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14254: A. A. Waterman twist-filler: black hard rubber slip-cap, rare and desirable hand-chased high-relief gold filled overlay, 14.25 cm long; #3 Modern New York nib has lost its tipping and has the beginning of a stress hairline extending from the right side of the vent hole. Condition is otherwise excellent -- a spectacular pen, with patent dates of 1899 and 1903.

DATE: c. 1903 • CONDITION: exc* • NIB: medium fine • $2450

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14263: Conklin Three-Fifty: beautiful black-veined silver pearl marbled with red streaks, striking and most uncommon lever-filler with white gold filled trim; 13 cm long, lively nib does not open wide but is highly responsive, writes a nicely shaded line. Excellent color, no brassing, like new except for slight erosion to front of lever opening (see detail).

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine flex • $265

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14278: Eversharp injector pencil: unusual export model, full-length in black, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim, wide barrel band with French hallmark.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: near mint • $60

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14279: Life-Long pencil: sterling silver, 9.85 cm long, made in England, twist-action, uses 1.1 mm lead; solidly constructed, handsome engine turning, some small bumps to end.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: fine • SOLD

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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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14277: Parker Vacumatic Major: green pearl laminate, 12.9 cm long, gold filled trim, Blue Diamond clip, strong barrel imprint with 3rd quarter date code, matching 2nd quarter date code on two-tone Arrow nib; condition as new, perfect barrel transparency -- appears not to have been filled.

DATE: 1946 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine • $220

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14265: Sheaffer Snorkel Signature: late version dark burgundy pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, gold filled trim, colored section, 14K solid gold cap band, two-tone M5 conical Triumph nib is a very smooth and wet writer; matching pencil uses .9 mm lead. Both are like new with gold bands engraved with a facsimile signature, pencil eraser unused, box includes foil clip tags and display card, instructions. An uncommon set in an uncommon color no trace of ink inside cap, overall appearance like new; solid gold trim is much less common on Snorkels in colors other than black, and this example is doubly uncommon, inasmuch as it is the much less common later and deeper burgundy.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $295

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14266: Sheaffer Snorkel Triumph: pneumatic-filler, gold filled cap and barrel, 14.1 cm long, White Dot, two-tone conical Triumph M5 nib is smooth and wet with just a bit of flex; crisp and like new with nib grade sticker on section, one tiny and easily overlooked bump right above the White Dot.

DATE: c. 1958 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: medium • $295

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14280: Wahl-Eversharp pencil: green gold filled ringtop in "Dart" pattern, 10.4 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead; crisp with no brassing, but scratches to the surface (see details).

DATE: c. 1926 • CONDITION: fine* • $40

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14276: Wahl-Eversharp Coronet injector pencil: uncommon Art Deco classic in rhodium plate, 13.1 cm long, black inlaid celluloid trim, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: exc • $120

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14267: Waterman 622 in box: black hard rubber taper-cap eyedropper, 14.3 cm long, barrel with nicely colored pearl slabs; gold filled barrel bands, long-tailed early Spoon Feed. Nib has early imprint, tipping on one side is partially chipped, catches paper. Good cap imprint with 1884 patent dates, no globe, moderate even fading, box hinge loose. Ex-Tefft collection.

DATE: c. 1905 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine flex • $1250

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14274: Waterman lever-filler set in box: red with chrome plated trim, 13.2 cm long, #5A nib, matching injector 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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14271: Waterman C/F: black cartridge-filler, chrome cap, gold plated clip, made in USA, stainless inlaid nib marked "44" writes a nicely shaded line; has been filled but retains chalk marks on barrel. Box has paperwork and four unused cartridges, which are dried out but which can be refilled with a syringe.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • $85

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