We hope you are all staying safe and well through this difficult period. We are still in the shop nearly every day, adding new items to the catalog and shipping out orders. Please note that international deliveries may take longer due to postal cutbacks, and that postal service to some countries and APO/FPO/DPO addresses has been temporarily suspended (current list here), though FedEx and UPS service remains available at greater cost. Thank you for your patience!


13563: Eversharp CA ballpoint demonstrator: transparent barrel, brushed stainless steel cap and barrel end cap, gold filled clip, 13.1 cm long, maroon nose cone, original refill is intact but nonfunctional.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: exc • $225

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13887: Matador Click 007 demonstrator in box: transparent blue piston-filler, 13 cm long, nickel plated trim, gold plated nib, new old stock with clip tag, some internal stress marks visible from original manufacture, two available.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: near mint • $265

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13764: Parker 24 Jack-Knife Safety: button-filler with black hard rubber cap, transparent Bakelite barrel, 13.4 cm long, nickel plated trim, #4 teardrop-vent nib has barely visible hairline at base (see details) and is fully functional, Lucky Curve feed is intact, as is original riveted pressure bar; name engraved on barrel, a transparent silicone sac has been installed.

DATE: c. 1918 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine semiflex • $565

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8572: Parker Duofold Senior demonstrator pencil: very rare version with transparent celluloid barrel; 14.3 cm long, gold filled trim, cap crown virtually perfect, uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism in perfect working order; barrel unmarked, but guaranteed genuine -- found "in the wild" in Janesville.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: exc • $600

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14462: Parker 51 demonstrator: rare first-year black double-jewel with clear hood, red collector, barrel marked "DEMONSTRATOR", metal Speedline filler, aluminum jewels, imprint on blind cap, "wedding band" Lustraloy cap with long clutch. Small dings under the clip, imprint worn but mostly legible.

DATE: 1941 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $895

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13855: Parker 51 demonstrator: transparent Vac-filler, USA production with good barrel imprint with 3rd quarter date code, 1/10 16K gold filled cap in grouped parallel lines pattern, clip however is distinctively Canadian with high Blue Diamond, box is also not USA; one stress line in blind cap (see detail).

DATE: 1947 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium fine • $525

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13908: Parker 51 demonstrator: transparent Lucite Vac-filler, Lustraloy cap, chrome plated trim, clean barrel imprint with 4th quarter date code. These pens were not sold to the public, made for a brief period in 1947-48 for dealers, salesmen, and repairmen only.

DATE: 1947 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine • $565

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13883: Parker 51 demonstrator: transparent Vac-filler, frosty two-tone Lustraloy cap, gold filled Blue Diamond clip, good barrel imprint with 3rd quarter date code; condition sound, noting scratches to interior from overaggressive cleaning of old diaphragm residue, fine stress marks on shell skirt (see details).

DATE: 1947 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine • $465

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13875: Parker 51 demonstrator: transparent Vac-filler with Lustraloy cap, gold filled Blue Diamond clip, barrel imprint has been largely polished away but 4th quarter date code clearly visible; one stress mark over diaphragm seat, does not affect function (see detail), blue ink residue inside pen has not been fully removed, cap jewel a bit rough.

DATE: 1948 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine • $485

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13872: Parker 51 demonstrator: very clean transparent Vac-filler, strong barrel imprint with 4th quarter date code, two-tone clutch ring, sterling silver cap, gold filled Blue Diamond clip; pristine barrel with perfectly preserved factory internal machining, a few tiny stress marks around the skirt of the shell (do not affect function).

DATE: 1948 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $595

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13912: Rotring Tikk Kuli ballpoint demonstrator: transparent dealer-only version, 12.2 cm long, German made, thin wash plating to trim mostly worn off, but condition otherwise fine to excellent.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $165

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11961: Sheaffer demonstrator pencil: factory cutaway, 13 cm long, nickel-plated all-metal construction, uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; marked with 1918 patent date and "PAT.PEND'G" on crown, eraser pulls out from end.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $120

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11739: Sheaffer demonstrator pencil: factory cutaway, 13 cm long, nickel-plated all-metal construction, uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; marked with 1918 patent date and "PAT.PEND'G" on crown, eraser pulls out from end.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $125

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12184: Sheaffer Lifetime demonstrator pencil: factory cutaway, 13 cm long, nickel-plated all-metal construction, uses 1.1 mm lead, mechanism propels and retracts; marked "PAT.-- PAT.PENDING" on crown and "DEMONSTRATOR" on barrel (most examples lack the "DEMONSTRATOR" marking). Eraser pulls out from end, dents on barrel on either side of the clip, dings and cut marks to cap crown, mechanism tight but fully functional.

DATE: c. 1921 • CONDITION: G* • $65

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14667: Sheaffer Lifetime demonstrator: oversize flat-top lever-filler in early jade celluloid, 13.35 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, cutaway with holes in cap to show clip attachment and inner cap, in barrel to show filling mechanism. Most cutaways were left nibless, but unusually this one was fitted with a very smooth-writing 46 Special nib and used, presumably in a store with customers who needed extra demonstration. Moderate usage wear, a little nick to the cap lip (see detail).

DATE: c. 1928 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine firm • $295

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13968: Sheaffer PFM III demonstrator set: rare transparent dealer-only version of Sheaffer's oversize Snorkel-filler; 13.6 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, black nib-hood assembly is correct, one short stable stress line directly under the clip (see detail), sac and seals have not been replaced. Matching ballpoint has internal stress mark next to clip (see detail).

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: exc-near mint* • NIB: fine • $1250

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13889: Waterman Ink-Vue demonstrator: dealer's version in transparent celluloid, not sold to the public, 13 cm long, chrome plated trim, usual darkening to the barrel, keyhole-vent nib.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: fine rigid • $475

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8923: Waterman Ink-Vue demonstrator: dealer's version in transparent celluloid, not sold to the public, 13 cm long, chrome plated trim, Tip-Fill feed; usual darkening to the barrel, a very clean example of a particularly uncommon, fully functional demonstrator. Fresh to the market -- came to us with a slightly later #5 needlepoint nib, Oregon store's name on barrel.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: needlepoint rigid • $595

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