14920: Wahl Tempoint: early gold filled lever-filler ringtop, 9.4 cm long, no Wahl marks on metal, only Boston Safety patent dates and "14 1/8"; crisp "Colonial" pattern, early Sheaffer-licensed sprung lever mechanism, bold italic #2 Tempoint nib has tipping wear, still a notable writer; scratch on section (see detail).
DATE: c. 1919 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: broad italic flex • $250
14921: Wahl Tempoint: early green gold filled lever-filler ringtop, 9.85 cm long, no Wahl marks on metal, only Boston Safety patent dates and "14 1/8"; crisp "Grecian Border" pattern, early Sheaffer-licensed sprung lever mechanism, #2 Tempoint nib; some loss of hard rubber liner at cap mouth, does not affect posting or function.
DATE: c. 1919 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine stub flex • $250
14918: Wahl lever-filler: gold filled #2-size "all metal barrel" lever-filler ringtop, 9.5 cm long, "Check" pattern; hard rubber section, slight marring by one cap vent hole (see detail). #2 nib has nice flex, can write a very fine line with a light touch.
DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine flex • $150
14929: Wahl lever-filler: gold filled #2-size "all metal barrel" lever-filler ringtop, 9.5 cm long, "Ripple" pattern; chasing nice and crisp but flaking on cap along seam (see detail), tool marks on section, otherwise like new. Distinctive shaping of nib tipping, like an architect's grind.
DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $165
12573: Wahl lever-filler: early gold filled "all metal barrel" pen in "Zigzag" pattern, 11.7 cm long, raised lever and Sheaffer-licensed sprung pressure bar; large "WAHL" marked #4 nib, elegantly engraved initials in barrel cartouche.
DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium firm • $250
14928: Wahl lever-filler: gold filled "all metal barrel" miniature ringtop, 8.4 cm long, "Colonial" pattern, #0 nib gives nice line width variation, springy not soft.
DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine semiflex • $95
13366: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal set: oversize green and gold "Deco Band" lever-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, Personal Point nib unit, roller clip, rare and mysterious variant with "X" seal instead of the usual double check mark. Massive manifold Gold Seal nib, slight roughness to area around end of lever, nicks to bands at ends, shallow depression on side of barrel (probably from overenthusiastic spot polishing; not really possible to photograph). Includes matching pencil, uses 1.1 mm lead, has name on side, scrape marks, more heavily used than the pen.
DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine/VG • NIB: medium firm • $800
10196: Eversharp Doric: oversize black first-generation lever-filler, 14.7 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal, roller clip, massive Gold Seal manifold nib with semistub tip, screw-in Personal Point nib assembly, feed marked "B" for broad; black is one of the less common Doric colors.
DATE: c. 1931 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium firm • $1200
9993: Eversharp Gold Bond Doric: large green pearl marbled plunger-filler, 13.75 cm long, gold filled trim, made by Wahl-Eversharp for Montgomery Wards; much less common than standard Dorics, with full Gold Bond imprints and distinctive trim band. Name on barrel, nib is slightly toothy but a good writer, all seals replaced. These "house brand" versions of classic big-name pens have become increasingly sought-after in recent years.
DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: fine semiflex • $375
14764: Eversharp Doric: black faceted plunger-filler, 12.4 cm long, gold filled trim, barrel transparency as new, medium manifold nib writes a smooth and pressureless line.
DATE: c. 1937 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium firm • $295