6939: A. A. Waterman twist-filler: black hard rubber slip-cap with gold filled hand-engraved floral pattern overlay, 14.4 cm long, "F.O." on barrel, marked "NOT CONNECTED WITH/THE L.E. WATERMAN CO."; #2 AA nib is tightly sprung and somewhat toothy, overlay metalwork is in excellent condition but for a small area of age speckling on the barrel and some corrosion around one cap breather hole (see detail).

DATE: c. 1906 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: extra-fine • $685

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15836: A. A. Waterman (?) eyedropper-filler: black hard rubber slip-cap with full Art Nouveau fine silver filigree overlay, 13.1 cm long, marked only "30" at the end of the barrel and "STERLING" on the overlay, narrow feed of distinctive inner construction, all suggesting A. A. Waterman manufacture. Initials scratched onto barrel cartouche, pitting at top of cap surely from original manufacturing method of electrodeposition. Nib tipping is somewhat scant but a good writer, boldly calligraphic.

DATE: c. 1903 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: broad italic flex • $375

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15745: Aikin Lambert eyedropper-filler in box: black hard rubber taper-cap with full gold filled filigree overlay, 14.8 cm long, narrow feed, #1 Aikin Lambert nib is an excellent writer but has a hairline crack under the section and coming up through the imprint which should be repaired if the nib is to be used extensively. Monogram on barrel cartouche, overlay on cap has shifted slightly (vent holes on overlay and liner do not line up perfectly), one small sealed hairline in hard rubber looks like a scratch. Overall excellent appearance, hard rubber has not been reblackened. Box hinge has been repaired.

DATE: c. 1908 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $950

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11968: Aikin Lambert eyedropper-filler: black hard rubber taper-cap with pearl slabbed barrel; 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, ribbed section, #3 nib; excellent quality and condition, thicker barrel than is usual with Aikin Lambert and Waterman pearl-slab taper-caps.

DATE: c. 1912 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $685

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15788: American Fountain Pen Co. sleeve-filler: rare and peculiar, black chased hard rubber, 12.6 cm long, to all external appearances a standard Moore safety, but instead the barrel sleeve must be unscrewed to reveal the opening in the barrel and the pressure bar. Bar is imprinted "LICENSED UNDER/PATENT 781.649" -- Robert A. Hamilton's US patent of 1905. Overall condition would be excellent plus, but for now-repaired cracks in both the sleeve and barrel, surely due to rough handling as they are not in locations normally subject to much stress..

DATE: c. 1914 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $365

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10790: Autofiller twist-filler: oversize black chased hard rubber slip-cap, 15.7 cm long, crisp and glossy, bold imprints, big #8 Autofiller nib is toothy, much like a Victorian dip pen, wide double-vented feed, twist knob is a replacement copy in hard rubber to original dimensions.

DATE: c. 1914 • CONDITION: near mint* • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $595

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16445: Bossert and Erhard Cana in box: sterling silver with yellow guilloche enamel, 13.4 cm long, cartridge or converter (two converters included), two-tone 18K gold nib is smooth and wet with a bit of spring. Like new, hardshell box shows some handling scuffs and wear, as does the outer cardboard box. With guarantee certificate, nib has been tuned and smoothed by a leading specialist. Though their own pens are less well known, B and E have for years supplied enamel and precious metal work to Montblanc, Michel Perchin, and others.

DATE: c. 1995 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: broad semiflex • $650

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16301: Carter Inx: unusual vest pocket size black and pearl lever-filler, 10.7 cm long, gold filled trim, black barrel end; Carter nib has some flex with pressure, precise writer.

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

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16232: Century No. 40 sleeve-filler: black hard rubber screw-cap, 13.6 cm long, nickel plated clip, section is turned to rotate internal sleeve, exposing or concealing the pressure bar; hard rubber is black and glossy with strong imprints, #3 Century nib offers notable line width variation.

DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $265

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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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14567: Chilton 16S: uncommon vest pocket size black pneumatic-filler, 10.9 cm long, gold filled trim.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: broad semiflex • $350

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13510: Conklin 3: black hard rubber slip-cap crescent-filler with gold filled trefoil filigree overlay, 13.3 cm long, notable easy-opening #3 nib with narrow feed, engraved monogram in cap cartouche, shallow bumps to cap crown, overlay otherwise nice and clean.

DATE: c. 1912 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $850

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7261: Conklin Endura: oversize woodgrain hard rubber flat-top lever-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, big Endura nib; barrel imprint is worn but mostly legible, section is black hard rubber, not woodgrain -- probably an old replacement.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine firm • $365

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15396: Conklin Senior Endura: oversize orange celluloid lever-filler, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim, massive Endura nib; barrel imprint good, trim plating excellent.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium fine firm • $650

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15659: Conklin Ensemble in box: pen-pencil combination, green veined pearl lever-filler, 14.7 cm long, gold filled trim, excellent color preservation in this material that is so prone to discoloration; bold imprints, plating excellent, some light toothmarks visible on cap on close inspection, 1.1 mm lead pencil nozzle has a hairline crack that does not affect function, looks like a scratch, otherwise excellent condition. Noteworthy nib.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $595

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16285: Conklin Nozac desk pen: black veined green pearl plunger-filler, black taper, 18.6 cm long, excellent transparency of ink window with 5000-word "Word Gauge", pen never filled with original cork and rubber seal unstained and freely moving. Nozac desk pens are rare, especially in this condition. Not guaranteed to fill or to be ink-tight, though mechanically perfect.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: near mint* • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $360

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15743: Conklin Nozac desk pen: grey and silver pearl herringbone 12-sided piston-filler, 17.4 cm long, gold filled trim, crisp imprints, fine barrel transparency, short-lived and uncommon two-tone nib shows usual plating loss, condition of pen otherwise is excellent plus.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $385

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16047: Crocker Ink-Tite 22: black chased hard rubber end-lever-filler, 13.8 cm long, gold filled trim, clear imprints, slight even fading and wear, original price band on cap, #2 Crocker nib is a very broad factory italic.

DATE: c. 1918 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-broad italic semiflex • $295

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16074: Eagle glass cartridge pen: black lacquered brass, 12 cm long, one of the earliest cartridge pens made; barrel is fully imprinted, stating "PATENTED" but unlike later examples no citation of patent date of 1890; untipped brass nib has been restraightened, top surfaces a little wavy, but still a fine writer. Original glass cartridge is intact and stuck onto section nipple. Sold as an historical relic, would need minor work to be put in working condition.

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: G* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $105

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16075: Eagle glass cartridge pen: black lacquered brass, 12 cm long, one of the earliest cartridge pens made; barrel is fully imprinted, stating "PATENTED" but unlike later examples no citation of patent date of 1890; untipped brass nib retains almost all of its original bright plating, glass cartridge is included but mouth damaged, chip to side of feed (see detail; may affect function). Cosmetically fine+ but sold as an historical relic, could be adapted to use a plastic cartridge as described here but no guarantee regarding the feed.

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: G-VG* • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $105

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15688: Eagle glass cartridge pen: black lacquered brass, 11.95 cm long, one of the earliest cartridge pens made; barrel imprinted "PATENTED", untipped plated brass nib is flexible but toothy. An historic relic, not currently in working condition, original glass cartridge damaged at mouth, rubber section seal is age-hardened.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: G* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $95

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11839: Eagle pull-filler: large black chased hard rubber screw-cap, 14.8 cm long, gold filled trim, unusual filling system is like a reverse button-filler, end knob is pulled to flatten sac (US patent 680117 of 1901). Excellent quality, pen is unusually big, equivalent to a Waterman #6-size, nib has Eagle shield imprint, Masonic imprint on barrel for Martha Washington Lodge; cap more worn than barrel, two small stable hairlines in lip (see detail), front portion of barrel from barrel band forward has been restored.

DATE: c. 1903 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $400

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15975: Eagle Flash No. 25: clipless black hard rubber screw-cap, 14.5 cm long, unusual "Flash" filler (end knob pulls to flatten sac); crisp and glossy, as with many Eagle nibs there is a lot of paper feel but a finely shaded line like from a flexible dip pen nib.

DATE: c. 1910 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $265

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15282: Eagle eyedropper-filler: black hard rubber with high relief hand repousse gold filled overlay, 13.5 cm long, narrow feed, ribbed section, Eagle nib. Like new with no wear but a few very shallow bumps to the overlay -- one of the fanciest Eagles you are ever likely to see.

DATE: c. 1910 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $950

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16421: Eagle combination: black hard rubber eyedropper-filler, 15.7 cm long, pencil end uses standard 2mm drafting lead; introduced no later than 1913, this appears to have been the first mass-produced pen-pencil combo. Barrel imprint clean,"Klymax" marked clip, nib is smooth and responsive, lively flexibility.

DATE: c. 1915 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $275

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14857: Eagle combination: rare late-production example of one of the first mass-produced combos, in woodgrain celluloid rather than the usual hard rubber, but retaining the original eyedropper-filler design; 15.5 cm long, nickel plated trim, hard rubber pencil nozzle uses 2 mm lead, Eagle nib is a precise and responsive writer.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $450

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15931: Eversharp Bantam set in box: green swirled pearl miniature bulb-filler, 9.8 cm long, gold filled cap band, gold plated clip, translucent barrel, 14K gold "0" size nib, matching twist-action pencil uses 1.1 mm lead. Pen has original price sticker on cap, only traces of sticker on pencil barrel. Fancy patterned foil box has pencil dedication on inside of lid.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine flex • $165

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16282: Eversharp Doric: uncommon small model, black facetted plunger-filler, 11.6 cm long, gold filled trim, Gold Seal, "FLEXIBLE" marked nib, ink shutoff valve seal has been restored and is fully functional.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $385

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11879: Eversharp Skyline Demi: rare early production slender burgundy lever-filler with striped cap, gold filled trim, section with transparent ink window, standard short-model length at 12.2 cm long, but markedly slimmer (10 mm OD over barrel threads) -- parts do not interchange with any standard production pen; well worn but mechanically sound, gouges to barrel, lever sits slightly loosely at rest. To date we have found only a handful of examples of this slender model (Demis are normally shorter than standard Skylines but of the same thickness).

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: extra-fine rigid • $225

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13576: Eversharp Skyline Demi: rare early production slender black lever-filler with gold filled trim and unusual cap trim configuration with wide band, narrow top band, and metal derby; standard short-model length at 12.2 cm long, but markedly slimmer (10 mm OD over barrel threads) -- parts do not interchange with any standard production pen. Section with transparent ink window, nib is single-tone but was probably originally two-tone; pen is mechanically sound, but has dings to the derby, a name on the barrel, and slight heat shrinkage irregularity behind the barrel threads. To date we have found only a handful of examples of this slender model (Demis are normally shorter than standard Skylines but of the same thickness).

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: medium fine firm • $225

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12666: Eversharp Skyline: rare early-production slender Demi model, black lever-filler with green pearl and black striped cap, 12.2 cm long, gold filled trim, two-tone nib, section with ink window. Parts will not exchange with later Skylines of any size, which are all of greater girth. A little-known variant -- read more about it here.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium firm • $285

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12163: Eversharp Streamliner: uncommon dark green economy Skyline version, 13.15 cm long, gold filled trim, simple clip, original price band; original sac has not been replaced, appears still supple but not guaranteed ink-tight.

DATE: c. 1944 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: medium firm • $165

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15677: Eversharp Skyline set in box: dark green lever-filler, 13.4 cm long, gold filled over silver wartime trim, deluxe version with covered derby, wide cap band; matching repeater pencil uses 1.1 mm lead, both pieces retain original price bands, appears to be new old stock but pen has been filled and there is a polished-out nick to the lip of the section under the feed (see detail). Unusually, the instruction sheet and guarantee is in Portuguese, so likely an export set despite the US dollar pricing.

DATE: c. 1944 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: broad • $250

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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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16105: Eversharp Symphony in box: black lever-filler, 14 cm long, polished stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, mint in box, pen in original cellophane sleeve, price sticker reads "Model/701/$5.00", nib grade sticker, "Manifold/Medium"; original sac has *not* been replaced, includes both inner and outer boxes.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: medium firm • $165

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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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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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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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14259: Eversharp Symphony set in box: blue lever-filler with chrome cap, gold filled trim, 14 cm long, medium 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 sac has not been replaced, appears to be still flexible.

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium firm • $160

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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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13661: Eversharp Gregg in box: unusual black lever-filler, 13.35 cm long, gold filled trim, made for resale by the Gregg shorthand company and bearing an enameled Gregg logo in the cap top, and carrying a special Gregg-marked nib over a Skyline-style feed. Wahl-Eversharp made Gregg and Palmer Method pens from the 1920s on, but postwar examples are particularly uncommon, and this is the first example we have had with the original box and instructions.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $225

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15796: Fairchild (?) retracting dip pen: rare twist-action model, 13.1 cm long retracted, clean and crisp gold filled engine turned barrel, unusually bold patterning; wooden taper is turned to extend and retract the nib. Repaired hairline crack in taper, bumps to nib holder, solid gold #4 nib is an E. S. Johnson (Fairchild and Johnson later merged). Unmarked, but we have had very similar Fairchild-marked examples.

DATE: c. 1875 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $285

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15833: Fisher dip pen: unmarked gold filled holder with removable wooden taper, 14.7 cm long excluding nib; unusual imprint of two crossed quills and letters standing for "Paragon Gold Quill-Pens", trademarked on Nov 11, 1873.

DATE: c. 1875 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: extra-fine flex • $225

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14036: Gold Bond lever-filler: oversize orange flat-top, 14 cm long, black ends, gold filled clip and lever but solid 14K gold trim bands on cap, each individually stamped. Some irregularities to the bands, name on barrel, large #8 nib cracked but functional -- a replacement can be found at additional cost upon request.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine firm • $265

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14332: Goldfink set in box: black piston filler, 12.2 cm long, gold plated trim, matching repeater pencil uses 1.1 mm lead; Goldfink was a prominent Berlin stationery firm, which contracted with multiple German makers for pen and pencil manufacture. This pen was surely made by Faber-Castell, as it uses that company's patented double piston ink reserve mechanism, though both pen and pencil sport Goldfink's trademark hexagonally faceted tops. Condition is near mint but for patches of pitting on the stainless steel nib.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: broad flex • $175

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16118: H. M. Smith dip pen: sterling silver twist pattern holder marked only "STERLING" (likely Mabie Todd manufacture), 18 cm long including #3 ventless gold nib.

DATE: c. 1895 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $265

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16056: John Hancock cartridge-filler: jade green ringtop, 11.1 cm long, gold filled trim, olive green casein trim band, long-tined nib is a notable writer. Original color has faded as is common with early green celluloids, material is sound. Comes with a refillable original blue lacquered copper cartridge restored with an added hard rubber reinforcing end plug and an O-ring seal (screws in; handle with care, as the copper walls are thin). Original black suspension ribbon and fittings included.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $225

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15874: John Holland dip pen: gold filled holder, fully marked, extending ebonized wood taper, 14.5 cm long overall open, 7.2 cm closed, #5 Holland ventless gold nib writes like a high-flexibility steel nib.

DATE: c. 1875 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $275

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16300: Mabie Todd Swan: early New York made black chased hard rubber straight-cap eyedropper-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold filled barleycorn overlay, Mabie Todd & Bard imprint, last patent listed is US314547 of 1885, over-under feed with twisted silver feed tail, nib is English production. Overlay has spotty losses and a couple of test marks on the cap, tool marks on section overlay; fine overall appearance.

DATE: c. 1902 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: broad semiflex • $425

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13813: Mabie Todd Swan Military Safety: uncommon screw-cap black chased hard rubber ink-tablet eyedropper-filler, 14.5 cm long, nickel plated trim, New York production but bearing retail imprint on cap top of Mark Cross of London; even fading, imprints legible, marked "PAT. APPL'D FOR", typical flakes off very end of ink compartment knob (see detail).

DATE: c. 1918 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium broad stub flex • $495

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10461: Mabie Todd Swan Military Safety: rare screw-cap black hard rubber ink-tablet eyedropper-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled overlay. New York production, imprints and chasing crisp, some erosion around cap vent holes, feed shows signs of having been overheated during nib setting, but the pen is otherwise like new -- was found as part of a group of mostly new old stock Swans. Plain black hard rubber Swan Militaries are uncommon; examples with overlays are rare.

DATE: c. 1918 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $1450

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16060: Mabie Todd Swan Eternal 44: large mottled hard rubber lever-filler, 13.9 cm long, gold filled trim, New York production; large #4 Eternal nib, intact fine-finned comb feed. Notably rich patterning to the hard rubber, like early Montblanc material. Some scratches to the clip (see details) but overall appearance is excellent.

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine firm • $395

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10205: Mabie Todd Swan set in box: beautiful and solid New York-made lever-filler in 1/5 18K gold filled, 13.1 cm long, crisp rings chasing pattern (usually found on Edward Todd pens, but very uncommon for Mabie Todd). Matching 1.1 mm Fyne Poynt pencil, both pieces bear a neatly engraved 1928-dated inscription on their barrels. Nib is set tight, so writes a very fine line, but the tip is large enough that it could be adjusted to a medium fine if opened up. Set is like new with attractive age toning, no brassing but usual Mabie Todd seam lines visible where end caps soldered on pen.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $685

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16476: Merkurit (?) Hanseat: black chased hard rubber safety, 10,45 cm long, white casein cap dome, German manufacture; English-made replacement nib is an excellent writer.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $250

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16371: Montblanc Hemingway: desirable limited edition fountain pen, gently used, no paperwork but with original book-shaped box; nib has been tuned and is a smooth and precise writer, piston has been regreased.

DATE: 1992 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $2950

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13472: Namiki Pilot A-shiki in box: rare demonstrator-like plunger-filler in transparent celluloid with black streaks, 12.85 cm long, gold filled trim, black ends, 14K gold export #3 nib, original paper band on cap with hand-written price ($3.75), barrel band lists US, British, and Dutch patent numbers. New old stock, original seals have not been replaced, pen not functional as is. In original box with instructions.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine • $695

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16162: OMAS Extra 556 desk pen in box: black piston-filler, 20.8 cm long, gold filled trim, new old stock with instructions, we have regreased the seal and smoothed the nib, otherwise factory new.

DATE: c. 1958 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine flex • $295

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14268: Parker 25 Click-Filler: extremely rare oversize hard rubber slip-cap self-filler, Parker's first (patent number 791,466); 15.3 cm long, good barrel imprint, #5 Lucky Curve nib has been retipped and is a wet and flexible writer, cap is an excellent replacement, an exact copy of an original example and indistinguishable without internal inspection. To fill, push front of nickel plated pressure bar with fingernail to unlock while depressing rear protrusion to flatten sac; pull same protrusion back to allow sac to reinflate and to relock the pressure bar with a "click". #5 was the largest size sold, and rarely seen.

DATE: c. 1905 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: medium-broad flex • $1500

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16156: Parker 14 Jack-Knife Safety: black hard rubber ringtop button-filler, sterling silver filigree overlay, 11.6 cm long, earlier production with narrow knurled band at end of blind cap, #3 Lucky Curve nib with banner imprint, intact Lucky Curve feed, wide raised barrel threads, early riveted pressure bar with attached button. Only minor fading, number imprint on blind cap clean, nib writes hairline-thin with no to light pressure, opens wide with normal writing pressure , minimal fading, milling on blind cap sharp but no number imprint; #2 Lucky Curve nib is very flexible.

DATE: c. 1914 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $695

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16366: Parker Duofold Junior: red hard rubber button-filler, 11.6 cm long, gold filled trim, large imprint, intact Lucky Curve feed, end milling clean, notable sharp-cut calligraphic nib; scattered superficial digs to barrel threads do not affect function (see details).

DATE: c. 1924 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: broad italic semiflex • $325

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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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15709: Parker button-filler: black chased hard rubber "Black Line" ringtop, 12 cm long, gold filled trim, crisp imprints and chasing, ends with sharp milling, Lucky Curve #3 nib has a rounded oblique nib, a wet writer that needs to be canted correctly for best results.

DATE: c. 1928/1937 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium broad oblique semiflex • $200

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16407: Parker Duofold Senior: oversize black Permanite button-filler, 13.75 cm long, Lucky Curve imprint, massive Lucky Curve nib originally fitted to Jade Pen, smooth writer, spearhead feed with cut tail; tool mark on section flange (see detail), cap lip slightly trimmed.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine firm • $350

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14424: Parker Duofold Special: orange button-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold filled trim, uncommon model of Senior length but Junior width; made in USA, late imprint with inverted "1" 2nd quarter date code indicates late production using earlier parts. Very clean, noting scratch at end of barrel (see detail).

DATE: c. 1929/1941 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine firm • $350

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14033: Parker Vacuum Filler: scarce proto-Vacumatic, rare stub model only 10.8 cm long, silver pearl laminate, one-piece section and barrel construction, early two-tone Arrow nib with single central line between feathers on imprint. Barrel imprint worn but mostly legible, two cap lip hairlines have been professionally repaired, not easily seen (see details); sac has been removed to preserve color.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: extra-fine • $450

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13527: Parker Duofold Senior Deluxe set: oversize streamline button-filler in Moderne Pearl green and black, 13 cm long, gold filled trim, triple cap bands with wider central band, straong imprint, numbered Duofold Deluxe nib, comb feed; matching pencil uses 1.1 mm lead, color is slightly brighter than that of the pen.

DATE: c. 1934 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine rigid • $785

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16357: Parker Depression Pen set: small gold and green marble button-filler, 11.2 cm long, gold filled trim, replacement blind cap is a perfect fit but black rather than matching color, nib has 1935 date code, has been retipped; pencil is twist-action, uses 1.1 mm lead. Both pieces personalized (see details).

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine • $285

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16403: Parker Challenger: grey pearl and black button-filler, 13 cm long, nickel plated trim, section with ink window, crisp imprints with double-digit date code with dot, nib is notably fine and a precise writer.

DATE: 1937 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $150

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15707: Parker Duofold Juniorette Deluxe: black streamline button-filler, 11.6 cm long, gold filled trim, late production with 4th quarter date, clip without patent date, notable factory italic nib.

DATE: 1939 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: broad italic • $265

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15455: Parker Duofold Senior: red and silver pearl Vac-filler with black stripes, 13.6 cm long, gold filled over silver trim, Blue Diamond clip, geometric patterned cap band, largest size, much scarcer than contemporary Vacumatics; good imprint with 3rd quarter date code, fine barrel transparency, wartime "V" for victory nib.

DATE: 1943 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $285

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16276: Parker Duofold Senior: green and brown pearl Vac-filler with black stripes, 13.6 cm long, gold filled over silver trim, Blue Diamond clip, geometric patterned cap band, largest size, much scarcer than contemporary Vacumatics; clean imprint with 3rd quarter date code, V for "Victory" wartime nib, fine barrel transparency, distinctive wartime filler unit with black plunger, some tool marks on blind cap.

DATE: 1945 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine firm • $265

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16400: Parker Duofold Senior: oversize light and dark blue pearl button-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold filled trim, made in England, this color never used in USA production, sharp imprints, Newhaven-made nib is a smooth wet writer.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: broad • $450

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12966: Parker Vacumatic Debutante: silver pearl laminate with wide "jeweler's" cap band, 12 cm long, chrome plated trim, bold imprint with original silver infill but lacking date code, perfect transparency, appears to be new old stock, never filled (we have replaced the diaphragm), pristine. This pen came to us without a nib; we have installed a correct new old stock nib.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine • $265

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13843: Parker 61: black capillary-filler, 12.8 cm long, stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, test-market design differing in several key respects from the full production version introduced in 1956: "61" logo pierced into gold undernib shield and barrel-end vent; integral barrel and hood construction; unique cap design, interior details shown in US patent 2,773,479, applied for March 1, 1952. Parker intended to put this design into full production until consumers rejected it during test marketing. Shallow dent to undernib shield, sealed hairline in shell at base of nib opening (see details), fully functional and otherwise excellent.

DATE: c. 1953 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: extra-fine • $450

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16167: Parker 51 set in box: grey Aerometric filler with 1/10 12K gold filled cap in converging lines pattern, scarce matching ballpoint uses standard Parker refills. Pen cap has a pinprick ding on the back of the cap and a couple of small patches of brassing (see details), new old stock sac has been installed for perfect transparency.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium broad • $295

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13682: Parker 45: prototype with dark grey baked enamel finish over metal cap and barrel, gold plated trim, 14K nib, as new.

DATE: c. 1967 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine • $295

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14114: Parker 75 Godron: early production in heavy gold plate, solid ends, 20 micron mark, French-made 14K nib unit, metal squeeze converter, section with angle indicator and "0" center mark.

DATE: c. 1968 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: broad • $375

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15216: Parker 75 Godron: earlier production in heavy silver plate, indented ends, 30 micron mark, made in France, Place Vendôme series, section with angle indicator, USA-made 14K nib, slender metal squeeze-filler converter.

DATE: c. 1973 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine • $365

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14023: Parker 180 Retirement Pen: special model, never sold to the public, for presentation to retiring Parker employees; finish is similar to that of the RMS Queen Elizabeth limited edition, stippled gold plated bronze with gold plated trim, cap plaque with facsimile signature of George Parker. Includes converter, appears unused, cap band with usual engraving of recipient's name (Roy L. Coyle, Parker's chief pilot, who retired at the end of May 1978 after 25 years of service).

DATE: c. 1978 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine/medium • $650

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15526: Parker 180 Imperial set in box: gold plated fountain pen and cap-actuated ballpoint (same as 75 ballpoint), made in USA, both have early "NI" date code (4th quarter 1979), two-way 14K gold nib writes medium on one side, extra-fine on the other.

DATE: 1979 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine/medium • $295

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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.

DATE: c. 1980 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: broad/fine • $165

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14021: Parker 180 Black Pearl: rare and beautiful lustrous gunmetal finish, gold plated trim, "UE" date code, no indication of country of origin (presumably USA), two-way nib with feed marked "X/M"; as new, no packaging.

DATE: 1981 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine/medium • $495

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11551: Parker 180 Laque: beautiful "Thuya" lacquer finish, uses cartridge or convertor (included), made in France; hallmarked triangular 14K gold nib, feed marked "F"; "UI" date code.

DATE: 1981 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine/extra-fine • $250

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15718: Parker 180 Laque: "Jasper Red Quartz" lacquer finish, uses cartridge or convertor (included), made in France, "AE" 1st quarter date code; two-way triangular gold nib, feed marked "F", writes medium fine on one side, extra-fine on the other; new old stock, no packaging.

DATE: 1982 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine/medium fine • $275

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12586: Parker 180: gold-plated basketweave pattern, made in France, two-way flat gold nib, feed marked "X/M"; one of the less common patterns of one of Parker's lower-production pens; some roughness to plating of collar at end of section, otherwise as new; includes convertor.

DATE: c. 1982 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine/medium • $250

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15460: Parker 180 Grain d'Orge: fine barleycorn pattern in gold plate, uses cartridge or convertor (included), made in France; two-way triangular gold nib, feed marked X/M, writes extra-fine on one side, medium on the other; as new, no packaging.

DATE: c. 1983 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine/medium • $225

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11670: Parker 180: gold-plated basketweave pattern, made in France, two-way flat gold nib, feed marked "X/M"; one of the less common patterns of one of Parker's lower-production pens; some usage marks at ends, includes convertor.

DATE: c. 1985 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine/medium • $195

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16402: Parker Duofold International: blue pearl marble, 13.1 cm long, gold plated trim, scarce and desirable #79 broad oblique 18K two-tone nib, not easy for right-handers to use. Made in UK, uses cartridge or convertor pen (slide convertor included), cap imprint weak but "IN" date code clearly visible, monogram "CW" on crown.

DATE: 1989 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-broad italic oblique • $395

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16328: Parker 75 Perlé: gold plated, made in France, "Q" date code, includes piston-style twist convertor; 14K French-made "B" nib; new old stock.

DATE: 1990 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: broad • $295

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16392: Parker World Memorial Duofold International limited edition: black cartridge-filler, 13.15 cm long, gold plated trim, edition of 10,000 pieces, made in USA, "IU" date code for 3rd quarter, two-tone 18K nib is marked as "M" on the feed, but more of a broad. Lightly used, complete packaging including cherrywood box and cardboard outer box, paperwork.The emblem on the cap top is made from the metal of decommissioned Soviet SS20 and US Pershing missiles.

DATE: 1991 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: broad • $695

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15880: Parker Duofold International Check Amber: 13.15 cm long, uses standard cartridges, slide converter included; made in UK, "TI" date code, 18K two-tone nib is a smooth writer. As new, but no box or packaging.

DATE: 2005 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: broad • $595

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15848: Pelikan 400NN: green striated piston-filler, black cap and filling knob, 13.1 cm long, gold filled trim, barrel transparency excellent, EF nib is smooth and responsive with restrained line width variation.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $325

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14757: Pilot Super 150L: black tab-filler, 13.6 cm long, gold plated trim, wide rolled gold cap band, inlaid 14K gold nib is a precise writer, barrel opens with a bayonet-style twist-lock action rather than unscrewing. Interesting Bulgarian imprint, clean condition noting shallow marring to side of spring-loaded rocker clip (see detail). Full date code DO 09, for 9 March 1963.

DATE: 1963 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $95

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15655: Pilot 50G: black squeeze-filler, made in Japan, 12.9 cm long, gold plated cap and trim, semi-inlaid nib is gold-plated and extremely fine. Original blue rubber sac has been replaced with a new transparent PVC sac.

DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $85

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15547: Sheaffer Lifetime: jade green ringtop lever-filler with black quill, black cap top with White Dot, gold filled trim, 15.1 cm long, Lady Lifetime nib; though unprepossessing, a scarce and historically important model, described as the "ur-Balance" and the "missing link" in Daniel Kirchheimer's Origin of the Sheaffer Balance. Moderate discoloration, barrel imprint weak in the center, a few nicks to the nib around its imprint.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: extra-fine rigid • $450

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15327: Sheaffer 5-30: jade green large flat-top ringtop lever-filler, 12 cm long, black ends, gold filled trim, 5-30 nib is extraordinarily fine-tipped and writes a naturally shaded line; fine color, strong imprints, name on barrel.

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $150

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15471: Sheaffer Lifetime Balance set in box: full-sized lever-filler in beautifully pearlescent green and black marbled celluloid, 13.8 cm long, gold filled trim, large White Dot. Both pen and matching pencil have rare wide patterned double bands, pencil has some tooth marks at top and tool marks on the nose cone (see details), some plating wear to the pen's two-tone nib, imprints deep and crisp, trim excellent. Clips are of different form, but no doubt that this set is as originally sold.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: exc, VG-fine • NIB: medium fine firm • $650

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15279: Sheaffer Balance 3-25: long slender black lever-filler, 13.7 cm long, nickel plated trim, 3-25 nib writes a nicely shaded line; strong barrel imprint but some scratches at ends, mechanically perfect.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $125

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16028: Sheaffer Balance: golden pearl striated lever-filler, 13.75 cm long, gold filled trim, section with ink window, #3 nib.

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

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13256: Sheaffer Lifetime Triumph Autograph: black lever-filler, 13.5 cm long, 14K solid gold trim, big smooth conical two-tone Triumph nib with turnup tip; facsimile signature on cap band, ribbed section with ink window, good barrel imprint, inlaid ivory-colored White Dot; excellent appearance, but some scratches towards end of barrel.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine firm • $265

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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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15642: Sheaffer Lifetime Sentinel DeLuxe triple set in box: large black lever-filler, 13.4 cm long, brushed stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot at end of barrel, big two-tone conical Triumph nib, section with ink window. Matching twist-action pencil uses .9 mm lead, ballpoint retains original refill (replacements no longer made but adaptors are available). This first model of the Sentinel was only produced for around a year, as the cap was changed to a bright polished finish in 1948.

DATE: c. 1947 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine firm • $295

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14646: Sheaffer Sentinel Deluxe Threesome set in box: black lever-filler, polished stainless steel cap with gold filled trim, 13.4 cm long, big two-tone conical Triumph nib, section with ink window; matching twist-action .9 mm pencil and Stratowriter ballpoint, all three pieces have the White Dot attached to their caps with a gold filled eyelet -- a very short-lived transitional feature, used only for a few months. Ballpoint retains its original barrel sticker, pencil is as new, fountain pen lightly used, very slight swelling over lever retaining C-spring.

DATE: 1948 • CONDITION: near mint* • NIB: medium firm • $350

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15907: Sheaffer Snorkel Signature: black pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled clip, facsimile signature lightly engraved on 14K solid gold cap band; two-tone conical Triumph nib is a smooth and precise writer.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $205

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16353: Sheaffer Snorkel Clipper: "Vermilion" pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, polished stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver Triumph F4 nib; even wear, one almost imperceptible shallow pinhead ding to back of cap.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $225

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14195: Sheaffer Lady Skipsert XVI desk set: cartridge desk pen, 14.7 cm long, small conical gold plated Triumph nib, enameled gold moire finish on both pen and holder, wear specks in finish (see detail) but overall fine appearance. Green onyx base is 9 cm (3.5 inches) square, nameplate is unengraved.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $95

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13931: Stipula Etruria Nuda in box: limited edition of 351, oversize transparent piston-filler, 14.3 cm long, solid sterling silver trim, 14K nib (white gold or white plated), sealed in factory bag, in box with all paperwork, outer sleeve.

DATE: c. 2006 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: broad • $450

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15792: Tiffany dip pen: beautiful sterling silver holder, 16.7 cm long excluding nib, with finely-chased floral repousse decoration with acanthus-bordered rings; fully marked, top-quality work, not to be confused with run-of-the-mill Tiffany-marked pens made by lesser subcontractors. Nib is gold, an excellent Edward Todd #4 with great flexibility.

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $1100

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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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11571: United States Fountain Pen Co. Victor: black hard rubber screw-cap eyedropper-filler, 1/10 18K gold filled overlay with hand engraved floral pattern, 13.5 cm long; Walker Davison #3 nib is a high quality old replacement. Brassing to ends of barrel overlay, cap has toothmarks at end and two test cuts (see details) -- a pity, as 90% of the overlay is crisp and clean.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: G-VG* • NIB: fine firm • $275

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16307: Wahl lever-filler: early production black hard rubber ringtop, 9.8 cm long, full gold filled overlay with fine parallel lines pattern, made shortly after Wahl's takeover of Boston Safety, this pen bears no Wahl markings on cap or barrel, just "14 1/8" and the patent date of July 5, 1904, while the side of the lever is imprinted with the patent date for the spring pressure bar used for a short time under licence from Sheaffer."WAHL/PEN"-imprinted #2 nib writes a precise and elegantly shaded line.

DATE: c. 1919 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $175

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15861: Wahl-Eversharp Signature: oversize jade flat-top lever-filler, 14.15 cm long, gold filled trim, largest pre-Gold Seal model, the precursor to the oversize "Deco Band". Some discoloration to ends, polishing wear, both nib and clip appear to have been replaced in the Gold Seal era (both marked "Wahl Eversharp" rather than simply "Wahl", roller clip is longer than original).

DATE: c. 1926 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $450

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15623: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal set: rare black chased hard rubber oversize lever-filler, 13.8 cm long, gold filled trim, roller clip, Personal Point nib unit with manifold nib; made in Canada, while the matching pencil is Chicago production. The pen came to us with an old replacement "WAHL EVERSHARP"-marked clip matching the long clip on the pencil, though a wear spot showed that the original clip was the shorter "WAHL" clip used earlier in Deco Band production. We have installed an original early-style clip, though it is USA production and can move slightly from side to side. Hard rubber is very unusual in this series, as buyers strongly preferred the colorful celluloid options at the time.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: fine firm • $1250

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16484: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal: oversize black "Deco Band" lever-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, earlier production with "WAHL"-marked roller clip, manifold Gold Seal nib is firm and smooth; a couple of tiny digs to top edge of cap, two almost completely invisibly sealed hairlines in cap lip (see details).

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: medium firm • $650

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16428: Wahl-Eversharp purse pen: vest pocket size lever-filler in "Borneo Pearl", 10.1 cm long, Equi-Poised profile, gold filled trim, small clasp clip, #2 Manifold nib; rare color, multiple cap lip cracks have been sealed and stabilized, silicone sac installed to preserve color.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: extra-fine firm • $365

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15860: Wahl-Eversharp purse pen: vest pocket size lever-filler in jade green, 11.5 cm long, Equi-Poised profile, gold filled trim, small clasp clip, #2 Manifold nib is notably fine and precise. Some discoloration, but moderate and mostly even.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine firm • $160

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11773: Waterman 222: rare black hard rubber taper cap eyedropper-filler with .999 fine silver Art Nouveau filigree barrel overlay, 14.6 cm long, Spoon Feed with patent date imprint, early #2 New York nib; imprints on the silver are all present and legible, noting light toothmarks at barrel end.

DATE: c. 1901 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $2250

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14315: Waterman 222: black hard rubber half-overlay taper-cap eyedropper-filler, 14.4 cm long, "Chased" pattern sterling silver barrel with Heath maker's mark, slight even fading, monogram elegantly engraved on barrel, imprint on taper cap is worn but legible, early Spoon Feed with long tail, no imprint on posting end, not uncommon on earlier Watermans.

DATE: c. 1902 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $1250

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6130: Waterman 14: black hard rubber eyedropper-filler with fluted gold filled overlay and hardstone cap top seal; 13.3 cm long, a rare but fully catalogued factory model most often found in France and England (a version appears on p. 53 of Waterman's 1908 USA catalog under "Special Mountings" as Emerald End Special Fluted, priced at $50 -- more than three times the cost of a full sterling silver Snake); French hallmarks, no dings, but one small test mark on the seal bezel, imprints on posting end worn but mostly legible; #4 New York nib, spoon feed with patent date imprints.

DATE: c. 1908 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $1450

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14475: Waterman 14: rare black hard rubber eyedropper-filler, with 18K solid gold fluted overlay, French-hallmarked, with bloodstone seal at end of cap with applied crowned monogram in gold; 13.6 cm long, scattered light dings, mostly to the cap, one small chip in the bloodstone seal.

DATE: c. 1912 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $2250

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10678: Waterman 552½ LEC: black hard rubber lever-filler with solid 14K green gold overlay in Sheraton (grouped parallel lines) pattern; 13 cm long, light bumps to ends, barrel engraving has been covered with a matching solid gold plate; nib has a very fine tip, opens up to a considerable degree with slight pressure.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $895

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14935: Waterman 52½V: black hard rubber clipless vest pocket lever-filler, 11.1 cm long, seven-sided 9K solid gold London-hallmarked engine turned overlay with enamel-inlaid perpetual calendar. Initials "P.S" engraved on cap top, date letter for 1930/31. A very rare and characteristically English model in notably clean condition.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: broad oblique • $2950

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15558: Waterman Lady Patricia: rare black hard rubber lever-filler with sterling silver "Bay Leaf" overlay, 11.1 cm long, a few light marks, initials elegantly engraved in barrel cartouche; Account nib is a precise writer.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine firm • $895

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16477: Waterman 3V: tan veined grey pearl lever-filler, 10.85 cm long, nickel plated trim, notable nib with extremely fine tip, springy action.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $165

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16256: Waterman Commando: cordovan lever-filler, 12.85 cm long, gold filled trim, made in Canada, notable nib is very fine with enough flexibility for subtly shaded writing.

DATE: c. 1943 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $175

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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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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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16490: unmarked Practical Farmer: smooth black hard rubber eyedropper-filler, 13.4 cm long, crisp and glossy, not reblackened, small warranted nib is an excellent writer; these pens were offered for sale and as a subscription bonus for The Practical Farmer magazine.

DATE: c. 1905 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • SOLD

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10568: unmarked safety: black hard rubber, small and slender with silver overlay; 9.45 cm long, French made, 18K warranted nib is serviceable but toothy, tipping scant.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $225

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