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15227: Eversharp Skyline Executive repeater pencil: scarce oversize model, 14.2 cm long, black with green striped upper barrel, gold filled trim, gold plated "Thin Lead" marked nose cone uses .9 mm lead. Slight swelling of barrel behind nose cone and below clip, fine appearance, mechanism fully functional.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: VG* • $95

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15232: John Holland pencil: gold filled metal with black chased hard rubber barrel, 9.5 cm closed; clutch action, came with 2.65 mm lead but will also hold standard 2.5 mm lead; push end to slide gold filled sleeve over tip when not in use; fully marked, patent date of May 23, 1882.

DATE: c. 1885 • CONDITION: exc • $120

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15225: Moore pencil: 18K gold filled ringtop, 11.1 cm long, crisp engine turning, no dents or brassing, uses 1.1 mm lead, imprint with 1922 patent date.

DATE: c. 1924 • CONDITION: near mint • $65

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15233: Parker Vacumatic Junior pencil: green Shadow Wave, 11.8 cm long, gold filled trim, good imprint but date code could be either 8 or 9, 2nd quarter; uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: fine • SOLD

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15222: Parker 75 Flighter Soft Tip/rollerball in box: stainless steel cap and barrel, gold plated trim, made in USA, new old stock, originally sold as a felt tip, but takes standard Parker rollerball refills (one included). Original foil clip tag, instruction sheet.

DATE: c. 1976 • CONDITION: mint • $150

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15229: Parker 75: vermeil grid pattern, gold plated trim, made in USA, 14K gold over solid sterling silver, marked "STERLING VERMEIL CAP & BARREL"; dished ends, section with angle indicator, 14K US-made "XF" nib is a smooth writer; slender metal squeeze converter included.

DATE: c. 1978 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine • $395

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15224: Parker Classic Black Pearl ballpoint in box: uncommon and attractive dark mirror gunmetal finish, chrome plated trim, "UC" date code, new old stock, with 1982-dated instructions, made in USA but not so marked, actuator button also lacks usual Parker "halo" logo; these may have been test-market samples.

DATE: 1981 • CONDITION: mint • $195

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15235: Sheaffer WASP Vacuum-Fil: unusual economy-line lever-filler, black with gold filled trim, 12.5 cm long, #6 WASP nib is a sensitive writer with a semistub tip; clip is more typical of Canadian production, but this pen is USA-made, with the wide patterned cap band another uncommon feature.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium fine • $165

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15228: Sheaffer Crest DeLuxe: black lever-filler, 1/10 14K gold filled cap, 13.3 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot on end of barrel, section with ink window, massive conical two-tone nib is a smooth writer but more of a fine than a medium, despite what is written on the original price label on the barrel. New old stock, appears never to have been filled, no dings to cap, largest size in this series.

DATE: c. 1947 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • $265

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15234: Sheaffer Sentinel Deluxe: "Persian Blue" plunger-filler, polished stainless steel cap with gold filled trim, 13.2 cm long, big two-tone conical Triumph nib, section with ink window, White Dot attached to cap with a gold filled eyelet -- a very short-lived transitional feature, used only for a few months. Original barrel stickers present but with losses, filler seals have not been replaced, can be restored to fill at modest cost.

DATE: 1948 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • SOLD

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15236: Sheaffer Imperial Touchdown: sterling silver pneumatic-filler, 13.65 cm long, inlaid 14K gold nib, pen as new but for slight yellowing of White Dot, all seals replaced, a smooth and responsive writer -- a modern classic that is becoming tough to find in excellent or better condition.

DATE: c. 1970 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium fine • $365

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15223: Sheaffer Imperial ballpoint and mechanical pencil set in box: sterling silver crosshatch pattern, gold plated trim, ballpoint has "Reminder" clip which automatically retracts tip when clipped into a pocket, pencil is twist-action, uses .9 mm lead. New old stock with price stickers, silver is tarnished but will easily polish up, White Dots each have a darkened spot in their centers.

DATE: c. 1975 • CONDITION: near mint • $165

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15226: Sheaffer Imperial in box: sterling silver cartridge-filler, 13.2 cm long, gold plated trim, White Dot, inlaid 14K gold nib is a smooth writer; with squeeze-filler converter, but can also use standard Skrip cartridges. As new, but no stickers or instructions.

DATE: c. 1975 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $350

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15230: Wahl Signature: smooth red hard rubber lever-filler, 13.95 cm long, gold filled trim, roller clip, notable Signature nib; no brassing, no sign of ever having been filled, some handling marks and what appears to be a manufacturing defect in the form of a tiny nick to the end of the barrel (see detail). An uncommon model, and especially rare in red hard rubber.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: medium fine stub flex • $625

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15231: unmarked mummy pencil: silver figural with multicolored enamel, 5.3 cm long retracted; mechanism works smoothly, screw-in nozzle tip is missing but works fine with standard 2 mm lead inserted. Scattered losses to enamel, fine overall appearance.

DATE: c. 1925 • CONDITION: VG* • $225

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