K G.F.".
DATE: c. 1973 • CONDITION: exc • $150
13349: Parker 75 Vermeil ballpoint with pencil converter: grid pattern, gold filled over sterling silver, made in USA, marked "STERLING & 14K G.F./CAP & BARREL"; includes a drop-in injector pencil cartridge, using 1.0 mm lead, so can be used as either a ballpoint or a mechanical pencil.
DATE: c. 1973 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $275
13361: Sheaffer oversize Autograph Balance pencil: black and pearl, 14.1 cm long, 14K solid gold barrel band and clip (nose cone is gold filled), uses. 1.1 mm lead. Unusually, band and clip bear London import hallmarks; test mark to clip, gouge at joint (see details), excellent color.
DATE: c. 1931 • CONDITION: fine* • $175
13375: Sheaffer 800 demonstrator set in box: black "Dolphin" cartridge-filler with rare transparent demonstrator hood, 13.6 cm long, gold plated trim, original chalk marks and sticker on pen barrel, $5.00 price stenciled on pencil is worn and light.
DATE: c. 1963 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium fine • $325
13223: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal: lapis blue soldier-clip lever-filler, 12 cm long, gold filled trim, roller clip, Gold Seal, Personal Point screw-in nib unit with Gold Seal manifold nib; excellent overall appearance, lever has been polished and replated.
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine rigid • $275
13359: Waterman Patrician set: oversize lever-filler, 13.7 cm long, with matching twist-action pencil, uses 1.1 mm lead; black and pearl "Nacre" celluloid, chrome plated trim, hard rubber ends, large Patrician nib is smooth and responsive. Good clean imprints, fine color with only slight ambering at top of pen cap, name on pen barrel, scratch at junction of turning cone and barrel on pencil (see detail), pen has later production lever of Hundred-Year style.
DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium semiflex • $965