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


13475: Cattaraugus knife pencil: red-veined cream celluloid body, chrome plated trim, 12.8 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead; one cutting blade and one nail file, good snap to both, plating losses to nose cone,celluloid is excellent with beautiful color.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: fine • $250

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13465: De La Rue Onoto: long black hard rubber plunger-filler, gold filled barrel overlay, 15 cm long, responsive nib, French hallmarks on 1922 patent clip and overlay; brassing to clip but none to overlay, cap threads that connect upper and lower parts of cap have been repaired, and are now stronger than new.

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: fine stub flex • $385

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13492: Esterbrook SJ: green pearl lever-filler, 12 cm long, stainless steel trim, #1555 Gregg nib; clean example, noting some tool marks to the section (see detail).

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: medium fine • $40

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13467: Eversharp Skyline Gold Award: uncommon version with full 1/10 14K yellow gold filled ribbed cap and barrel, 13.6 cm long, lever-filler, striking Machine Age design, two areas of stress cracks in barrel overlay (material probably made too hard), does not affect function, priced accordingly -- otherwise excellent.

DATE: c. 1944 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: extra-fine • $150

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13466: Eversharp Skyline Command Performance: 14K solid gold lever-filler, 13.4 cm long, less common blunt-ended barrel, smooth nib with semistub tip.

DATE: c. 1944 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium broad • $695

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13432: Eversharp pump-filler: unusual black French-market model, 14.25 cm long, gold filled trim; the only parts at all in common with USA-production Eversharps are the Skyline-style feed and nib. The nib, however, is 18K gold and French-hallmarked, and the filling system with the accordion sac is characteristically French.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine semiflex • $225

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13431: Gold Starry button-filler: small burgundy model, 10.75 cm long, gold filled trim, 18K gold nib, made in France.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: medium fine • $125

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13473: Namiki Pilot Nomikomi-shiki in box: rare "easy-drink" filler in black celluloid, 12.3 cm long, gold filled trim, 14K gold export nib, original paper band on cap with hand-written price ($3.25). New old stock, fills by inserting pen into special inkwell (not included), inverting inkwell and pen together. Transparent celluloid internal reservoir tube intact, characteristic long-tailed feed visible through barrel ink window. Instructions in box are for a plunger-filler.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine • $595

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13472: Namiki Pilot A-shiki in box: rare demonstrator-like plunger-filler in transparent celluloid with black streaks, 12.85 cm long, gold filled trim, black ends, 14K gold export #3 nib, original paper band on cap with hand-written price ($3.75), barrel band lists US, British, and Dutch patent numbers. New old stock, original seals have not been replaced, pen not functional as is. In original box with instructions.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine • $695

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13468: Parker Duofold Junior: red hard rubber button-filler, 11.6 cm long, gold filled trim, early giant imprint is deep and strong, full Lucky Curve feed, bandless cap is intact but has had some deep scratches on its sides, only partially polished out; well defined milling on hard rubber end pieces, cap crown has scratch-engraved personalization, one small chip to barrel next to blind cap (see details).

DATE: c. 1922 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: medium • $395

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13479: Pilot Super 100: black tab-filler, 13.2 cm long, gold plated trim, inlaid 14K nib, tab filler; scratches to the cap, a few marks to the tassie at the end of the barrel, otherwise excellent.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $95

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13461: Sheaffer oversize Lifetime Balance: uncommon grey pearl and black marbled plunger-filler, 14 cm long, chrome plated trim, fine barrel transparency, monochrome Lifetime nib, plating bright on clip but more typical dulling on cap band; name lightly and unobtrusively imprinted on barrel.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine firm • $585

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13433: Unic Plextyl: large black button-filler, made in France, 14.3 cm long, gold filled trim, stainless steel Unic #6 nib; crisp imprints, clip is a replacement and of different design from the original.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $120

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13481: Waterman Hundred Year: elegant black Lucite lever-filler, 12.9 cm long, gold filled with Ideal globe logo on clip rivet, hard to find superfine tipped Hundred Year #17 nib; name lightly and unobtrusively imprinted on barrel.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: needlepoint • $265

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13474: unmarked novelty pencil: giant nickel-plated brass mechanical pencil, 20.5 cm long, probably German-made, uses 3 mm lead; hexagonal barrel, some plating wear but no dings, perfect working order.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: VG • $85

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