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16540: Adam Special: golden pearl laminate squeeze-filler, 12.2 cm long, gold plated trim, Japanese takeoff copying Vacumatic material and 51 Aerometric filler, complete with transparent sac; arrow-imprinted nib is plated steel.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium • $95

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16525: Camel button-filler: red pearl marble, 13.35 cm long, gold filled trim, distinctive proportions and cool drinking camels logo imprint on barrel and nib. Later production without ink pellet feature, overall appearance excellent, noting tiny stress line on side of clip (stable, see detail) and marks to top of nib. Outstanding writer, effortlessly calligraphic.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine stub flex • $365

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16551: Conway Stewart 15: black lever-filler, 12.8 cm long, gold filled trim; cap and barrel may be casein, do not soak!.

DATE: c. 1955 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: medium fine flex • $125

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16559: Eversharp US Civil War Centennial ballpoint: Union blue "Billy Yank" pen, gold-plated sword clip is pressed at the top to retract the writing point; new old stock, minor storage wear, original refill dried out, several available.

DATE: c. 1961 • CONDITION: near mint • $45

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16550: Krone Odyssey: dark blue and pearl button-filler, 12.7 cm long, silver trim, two-tone 18K gold nib is a very smooth and wet writer.

DATE: c. 2005 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: broad • $250

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16544: Parker Vacumatic Debutante: golden pearl laminate double-jewel, 11.9 cm long, gold filled trim, Blue Diamond clip; excellent barrel transparency, strong imprint with 4th quarter date code, aluminum Speedline filler, smooth and fluent writer.

DATE: 1940 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $225

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16514: Parker 75: sterling silver grid pattern, gold plated trim, scarce and desirable first model with metal section threads, flat end buttons, top button with cutout for clip (only first four to six months of production). US-made, section with nib angle indicator marks, "0" at center, cap marked "STERLING SILVER"; includes old-style convertor; USA 14K nib with unmarked feed.

DATE: c. 1963 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: fine • $575

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16549: Parker Duofold International in box: black-veined pearl cartridge-filler, 13.1 cm long, gold plated trim, made in England, two-tone 18K gold nib, includes twist-action piston converter; with inner box made in Holland, outer cardboard box, unused, no paperwork, nib has been professionally smoothed and tuned.

DATE: 1996 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: medium • $365

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16548: Parker Eversharp fiber tip pen in box: Lyndon Johnson presidential presentation pen with facsimile signature and seal, unused in original box with refills.

DATE: c. 1965 • CONDITION: mint • $150

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16524: Sheaffer Snorkel Statesman: black pneumatic-filler, 14.2 cm long, White Dot, conical palladium-silver nib, rarely seen special order variant with chrome plated trim was mostly marketed to Catholic clergy.

DATE: c. 1956 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $295

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16545: Stratford Magnetic: unique and futuristic design, with the cap held in place at either end of the barrel by magnetic action; burgundy button-filler, 13.1 cm long, gold plated trim, typical plating losses (see details); 14K gold Stratford nib, barrel imprint includes "PAT. PEND." indicating manufacture prior to Feb. 15, 1949 issuance of patent D152717.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: medium fine flex • $165

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16526: Universal dip pen: unmarked gold filled holder with fancy twisted pearl taper with metal ball finial and twisted wire decoration, 16.5 cm long including #3 Universal nib with interesting globe logo imprint. Nib is a smooth writer, appears to be made of low-carat gold, probably 12K.

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: VG-fine • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $95

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16529: Waterman 452 Filigree: black hard rubber lever-filler, sterling silver overlay, 13.7 cm long, slight fading to hard rubber, scattered shallow bumps to the silver with overall excellent appearance and performance, #2 nib is an outstanding writer.

DATE: c. 1929 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine flex • $495

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16552: Waterman Leader in box: blue lever-filler, 13.25 cm long, two-tone steel cap, chrome plated trim; with instruction sheet.

DATE: c. 1951 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $120

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16546: unmarked watch chain dip pen and inkwell: nickel plated brass, tubular links fit into each other to form a long thin pen with a reversible holder at the end; European, marked only "PATENT/N.L.F." on the bottom (for the Netherlands?).

DATE: c. 1890 • CONDITION: fine • $325

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