15166: unmarked extending pencil: sterling silver12.2 cm long extended, 9.4 cm retracted, French hallmarks, excellent quality with plain unengraved rectangular seal end. Nozzle unmarked, unusual propelling pin with socket end holds 1.0 to 1.1 mm lead for both extending and retracting action (may be an added feature, as the nozzle end opening is larger, around 1.4 mm.

DATE: c. 1870 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $150

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16399: Foley magic pencil: gold filled ringtop, special commemorative for the United States' 1876 Centennial, 5.25 cm long closed, 10.1 cm extended, made to use 1.5 mm lead, can be used with more readily available 1.4 mm lead.

DATE: 1876 • CONDITION: G-VG • $150

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12224: Fairchild magic pencil: unusual ringtop, 6.75 cm long closed, 11.8 cm extended, alternating rose gold filled and black celluloid ribbed rings; slight gap between end rings due to age shrinkage of celluloid, mechanism works smoothly and positively, uses 1.0 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $150

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14237: Mordan porte crayon: long sterling silver ringtop, coarse barleycorn pattern, 9.6 cm long.

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $150

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15237: unmarked magic pencil: sterling silver with suspension sheath, 5.6 cm long closed, 8.5 cm extended; marked only "STERLING", beautiful floral relief work, accepts standard 1.1 mm lead. Mechanism works smoothly, only one tiny pinprick mark on end knob.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: exc • $150

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12259: Edward Baker porte crayon: hand engraved sterling silver ringtop, 8.25 cm long, full Birmingham hallmarks.

DATE: c. 1905 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $150

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14544: Mabie Todd Swan 371: small black chased hard rubber ringtop lever-filler, 9.25 cm long, gold filled trim, new old stock with original price band, New York production, uncommon #1-size.

DATE: c. 1916 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $150

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15811: Wahl-Eversharp pencil: sterling silver, "Zigzag" patttern, 13.25 cm long; uses 1.1 mm lead, engine turning notably crisp (unusually so in silver), name engraved on barrel.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: exc • $150

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14912: Wahl-Eversharp 75 pencil: gold filled, 13.5 cm long, smooth; most Eversharps used 1.1 mm lead, but this is one of the much less common versions that uses 1.9 mm (.075") extra-thick lead; new old stock with original lead refill information slip in the spare leads compartment, but storage rust pitting to nose cone, one pinhead pit mark to side of crown (see details).

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • $150

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16046: Crocker Ink-Tite 2S: black chased hard rubber end-lever-filler ringtop, 11.95 cm long, gold filled trim, Zain Crocker #2 nib is long-tined with a semistub tip, writes an elegant line. Hard rubber of cap and barrel evenly faded with chasing more worn on cap, decent barrel imprint.

DATE: c. 1924 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: fine flex • $150

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14856: unmarked magic pencil: small figural novelty ringtop in the form of an Egyptian obelisk, blue enamel decoration on what appears to be gold-plated silver; 3.8 cm long closed, 6.4 cm extended, German made, uses standard 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine • $150

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14702: Ingersoll twist-filler: black Bakelite, 13.4 cm long, gold filled trim, original price band with filling instructions, barrel has a brass liner, so hairline in Bakelite from age shrinkage at front of barrel does not affect structural integrity (see detail); 14K nib is small but flexible with some tooth.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: fine flex • $150

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15327: Sheaffer 5-30: jade green large flat-top ringtop lever-filler, 12 cm long, black ends, gold filled trim, 5-30 nib is extraordinarily fine-tipped and writes a naturally shaded line; fine color, strong imprints, name on barrel.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $150

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15755: Mabie Todd broker's pencil: gold filled, engine turned, 13 cm long, New York production, uses 5.6 mm lead, propel-repel mechanism. Clip loose, wiggles side to side, fine overall appearance and function.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: VG* • $150

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11140: Eversharp Doric pencil: rare short model, 11.35 cm long, dark grey "Burma" pearl, white gold filled trim, roller clip, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $150

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15687: Parker Depression pencil: red-veined tan marble, same material as Waterman's "Onyx", very scarce in a Parker, 11.7 cm long, gold plated trim, outstanding color preservation, only slight wear to plating, light marks to nose cone; uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: exc • $150

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13714: Parker Vest Pocket Duofold desk pencil: jade green, scarce model with letter-opener taper; 16.7 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, good imprints strong, moderate darkening, long nose cone.

DATE: c. 1933 • CONDITION: fine • $150

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16403: Parker Challenger: grey pearl and black button-filler, 13 cm long, nickel plated trim, section with ink window, crisp imprints with double-digit date code with dot, nib is notably fine and a precise writer.

DATE: 1937 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $150

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15961: John C. Wahl 120 repeater pencil: 1/10 14K gold filled oversized thick lead (3mm) model, 14.3 cm long, yellow end jewel of either Bakelite or celluloid; not strictly a Wahl-Eversharp product, but a side project by John C. Wahl, covered by US patent 2,210,845. Top quality manufacture, seldom seen.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: fine • $150

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15905: Sheaffer Autograph Stratowriter: black ballpoint, 13.5 cm long, solid 14K gold trim, signature engraved on wide cap band, introductory year model without White Dot, original refill is stuck in place, would have to be extracted if pen is to be used (would also require an adapter, not included).

DATE: 1947 • CONDITION: exc* • $150

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14679: Eversharp Symphony: black lever-filler, 13.9 cm long, chrome plated asymmetrical "slipper" cap, designed by Raymond Loewy, gold filled clip; original price sticker on barrel, new old stock but typical age spotting to cap plating (see details).

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium firm • $150

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14975: Waterman Starlet: green pearl lever-filler, 11.8 cm long, gold filled trim, strong imprint.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine semiflex • $150

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14258: Eversharp Symphony set in box: black lever-filler with chrome cap, gold filled trim, 14 cm long, manifold nib; matching repeater pencil uses 1.1 mm lead. Both with original barrel price bands and stickers, box comes with cardboard outer box, instructions, and display inserts. Two available, one with medium manifold nib, the other with fine manifold. Slight age roughness to cap rim plating of medium-nibbed pen. Original sacs have not been replaced, appear to be still flexible.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine or medium firm • $150

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16019: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver Triumph nib, original nib grade sticker on section, PVC sac has been installed for maximum durability. Hard rubber feed is brown, likely due to light exposure.

DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • $150

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13789: Eversharp Slim Ventura: black squeeze-filler, 13 cm long, gold filled cap with sterling clip, original price and nib grade stickers on barrel; sac has been replaced.

DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine firm • $150

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14613: Norma 104B four-color pencil: chrome-plated brass, engine turned, black lacquered upper barrel with New York Central System logo; 14.35 cm long with tips retracted, uses 1.1 mm lead, made in USA, "PEN" engraved on barrel. A nice gadget pencil with a railroad connection.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: exc • $150

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16132: Parker 75 ballpoint: sterling silver grid pattern, cap actuated, gold plated trim, marked "STERLING SILVER", made in USA.

DATE: c. 1972 • CONDITION: fine-exc • SOLD

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15222: Parker 75 Flighter Soft Tip/rollerball in box: stainless steel cap and barrel, gold plated trim, made in USA, new old stock, originally sold as a felt tip, but takes standard Parker rollerball refills (one included). Original foil clip tag, instruction sheet.

DATE: c. 1976 • CONDITION: mint • $150

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15949: unmarked extending pencil: large, sterling silver, fluted line and dot barrel, 11.8 cm long extended, 9.7 cm retracted, shield-shaped bloodstone seal stone, "M" marked nozzle has dings at its end, tool marks, uses 1.1 mm lead. Styling and quality are Mordanlike, overall condition is sound but wear and dings to sliding collar and lip worn away from front end cap (see detail).

DATE: c. 1865 • CONDITION: G-VG* • $145

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16443: unmarked magic pencil: sterling silver ringtop, short and stout, excellent quality, 5 cm long closed, 10.35 cm extended, initials engraved on barrel, only marking "STERLING", .075 inch (1.9 mm) lead propels and retracts.

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: fine • $145

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12569: Diamond Point eyedropper-filler: slender and early black hard rubber straight-cap, 13.1 cm long, strong barrel imprint, slight even fading, ventless underfeed-style nib with narrower heel, marked only "14K", feed resembles that found on 1890-patent Eagle glass-cartridge pens. Cap is cracked, has not been repaired.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $145

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14773: Chilton pneumatic-filler: black hard rubber ringtop, 11.4 cm long, gold filled trim, Boston-era production, even wear and moderate fading, stress line at base of nib is stable and does not go all the way through.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: extra-fine firm • $145

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14317: Waterman pencil: black hard rubber with sterling silver "Filigree" overlay, 12.9 cm long; uses 1.1 mm lead, propel-only mechanism, no eraser under top; initials "SHB" engraved on cartouche, light scratches to sides of end plug, matches 452 or 452˝ pen.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: fine • $145

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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

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13555: Ruxton Multi-Vider slide rule pencil: black bakelite with silver-filled trim, 16.5 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, lead reservoir revealed by sliding open the body; some plating wear, used but not abused, fully functional. Instructions and further info here..

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: VG • $145

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13623: Parker Duofold Junior Deluxe pencil: black-veined pearl streamline, 12.1 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, fraternal order emblem on top; excellent color, wear to clip.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $145

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14647: Chilton pencil: green pearl and black marbled, 11.85 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, excellent but for small ding on side of nose cone (see detail), nice thick barrel, matches full-size Long Island-made "Deco Band" fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $145

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11636: Waterman desk pencil: black celluloid, 18.6 cm long, chrome plated trim, barrel 10 mm in diameter, uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; new old stock, minimal shop wear.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: near mint • $145

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14627: Norma 304 four-color pencil in box: 1/40 10K rolled gold, engine turned, 13.6 cm long with tips retracted, uses 1.1 mm lead, made in USA.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $145

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14261: Eversharp Symphony set in box: black lever-filler with chrome cap, gold filled inset band, chrome lever, 14 cm long, fine manifold nib; matching repeater pencil uses 1.1 mm lead. Both with original barrel price bands and stickers, box comes with bottom portion of cardboard outer box and display inserts. Original sac has not been replaced but appears to be still flexible.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine firm • $145

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14260: Eversharp Symphony set in box: black lever-filler with chrome cap, gold filled inset band, chrome lever, 14 cm long, extra-fine manifold nib; matching repeater pencil uses 1.1 mm lead. Both with original barrel price bands and stickers, box comes with bottom portion of cardboard outer box and display insert. Original sac has not been replaced but appears to be still flexible.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine firm • $145

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15722: Parker 51 ballpoint: black with frosty Lustraloy cap, chrome plated trim, 13.3 cm long, uses standard Parker refills; later production with plastic barrel threads.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: exc • $145

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15953: unmarked extending pencil: early English-made Mordan copy in nickel silver, 10.35 cm long extended, 8.1 cm retracted, uses 1.0 mm lead; crisp and bright surfaces, like new noting small crimp at nozzle tip.

DATE: c. 1850 • CONDITION: exc • $125

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15331: unmarked extending pencil: gold filled, excellent quality, characteristically American with a steel-tipped nozzle and a square-section barrel with fluted angles; 8.85 cm long retracted, 11.45 cm extended, uses standard 1.1 mm lead, round carnelian seal stone. Engine turning panels are clean, wear concentrated on high points of fitting bands.

DATE: c. 1850 • CONDITION: VG • $125

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16217: Aikin Lambert magic pencil: sterling silver ringtop, hand-engraved with hammered end pieces, 4.5 cm long closed, 8.2 cm extended, uses 1.0 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: fine • $125

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11957: Fairchild (?) magic pencil: unmarked gold filled ringtop of good size, 6.3 cm long closed, 12 cm extended, black lacquered bands and fluted center for a sculptural effect, attached badge for Delta Omega Sigma in low carat rose gold; uses standard 1.1 mm lead, mechanically perfect noting hairline crack in front cap (see detail).

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: fine* • $125

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16416: unmarked magic pencil: sterling silver ringtop, 5.4 cm long closed, 9.8 cm extended, uses 1.4 mm lead, acid etched decoration reading "Bachelors' Circle" in lettering reminiscent of the posters of Toulouse-Lautrec; excellent working condition, some dings.

DATE: c. 1899 • CONDITION: VG • $125

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16235: Kearney Red Dwarf stylographic pen in box: red hard rubber eyedropper-filler, 10.1 cm long, made in England, imported and retailed by D. Wood of New York; new old stock, as new but for a couple of tiny flakes from the hard rubber, one at the cap lip and the other at the junction of the metal tip (see details; neither affect function or are noticeable without magnification).

DATE: c. 1908 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: fine • $125

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15475: Eversharp pencil: rare early model with trowel clip, first Wahl production, but predating Wahl's takeover; 13.3 cm long, smooht gold filled pattern, marked "PATENTED", "20 YEAR GOLD FILLED", and "EVER SHARP"; some dings and brassing towards the front of the barrel, but condition is otherwise very clean and much better than is usually the case with these early examples.

DATE: c. 1916 • CONDITION: VG • $125

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14477: Parker Black and Gold: black chased celluloid ringtop button-filler, 11.4 cm long, black hard rubber ends, #2 Lucky Curve nib, spearhead feed, excellent imprint and chasing.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine firm • $125

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14481: Parker Black and Gold: smooth black celluloid ringtop button-filler, 11.9 cm long, black hard rubber ends, #2 Lucky Curve nib with semistub tip, spearhead feed, bold imprint and overall excellent but for slight heat swelling to cap, marks likely from a slip-on clip.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $125

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15983: Pick stylographic pen: black chased celluloid lever-filler with bright red ends, 12.2 cm long, nickel plated trim, weighted needle intact. Unmarked but identical to Pick's Fountpencil.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: medium fine • $125

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15717: unmarked dip pen: beautiful tortoiseshell pattern celluloid, hollow construction adds to the translucence of the material, 13.1 cm long excluding gold-plated nib, probably European production.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: exc • $125

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10948: Parker Vest Pocket Duofold desk pencil: Lapis Blue, scarce model with letter-opener taper; 16.6 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, imprints strong, no brassing, chip on end of letter-opener.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine* • $125

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15279: Sheaffer Balance 3-25: long slender black lever-filler, 13.7 cm long, nickel plated trim, 3-25 nib writes a nicely shaded line; strong barrel imprint but some scratches at ends, mechanically perfect.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $125

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16028: Sheaffer Balance: golden pearl striated lever-filler, 13.75 cm long, gold filled trim, section with ink window, #3 nib.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $125

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15820: Parker The Mysterious Yangtze: privately printed hardbound travelog by company founder George S. Parker, nice clean copy, signed by the author, 14 x 19 cm, shadow on back cover, some page edges not cleanly cut (see details).

DATE: 1937 • CONDITION: fine • $125

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16385: Esterbrook B: full-size "Dollar Pen", blue pearl lever-filler, 12.2 cm long, stainless steel trim, later #2556 nib with round-bottomed feed.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $125

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16384: Esterbrook A: slender "Dollar Pen", green pearl lever-filler, 12 cm long, stainless steel trim, later #9461 nib with round-bottomed feed.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $125

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15386: Sheaffer Stratowriter: gold filled ballpoint, Sheaffer's first; includes original cartridge (not functional; adaptor required to use modern refills); 13.3 cm long, button is pressed and turned to operate.

DATE: c. 1947 • CONDITION: near mint • $125

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15390: Esterbrook PJ Push Pencil: white repeater, 12.3 cm long, stainless steel trim, black top button, chrome plated nose cone, new old stock with original price band on cap, some storage wear, corrosion spots to mechanism under cap, one faint stain spot on ribbed part of barrel; uses .9 mm lead. Unusual full-length model to match nurse's pen, not the smaller CH series pastels.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: exc • $125

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14583: Norma 304 four-color pencil: 1/10 10K rolled gold, engine turned, 14.4 cm long with tips retracted, uses 1.1 mm lead, made in USA; usage wear but no dings, a few scratches on eraser cover (see details).

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: fine • $125

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16239: Eversharp Symphony set in box: dark green lever-filler with chrome cap, gold filled inset band, chrome lever, 13.9 cm long, smooth wet nib; matching repeater pencil uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium flex • $125

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16380: Esterbrook LJ: copper pearl lever-filler, 12.9 cm long, stainless steel trim, scarce and desirable "icicle" pattern longitudinal striping, material is decidedly different from normal Esterbrook plastic, as it has greater transparency and an almost metallic coruscance; like new, #1555 Gregg nib, late production with no barrel imprint.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • $125

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16273: unmarked pencil: early example in nickel silver rather than sterling, 8.75 cm long closed, thin flat waffle-pattern seal end, barrel seam along slot has been rather casually soldered, typically American nozzle with steel tip insert uses standard 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1845 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $120

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15846: Parkin & Marshall quill knife: classic English design, 17.3 cm long with wooden handle, impressed with the mark of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and also bearing scratched marks added by past users; blade is sound and sharp, part of original molded cardboard case included.

DATE: c. 1860 • CONDITION: VG • $120

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16262: Mordan pencil: sterling silver ringtop with porcupine quill barrel, 6.6 cm long closed, 8.8 cm with nozzle extended; nozzle marked "VS" at base but uses standard 2 mm thick lead, tip has a crack but still fully functional.

DATE: c. 1870 • CONDITION: VG* • $120

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13449: Mabie Todd desk pencil: sterling silver, pearl taper, 14.6 cm long, uses 1.5 mm "VS" lead.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $120

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14851: unmarked dip pen: sterling silver, 17.8 cm long excluding plated nib, American made, some denting and damage to underside of ferrule (see details), but fully functional, scrollwork of body is unusually richly engraved with wavelike patterning.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: VG* • $120

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14233: Mordan porte crayon: sterling silver ringtop, bold cable twist pattern, 8.3 cm long, fully marked, London hallmarks.

DATE: 1901-02 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $120

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14769: unmarked dip pen, pencil, and stamp compendium: nickel-plated brass, 11.7 cm long closed, clamp-style pencil nozzle takes standard 2 mm lead; reversing rubber stamp in end is self-inking..

DATE: c. 1905 • CONDITION: VG • $120

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15769: unmarked dip pen: copper-plated brass holder in the shape of a quill, 23.5 cm long excluding steel nib, engraved "Ausstellung Mannheim.1907/Louis Markert". The Mannheim exhibition of 1907 was devoted to art and horticulture.

DATE: c. 1907 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $120

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16050: Weidlich Simplofiller: black chased hard rubber slip-cap matchstick-filler, 14.75 cm long, gold filled cap band; well used with chasing worn smooth, barrel imprint still legible, crack in cap lip (see detail). A fully functional example of an unusual early self-filler, Weidlich & Simpson #1 nib is smooth and very flexible.

DATE: c. 1908 • CONDITION: G* • NIB: medium fine flex • $120

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12264: Villiers & Jackson porte crayon: smooth 9K solid gold ringtop, 5.6 cm long, full Chester hallmarks, weighs 6.6g, one small shallow ding.

DATE: c. 1908 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $120

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10508: Arnold Fountain Safety Razor: patented portable razor in the form of an oversized black chased hard rubber pen, complete with gold filled cap band; 15 cm long, crisp chasing and imprints, moderate fading; blade holder unscrews to allow blades (not included) to be replaced.

DATE: c. 1910 • CONDITION: exc • $120

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16219: De La Rue Onoto Ink Pencil: black hard rubber stylographic pen, eyedropper-filler, 13 cm long, made in England but retailed in the USA, original price band, spring-loaded needle intact, new old stock, even fading to the hard rubber, crisp knurling and imprints.

DATE: c. 1912 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $120

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11752: Eversharp pencil: early production, gold filled, lined engine turning with hand engraved vine scroll, 13.45 cm long; "EVER SHARP" imprint, "GOLD FILLED" and "PATENTED"; a few light marks to the top of the crown, otherwise no dings. Made immediately after Wahl's takeover of Eversharp, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1917 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $120

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15342: Farrell & Hosinger Paramount Gravity Stylo: black chased hard rubber screw-cap vest pocket eyedropper-filler stylographic pen, 10.95 cm long, weighted needle is intact.

DATE: c. 1919 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium fine • $120

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16437: Conklin 26P: black chased hard rubber ringtop lever-filler, 11.35 cm long, gold filled trim, crisp and glossy, has not been reblackened, sharp imprints, flexible long-tined #2 Conklin Toledo nib.

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine flex • $120

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14950: Diamond Point Fill-E-Z: red hard rubber ringtop lever-filler, 10.85 cm long, black ends, gold filled trim, correct original warranted #2 nib.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine • $120

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15536: Sheaffer Lifetime pencil: full length slender model with orange celluloid barrel, gold filled trim, 11.65 cm long, no dings or brassing, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $120

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15025: Weidlich Star: black chased hard rubber ringtop lever-filler, 11 cm long, gold filled ringtop fitting may be an old addition, as lever is nickel; some fading including the shadow of a slip-on clip on the cap, chasing and imprints good, high quality Weidlich #2 nib writes a nicely shaded line.

DATE: c. 1926 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine stub semiflex • $120

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15842: Waterman pencil: black hard rubber with sterling silver "Filigree" overlay, 13 cm long; uses 1.1 mm lead, propel-only mechanism, no eraser under top; initials "FEB" engraved on top, "XMAS 1926" on barrel; matches 452 or 452˝ pen, fine overall appearance but some shallow bumps and fine stress cracks to the overlay.

DATE: c. 1926 • CONDITION: G* • $120

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12895: Conklin lever-filler: green economy-line model, 12 cm long, gold filled trim, semistub nib; fleabite to rim of cap lip, stress mark to left of nib vent hole (should be stable if nib not overstressed -- was probably treated as a flex nib, which it isn't).

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: medium fine • $120

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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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13791: Sheaffer Balance pencil: black and pearl, 13.35 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, strong imprints, excellent color, no brassing.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: near mint • $120

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16322: Edward Todd lever-filler: black hard rubber with 16K gold filled overlay in ribbed pattern, 12.35 cm long, warranted nib is an old replacement of excellent quality, a great choice for those who like an extremely fine line; plating wear evident but all markings clear, an attractive and stylish Art Deco user.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: needlepoint • $120

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16383: Parker Duofold Junior Deluxe pencil: Moderne Green and Pearl, 12 cm long, gold filled trim, clean barrel imprint, excellent color, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $120

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16287: Conklin Nozac pencil: faceted black and silver pearl herringbone, 13.65 cm long, white gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1934 • CONDITION: fine • $120

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11156: Sheaffer Balance pencil: green pearl and black marbled, 13.25 cm long, gold filled trim, uncommon with twin wide patterned barrel bands; two-tone tip cone appears to be a later factory replacement, perhaps to convert this pencil to use thinner .9 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1934 • CONDITION: exc • $120

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10010: Eversharp Doric pencil: silver web, 13,4 cm long, white gold filled trim, nozzle tip is made squared-off, mechanism under cap imprinted "USE ONLY/EVERSHARP/SQUARE LEADS" (works fine with ordinary 1.1 mm lead); facets crisp, imprints strong.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $120

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10012: Eversharp Doric pencil: green web, 13,5 cm long, gold filled trim, nozzle tip is made squared-off, mechanism under cap imprinted "USE ONLY/EVERSHARP/SQUARE LEADS" (works fine with ordinary 1.1 mm lead); facets crisp, imprints strong, cap imprinted "VESTAL".

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: near mint • $120

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10011: Eversharp Doric pencil: silver web, 13,4 cm long, white gold filled trim, nozzle tip is made squared-off, mechanism under cap imprinted "USE ONLY/EVERSHARP/SQUARE LEADS" (works fine with ordinary 1.1 mm lead, however); facets crisp, imprints strong, cap imprinted "VESTAL".

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $120

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16170: Parker Vacumatic pencil: full-size Deluxe green pearl laminate, 12.7 cm long, gold filled trim, striped jewel, strong imprint with 4th quarter date code; uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: 1936 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $120

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15194: Sheaffer Lifetime Balance pencil: oversize in striated golden pearl , 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $120

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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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14096: Parker VS: black button-filler, 13.9 cm long, frosty Lustraloy cap with polished rim band, strong barrel imprint with 1st quarter date code, transparent Lucite feed is missing a couple of side "teeth" (does not affect function).

DATE: 1947 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: medium • $120

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12038: Sheaffer Craftsman: black lever-filler, 12.8 cm long, gold filled trim, uncommon variant with Gregg shorthand symbol on barrel; sharp imprints, very slight swelling over lever retaining spring.

DATE: c. 1947 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $120

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16141: Parker 51 repeater pencil: Forest Green with 1/10 12K gold filled cap with converging lines pattern, 13.2 cm long, uses .9 mm lead, good imprint with 4th quarter date code.

DATE: 1948 • CONDITION: exc • $120

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15024: H. C. Hook torpedo pencil: chrome plated brass, 11 cm long, brass propellors, excellent quality and workmanship, uses 1.1 mm lead. The source of these pencils has only recently been discovered to be the H. C. Hook Company of Auburn, Massachusetts. Minor marks, bump to nozzle mouth does not affect function.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $120

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15359: Eversharp Symphony Deluxe: dark green lever-filler, 14.15 cm long, chrome plated asymmetrical "slipper" cap with wide gold filled band and clip, designed by Raymond Loewy, second generation model introduced December 1949; new old stock with barrel stickers, but plating losses to cap (see details).

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium rigid • $120

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14836: Sheaffer Snorkel Special set in box: black pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, open palladium-silver alloy M6 nib has a bit of spring but not truly flexible; matching .9 mm twist-action pencil is like new. Box shows corner wear and partial splits, instructions under pad dated October 1955.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $120

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16010: Sheaffer Snorkel Admiral: green pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, conventional open 14K monotone #5 nib is a smooth writer with some give.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: medium fine • $120

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13338: Pelikan 450 repeater pencil: green pearl stripes and black, 12.8 cm long, gold filled trim, earlier thick-barreled model with brass eraser holder, "EXPORT" imprint at top below clip ring, name on upper barrel; uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc • $120

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14456: Norma 104 four-color pencil in box: chrome-plated brass, engine turned, 14.4 cm long with tips retracted, uses 1.1 mm lead, made in USA; as new, small scrape on barrel by red slot (see detail) may be a factory finish defect.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: near mint • $120

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16382: Esterbrook LJ: blue pearl lever-filler, 12.8 cm long, stainless steel trim, scarce and desirable "icicle" pattern longitudinal striping, material is decidedly different from normal Esterbrook plastic, as it has greater transparency and an almost metallic coruscance; like new, #2556 nib.

DATE: c. 1958 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • $120

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16377: Esterbrook LJ: silver pearl lever-filler, 12.8 cm long, stainless steel trim, scarce and desirable "icicle" pattern longitudinal striping; as new with price sticker on back of cap, sac has been replaced, #2668 nib is a smooth writer.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $120

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13337: Pelikan 450 repeater pencil: brown and striped "tortoiseshell" celluloid, 13 cm long, gold filled trim, later slenderized model, top button pulls out to reveal eraser, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: exc • $120

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15186: Sheaffer Imperial Triumph ballpoint and mechanical pencil set in box: all gold filled, ballpoint has "Reminder" clip which automatically retracts tip when clipped into a pocket, pencil is twist-action, uses .9 mm lead. In box with instructions and guarantee.

DATE: c. 1961 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $120

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12670: Montblanc Pix 36 repeater pencil: black with gold plated trim, 13.2 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $120

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15883: Parker 75 Flighter Soft Tip/rollerball: stainless steel cap and barrel, gold plated trim, made in USA, originally sold as a felt tip, but takes standard Parker rollerball refills (one included).

DATE: c. 1976 • CONDITION: exc • $120

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16199: Parker 75 Laque ballpoint: burgundy lacquer finish, gold plated trim, made in France, "TE" date code.

DATE: 1985 • CONDITION: fine • $120

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14778: Sheaffer Tuckaway Sentinel Deluxe pencil: "Persian Blue", 10.1 cm long, gold filled trim, stainless steel cap, uses .9 mm lead; the White Dot is mounted on the cap using a gold filled eyelet -- a method used for only a matter of months, and correspondingly uncommon.

DATE: 1948 • CONDITION: exc • $115

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14274: Waterman lever-filler set in box: red with chrome plated trim, 13.2 cm long, #5A nib, matching repeater pencil uses .9 mm lead. Unused, slight age roughness to plating at rim of pen cap mouth.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine firm • $115

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14272: Waterman Taperite set in box: economy-line model in red with chrome trim, hooded stainless steel nib, matching twist-action pencil uses .9 mm lead; both pieces retain original barrel stickers, box comes with outer sleeve and instructions. Original sac has not been replaced, can be replaced upon request.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine • $115

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14273: Waterman Taperite set in box: economy-line model in black with chrome trim, hooded stainless steel nib, matching twist-action pencil uses .9 mm lead; both pieces retain original barrel stickers, box comes with outer sleeve and instructions. Original sac has not been replaced, can be replaced upon request.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $115

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14605: Norma 104 four-color pencil: chrome-plated brass, engine turned, 14.3 cm long with tips retracted, uses 1.1 mm lead, made in USA; crisp and barely used, original clip tag, eraser worn.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: near mint • $115

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13343: Pelikan 450 repeater pencil: brown and striped "tortoiseshell" celluloid, 13.1 cm long, gold filled trim, later slenderized model, top button pulls out to reveal eraser, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $115

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13072: B. B. Stylo stylographic pen: black chased hard rubber with unusual "swing-filler" (the lever pivots sideways), apparently invented by Julius Held (read more here); 13.2 cm long, nickel plated trim. New old stock, but a stress marks from the clip hole, heat distortion to the cap, fading to hard rubber with shadow from now-missing original price band on cap.

DATE: c. 1921 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine • $110

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16381: Esterbrook LJ: silver pearl lever-filler, 12.9 cm long, stainless steel trim, scarce and desirable "icicle" pattern longitudinal striping, #2668 nib.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $110

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13339: Pelikan 450 repeater pencil: brown and striped "tortoiseshell" celluloid, 13 cm long, gold filled trim, later slenderized model, top button pulls out to reveal eraser, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $110

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16075: Eagle glass cartridge pen: black lacquered brass, 12 cm long, one of the earliest cartridge pens made; barrel is fully imprinted, stating "PATENTED" but unlike later examples no citation of patent date of 1890; untipped brass nib retains almost all of its original bright plating, glass cartridge is included but mouth damaged, chip to side of feed (see detail; may affect function). Cosmetically fine+ but sold as an historical relic, could be adapted to use a plastic cartridge as described here but no guarantee regarding the feed.

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: G-VG* • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $105

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16074: Eagle glass cartridge pen: black lacquered brass, 12 cm long, one of the earliest cartridge pens made; barrel is fully imprinted, stating "PATENTED" but unlike later examples no citation of patent date of 1890; untipped brass nib has been restraightened, top surfaces a little wavy, but still a fine writer. Original glass cartridge is intact and stuck onto section nipple. Sold as an historical relic, would need minor work to be put in working condition.

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: G* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $105

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14414: Mordan porte crayon: sterling silver ringtop, reeded body, 8.25 cm long retracted.

DATE: c. 1898 • CONDITION: fine • $105

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16233: Edward Todd eyedropper-filler: black chased hard rubber slip-cap, 13.45 cm long, early narrow feed, long-tined #2 nib writes well but slit badly cut (see detail). This appears to be an interesting example of second-quality parts being utilitized for a retailer-branded model, here for the New York stationer Alfred Gumbinner, whose "MODEL" trademark was registered in 1913.

DATE: c. 1913 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: fine flex • $105

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13074: B. B. Stylo stylographic pen: black chased hard rubber with unusual "swing-filler" (the lever pivots sideways), apparently invented by Julius Held (read more here); 11.2 cm long, gold filled trim. New old stock, but slight swelling to cap above clip, end of barrel out of round.

DATE: c. 1921 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine • $105

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16230: Waterman pencil: black hard rubber with sterling silver "Gothic" pattern overlay, 13 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead; mechanically sound, some rough patches and pinhead dings to the silver.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: VG • $105

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11903: Pick Fountpencil stylographic pen: black lever-filler with bright red ends, 12.3 cm long, nickel plated trim, weighted needle intact and a smooth writer.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine • $105

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12372: Carter Inx: blue on blue ringtop lever-filler, 11.3 cm long, gold filled trim, crisp imprints, slight gapping around lever opening.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium • $105

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14662: Cattaraugus knife pencil: black celluloid body, chrome plated trim, 13.6 cm long, one cutting blade and one nail file, good snap to both; tool marks on nose cone, mechanism is propel-only, appears to have been converted to use 1.4 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: fine* • $105

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15204: Sheaffer WASP Crispline pencil: red pearl, 12.3 cm long, gold filled trim, uses .9 mm lead, made in USA, uncommon subbrand model, fully marked.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $105

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16117: Parker Imperial Vacumatic pencil: golden pearl laminate, 13.3 cm long, 1/10 14K gold filled cap with alternating pairs of straight and squiggly lines pattern, rectangular cartouche, barrel imprint strong with 3rd quarter date code, uses .9 mm lead. Name engraved, front of barrel has increased transparency.

DATE: 1940 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $105

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14294: Sheaffer Triumph Signature pencil: black with wartime gold filled over silver trim, wide 14K solid gold barrel band, 12.5 cm long, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1944 • CONDITION: fine • $105

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14840: H. C. Hook torpedo pencil: chrome plated brass, 11.2 cm long, brass propellors, engraved initials, light scratching from clip; excellent quality and workmanship, uses 1.1 mm lead. The source of these pencils has only recently been discovered to be the H. C. Hook Company of Auburn, Massachusetts.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $105

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