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14357: Ancora Cielo demonstrator in box: limited edition of 500, large transparent pale blue piston-filler, 14.4 cm long, gold-plated sterling silver vermeil trim, 18K gold nib; original packaging includes inner and outer boxes, certificate, and pin. Nib has been adjusted and smoothed.

DATE: 1998 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine • $500

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14351: Ancora Cielo demonstrator in box: limited edition of 200, large transparent red piston-filler, 14.7 cm long, gold-plated sterling silver vermeil trim, 18K gold nib; original packaging including instructions, pin, and outer sleeve. Nib has been adjusted and smoothed.

DATE: 1999 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: fine semiflex • $595

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14350: Ancora Cielo demonstrator in box: limited edition of 33, large transparent piston-filler, 14.7 cm long, gold-plated sterling silver vermeil trim, 18K gold nib; has been filled, light traces of blue ink visible in a few places. Original packaging includes certificate and outer sleeve, inner box exterior has become sticky but interior is fine. Nib has been adjusted and smoothed.

DATE: 2000 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium • $450

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14368: Inkograph stylographic pen: large gold pearl and black marbled flat-top lever-filler, 12.9 cm long, gold filled trim, intact weighted needle, crisp barrel imprint, excellent color. While hard rubber Inkographs are relatively common, examples in celluloid are very hard to find.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium fine • $275

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14346: Jessap penner: portable brass writing compendium, 13.5 cm tall, Sheffield manufacture, marked "JES/SAP" on the bottom of the inkwell base; screw-off top to carry quills. This design was made from the 18th century up into the beginning of the 19th, making individual specimens difficult to date. Typical dings, tapering top has a hole in the side and a seam split at the base (see details).

DATE: c. 1800 • CONDITION: fair-G • $450

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14354: Mabie Todd Swan Eternal 44: black veined pearl lever-filler, 13.65 cm long, gold filled trim, made in USA; outstanding color, with surface pearlescence characteristic of a celluloid pen untouched for decades. Like new with silver infill still present in barrel end model number imprint and no brassing, but there are a couple of small tool marks on the section (see details). Sac has been removed to preserve color, replacement can be installed upon request at no additional charge.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: exc-near mint* • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $395

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14359: Moore 94-A: striated brown pearl lever-filler, 12.7 cm long, wartime gold filled over silver trim, Art Deco stepped cap crown; "Maniflex" nib writes a wonderfully precise shaded line, tiny stress mark from vent hole should be stable unless nib used with excessive pressure.

DATE: c. 1942 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: extra-fine stub • $145

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14370: Namiki Elite: large sterling silver cartridge-filler, 14.25 cm long, fine grid pattern, large inlaid 18K gold nib with November 1997 date code; converter included.

DATE: 1997 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: medium • $495

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14369: New Banker combination: oversize flat-top lever-filler, 14.8 cm long, caramel swirl celluloid with red cap crown, tinted cap lip; an economy pen with gold plated trim, two-tone plated stainless steel nib, no inner cap, in notably pristine condition with plating almost entirely intact and only one spot of pitting to the nib (see detail). Pencil end uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: exc-near mint* • NIB: fine • $120

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14360: Parker Duofold Senior set in box: red and silver pearl with black stripes, oversize Vac-filler, 13.45 cm long, gold filled trim, Blue Diamond clip, two-tone "V" for "Victory" nib; excellent barrel transparency, strong imprint with 2nd quarter 1942 date code, distinctive early wartime white metal Speedline filler unit. Matching pencil uses .9 mm lead, shows slightly more wear; barrel imprint sharp with inverted 3rd quarter 1941 date code.

DATE: 1941-1942 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium fine • $385

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14371: Pelikan K800 in box: transparent green "Green Ocean" Collector's Edition oversize ballpoint pen, 14.2 cm long with point extended, twist-action mechanism, gold plated trim, marked "GERMANY", with signed 1994-dated certification of number of limited edition (648 pens for North America, 850 total worldwide), matches number on pen.

DATE: c. 1993 • CONDITION: mint • $375

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14372: Pelikan K800 in box: transparent green "Green Ocean" Collector's Edition oversize ballpoint pen, 14.2 cm long with point extended, twist-action mechanism, gold plated trim, marked "GERMANY", with signed 1994-dated certification of number of limited edition (648 pens for North America, 850 total worldwide), number does not match number on pen.

DATE: c. 1993 • CONDITION: mint • $350

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14358: Pelikan M730: black piston-filler with rhodium-plated sterling silver cap and filling knob, 12.6 cm long (M400 size), two-tone 18K gold nib is a smooth and responsive writer. A short-lived special edition model, unnumbered, elegant and in like new condition, no packaging.

DATE: c. 1995 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium semiflex • SOLD

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14366: Sheaffer Lifetime Balance pencil: oversize in Roseglow, 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead; "Roseglow" is the scarcest standard production color in the oversize Balance series, and pencils are significantly less common than the pens.

DATE: c. 1937 • CONDITION: fine • $265

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14367: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal pencil: black and pearl, gold filled trim, 13.6 cm long, roller clip, uses 1.1 mm lead, matches oversize Gold Seal Signature "Deco Band" fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine • $120

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