10048: Waterman 52V Persian pencil: uncommon and desirable material, 11.1 cm long, gold filled trim, good imprint, name on barrel, a small gouge to edge of cap crown (see details); uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $65

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13299: Waterman combination: rare model, not catalogued or advertised, based upon the 32, black celluloid lever-filler, 14.7 cm long, chrome plated trim, barrel threaded at both ends, fully imprinted, pencil mechanism uses 1.1 mm lead, nib is a classic Waterman semistub, smooth and responsive. Overall appearance excellent, but clip slightly loose.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: medium semiflex • $950

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12033: Waterman pencil: tan veined grey pearl "Steel Quartz", 12.5 cm long, chrome plated trim; strong imprints, scrape to top back of cap, uses 1.1 mm lead, matches 3 fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine* • $65

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12035: Waterman pencil: tan veined grey pearl "Steel Quartz", 10.6.5 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, matches 92V fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: exc • $65

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13288: Waterman 32½: unusual slender lever-filler, 12 cm long, chrome plated trim, striking burgundy-copper pearl with bright red inclusions, both the material and the model normally seen only in Canadian production. This pen, however, is USA-made, apparently for export, and fully marked; lever is of later design, but may well be original, some heat distortion to the cap around the threads, nib is badly cracked from the vent hole and is not usable as is. Sac has been removed, section assembly cleaned.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: extra-fine* • $165

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9500: Waterman lever box assembly: original new old stock, 21.5 mm long, fits 16 mm long, 2.2 mm wide barrel slot, gold plated; as used on pens such as the Lady Patricia, 3V, 92V, and many postwar Watermans.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: mint • $20

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11635: Waterman desk pencil: green pearl, 20.2 cm long, gold filled trim, barrel 10.6 mm in diameter (same size as Patrician pencils), uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; new old stock, minimal shop wear, splotches on nose cone are due to flaking clear lacquer originally applied as a protective coat.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: near mint • $200

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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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11646: Waterman desk pencil: green pearl, 20.2 cm long, gold filled trim, barrel 10.6 mm in diameter (same size as Patrician pencils), uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; new old stock, minimal shop wear, splotches on nose cone are due to flaking clear lacquer originally applied as a protective coat.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: near mint • $200

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14703: Waterman Patrician pencil: black and pearl "Nacre" celluloid, 12.7 cm long, chrome plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, fine color, strong imprints, slightly flattened forebarrel from name removal (see detail), unusual short model, around a centimeter shorter than standard, with shorter nose cone assembly as well.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • $175

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15075: Waterman 92V: golden pearl snakeskin lever-filler, 10.9 cm long, gold filled trim, made in Canada; scarce and desirable pattern, good imprints, clip has been reattached at some point, a couple of pitted patches next to the lower barrel band (see details), notably calligraphic Canadian #2 nib.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: broad oblique italic flex • $285

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15011: Waterman JiF glass-cartridge pen: scarce high Art Deco classic, made in France, black celluloid with full sterling silver overlay, 12.5 cm long, includes original (empty) glass cartridge, can be refilled with syringe and reused indefinitely; Waterman 18K gold #2 nib is responsive and flexible. A few small dings and a patch of wear to the barrel engine turning, overall appearance is excellent and condition is far better than the norm for this iconic model.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • SOLD

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13158: Waterman 352 pencil: blue pearl, gold filled trim, original price sticker on back of cap. New old stock, from the Oakland Japantown hoard.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: mint • $80

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13605: Waterman Hundred Year set in box: "Supersize" lever-filler in transparent red acrylic, 13.4 cm long, gold filled trim, massive #18 Hundred Year "RIGID" nib, with matching twist-action .9mm pencil. In original box with instructions dated October 1941, pencil eraser unused, pen as new noting typical craquelure to the tinted lacquer originally applied to the inside of the barrel.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium fine firm • $650

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12946: Waterman Hundred Year set in box: very rare white Lucite doctor's pen with matching pencil and thermometer case, lever-filler, 13 cm long, gold filled trim; pencil uses .9 mm lead, thermometer holder lacks thermometer, has depression in barrel right below bands. Pen has stress marks in cap threads and at top of cap, very typical for this material. In original box with papers and gift card (the spelling of the recipient's name appears to have been a bit off, as there is a partial effort to scratch away an extra "S" on both pencil and thermometer case.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $800

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14872: Waterman Citation pencil: grey with gold filled trim, 13 cm long, wide barrel band, new old stock with minimal shop wear, uses .9 mm lead, matches Taperite or standard Citation fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: near mint • $55

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14467: Waterman Citation pencil: black with gold filled trim, 13 cm long, chrome plated nose cone, wide barrel band, original price sticker on barrel; new old stock with minimal shop wear, uses .9 mm lead, matches Taperite fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: near mint • $60

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9501: Waterman lever box assembly: original new old stock, 23 mm long, fits 17 mm long, 3 mm wide barrel slot, gold plated; fits many later 1940s and 1950s Watermans.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: mint • $10

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11422: Waterman 402: rare lever-filler with striped parti-colored barrel, green and grey, green cap, gold filled trim, 12.7 cm long, with original price band. Usually considered a prototype, but clearly test-marketed in small numbers. Original sac is stiff, has not been replaced.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: fine rigid • $695

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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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14924: Waterman Crusader repeater pencil: burgundy with two-tone aluminum cap, 13.5 cm long, chrome plated trim, uses .9mm lead. New old stock, but light shop wear and typical age pitting to clip button plating.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: exc • $50

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12873: Waterman Crusader Taperite: black lever-filler, hooded nib, 11.8 cm long, frosted aluminum cap is very clean but for patch of abrasion on back.

DATE: c. 1949 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine firm • $85

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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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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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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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13440: Waterman C/F liquid lead ballpoint: blue with brushed stainless steel cap, 13.4 cm long, gold plated clip, made in USA, twist-action point retraction; chalk marks on barrel, eraser under cap, original cartridge dried up, refills no longer available.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: mint • $40

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