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15544: Eversharp Doric pencil: facetted blue pearl web repeater, white gold filled trim, 13.1 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead; an uncommon later color.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $165

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15552: John Holland 72: long black chased hard rubber hatchet-filler with solid 14K gold cap band; 14.5 cm long, even wear and fading, slender #12 nib and narrow feed, chip missing from cap lip (see details) does not affect function, lip could readily be invisibly restored if desired.

DATE: c. 1916 • CONDITION: G-VG* • NIB: medium fine flex • $325

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15533: Mabie Todd Fyne Poynt pencil: red with gold plated cap, 12.5 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, crisp imprint, unused eraser, but plating wear to nose cone and general handling wear.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $45

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15549: Moore Servo: black chased hard rubber lever-filler, 13.1 cm long, gold filled trim, new old stock with original price band but with surface fading and shop wear. Moore #4 nib is probably a replacement, as Servo was a subbrand that normally did not have the Moore name.

DATE: c. 1923 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine flex • $165

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15550: Parker Duofold Junior pencil: jade green with black end bands, 13 cm long, gold filled trim, clean imprint, no dings, excellent color, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1927 • CONDITION: exc • $165

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15537: Parker Vest Pocket Duofold pencil: black ringtop golf pencil, 8.7 cm long, gold filled trim, imprinted name, uses 1.1 mm lead; colored examples are much easier to find.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $75

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15535: Parker Duofold: green and brown pearl button-filler with black stripes, 12.8 cm long, gold filled trim, good imprint with 4th quarter date code, section without ink window is probably an replacement, as the nib has a correct imprint but 1952 date code. Cap thread engagement is short -- less than half a turn -- but secure.

DATE: 1940 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: medium semiflex • $145

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15551: Parker Vacumatic Major pencil: blue pearl laminate, 13.1 cm long, gold filled trim, made in Canada, strong imprint without date code, excellent color, no brassing, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $105

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15554: Parker 51 Demi repeater pencil: burgundy, 1/10 12K gold filled cap in converging lines pattern, 12 cm long, original barrel sticker, bold imprint with 4th quarter date code, uses .9 mm lead; as new, no packaging.

DATE: 1950 • CONDITION: near mint • $95

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15548: Parker 51: Teal Blue Aerometric filler, frosty Lustraloy cap with polished rim, chrome plated clip, sac housing with Superchrome in imprint, new replacement sac and sac nipple.

DATE: c. 1953 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: medium • $165

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15545: Platinum PKB-2000: black longshort cartridge-filler pocket pen, 11.7 cm long, gold plated trim, inset 18K gold nib, transparent blue feed; only lightly used, a couple of scratches to the barrel end.

DATE: c. 1969 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $165

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15536: Sheaffer Lifetime pencil: full length slender model with orange celluloid barrel, gold filled trim, 11.65 cm long, no dings or brassing, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • $120

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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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15538: Sheaffer Lifetime Sentinel DeLuxe 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 with semistub tip, section with ink window. 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: medium fine • $295

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15556: Waterman 0514 Chased Filigree: black hard rubber eyedropper-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled relief work scroll pattern barrel overlay, #4 New York nib, feed with patent date imprint. Overlay is in outstanding condition, elegantly engraved presentation inscription on cartouche, unusual 1898 patent imprint on cap rim. Hard rubber shows even moderate fading, slight surface dullness under overlay from "deoxidizing" treatment.

DATE: c. 1906 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine flex • $1250

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