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Pen #2011      Parker Streamlined Duofold Sr      $247

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  gold plated Material - celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  button
Point:  fine Imprint:  excellent
             4th quarter 1934
Size:  5.12"
COMMENTS:   Ever notice how the people on a book cover never match the descriptions of the characters IN the book?  Parker was guilty of the same thing - getting the characters wrong.  The Parker  Big Red of the early 1970s was the pen that really  pushed my buttons, not because it was so cool (though it was) but the idea of the original pen from the 1920s caught my imagination.  I WANTED one!   What I didn't know though was that the pen in the ad from the 1920s, and the design of the pen of the 1970s didn't match.  They talked about the flappers and all that, but the pen being made in 1929 was a flat top.  The  new pen in the early 1970s copied the streamlined pen of the 1930s.  Typical of ad agencies.   But it didn't matter to me.  It does now, and I have a number of streamlined Duofolds.  This is a duplicate, and is in great shape.  No brassing,  excellent imprint,  and restored with a silicone sac installed.

Pen #2085      Sheaffer Crest Set        $217

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: gold plated Material - celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent  Flaws: see  description Filler: plunger
Point: Extra fine Imprint:   excellent
Size:   5.4"
COMMENTS:  I'm still a collector at heart, and as I've workd on and then tested this set I 've been very tempted to keep it. I like this set.  The cap has a few flea bites around to the left of the clip, but nothing major, no dents on the top of the pen or pencil.  No brassing, no corrosion, clean section, clean nib, the pencil works.  I like the white dot on the barrel, where you usually don't see it.   Sheaffer moved the dots around on these pens, and they're usually on the end of the blind cap.  Though an extra fine, the  nib writes nicely.   Freshly restored  with our high grade rubber materials for a long life.  Why do we say that?  We've been able to examine pens restored using our materials that have been in constant use for 6 or 7 years now fill just as well as the day they werer restored.  

Pen #2025        Parker Duofold International        $277

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: gold plated Material - acrylic
Nib condition:  excellent  Flaws: none Filler: cartridge/converter
              new converter included
Point:  fine Imprint:   excellent
        date code lU is 1991
Size:   5.1"
COMMENTS:  When Parker reintroduced the Duofold for their 100th anniversary, they got it right with the Duofold Centennial, followed by the smaller International.    This is one of the first series of Parker Duofold Internationals.  The color is American Express Green - and it's a glorious color.  Frankly I like the first version of the revised Duofolds over the later flavors.  Word on the street is that the arrow nibs are better made and write more smoothly than the later banner nibs.  This is a nice nib.   The pen is in excellent condition, writes smoothly, and comes with a new converter

Pen #2066    Bexley Americana        $157

Overall Grade:  near mint
Metal: chrome plated Material - acrylic
Nib condition:  excellent  Flaws: none Filler: cartridge/converter
             converter included
Point:  Medium Jowo nib
         fine point available
Imprint:   1 Size:  5.7"
COMMENTS:  Introduced around 2007 the Americana is an oversize pen with an 8 sided faceted barrel.  Well made with a tight clip, the pen has a smooth Bexley Jowo (pronounced Yoh-Voh - it's German) nib that has the Bexley stamp on it, and has  been smoothed and tested.  It writes very nicely, thank you.  A fine nib is available,  or you can have the nib custom ground for an additional $35.   No box.  

Pen #2082     Moore  Maniflex Pen      $137

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: chrome plated Material - celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent  Flaws: replated lever Filler: lever
Point:  extra fine Maniflex Imprint:   Size: 4.5"
COMMENTS:  Moore Maniflex -  Jr size pen in gray celluloid.   The lever has been replated, but the clip and cap bands are bright, original trim.  The nib is an extra fine Maniflex nib.   Not a true flex nib, but it does have some spring to it.  The celluloid is uniformly bright, with no cracks or tooth marks.  The cap does post, but insert the usual caveats about posting a cap on a vintage celluloid.   No imprint, but there is no indication that there ever was one on the barrel,  so it's not just a case of the imprint being worn away.   A  well made and very attractive pen.

Pen #2075       Pelikan M400 custom ground nib      SOLD

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: gold plated Material - acrylic
Nib condition:  excellent  Flaws: none Filler: piston
Point:  BB ground to a 0.9 mm
              cursive italic
Imprint:    Size:   5.1"
COMMENTS:  The Pelikan 400 shares similar dimensions with the 100 (not 150) and 200 series of pens, but come with better plating and  a  14K ( or C if you prefer) nib.   In excellent condition, the pen has been serviced with the pen cleaned, piston lubricated and the nib custom ground to a 0.9 mm cursive italic nib.  It yields a 0.9 mm vertical stroke, and 0.3 mm horizontal stroke on basic note pad paper with Pelikan ink.  

Pen #2085     Sheaffer Canadian Sentinel  Touchdown blind cap        SOLD

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: gold plated Material - plastic
Nib condition:  excellent  Flaws: see description Filler: touchdown
Point:  fine Canadian nib Imprint:   excellent Size:   5.2"
COMMENTS:  Canadian made, so it's  a little different, but very cool.   Dan Kirchheimer, looking very excited, handed a similar pen to me at the Philly show and said "Look at the blind cap."   I thought that the lines were a little messed up, and gave him a blank look.  "Look closely," he said.  I did, and the lines on the blind cap  formed the words "Touch Down."   Very cool, and somewhat rare. There are a couple of tooth marks in the blind cap that I couldn't remove without risking losing the imprint.  It's still cool.   Note the clear section.  The plating on the nib is excellent, the cap is clean with no dents in it.   This is the full size pen.   Restored of course, with a synthetic sac installed.  

Pen #1791     Touchdown Sheaffer Imperial        $127

Overall Grade:  NOS
Metal: gold plated Material -plastic
Nib condition:  excellent  Flaws: none Filler: Touchdown
Point:   fine Imprint:   excellent
Size:   5.5"
COMMENTS:  I had quite a few of these at one time  and didn't want to list them all at once, which is why this pen has the relatively low tag number on it.  NOS, so in new condition, equipped with a a synthetic sac instead of a latex sac.  It has been inked to  test it, not quite mint.  

Pen #1806          Sheaffer  Admiral              $137

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal: gold plated Material - plastic
Nib condition:  excellent  Flaws: none Filler: snorkel
Point: extra fine Imprint:   extra fine Size:   5.1"
COMMENTS:  It took me a while to figure out that Sheaffer made essentially the same pen, but some had white dots, others didn't.  What's with THAT?   By the 1950s Sheaffer was pushing their Triumph nib pens, so they got the white dot, and the just-as-good (I think) open nib pens like this one didn't.  Everything south of the nib collar was the same (OK, the snorkel tube had a flat end instead of angled, but still...), with the same high Sheaffer quality.... but the caps were missing that little dot of plastic above the clip.  This pen is in excellent condition, restored, with a synthetic sac installed for a long life.

Pen #2081     Sheaffer Statesman Snorkel   $147

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: gold plated Material - plastic
Nib condition:  excellent  Flaws: none Filler: snorkel
Point:  extra fine palladium silver Imprint:  excellent Size: 5.1"
COMMENTS:   Some time back in the mid 90s Pen World had a regular feature titled  Pen Clips. Without them I would never remember the different names for the different models of Snorkels.   Especially since Sheaffer used the same name for other pens just a few years apart from each other.   This is a Saratoga - gold trim, palladium silver nib.  The palladium nib is a  very good nib - they never corrode, rust or whatever.  They just didn't cost as much  as a gold nib, nor do they have the bling.  Restored, with a synthetic sac installed.  

Pen #2073     Retro 51 - convertible made in Italy     $147

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: chrome plated Material - rosewood hard rubber
Nib condition:  excellent  Flaws:  Filler: cartridge/converter
              converter included - see notes
Point:  fine - Jowo nib Imprint:   Size:  5.7"
COMMENTS:  This is an interesting pen.  I picked it up at the DC show a while back.  The pen is marked Retro 51, and on the back side "Made in Italy."  It's a convertible designed to use either the fountain pen writing unit, or  the front end designed to take a roller ball refill.  The fountain pen can be used as an eyedropper or  with the converter.  The pen is made of hard rubber, so no ill effects from putting the ink direct in the barrel.   When I bought the pen, the writing unit had been stolen, so I had a replacement made.  The pen comes in the original box, with the RB section, converter,  and an eyedropper.   This was part of my collection,  and I've replated the trim rose gold, to go with the rosewood barrel.

Pen #2073     Mandarin Duofold Sr Pencil     $127

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: gold plated Material - celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent  Flaws:   Filler:  it's a pencil
Point: 1.1 mm Imprint:   Size: 5.1"
COMMENTS:  After 4 years I set the cap repair aside, and the pen, and have decided that  I don't need the pencil.  You might.  It works.  

Pen #1991           Sheaffer 1003 Targa         $137

Overall Grade:  near mint
Metal:  gold plated Material:  lacquer over brass

Nib condition
:  excellent
Flaws: none Filler: cartridge/converter
    converter included
Point:  medium (stamped into plastic) Imprint Size:   5"
COMMENTS:  I still have the stainless Targa that I bought at Penn Traffic in DuBois 33 years ago before we got married.  I didn't have the money, but the pen was calling to me....  I still have several Targas, and still think that they're an iconic Sheaffer.  One of the pens that you have to have at some point as a collector.   The  Sheaffer Targa  website has a table that reveals a dizzying array of finishes and colors released over the years.  Be careful - they're addicting!  This one is a great one to start with.  I'd mark it as mint except that I'm sure it has been inked.  The finish is a pleasing matte black, no damage to the paint on the corners of the ends.  The cap clutch still clicks nicely.  I've installed a fresh red end (synthetic sac) converter.  In the box as shown, no papers.

Pen #2061    Parker 51     SOLD

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal: gold filled Material - Lucite
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   reproduction jewel Filler:  vacumatic
Point:   fine Imprint:   extra fine
        2nd quarter 1944
Size: 5.4"
COMMENTS:  The Parker 51 was the most sought after pen during WWII, and was in production for over 30 years from it's introduction in 1941 into the 1970s.  Some say that they are the best pen ever made.  There certainly are a lot of them around, and a lot of them writing.  This one was made during the war - right when the assault was made on Europe.   Fully restored, the cap de-dinged, and a good fine nib installed.

Pen #2062   Parker 61  Flighter       $137

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  chrome trim and arrow Material - brushed stainless
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler: capillary 
Point: medium Imprint:   Size:  5.3"
COMMENTS: This is an exceptionally clean Parker 61 flighter.  The Teflon coating on the filler  is flawless, no dings or dents in the barrel, no cracks,  excellent scratch buff finish on the cap and barrel,  clean jewel.  The pen has been cleaned and flushed,  and tested , and lays down a nice wet line.   Then flushed and spun in a centrifuge to draw the last bits of ink  and water out of the pen.  I don't know that I've ever offered a 61 for sale before - but I'm willing to make an exception for this one!

Pen #2084     Sheaffer TRZ        $37

Overall Grade:  NOS
Metal:  black - gold plated
              brushed chrome - chrome plated
Material -  finish applied over
Nib condition:  mint Flaws:  none Filler: cartridge/converter
             slim converter included
Point: medium Imprint:   Size:  5.3"
COMMENTS: The TRZ is a slim version of what was the popular  Fashion line of pens.  The pens use the slim converter, which is included.  The pens are mint.   With the number of folks looking for the slim converters for the Slim Targa,  even if you don't want the pen as such, they're a bargain given the price of  an original, functional slim converter.  Think of it as a slim converter with a pen attached.    All  pens have medium nibs

 Black pens -   6 available
 Brushed chrome pens -  6 available

Pen #1954        Sheaffer Craftsman             $87

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  gold plated Material - plastic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  initials on cap Filler:  lever
Point:   fine #3 14K nib Imprint:  crisp Size:  5"
COMMENTS:   Made in the early 50s, this was the last pen to have the wire band cap.  Still well made, with a #3 nib.  Later pens in the run had a 33 nib.   Note the bright color of the section.  Restored

Pen #2078    Sheaffer Craftsman     $87

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal: gold plated Material - plastic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  lever
Point: medium #33 14K nib Imprint:  excellent Size:  5"
COMMENTSMade in the early 50s, this was the last pen to have the wire band cap.  Still well made, with a #3 nib.  Later pens in the run had a 33 nib.   Note the bright color of the section.  Restored

Pen #2032     Debutante Parker Vacumatic        $137

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  gold plated Material - celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  see notes Filler:  vacumatic
Point: extra  fine Imprint:  extra fine
           2nd quarter 1937
Size:  4.7"
COMMENTS: The question about the different sizes of Vacumatics comes up frequently on the pen boards, and next after that is what size diaphragm gets used in what pen.  I was confused myself as a new collector, but it's really simple.   My favorites are the  Jr (two band) and standard (3 bands) which are the most common, and use the "standard" diaphragm.  My personal opinion is that they're the most comfortable in the hand.   Only the Oversize (about the size of a Duofold Sr) used the oversize diaphragm...  Then there's the Debutante....  and this is a Debutante.  Easy to get confused when looking at a picture if you don't know the proportions well.  It's a bit thinner, a bit shorter  and the nib a bit smaller.  It was the only pen to use the Debutante diaphragms until the  introduction of the  2nd generation vacs, all of which moved down to the smaller diaphragm along with the 51 in  1941.    

This one has clean trim, a good nib with the plating at about 80% I think, a clean lockdown filler and good color.  The only flaw is a small  decrease in diameter below the threads, and the initials  D.S.G. in the barrel.  You'll have to look to see either.  A nice, smooth, wet writing pen, freshly restored.

Pen #2007           Sheaffer 1003 Targa set         $137

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  gold plated Material:  lacquer over brass

Nib condition
:  excellent
Flaws:   Filler: cartridge/converter
    converter included
Point:  fine Imprint Size:   5"
COMMENTS:  This is nearly identical to pen #1991, except that the finish isn't near mint - it's developed a bit of a sheen on the barrel.  But then it comes with the pencil....   No wear to the corners of the barrel or cap top though.  The  0.9 mm pencil has a twist type of mechanism.  In the box as shown with papers.  
Girologio pen cases

  Girologio pen  cases.  Beautiful rosewood pen cases, in your choice of 24 or 36 pens.  These cases are very well made, with glass tops, and velvet lined trays. The deep slots in the trays will hold even your oversize pens.   Click here  to see more pictures and  for pricing information.

We carry all colors of Sheaffer ink....
black, navy (blue black), blue, red (out of stock), green,  brown,  turquoise (out of stock),    and purple.

NEW!   We also stock Aurora ink in the two colors available - blue and black.

Sheaffer ink - $8/bottle
Aurora ink - $14 /bottle

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