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The items below are listed alphabetically by maker, with featured items grouped at the top.


14241: Conklin Endura Symetrik: black-veined green "Foliage Pearl" lever-filler, rare vest pocket size, 11.2 cm long, gold filled trim, outstanding color and depth of pearlescence. Early production with full "ENDURA/SYMETRIK" imprint, gold-colored crescent logo above clip, small but responsive Endura nib.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine flex • $225

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14244: Conklin Nozac: rare vest pocket model, 11.35 cm long facetted piston-filler, gold filled trim, from the short-lived Penline series; excellent color and ink window transparency, no brassing, uncommon two-tone nib has a turnup tip.

DATE: c. 1937 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: fine • $350

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14231: Esterbrook J: silver pearl lever-filler, 12.4 cm long, stainless steel trim, early production with flat barrel end, three-ribbed cap jewel, later #9461 nib unit is a smooth writer.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $85

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14230: Eversharp Skyline Executive set: rare oversize lever-filler, burgundy with striated red and pearl cap, 14.35 cm long, gold filled over silver wartime trim, even scarcer matching injector pencil has wartime plastic nose cone, uses 1.1 mm lead; pen is a smooth writer, effortless line variation.

DATE: c. 1944 • CONDITION: exc-near mint • NIB: fine stub firm • $465

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14229: Osborne advertising pencil: promotional giveaway with calendar for 1940 printed on pearlescent celluloid barrel; 13 cm long, gold plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, eraser under top cap.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $35

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14227: Osborne advertising pencil: promotional giveaway with calendar for 1941 printed on pearlescent celluloid barrel; 12.9 cm long, gold plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, eraser under top cap.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $35

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14250: Parker Duofold Junior desk set in box: handsome stone base, 10.2 x 8.8 cm (4 x 3.45 inches), black-veined pearl button-filler with gold filled trim, made in Canada, barrel is evenly darkened, holder on base has a crack that does not affect function, can be left facing downwards. Desk sets retaining their original packaging are hard to find.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: VG* • NIB: medium firm • $150

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14242: Parker Duofold Senior set: green and brown pearl Vac-filler with black stripes, 13.6 cm long, wartime gold filled over silver trim, Blue Diamond clip, geometric patterned cap band, largest size, much scarcer than contemporary Vacumatics, especially as a set; crisp imprint with 1st quarter date code, excellent barrel transparency, minor plating wear to two-tone "V" for victory nib. Matching twist-action pencil shows significantly more wear, has uncommon wartime plastic inner mechanism housing, strong imprint with 4th quarter 1942 date code, uses .9 mm lead.

DATE: 1943/1942 • CONDITION: exc-near mint/VG-fine • NIB: extra-fine • $365

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14249: Parker Lady Insignia: small gold filled Aerometric filler, 11.9 cm long, made in England, hooded nib is a smooth writer, near perfect sac transparency.

DATE: c. 1963 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium • $150

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14224: Sheaffer double desk set in box: black glass base, 10 x 5 inches (25.5 x 12.4 cm), gold filled trim, two black plunger-filler Triumph-nib Lifetime White Dot desk pens with original barrel stickers; complete with instructions, guarantee, and original price tag ($37.50), interior box compartment for pens bruised at top left corner, matching compartment for holder receptables appears to be absent. Paperwork is dated July and November 1945, original seals have not been replaced on pens, plungers work smoothly but not guaranteed to fill without servicing.

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: mint* • NIB: fine and medium • $265

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14248: Wahl-Eversharp Gold Seal pencil: rare Equipoise-like semistreamlined full-length model in pristine black and pearl, 12.6 cm long, gold filled trim, roller clip; not an advertised or catalogued model, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: near mint • $165

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14251: unmarked dip pen: unusually long mottled hard rubber holder, 19.2 cm long excluding plated nib, 10.3 mm thick at grip area, good solid feel.

DATE: c. 1880 • CONDITION: fine-exc • $75

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14262: unmarked crescent-filler in box: Japanese pen of the style commonly imported to the USA under the SPORS brand, this example unusual in being entirely made of transparent celluloid, with a metallic gold colored glass nib; 11.9 cm long, age roughness to the nickel-plated brass trim, a transparent silicone sac has been installed.

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

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14226: unmarked advertising pencil: promotional giveaway with calendar for 1941 printed on cream-colored celluloid barrel; 13.1 cm long, gold plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, eraser under red cap.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $35

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14228: unmarked advertising pencil: promotional giveaway with fractional and decimal equivalents printed on cream-colored celluloid barrel; 12.9 cm long, gold plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, eraser under top cap.

DATE: c. 1940 • CONDITION: VG-fine • $35

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