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The items below are listed alphabetically by maker, with featured items grouped at the top.


13469: Cartier desk pen: smooth solid 14K gold, 19.4 cm long, bulb-filler with transparent celluloid internal reservoir. Made by Hicks, the pocket pen version of this design turns up with some regularity, but this is the first example we have seen of a desk pen. #5 warranted nib is a contemporary replacement, and is extremely flexible, opening wide with minimal pressure.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine superflex • SOLD

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13480: Conway Stewart pen pocket: blackened steel, 12 cm long, made to carry clipless pens; nearly identical to the Mabie Todd version, but much less common. Made in England.

DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: fine • $40

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13476: Conway Stewart 85L: red herringbone lever-filler, 13.55 cm long, gold filled trim, made in England, excellent example, name on barrel, #3 nib is a pleasant writer.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine stub semiflex • $245

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13477: Conway Stewart 85L: black lever-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold filled trim, made in England, excellent example, name on barrel, #3 nib is a lively writer.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine stub semiflex • $150

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13478: Conway Stewart 12: gold-veined red pearl marbled lever-filler, 12.6 cm long, gold filled trim, made in England; cap and barrel are casein-based, do not soak!.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $150

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13497: Eagle lever-filler: large orange flat-top with black ends, 13.6 cm long, gold filled trim, small warranted #8 nib; unusual cap bands are likely not factory original. Fine overall appearance, but with heat shrinkage to cap barrel above the cap bands (see detail).

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: medium semiflex • $105

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13502: Esterbrook A: slender "Dollar Pen", grey pearl lever-filler, 12.1 cm long, stainless steel trim, later #1550 nib unit with round-bottomed feed.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $85

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13503: Esterbrook B: full-size "Dollar Pen", black lever-filler, 12.2 cm long, stainless steel trim, #9550 nib unit.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $90

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13504: Esterbrook J: silver pearl full-size lever-filler, 12.8 cm long, stainless steel trim, #2668 nib unit.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium fine • $60

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13508: Parker The Mysterious Yangtze: privately printed hardbound travelog by company founder George S. Parker, nice clean copy, light pencil mark on front cover.

DATE: 1937 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $80

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13488: Parker 75 Écossais: gold plated, made in France, dished ends, section with angle indicator, 14K USA-made nib with feed marked "F", uses cartridges or converter (not included).

DATE: c. 1977 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • $295

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13486: Parker 75 Florence: two-tone vermeil, gold over solid sterling silver, cabochon in clip top; made in France for export, USA 14K nib, section ring with angle indicator lines, old-style slender metal squeeze convertor. Excellent condition but for spots of pitting in the exposed silver lines on one side of the barrel, probably from contact with a rubber band (see detail).

DATE: c. 1983 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: medium • $695

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13494: Sheaffer Feathertouch Defender: striated brown pearl lever-filler with over-the-top military clip, 13.1 cm long, gold filled trim, section with ink window, two-tone Feathertouch #5 nib; patch of brassing to cap band, name mostly polished off the barrel.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: medium • $95

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13498: Sheaffer Lifetime Feathertouch Valiant: black lever-filler with over-the-top military clip, 13.2 cm long, gold filled over silver wartime trim, White Dot, section with ink window, two-tone Lifetime nib with unusually fine tip; some plating wear to nib, posting mark on barrel.

DATE: c. 1942 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: needlepoint • $125

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13501: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel set in box: "Peacock Blue" pneumatic-filler with matching .9 mm pencil, patterned stainless steel caps, gold filled trim; pen has two-tone conical F5 nib, crisp barrel imprints, pencil shows a bit more use, with chips to White Dot edges. In earlier box with instructions dated 1954.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $285

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