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16374: Esterbrook LJ: blue pearl lever-filler, 12.9 cm long, stainless steel trim, scarce and desirable "icicle" pattern longitudinal striping, material is decidedly different from normal Esterbrook plastic, as it has greater transparency and an almost metallic coruscance; like new, #1550 nib.

DATE: c. 1958 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: needlepoint • SOLD

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16375: Esterbrook LJ: copper pearl lever-filler, 12.9 cm long, stainless steel trim, scarce and desirable "icicle" pattern longitudinal striping, material is decidedly different from normal Esterbrook plastic, as it has greater transparency and an almost metallic coruscance; like new, #1550 nib, late production with no barrel imprint.

DATE: c. 1959 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine • SOLD

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16345: Parker Depression Pen: small button-filler in scarce and striking tan pearl celluloid with blue and white veining, 11.4 cm long, gold filled trim, black blind cap is of correct form but should be of matching color. The material here is extremely rare, and is not to be confused with the similar but far more common celluloid with grainier metallic copper and smaller and darker blue and white streaks.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: needlepoint semiflex • $295

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16357: Parker Depression Pen set: small gold and green marble button-filler, 11.2 cm long, gold filled trim, replacement blind cap is a perfect fit but black rather than matching color, nib has 1935 date code, has been retipped; pencil is twist-action, uses 1.1 mm lead. Both pieces personalized (see details).

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: extra-fine • $285

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16364: Parker Vacumatic Junior: red pearl marbled, 12.3 cm long, gold filled trim, lockdown filler, excellent transparency, strong imprint, 3rd quarter date code with both two digits and dots.

DATE: 1937 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine semiflex • $285

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16373: Parker 51 Flighter set in box: stainless steel Aerometric-filler, gold filled trim, with matching .9 mm injector pencil, pen and pencil have 2nd and 1st quarter date codes, respectively; pen's softened sac nipple has been replaced, new sac installed with perfect transparency; pencil shows more usage than does the pen.

DATE: 1951 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium • $395

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16356: Parker 180 Imperial rollerball: gold-plated, grouped parallel lines pattern, 13.2 cm long, made in USA, uses standard Parker refills.

DATE: c. 1978 • CONDITION: fine • SOLD

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16343: Roller Rule pencil: black with gold plated trim, 14.9 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, crown rolls on paper to measure distances up to 36 inches.

DATE: c. 1950 • CONDITION: fine • SOLD

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16379: Seth Crocker pneumatic-filler: black, 12.1 cm long, gold filled trim, imprint on cap, hole-less end knob with inner valve, warranted nib; scarce and desirable Chilton family offshoot, most of these were made for sale at various large department stores and are marked accordingly; these pens came with warranted nibs, this one is notably calligraphic, noting the beginnings of a stress crack from the vent hole (see detail).

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine-exc* • NIB: fine stub flex • $350

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16355: Sheaffer Touchdown Sovereign: burgundy pneumatic-filler, 13.5 cm long, gold filled trim, transparent section, two-tone nib, original nib grade band on section; new old stock, as new noting typical slight swelling around clip attachment (see detail).

DATE: c. 1952 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: extra-fine • $95

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16354: Sheaffer Snorkel Clipper: grey pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, polished stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver Triumph F5 nib; original nib grade band on section, foil clip tag is a little battered (see detail) but rest of pen is as new.

DATE: c. 1954 • CONDITION: mint • NIB: extra-fine • $165

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16353: Sheaffer Snorkel Clipper: "Vermilion" pneumatic-filler, 14.1 cm long, polished stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, conical palladium-silver Triumph F4 nib; even wear, one almost imperceptible shallow pinhead ding to back of cap.

DATE: c. 1957 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $225

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16346: Sheaffer Snorkel pencil: scarce and desirable "Mandarin Orange", 12.75 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, matches Valiant or Statesman fountain pen; new old stock with original foil price tag, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1958 • CONDITION: mint • $95

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16347: Sheaffer Snorkel pencil: scarce and desirable "Vermilion" red, stainless steel cap, gold filled trim, White Dot, uses .9 mm lead; matches Clipper fountain pen.

DATE: c. 1958 • CONDITION: mint • $95

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16341: Wahl lever-filler: large gold filled "all metal barrel" pen in "Colonial" pattern (fine parallel lines), 12.45 cm long, smooth-writing #5 nib of falcon profile; name engraved on barrel, a fine user in an uncommon size, noting plating wear, erosion to front edge of section overlay, shallow dings, and repair to underside of lever.

DATE: c. 1920 • CONDITION: G* • NIB: medium fine flex • $165

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