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Pen  #2186  WASP Clipper Gregg Shorthand pen       SOLD

Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  excellent - gold plated Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: see comments Filler: plunger
Point extra  fine
Imprint:  crisp and deep Size:  4.3"
COMMENTS:   Sheaffer first released their plunger filler pens not under the Sheaffer brand, but as a WASP pen.  WASP = Walter A Sheaffer Pen.    A safe way to test a new product, making the profit, but not associating it  with your brand.  A couple of tweaks and some rebranding, and the plunger fillers appeared under the Sheaffer label some time later.  See that little jot and tittle (my terms) just below the hightlight on the barrel?  That symbol indicates that it is a Gregg Shorthand pen, used by Sheffer on various models.  

This is the Jr size version in brown pearl.   It's one of the cleanest examples of the model that I've seen.   The color is bright, and there is some transparency to the barrel.   The plating on the faceted ends on these pens is usually worn and brassed.  This was no exception.  They've been cleaned up, polished and replated with a barrier layer of nickel under the 14K gold, along with the clip and the cap band.  The solution we use (on our own pens too!) holds up to use quite well.  The nib is the original #6 WASP nib.  No cracks, no tooth marks, no gouges.   The plunger filler mechanism has been restored with  our high grade, long life rubber material.  

Pen #2180   Parker Vacumatic Major        $167

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  extra fine - nickel plated Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: none Filler: vacumatic
Point:  fine
Imprint:  extra fine
         4th quarter 1944
Size:  5"
COMMENTS:  I like to think about the history at the time a pen was made.  Who knows what was written with  the pen - maybe just mundane things like a shopping list, but maybe orders were signed, letters home or to a GI.  Its fun to speculate.   By the the time this pen was made, while not a foregone conclusion, the tide had turned for the Allies in WWII.   The light of a new day was beginning to glow on the horizon.  The pen is darkened a bit, the trim is solid though not a shiny bright, is solid.  Fully restored, ready to write.

Pen #2141    Parker  Vacumatic Major       SOLD

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent - gold plated Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: none Filler: vacumatic
Point:  fine
Imprint:  excellent
             3rd quarter 1946
Size:  5 "
COMMENTS:   Next to red, blue is the most sought after color for the Vacumatics.  The color on this one is good,  though the transparent parts in the barrel are darkened.  No dents or dings in the cap band, original plating, no cracks.   Nice pen!

Pen #2170    Pelikan 100 original flex steel nib     SOLD

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal: gold plated Material: celluloid binde and cap
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: replated trim
           reproduction barrel
Filler: piston
Point:  extra fine
Imprint:  extra fine Size:  5.7"
COMMENTS:     This is an early Pelikan with the original cap, binde, mechanism, nib...  The barrel cracked, and one from Rick Propas has been installed.  The color is a little darker than the original, but still green.  The nib is a full flex steel nib from Wartime Germany.  A nice pen from my collection,, but one that doesn't get used, so out it goes.   Fully restored and usable.

Pen #2173    Parker  Maxima Vacumatic       $427

Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  excellent - gold plated Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: see comments Filler: vacumatic
Point extra  fine
Imprint:  extra fine
         date code gone
Size:  5.25 "
COMMENTS:  The big one.   This is  early 1940s  and has a clean speedline filler unit.  The Duofold Sr was still in production, but the Maxima was the biggest of the 2nd generation Vacumatics.   Original plating on the clip and the cap band, the tassie has been replated has some rough spots.  Freshly restored.

Pen #2179   Cocoa Parker 51          SOLD

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent  Material: Lucite
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: none Filler: aerometric
Point:  extra fine
Imprint:  worn, readable
                  2nd quarter 1949
Size:  5.14 "
COMMENTS:   Gray, green, blue, black.....  all common colors of the Parker 51 aerometric.  The cocoa is a little less common, and nice to find.  This is an exceptionally clean Parker 51 aerometric.  The cap has been de-dinged and refrosted, and is flawless.  The sac is clear, the pen fully restored.  

Pen #2122        Parker 51 special   $107
Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: Lucite
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: NONE Filler: aerometric
Point:  fine Imprint:  excellent Size:  5.5"
COMMENTSThe Parker 51 Special was in all ways a 51, the main differences being the black jewel, octanium nib instead of  gold, and the stamping on the sac guard.   Starting in the early 60s some had fillers marked  "special" but also had the silver jewels, frosted cap,  and gold nibs, and was called the 51 Standard.   This one has the octanium nib and black jewel.  Restored, clear sac, and nice frosting. (original)

Pen #2177     Parker Challenger       $117

Overall Grade:extra fine
Metal:  gold plated Material:  celluloid cap,
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  brassing on  top and ball of clip Filler:button
Point:   extra fine
Imprint:   extra fine, 1935 Size:  4.6"
COMMENTS:  Burgundy Parker Challenger - this is the smaller, thinner model.  Nice and clean, good color and imprint.  About the only thing to complain about is the brassing on the ball and top of the clip, which you can see in the picture.  Christmas tree feed.  

Pen #2171      Parker Raven ringtop       $87

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  gold plated Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler: button
Point:   fine 
Imprint Size:  4.4"
COMMENTS:   About the same, and same size, as the Lady  Duofold.  But the pen is marked Parker, and the nib "Parker pen,"  not Duofold.  Every bit the same quality though, and many of the parts are interchangeable.  Christmas tree feed.

Pen #2164    Parker  50  Falcon  FP and BP set       $157

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent - gold plated Material: stainless steel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: none Filler: cartridge/converter
             new converter
Point:  medium
Imprint Size:  5.14 "
COMMENTS:   Somehow I missed this pen when I finished college in December of 1978, not that my mind was working on anything beyond figuring out how to meet expenses and find a full time job.  If I had seen them though, chances are that I would have bought one.  The fountain pen made it out in time for the 1978 Christmas sales, and appeared in the catalog in 1979.  The cap and barrel are brushed stainless steel,  the nib is frosted, with the front part of the nib polished.  Like the T1, the nib and section are one piece.  The pens were offered as a BP and FP set, so this is likely the way they were purchased.  The trim is clean, with a little wear on the FP clip.  The  cap actuated BP has a working refill, and will of course take the Parker Gel refill.  I tried one of the pencil inserts, and it worked.  The pen has been cleaned, and the nib adjusted and smoothed.

Pen #2169              GF Parker 180               $137

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent - gold plated Material: gold plated
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: none Filler: cartridge/converter
             converter included
Point:  M/XF
Imprint Size:  5.18 "
COMMENTS:   A classic from the "skinny pen" era, the Parker 180 was introduced in 1977.   I don't think I even knew about them until about 10 years later.   They're called the 180 because the pen has two line widths.  The ads said "One nib.  One Point.  Two ways to write."   The medium side contacts the paper with the silver bar on top.  Flip the pen over, with the feed on top, and you have an XF nib.   This pen is exceptionally clean,  and though I rarely use the words "near mint" to describe a pen, I sure am tempted  with this one.   No dings, no brassing, clean as can be, with the original squeeze converter inside.  

Pen #2175              1st Generation Vacumatic Jr             $147

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  extra fine - gold plated Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: replated cap bands Filler:  vacumatic
Point: extra fine
Imprint:   extra fine
                2nd quarter, 1936
Size: 4.6"
COMMENTS:   The first generation Jr and 3 band standard pens are my favorite size Vacumatics.  They're a bit chunkier than the 2nd generation, the section a little fatter, so they fit in the hand nicely, and are in my opinion, more comfortable to write with.   The pump on this one is clean and solid, the nib smoothed, the pen restored.  The cap bands were a bit brassed, so they have been replated.   I have to admit, I always find the gold trim on black pens to be attractive.  This is one of those pens that I'm tempted to keep.    

Pen #2147      Streamlined Duofold Jr Pencil       $77
Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  extra fine - gold plated Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: Filler: 
Point: 0.046" =  1.1mm lead Imprint: extra fine  Size:  6"
COMMENTS:    Parker simply rounded the end of the  Duofold pens when they made them streamlined, but the pencil called for a complete redesign of the body.  The fancy gold end was abandoned all together, and the design updated to match that of the pen.    The color on this pencil is better than that of most of the pens you'll find.

Pen #2174            Carmine red Sheaffer Tuckaway               $157

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  excellent - gold plated Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: a couple*   flea bites in the cap band  Filler: plunger
Point:  extra fine
Imprint: excellent Size:  4.5"
COMMENTS:   The Tuckaways are popular pens. Sheaffer made the Tuckys or some form of short, compact pen  from the 1930s into the late 60s, ending with the Compact Imperials.  With a clip, they're short shirt pens, without a clip a pocket or vest pocket pen.  Except for the Compact Imperials (we have some of them for sale too) which use a standard cartridge, none of them hold a heck of a lot of ink.  There just isn't enough sac/barrel/plunger stroke/whatever to hold pull in and hold the ink.  Fully restored with our high grade, long  life rubber material.

*I have found out that in some parts of the country,  "couple" does not necessarily indicate "two," but could mean 3 or 4.  We won't go into the social and relational implications of that.  By couple, I mean two.

Pen #2183      Green Sheaffer TD Tuckaway      $147
Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  extra fine - gold plated Material:  Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:none Filler:  touchdown
Point:fine Imprint: extra fine  Size: 4.5"
COMMENTS:    Sheaffer introduced the first Tuckaways in the 1930s with gold plated overlay, open nibs,  then again with the Triumph nibs,  and continued with them all of the way into the 1950s in the standard Tucky form.   Technically the Compact Imperial isn't a  Tucky, but it serves the same purpose.  This one shares parts with the larger, so called "Fat" touchdown - nib, section, blind cap...   But they're short pens, with a short clip, and a short sac/touchdown tube.  The sac is maybe 1 1/4" to 1 1/2" long.  They don't hold a heck of a lot of ink.  But they're popular pens, and great pocket pens, or pens for say a polo shirt pocket (I don't buy them without pockets.  YOU do? Really?)   No dents in the cap, and the section is exceptionally clean - note the bright transparency.  The nib is NOS.

Pen #2185      Sheaffer Sovereign      $147
Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  extra fine - gold plated Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: see comments Filler:  plunger filler
Point: 0.046" =  1.1mm lead Imprint: extra fine  Size:  6"
COMMENTS:   This is the last year production version of the Sovereign, so 1948.  Up till then the pen has a Triumph nib, this has the open nib   The nib feels like it is overly large for the pen, but that's what came in the pen.  The only flaw is that you have a bit of a ridge where the plastic is tight over the inner cap.  The pen has been restored with our high grade rubber materials for a very long life.

Its not an exact match because the cap bands are a bit different, but it would make a nice "set" with the Sheaffer Stratowriter below.

Pen #2140    Sheaffer Stratowriter     $87

Overall Grade: excellent
Metal: gold plated Material:  plastic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler: Sheaffer BP refill
Imprint: excellent Size:  5.3 "
COMMENTS:   Sheaffer made ballpoints to go with their fountain pen and pencil sets.  This is about the size of the fat Touchdown pens.  Its in excellent condition, no brassing, no cracks, excellent imprint.  The clip has the button on it to indicate that it is a ballpoint and not a fountain pen.  The section screws firmly into the barrel.    The pen has been udated with a Sheaffer "widget" adapter, spring and a plug in the barrel so that the pen can use a modern Sheaffer refill.  Cool pen.

Pen #2159             Sheaffer Valiant Autograph pen           $167

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  14K gold Material: Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: none Filler: lever
Point:  medium
Imprint:  extra fine Size:   5.3"
COMMENTS:   Sheaffer pens with wide 14K cap bands appeared early on in the company's history.  The word "autograph" connected with the pens with these wide  bands didn't appear until around 1931, and on the Balance pens in 1939.  The clue that this is still and Autograph is the 14K on the cap band and on the clip (you can see it on the band in the picture above) and the 2000 on the barrel.   The 2000 isn't the model, but the price - $20 for a pen was really something back when the pen was made.  The Valiant was the largest of the pens made at the time.  Though not perfect, it is in extra fine condition.  There is of course the name in the band, but there's also a bit of a wrinkle near the lever (shown in inset) , and a bump on the lever,  With the 14K band and clip, it would be priced much higher if it were in perfect condition   The pen has been restored and is ready to write.  The  band is engraved T.C. Caswell.

Pen #2125       683  Sheaffer Medici  Diamond Targa  NOS Medium    $247
Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  nickel - extra fine Material: gold plated
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  NONE Filler: Cartridge/converter
               converter included
Point:  Med. 14K
        NOS, chalk marked
Imprint:   Size:   5.3"
COMMENTS Dating from 1989, the Medici Diamond Targa is brass with a clear lacquer finish.  One of the more desirable and less common Targa patterns.   NOS medium nib with converter.    In the box,  with instructions.  New cap clutch installed to insure secure closing of the cap.

Pen #2172       1005   Sheaffer Targa   $127
Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  gold plated Material: gold plated
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  name engraved in cap
Filler: Cartridge/converter
               converter included
Point:  fine
Imprint:   Size:   5.3"
COMMENTS Dating from 1975, this is a 23K gold electroplated pen.  They're very well made, and the plating holds up very well.  In excellent condition, no dents, no wear to the plating.  

Pen #2151   Black and pearl Sheaffer Balance      $227

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  excellent - gold plated Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  Filler: lever
Point:  fine 5-30 nib 
Imprint:  excellent Size:  6.1 "
COMMENTS:    Combos pens  are somewhat uncommon, and finding one in this condition even more soA lot of manufacturers made them for a while.  Not sure why they weren't popular - maybe because they're longer than the regular pen, or because they didn't hold as much ink.  Still cool though.  They were revived in the late 80s.  Lamy, Sheffer, Rotring and others made multi-pens, or pens wtih both pen and pencil in them with a twist mechanism,  This one has nice color, no brassing.  The pencil  screws straight and firmly into the barrel, and works.   It uses 0.046" "standard" leads, which translates into about 1.1mm, which is available.   Note that because this  a combo it is a bit shy of  3/4"  longer than the standard Balance.   Restored of course!  

Pen #2184      Autograph Sheaffer Triumph       $217
Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  excellent  plated clip
                 14K (marked) cap band
Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  plunger
Point:   extra fine Imprint:excellent Size:  5"
COMMENTS:    A special pen - and I missed it when I first looked at the pen.   When I finally noticed that the band didn't have the usual pattern on it, I took a closer look and discovered that it has a 14K autograph band.  The band is marked in small type just below the clip.  The clip is decidedly not 14K, but is plated.  No brassing on the clip though.  No number on the barrel, as is appropriate.  The pen is fully restored with our high grade rubber head gasket and 0-ring.  It's likely that you'll never have to have one of these pens restored again.

Pen #2139    Sheaffer Triumph    $187

Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  gold plated Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  plunger
Point:  extra fine
Imprint:  crisp Size: 5.2"
COMMENTS:   Introduced in 1941, the  so called Wartime Triumph is unique with its short section, slender profile, wide cap band and nib threads.  This one is exceptionally clean, with  the barrel as clear as they come...  and I do know how clear they were having handled NOS barrels in the Sheaffer service center.   The clear parts are still the original pale green.  The pen has been updated with  the modern Viton 0-ring packing  seal and high grade buna-N head gasket.  The extra fine nib is nice writing too.

Pen #2114         Sheaffer Tuckaway set            $137

Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  perfect  Material:  plastic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   none Filler: plunger
Point:  fine
Imprint: excellent Size:  4.5"
COMMENTS:  Pants pen?  Vest pocket pen?  Polo shirt pen?  You decide.  Tuckies are short in the pocket but comfortable to write with when  posted.  Some people love them, some hate them. Not sure what the plastic is whether it's Forticel or celluloid.  The pen has the cartridge style filler unit (as in the section unscrews and the whole filler comes out of the body with the section).  The pencil is working and has some leads (thin leads) in it.    In the original box.  While the pen is in excellent condition, the box has some wear to it.  Restored and ready to use.

Pen #2143      Dubonet Red Wahl Eversharp Skyline        SOLD

Overall Grade:extra fine
Metal:  gold plated Material:  celluloid cap,
   plastic barrel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  brassing on lever,
  minor brassing on edges of clip
Filler: lever
Point:   fine semi-flex
Imprint Size:  5.2"
COMMENTS:   I would call it burgundy, but Eversharp called it Dubonet  red.  The cap is the red/green striated celluloid.  I hesitate to call the nib a full flex, but it has more flex to it than the standard Skyline nib.  The derby is secure in the cap, and the nib and feed are secure in the section.  Restored.

Pen #2182   70s Sheaffer No Nonsense       $27

Overall Grade: new
Metal: chrome plated Material: plastic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: none Filler: cartridge/converter
Point:  see list
Imprint Size:  5.14 "
COMMENTS:  . I've always been a fan of the No Nonsense pens.  I  still have the one that I bought on my way to college back in 1974 -  sort of a light coffee color.  It saw a lot of use, enough to wear a good flat spot on the nib, so I installed a new steel nib a while back.    We picked these up recently.   The were made in the 1970s as well.  I gather that Sheaffer was experimenting with colors - these are lighter than the later translucent ones.  They were ballpoint/rollerball pens, but I had a bunch of gold plated nibs, so I've upgraded them with the better gold plated nibs.    You  can pick you color and nib size, and we'll even send along the original BP section and spring if you ask for  it.  Any available nib can go in any available pen.  

We have red end squeeze converters,  which means that they have a synthetic sac, but they're nearly the same price as the pen  ($20) .     First come, first served on the nibs.   Please state color and nib size.   Here's what we have available:  

Clear Demonstrator  - SOLD  OUT
  Blue -  1
  Red - SOLD OUT
  Smoke - 1
  Green -  2
 Broad - 8 (more nibs than pens!)
 Fine - 1

Note that the pens while new, at this price,  are untested and sold as is. 

Pen #2084      Sheaffer Slim Fashion pen        $35

Overall Grade:NOS
Metal:  gold plated or chrome plated Material:  plating or powder coat over brass
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   Filler: cartridge/converter
              converter included
Point:   med
   gold tone nibs are plated
Imprint Size: 5.14"
COMMENTS:   Sheaffer modified their TRZ pens (1983) in 1986, straightening out the clip and changing the cap top to metal from black plastic, relabeling it the Fashion pen.  This was Sheaffers last super slim pen, before the increased the size of the Fashion pen to make the fatter Fashion II.    These pens have the finish applied over brass.  Nibs are steel or gold plated steel.  The converters in the pens are slim converters.  NOS - try to find one today for this pen or for the slim Targa.   The red end standard converters are $20 these days because the supply is finite.   If you have a slim Targa and want a converter, consider these pens.  Mint NOS.   A great stocking stuffer!

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