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

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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

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15300: Wahl lever-filler: black chased hard rubber ringtop lever-filler, 11.25 cm long, gold filled trim, "Grecian Border" chasing pattern, warranted nib is a slightly later replacement and of excellent quality.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine semiflex • $125

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15230: Wahl Signature: smooth red hard rubber lever-filler, 13.95 cm long, gold filled trim, roller clip, notable Signature nib; no brassing, no sign of ever having been filled, some handling marks and what appears to be a manufacturing defect in the form of a tiny nick to the end of the barrel (see detail). An uncommon model, and especially rare in red hard rubber.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: medium fine stub flex • $625

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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

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15458: Wahl-Eversharp purse pen: vest pocket size lever-filler in jade green, 11.25 cm long, Equi-Poised profile, gold filled trim, small clasp clip, silicone sac has been installed to preserve color, #2 Signature nib is notably fine and flexible.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: needlepoint flex • $225

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15431: Wahl-Eversharp Oxford: rare subbrand, not to be confused with Wahl-Oxford; black and pearl ringtop lever-filler, 12 cm long, gold filled trim, three smooth cap bands with narrower center band, Oxford #5 nib is a notable writer. Identical to a top-line Gold Seal but for the trim and imprints, excellent color.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine flex • $285

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15426: Eversharp Doric: "Garnet Red" pearl web facetted lever-filler, 11.85 cm long, gold filled trim, barrel with ink window, manifold nib is a smooth firm writer; comes with a silicone sac, a conventional latex sac can be installed upon request. Excellent plus but for a tiny nibble at the top of the cap (see detail).

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine firm • $325

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