15089: Wahl lever-filler: early production black hard rubber ringtop, 9.5 cm long, full gold filled overlay, "Grecian Border' pattern, side of the lever is imprinted with the patent date for the sprung pressure bar used for a short time under licence from Sheaffer; overlay marked only "18 1/8" -- also an early feature held over from Boston and Tempoint manufacture -- nib grind slightly irregular on top of tip, still an excellent and responsive writer.
DATE: c. 1919 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine flex • $205
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
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
15105: Wahl lever-filler: rare white gold filled miniature ringtop, 8.45 cm long, "Checkerboard" pattern, marked "WHITE GOLD FILLED MADE IN U.S.A." at cap top, #0 Wahl nib, usual slight erosion to front edge of section overlay, otherwise crisp and like new, noting initials in barrel cartouche.
DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine flex • $265
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
15034: Eversharp Doric: full-sized facetted blue pearl web lever-filler, 12.8 cm long, white gold filled trim, Gold Seal, correct late production Skyline-style nib and feed.
DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine firm • $485