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Pen #2643     Fantasy Connaisseur     $357

Overall Grade:  new
Metal:  excellent Material:  Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   none Filler: cartridge/converter
             converter included
Point:   fine
Imprint Size:  5"
COMMENTS:  Though there are some pictures out there of models, to my knowledge these were never sold by Sheaffer.  Made with original Sheaffer parts, but assembled to produce a marbled "Connaisseur."   The last time  I had one of these to sell was back in October.  Who knows when I'll have the parts to make another one...  A gorgeous pen with a fine 18K Connaisseur nib

Pen #2643     Parker  Vacumatic Jr.      $157

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  extra fine Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   none Filler: vacumatic
Point:   extra fine
Imprint: excellent  
         2nd quarter 1943
Size:  5"
COMMENTS: I hate to admit it, but I just got my copy of the Parker Vacumatic book at the Chicago show.  Interesting reading, and I have a lot of it go read yet!    Lots of history was going on when these pens were developed and produced.  The first ones rolled out a Vacuum fillers in the early 1930s.  By the time  this one was made Parker was into the second generation with war time economies effecting design.   They hadn't introduced the plastic thread bushing, but the tapered end VS the jeweled end and tassie was an effort to save brass needed for ammunition. A  nice clean  pen with nice transparency,  and an excellent imprint.  No brassing on the clip, or on the cap band.  The nib is a smooth extra fine.  

Pen #2636     Parker  Challenger   flex  nib       $147

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  extra fine Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   replated trim Filler: button
Point:   fine flex
Imprint: excellent  
         2nd quarter 1939
Size:  5.1"
COMMENTS:  The Parker  Challenger was a lower cost alternative to the Duofold.  Nearly identical, it often shared the plastic of its more expensive siblings.  The black sections were identical to the ones used in  a Duofold Jr.  The barrel is a little longer than its  upscale sibling, and a little more comfortable to hold.  The trim on this is original.  A nice white finish to the clip, a  little wear taking off the shine on the clip, but no brassing.  Great color throughout.  The nib is a fine flex.  Not wet noodle, but it does flex to about 1mm.   A nice, solid pen.

Pen #2642       Sheaffer Triumph     $157

Overall Grade:   excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  see comments Filler:  plunger
Point: extra fine
Imprint:  excellent Size: 5.2"
COMMENTS:  Introduced in 1941, the  Triumph  was the first model to feature Sheaffer's conical Triumph nib.  Sheaffer's promotional materials and handwriting films all featured the revolutionary nib as the "modern" writing pen.  The pen featured Sheaffers plunger filler, which filled with one quick stroke, every time.  The clear stripes in the barrel allowed you to see the ink level in the pen.  The stripes in this pen are ambered, but you can still see through them, the trim and the thread ring clean i.e. no brassing and no dents, the mask on the nib good.  The barrel has fine "needle tracks" just above the imprint.  You see this on these pens from time to time.  They're fine pin marks where Sheaffer sealed the seam when they formed the barrel.  They're small, and fine, and original to the pen - much better on the outside than inside where they prevent a good vacuum.   The pen has an extra fine nib.  Just restored using our long life, high grade synthetic rubber materials.

Pen #2639   Sheaffer Military clip Balance    flex nib       $147

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  extra fine Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   Filler: plunger filler
Point:   fine flex  #5 feather touch
Imprint: extra fine Size:  5"
COMMENTS:  I've been coming across pens with interesting nibs lately.  The 5 Feather Touch nibs are often very stiff.  This has a nice flex to it - not wet noodle, but a lot more than a nib with just some spring.  With little pressure it's a fine nib, but flexes to 1mm with moderate pressure.  The pen is a plunger filler aka  "wire  pen."  with the original black celluloid coated rod, which is in excellent condition.  Just restored  with  our high grade  rubber materials, the pen fills completely with a single stroke.  Not a glamorous pen, but clean  and nice writing.

Pen #2638     Parker 65 flighter    1mm  L.O. nib       SOLD

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  replated button Material:  stainless steel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:    Filler: cartridge/converter
              converter included
Point:   1mm left oblique
Imprint Size:  5.3"
COMMENTS:  This pen has an insane nib....  1mm  left oblique with a bit of spring to it.  Not  flex, but  neither is it  stiff.  The pen is one of the  cartridge/converter fillers, with a  converter installed.  The pen will take one of the modern piston converters if you'd like.   Refrosted cap and barrel, the plating on the button  on the cap has been touched up.  Frankly, I like the pen better than the  51  flighter.  Nice pen.

Pen #2640        Pilot telescoping pen 14K nib   $127

Overall Grade:   excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: stainless/plastic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  cartridge/converter
              converter included
Point:  needlepoint
Imprint:  excellent Size: 4.3"   closed
            5.6" extended and cap posted
COMMENTS: This is one funky pen.  This is a 1960s  telescoping Pilot.   The pen is a short 4.3 (a little over 4 1/4") closed.  It extends to a comfortable  5.6" extended and the cap posted.  The pen can take the standard Pilot converter (the ones used in the Pilot Vanishing points work),  and has a converter installed.  The converter I've put in is one of  the hoop end style, but it will also take a CON-20.  We'll include one cartridge with the pen.

Pen #2641         Sheaffer Statesman         $137

Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  excellent Material: celluloid  (see comments)
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   Filler:  lever
Point:   fine
Imprint: worn Size:   5.2"
COMMENTS:  The Statesman dates from 1945, and production ran until about 1948.  I'm assuming that the material is Forticel, but it could be celluloid, as the pens were celluloid from 1945-47, when they changed over to Forticel.  But the white dot is on the top of the cap where Sheaffer put them on some of  the earlier pens, making me thing that this is celluloid. The trim is clean, no brassing at all, the nib a smooth fine with a good platinum mask, the thread rings are clean too.  The flaw?  Essentially no imprint except the price code.  If you're more interested in a good writing daily carry VS collectible value with a crisp imprint, consider this one.  Freshly restored.


Pen #2624        Sheaffer Sovereign II     $177

Overall Grade:   excellent
Metal:  extra fine Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  see comments Filler:  plunger
Point: fine
Imprint:  excellent Size: 4.9"
COMMENTS:  The Sovereign II was made with a wire band from about 1942 - 1946.  The "II" was a way to avoid confusion with the Balance model with the same name.  Sheaffer really never was good about coming up with new model names...  This one is NOS.   The barrel very clear, the color of the celluloid bright, the imprint crisp, and the thread ring clean - there is a little roughness at the top of the clip.  Even the inside of the cap is clean.  The head gasket and seals of course dried out long ago, so the pen has been restored with our high grade rubber materials.  A nice little pen... 

Pen #2634        Sheaffer Miss Universe     $147

Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  gold plated Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler: lever
Point: needlepoint
Imprint: excellent Size:  4.8"
COMMENTS: I just love the name for this pen.   I freely admit that I rely on guys like Dirk Delint, and Richard Binder for information like this.  Dirk, AKA Ernst Bitterman has a really good reference page with  names for the Sheaffer models. Interesting reading, and really helpful since I can never keep track of Sheaffer's names.  At any rate, this isn't a Junior model.  A bit shorter than the Craftsman, slender, intended to be a lady's pen.  The pen has an extra fine #3 nib.  VERY clean, no brassing, no cracks, crisp imprint., great color in the celluloid.  

Pen #2628     Duofold Jr       $147

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  replated Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   replated trim Filler: button
Point:   fine
Imprint: extra fine Size:  4.5"
COMMENTS:  The first vintage pen that  I bought was a  Parker   Duofold Jr.  I paid a good chunk to have it  restored back in 1988, more than I  charge today!  They're nice pens,  and the  Duofold  design  has been copied  a gazillion times over the years, and still is today.   This one has a Vac style nib and feed, the imprint decent, though it 's showing it's age.  The trim has been replated because the cap band was brassed,  and I  plated the clip to match color.  A nice  pen  that I carried for a month or so, that's also a  nice writer.  

Pen #2627    Lady Duofold ringtop  $137

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   Filler:  button
Point:   fine
Imprint:  extra fine Size:  4.5"
COMMENTS:  Duofold Sr, Duofold Jr, Lady Duofold.....   in descending order by size.  This is a clean pen, nice imprint, excellent nib,  clean trim, crisp knurling on the blind cap and cap,  clean ringtop.  The pen is the same length as a Duofold Jr, but  the diameter is a little thinner.  This one has a nib marked DUOFOLD PEN, and a Christmas tree feed.   Lady's pen or a vest pocket pen - you decide, but there's no doubt that this pen is a nice one!   Fully restored and ready to be used....

Pen #2626      Parker VS  BROAD NIB    $127

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  extra fine Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  staining at end
     of section.
Filler: button
Point:   BROAD
Imprint:  worn  2nd quarter 1947 Size:  5.1"
COMMENTS: The Parker VS was billed as a lower priced alternative to the Parker 51.  They share some design elements - the cap parts are interchangeable with the Parker 51, though the clip design is different, and the same clutch ring.  The plastic though is not as hard as the 51 Lucite is.  The clear feed is entertaining because you see both the ink and the air returning to the sac.  OK, entertaining if  you're stuck at home with the flu maybe, but I did find it to be  interesting.  The nib is a true BROAD nib, nice and fat and smooth.  The cap has been refrosted, the jewel is original.  This pen has the aluminum button filler with the aluminum thread bushing that screws in from the back end.  Fully restored.

Pen #2619   Medium nib Sheaffer Admiral - stickered medium  NOS   $167

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  snorkel
Point: medium
Imprint:   Size:  5.6"
COMMENTS:  It isn't often that you find a stickered, NOS snorkel.  There is no evidence that the nib has ever seen ink, and the snorkel tube is clean.  The internal parts are as clean as a whistle.  The rubber seals have been replaced with and OEM Sheaffer 0-ring, and original Sheaffer style point holder gasket.  The only thing not with the original seal is the sac, which is PVC.  If you want a latex sac, I'll  put one in,  but you're better off with a PVC sac if you might use the pen.  Water tested only.  I have not buffed the pen, but only cleaned it up a bit with my pen polish.  

Pen #2617  Sheaffer snorkel Valiant   $157

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   Filler:  snorkel
Point:  medium
Imprint:   Size:  5.6"
COMMENTS:   A basic snorkel, but very clean, with a nice medium nib.  Fully restored with new seals and a PVC sac.  Why PVC?  Because it's pretty much impervious to ink.  That means a much longer sac life, and less chance of the sac failing, preventing damage to the spring and other internal parts.  Believe me, that's a good thing!

Pen #2618   Sheaffer Touchdown TM Crest Deluxe    $147

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   Filler:  Touchdown
Point:  extra fine
Imprint:  excellent Size:  5.3"
COMMENTS:   I find that I prefer the Touchdown pens to snorkels.  They're simpler to restore, less fussy to use, and  it's not a disaster if the pen should leak inside.    Not that it's likely to happen with this pen, in addition to the OEM Sheaffer 0-ring for the Touchdown seal, a PVC sac has been installed.  The nib is a smooth  extra fine.  No brassing or dings (even in the top!) of the gold filled cap.  

Pen #2620   Sheaffer Tuckaway    $117

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   Filler:  plunger
Point:   Extra fine
Imprint:  excellent Size: 4.5"
COMMENTS:  The Sheaffer Tuckaway is a funky pen.  They're short pens capped,  but a decent length for writing when posted.  They're short, so you aren't going to write an epistle with the limited ink supply.  The clip is often mistakenly referred to as a "military clip," but it isn't a military clip, it's just short.  Like the pen.  I suppose it was the last hurray as a vest pocket pen, except that it doesn't have a ring top.  A great pen for polo shirt pockets, or just for your pants pocket. No dents in the cap, clean trim, a smooth XF nib.  Sheaffer futzed around quite a bit with what to do with the white dot, especially on the metal cap pens.  This one has the early metal ring around the dot , abandoned when they figured out that they could just secure it directly in a hole in the cap like they did with the plastic cap pens.   Nice pen.

Pen #2607  Reverse trim Sheaffer Jr    $97

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  excellent Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  see comments Filler:  lever
Point: extra fine semi flex
Imprint:  excellent Size:  5.0"
COMMENTS The Sheaffer Jr. is  the smaller version,  of the Balance pens.  Not the smallest, but thinner and  more of a ladies pen.  There is a little wear to the plating on the lever, and at the top of the clip.  It actually looks worse in the picture than it really is.  The nib is marked  Sheaffer Junior and is an extra fine semi flex.  i.e. not the usual manifold nib, but neither is it a full flex nib.  Nice clean little pen.

Pen #2611  Sheaffer Sovereign    SOLD

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  excellent Material: Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  see comments Filler:  plunger
Point: extra fine
Imprint:  excellent Size:  5.0"
COMMENTS  There is some confusion about whether this is a Sovereign or a Statesman - open , larger nib, no grooves cut in the cap band, which is also shorter,  likely Forticel plastic,...  Sovereign.  Whatever the case, it's a later production, as in 1949-1950 version of the pen  Fully restored, the plunger done the right way with synthetic rubber that will last a good long time.  There is a little ripple of the plastic over the cap insert, not uncommon on these pen.  Decent transparency to the section.   Clean trim, no brassing, and a nice extra fine nib.

Pen #2606  1005S  gold plated fluted  slim Targa    $97

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  excellent Material: gold plated
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  see comments Filler:  cartridge/converter
               converter included
Point: fine
Imprint Size:  5.4"
COMMENTS This pen dates from about the year that Robyn and I got married.  Gold plated fluted pattern, NOS nib, and an original slim converter  upgraded with a new PVC sac installed. (there's half the price of the pen!)   The nib is to the best of my knowledge NOS, though it has been tested.   The cap is engraved  Bank of Boston.  

Pen #2590     9041 Brown Leather Look Legacy   Right Oblique nib    $297

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: gold plated
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   Filler:  cartridge/converter
               converter included
Point:   right oblique  stub
Imprint Size:  5.5"
COMMENTS One of the more unusual finishes, the  leather look Legacy  Heritage dates from around  2004.  It is a textured lacquer finish - not leather or plastic.  The nib is a NOS right oblique stub.  The pen comes with one of the red end (PVC sac) converters.  

Pen #2507        Sheaffer Saratoga snorkel      $137

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  initials  JLL engraved
              on the cap band.
Filler: snorkel
Point:  medium
Imprint:  excellent Size:  5.6"
COMMENTS  The Sheaffer Saratoga was one of three open nib model pens.   Sheaffer was pushing their Triumph nib pens, so the open nib pens didn't get a white dot, though everything except the nib unit and snorkel tube was the same.  The same. ...except no dot.    In these pens the most commonly found nibs are fine and extra fine nibs, but note that this one's is a medium.  This pen is in excellent condition, fully restored, and of course a PVC sac has been installed instead of latex, so it won't fail and leak if you use a fancy ink in it.   It should last a good long time even if you don't!   

Pen #2472   Sheaffer Vigilant   $137

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler: lever
Point:  extra fine
Imprint:  excellent Size:  5.1"
COMMENTS:   A smidge shorter than the standard size Military clip pens,  and a bit thinner, made between 1940 and 1942.  Good mask on the nib, note the nice transparency of the section, clean trim,  no cracks or tooth marks.  A sweet little Sheaffer in really nice condition.

Pen #2554      clipless  Sheaffer Tuckaway     $137

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  extra fine Material: celluloid
Nib condition:   excellent Flaws: see description Filler:  plunger
Point: extra fine
Imprint:  excellent Size:  4.5"
COMMENTS  The war time Triumph pens have a short section and the wide cap band.  The Tuckaway is usually found without a clip, as is the case with this one. The caps for the full size pen fit if you want a clip on your pen.  The barrel on this one has nice transparency and a clean imprint.. There is a small dimple on the cap band.  No brassing.  Fully restored with our high grade, long life rubber materials









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