The items below are listed alphabetically by maker, with featured items grouped at the top.
Wahl-Eversharp set a high standard for design. From the 'teens all the way through the 1930s, their pens and pencils were icons of the era.
13548: Eversharp pencil: rare gold filled model with trowel clip, first Wahl production, but predating Wahl's takeover; 13.5 cm long, "Check" pattern, marked "PATENTED", "20 YEAR GOLD FILLED", and "EVER SHARP", name engraved on barrel. Very hard to find these early examples in such nice clean condition.
DATE: c. 1916 • CONDITION: exc • $195
13636: Wahl Signature: small jade green ringtop lever-filler, 9.95 cm long, gold filled trim, short-lived configuration with black trim ring on cap and black ends, hard to find this early green celluloid without discoloration; Wahl #2 nib has a notable fine tip.
DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $85
13644: Wahl-Eversharp Signature pencil: jade green ringtop, 10.5 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead; excellent color, crisp imprints, rust pitting to nose cone does not affect function, typical slight age shrinkage to celluloid of eraser cover, over metal liner.
DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine* • $45
13589: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal: black and pearl ringtop lever-filler, 11.7 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal Signature nib, Personal Point screw-in nib unit, excellent color and trim plating; some separation between chunks of black and pearl on barrel, age shrinkage of celluloid over aluminum barrel liner (see details).
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: fine semiflex • $150
13587: Wahl-Eversharp Signature: jade green ringtop lever-filler, 11.4 cm long, gold filled trim, #2 "FLEXIBLE"-marked nib opens up easily with light pressure; good color, trim unbrassed save for top of ringtop fitting.
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $175
13586: Wahl-Eversharp Signature: jade green ringtop lever-filler, 11.45 cm long, gold filled trim, #2 Signature nib is a notably elegant writer; excellent color, lovely pen.
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: extra-fine flex • SOLD
13634: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal: oversize black and pearl "Deco Band" lever-filler, 13.7 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal Signature nib with Personal Point screw-in system. Color is excellent, with the cap virtually pristine, the barrel evenly toned..
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine semiflex • $825
13566: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal: oversize jade green "Deco Band" lever-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal "FLEXIBLE"-marked nib with stublike tip, Personal Point screw-in system, "M"-marked feed. Good overall color with some darkening at cap top, scattered tool/tooth marks on trim bands at ends, sealed cap lip crack (see details).
DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine stub flex • $495
13607: Wahl-Eversharp Equi-Poised: long slender jade green lever-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, crisp imprints, no brassing, color good with moderate darkening, mostly to the barrel; #2 "FLEXIBLE"-marked nib is a responsive writer with nice spring.
DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine flex • SOLD
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13594: Aurora 88: classic Nizzoli-designed Italian piston-filler, black with gold filled cap, 13.6 cm long, nickel plated barrel trim rings; piston seal has been replaced, responsive hooded nib, low serial number indicates early production.
DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine semiflex • $250
13581: Conklin 4NL: black chased hard rubber crescent-filler, 13.85 cm long, gold filled trim, #4 nib; strong barrel imprints and chasing, cap hard rubber less glossy, more worn. Scant tipping on nib, best used with a lighter hand.
DATE: c. 1919 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine semiflex • $275
13608: Diamond Medal Standard: black and pearl flat-top lever-filler, 13.4 cm long, gold filled trim, black ends with white trim rings, Wahl-style pressure bar toggled to the lever and held by a keeper at the end of the barrel; made for sale by Sears, part of the so-called National Pen Co. of Chicago group, excellent quality; name on cap, barrel ambered more than cap, but good color balance, strong barrel imprint, smooth Diamond Medal #2 nib.
DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $145
13609: Esterbrook B: full-size "Dollar Pen", green pearl lever-filler, 12.1 cm long, stainless steel trim, later #9550 nib with round-bottomed feed.
DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine firm • $115
13632: Montegrappa The Elmo Pen: early production black hard rubber safety, 12.75 cm long, smooth gold filled overlay, #2 Elmo nib, Moore-style one-piece shaft and feed; cap has engraved monogram, dings to crown, cap lip has been replaced. Nib has a crack from the vent hole, usable with a light hand. The Elmo Pen was one of Montegrappa's very first models, and an overlay example is unheard of.
DATE: c. 1922 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine stub flex • $650
13604: Moore 96: scarce oversize lever-filler, bronze and black, gold filled trim, 13.1 cm long, small Maniflex nib has slight bend to upper surface, does not affect writing quality.
DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine semiflex • $295
13598: Parker Lady Duofold: Mandarin Yellow ringtop button-filler, 11.95 cm long, gold filled trim, nice clean example with good color and clear imprints, unusual feed.
DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine • $350
13599: Parker Vacumatic Debutante: Golden Pearl laminate, 11.75 cm long, striped jewels and section, scarce "star"clip; good barrel imprint with 2nd quarter date code, fine barrel transparency, notable factory stub nib, original aluminum Speedline filler has been replaced with a 1940s plastic-plunger unit.
DATE: 1938 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium stub semiflex • $265
13633: Parker 75 Godron ballpoint: gold plated, early production with 20 micron mark, made in France; sound working condition, usage marks including scratches at the tip and a small blister on the barrel (see details).
DATE: c. 1971 • CONDITION: VG • $80
13601: Sheaffer Lifetime: oversize black flat-top lever-filler, 13.45 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot on cap top; celluloid section with ink window and fine-finned feed are later Sheaffer replacement parts but from the original working lifetime of the pen (late 1930s/1940s, most likely). Good imprints, name on barrel.
DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine firm • $225
13592: Waterman C/F pencil: light blue, twist-action, 13.4 cm long, brushed stainless steel cap, chrome plated trim, made in USA, uses .9mm lead.
DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: exc • $35
13591: Waterman C/F ballpoint: black with gold filled cap and trim, 13.35 cm long with tip extended; made in France, twist-action mechanism.
DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: fine • $45
13588: Waterman C/F: black cartridge-filler, 13.5 cm long, stainless steel cap, gold plated trim, made in France, 18K gold nib has slight waviness on tines, does not affect writing.
DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: broad • $60
13593: Waterman C/F: black cartridge-filler, 13.6 cm long, chrome plated cap and trim, made in England, 18K gold nib, some plating roughness on barrel end button.
DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine • $65
13610: Wilrite set in box: gold plated lever-filler, 12.4 cm long, checkerboard pattern, 14K warranted nib, with matching pencil, uses 1.1 mm lead; shallow dent next to lever, spot of solder on pencil clip; economy-line set.
DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium • $120
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