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 cedar pencil holder: long sterling silver ringtop, coarse barleycorn pattern, 9.6 cm long.

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

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12259: Edward Baker cedar pencil holder: 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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11640: Cross sheath clutch pencil: gold filled clamp-action lead holder uses thick 3 mm marking lead, 8.9 cm long including sheath and suspension ring. Fully marked on both pieces, small bruise to crown (see detail).

DATE: c. 1917 • CONDITION: fine • $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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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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12386: Pen-O-Pencil Twinpoint combo: gold pearl and black marbled lever-filler, 14.9 cm long, gold filled trim, casein color band on barrel, nice strong imprint with "PAT. APP. FOR", pencil uses 1.1 mm lead, #4 Twinpoint nib is a responsive writer; a hairline crack in the cap lip has been repaired nearly invisibly, the only trace being a line resembling a faint scratch (see detail).

DATE: c. 1926 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine semiflex • $150

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12646: Sheaffer Lifetime: black and pearl flat-top lever-filler, 11.5 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, massive Lifetime nib has a rounded semistub tip. Name on barrel, slight shrinkage to end of barrel, moderate and largely even discoloration.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium • $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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14442: Parker Lady Duofold Deluxe: orange streamlined ringtop button-filler, 11.8 cm long, gold filled trim, original price sticker on blind cap, Duofold Deluxe nib, spearhead feed; slight shrinkage behind barrel threads, next to the internal metal collar that anchors the front end of the pressure bar on this model).

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $150

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14650: Sheaffer Lifetime Balance pencil: oversize in "Marine Green" green pearl and black marbled, 14.5 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1931 • CONDITION: fine • $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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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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13640: Parker Duofold: slender Vac-filler, blue and silver pearl with black stripes, 12.8 cm long, gold filled trim; strong barrel imprint with 4th quarter date code, replacement filler unit with plastic plunger, some scratching to end of barrel (see detail), barrel slightly bent.

DATE: 1940 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine • $150

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14664: Morrison Patriot set in box: blue wartime syringe-filler, 13.1 cm long, gold filled trim, 14K gold nib, matching pencil uses .9 mm lead, with leather carrier, instructions and other papers. Unused, original filler seals appear sound.

DATE: c. 1943 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine • $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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15026: Waterman Stateleigh: black slip-cap lever-filler, 13.4 cm long, crisp gold filled cap, lined pattern, smooth and responsive nib.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium fine flex • $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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14833: Sheaffer Snorkel Sentinel set in box: black pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone conical Triumph M5 nib; pen has some marks from usage on barrel and end knob, matching .9 mm pencil is as new. In box with instructions dated January 1954.

DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium 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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12095: Sheaffer Craftsman 52: rare and uncatalogued "Vermilion" version of an already uncommon Touchdown model, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim with wide cap band, mint condition with original chalk marks on barrel; not a user -- sac and seal have not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine • $150

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14626: Select four-color ballpoint in box: chrome plated brass, 13.45 cm long with tips retracted, made in Japan, hefty solid metal construction, uses standard D1 refills (four fresh refills installed), with original instructions.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: mint • $150

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15065: Sheaffer Lady Sheaffer trio set: model 630, brushed gold plated finish with Florentine center bands, fountain pen, ballpoint, and mechanical pencil all in their original brocade wallet carrier. Pre-1973 production, fountain pen has short conical 14K gold Triumph nib rather than the more common smaller inlaid nib. As new, though fountain pen has been filled. Comes with hard to find pushbutton converter.

DATE: c. 1971 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $150

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7552: Parker 180 Flighter: stainless steel cap and barrel, gold plated trim, US-made, includes Aerometric-style slender convertor, 14K gold two-way triangular nib (offers two nib grades in one, with a thinner line when the nib is used inverted); new old stock with original clip tag, several available.

DATE: c. 1980 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: broad/fine • $150

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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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12065: Mabie Todd Swan Safety: unusual clipless vest-pocket screw-cap black chased hard rubber eyedropper-filler, 8.75 cm long, New York production, unusual chasing, Eberstein patent dates on cap and barrel.

DATE: c. 1910 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine firm • $145

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15066: Sheaffer 3 Self-Filling: early black chased hard rubber lever-filler, 13.4 cm long, nickel plated trim, first block imprint, narrow feed, #3 Self Filling nib offers considerable line width variation, noting hairline beginning from vent hole. Hard rubber is evenly faded and worn.

DATE: c. 1919 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: fine flex • $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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15027: Conklin lever-filler: small black chased hard rubber ringtop, 10.6 cm long, gold filled trim, nice clean example noting ding to cap band (see detail), slight waviness to nib from restraightening.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine stub semiflex • $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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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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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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14342: Summit S.130: black chased celluloid lever-filler, 13.5 cm long, chrome plated trim, over the top clip, chasing and imprints sharp, correct 14K warranted nib has a crack from the vent hole (see details), but as the nib is firm it appears stable and fully functional.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium italic • $145

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14603: Sheaffer Lifetime Balance: long slender red striated "Carmine" plunger-filler, 13.8 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, two-tone Lifetime nib, excellent barrel transparency, some marring to the filler knob.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium firm • $145

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13532: Webster Four Star: striated silver-grey pearl twist-filler, 13 cm long, gold filled trim, section with transparent ink window, Four Star nib with turnup tip, over the top military clip; a true twist-filler directly descended from A. A. Waterman, here made for retail by Sears as an own-brand pen of excellent quality.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine stub semiflex • $145

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14109: Eversharp Skyline in box: black streamlined lever-filler, ribbed 1/10 14K gold filled cap and trim, 12.7 cm long, original price band; has been filled, some shallow bumps to the cap, slight lever opening swelling, unusual fancy box may be somewhat earlier.

DATE: c. 1943 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine firm • $145

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14596: Parker 51 Demi: dark blue Vac-filler, two-tone Lustraloy cap, chrome plated trim, 12.1 cm long, clean barrel imprint with 1st quarter date code, stress marks in barrel around filler unit do not affect function, commonly seen on Vac-filling 51s and apparent only under bright light and magnification.

DATE: 1948 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: medium fine • $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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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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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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12727: Bayard 824: slender black slip-cap accordion-sac pump-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, made in France, original chalk marks on barrel, never filled, original sac intact, 18K gold Bayard nib.

DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine • $145

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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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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 • $125

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12681: unmarked novelty pencil: nickel plated brass and celluloid, in the form of an antique pistol, 5.1 cm long, 6.1 cm with nozzle extended; barrel twists to extend nozzle, lead propels and retracts, uses standard 1.1 mm lead, celluloid "stock" has one small chip at the back, material very likely of German manufacture.

DATE: c. 1905 • CONDITION: fine • $125

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15010: American Fountain Pen Co. Moore's Non-Leakable: black chased hard rubber retracting-nib safety, 11.8 cm long, posting end marked "1" & "2.50", 1903 patent cap imprint. Slight fading, pen has been recorked, #2 American Fountain Pen nib is cracked but fully functional, nib is fairly firm so crack does not open with normal writing pressure.

DATE: c. 1917 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: extra-fine • SOLD

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11739: Sheaffer demonstrator pencil: factory cutaway, 13 cm long, nickel-plated all-metal construction, uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; marked with 1918 patent date and "PAT.PEND'G" on crown, eraser pulls out from end.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $125

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15007: Redipoint pencil: sterling silver, 14.3 cm long, an advertising special for the Concrete Steel Company of New York, made in the form of their patented Havermeyer Bar, a steel reinforcing bar for concrete construction, imprinted with the company slogan, "Every Pound Pulls". Uses standard 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1921 • CONDITION: near mint • $125

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13774: Parker Jade Pen pencil: early jade green celluloid, gold filled trim, Duofold Senior size, 14 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead; simple Parker barrel imprint, made to match the Jade Pen, before it was officially made part of the Duofold line. Some plating wear, a couple of shallow bumps to the crown.

DATE: c. 1926 • CONDITION: VG • $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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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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11327: Sheaffer Lifetime Autograph Balance pencil: black oversize, 13.9 cm long, solid 14K gold trim, initials "F. M." on barrel band, fine appearance and function, uses 1.1 mm lead, noting bump to nose cone and usage scratches overall.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG • $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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14209: Sheaffer Gregg: black flat-top lever-filler, 12.75 cm long, gold filled trim, enameled Gregg emblem on top of cap; no Sheaffer markings, made for resale by Gregg shorthand schools; special "Gregg" marked nib is responsive though stiffly sprung, brassing to trim.

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

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14343: Stephens Leverfil No. 270: black chased celluloid lever-filler, 12.8 cm long, gold filled trim, made in England, crisp chasing and imprints, plating somewhat thin on lever and clip, Stephens nib has flex, but tipping is slightly porous, giving slight drag on paper.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine flex • $125

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14725: Parker button-filler: silver grey pearl and black marbled, 12.15 cm long, chrome plated trim, uncommon Depression-era model, like a Challenger but fancier, with colored ends and three narrow cap bands; good barrel imprint with 2nd quarter date code, matching code on nib.

DATE: 1937 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: medium firm • $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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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 • $125

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12935: S. Eto Vanco double-lead two-color pencil in box: made in Osaka, Japan, 11 cm long, chrome plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead; turn the crown one direction to extend the black lead, the other direction to extend the red. Grey pearl and black celluloid resembles a color used on Sheaffer's subbrand pens of the 1930s, but lower quality with a few areas where shrinkage has left small depressions in the surface. New old stock with instructions, some age dulling of plating.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: near mint • $125

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14557: Parker 61 Classic: red USA-made capillary-filler, 13.6 cm long, frosty Lustraloy cap, chrome plated trim.

DATE: c. 1962 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $125

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14024: Aurora 98: gold filled over sterling silver, 13.6 cm long, cartridge filler with hooded 14K gold nib, as new. Accepts standard Parker and Parker-compatible fountain pen cartridges or converter (not included).

DATE: c. 1967 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium fine • $125

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14202: Parker 75 Flighter: stainless steel cap and barrel, gold plated trim, 12.8 cm long, made in USA, no date code, section with angle indicator, #65 nib, uses standard cartridges or converter (not included).

DATE: c. 1976 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $125

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14306: unmarked quill knife: slide-action, 11.6 cm long retracted, 16.1 cm extended, French manufacture, some damage to the handle but mechanically sound with a sharp and well-shaped blade.

DATE: c. 1850 • CONDITION: G* • $120

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14877: Mabie Todd retracting dip pen: gold filled body, marked "MABIE TODD & CO. No. 1", pearl taper, 11 cm long closed, 13.75 cm extended including ventless gold Mabie Todd #1 nib. Splits to the collar of the nib holder (see details) do not affect function, the nib is still held securely. Nib has good springback, is not soft.

DATE: c. 1875 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $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 cedar pencil holder: sterling silver ringtop, bold cable twist pattern, 8.3 cm long, fully marked, London hallmarks.

DATE: 1901/2 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $120

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12264: Villiers & Jackson cedar pencil holder: 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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11917: Hicks magic pencil: 10K gold filled, with swivel and ring suspension sheath; 11.4 cm long extended, 6.4 cm retracted, uses 1.7 mm lead, propels and retracts; pencil has a couple of shallow bumps, hard to photograph.

DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: fine • $120

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14794: Eversharp pencil: rare early production model with trowel clip, predating Wahl's takeover; 13.2 cm long, nickel plated/nickel silver, smooth pattern; marked "PATENTED" and "EVER SHARP"; even wear, no dings, fully functional, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1916 • CONDITION: VG • $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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11961: Sheaffer demonstrator pencil: factory cutaway, 13 cm long, nickel-plated all-metal construction, uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; marked with 1918 patent date and "PAT.PEND'G" on crown, eraser pulls out from end.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $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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10094: Eggens Hambler (EHCO) lever-filler: new old stock black chased hard rubber pen, 13.3 cm long, nickel plated trim, original price band ($1.50), crisp and unfaded, original hardened sac has not been replaced (will resac at no extra charge if desired). A good quality second-tier New York penmaker, whose principals were former Waterman employees.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium fine • $120

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14939: Wahl-Eversharp oversize pencil: mottled hard rubber barrel, gold filled trim, 13.4 cm long, uncommon thick-lead model uses .075 inch (1.9 mm) lead.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine • $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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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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13711: Parker Duofold Junior desk pencil: black, 17.6 cm long, gold filled trim, crisp barrel imprint, slight shrinkage midway on taper; uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $120

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15035: Parker Duofold Junior pencil: orange streamline, 12.1 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, crisp imprint, original sticker on top. Orange is one of the less common colors in the streamline Duofold series.

DATE: c. 1934 • CONDITION: near mint • $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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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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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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13151: Gold Medal set in box: green and black striated button-filler, 13.35 cm long, gold filled trim, section with ink window, matching 1.1 mm pencil; both crisply marked with Art Deco "Buck Rogers" style clips. As new, noting bubbles and blobs in ink window.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine firm • $120

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11199: Eagle (?) Pepsi-Cola advertising pen: colorful lever-filler, 12.4 cm long, gold plated trim, typical paint loss to metal clip in form of Pepsi bottle, plated steel nib.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium fine • $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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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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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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15062: Stratford Magnetic: unique and futuristic design, with the cap held in place at either end of the barrel by magnetic action; blue button-filler, 13.1 cm long, gold plated trim, typical slight cap shrinkage, extensive pitting to trim (see details); 14K gold Stratford nib, barrel imprint includes "PAT. PEND." indicating manufacture prior to Feb. 15, 1949 issuance of patent D152717.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: G • NIB: medium fine • $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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14460: Waterman W5: black lever-filler, 12.7 cm long, gold filled trim, made in England; presentation inscription, nice responsive nib, handsome pen despite extensive plating wear.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: medium fine flex • $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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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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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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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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14672: Pilot Super: black cartridge-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold plated trim with wide cap band marked 22K AGM; a later remake of the classic 1950s Super using standard modern Pilot refills or converter (not included). Inlaid 14K gold "Script" nib is a fine and precise writer, date code on barrel is NS16 (16 July 1973).

DATE: 1973 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $120

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15079: Esterbrook Mammoth Falcon dip pen: oversize no. 340 nib and holder, 21 cm long, black lacquered wood taper, nickel plated ferrule with blued steel nib holding spring fingers; new old stock with a few spots of age dulling to the plating, an uncommon nib, matching oversize holder hard to find.

DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: fine flex • $115

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14778: Sheaffer Lifetime Triumph 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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14862: Sheaffer Imperial III: grey Touchdown pneumatic-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold plated trim, two-tone gold-plated palladium silver Triumph-style conical nib is a smooth, wet writer.

DATE: c. 1961 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium fine • $115

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13071: 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 couple of stress marks from the clip hole, some pitting to clip, 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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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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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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14901: Eversharp pencil: rare nickel silver model with trowel clip, first Wahl production, but predating Wahl's takeover; 13 cm long, marked "PATENTED" and "EVER SHARP"; a couple of dents to the front of the barrel, slight bumps to the crown rim (see details), fully functional.

DATE: c. 1916 • CONDITION: G-VG • $105

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11417: Eversharp pencil: early production, gold filled, lined engine turning with hand engraved vine scroll, 13.3 cm long; "EVER SHARP" imprint, "20 YEAR GOLD FILLED" and "PATENTED"; pencil was made immediately after Wahl's takeover of Eversharp; initials engraved on barrel, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1917 • CONDITION: fine • $105

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14804: Cross magic pencil: gold filled ringtop, 6.2 cm long closed, 11.6 cm extended, fully marked, uses standard 2.0 mm thick lead, propels and retracts.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: fine • $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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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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12335: American Pencil Co. No. 19 "Midget" dip pen: giant novelty pen, 29.5 cm long including nib, plated brass ferrule, usual cracquelure to swirled lacquer finish, nib has a bit of superficial rust but is overall quite clean, fragments of decal next to ferrule identify pen as souvenir from Lookout Mountain.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine semiflex • $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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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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13025: Parker 75 Laque ballpoint: burgundy lacquer finish, gold plated trim, made in France, "LE" date code, excellent but for clip mark on cap (see details).

DATE: 1983 • CONDITION: fine • $105

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