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Pen #2558       Parker Vacumatic Major       $187

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  vacumatic
Point:  NOS  extra fine
Imprint:  excellent
     1st quarter 1945
Size: 5.1"
COMMENTS  One of the things that I like about the Parkers of the 30s and 40s is the dated code.  Most of the time we can say that the pen was made in a certain range of years, maybe only narrow it down to the decade.  But with many Parkers we can narrow it down to a given quarter of a given year.  This pen was made between the Battle of the Bulge and the final push into Germany in WWII.    Whatever the case, it's a great pen.  No dings in the cap band, no brassing on the cap band or the tight holding clip, the imprint clear and deep.   The pen came to me without a nib, but the nib is to the best of my knowledge NOS.   It may be an extra fine nib, but it writes very nicely laying a reasonably wet, crisp line  Its the kind of nib that I would enjoy for note taking, or doodling....  (I do more doodling than note taking in meetings, don't you?)
Nice pen.

Pen #2559       Parker Vacumatic Jr.       $157

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  vacumatic
Point:    extra fine
Imprint:  excellent
              1st quarter 1946
Size: 5.1"
COMMENTS  The Parker Vacumatic Jr is the same size as a Major, but the Major difference (pun intended) is from the neck up - the Jr  feed is smaller, the nib is smaller, the cap has two bands instead of the wider band - and no blue diamond.  Even the diameter of the section is the same.  Comfortable pens to write with, posted or unpasted, though I usually post the cap on these pens.  The trim on this pen is in excellent condition, no brassing or dings, no tooth marks,  and a deep, crisp imprint. There is some transparency to the barrel - I think because the clear bands on the pen are closer together than you find with some others.   Freshly restored.

Pen #2525       Parker Vacumatic Jr       $157

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  vacumatic
Point:  fine
Imprint:  excellent
     2nd quarter 1943
Size: 5.1"
COMMENTS  A very clean Vacumatic Jr.  Clean trim, clean clip, no tooth marks,  and as you can see in the picture, very nice transparency in the barrel.   The imprint is nice and deep.  Freshly restored.

Pen #2560      Sheaffer  Roseglow Balance jewelers band Set      $167
Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  excellent Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: see comments Filler: plunger
Point:  extra fine #5 Feather Touch
Imprint:   excellent Size: 5.3"
COMMENTS I've had a couple of the Roseglow Balance pens.  The very first one was a plunger filler that I bought here in Beaver Falls  back in 2006, and was the first plunger filler I restored.  This one has a jewelers band on both the pen and pencil.  The nib is a nice smooth extra fine, with plating that is excellent.  The clip has a couple of small flea bites.  Neither the pen nor pencil have brassing on the trim.  The initials R.E.H. are engraved on the back of the band.  The color of the pencil and pen cap is excellent.  The color of the barrel is as you see it.    The pen is fully restored.

Pen #2533       Sheaffer Balance Set   MINT!    $147

Overall Grade:  MINT
Metal:  excellent Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: none  Filler: lever
Point:  fine
Imprint:   CRISP Size: 5.6"
COMMENTS Here's a real gem that we came across recently.   Otto apparently wasn't a fountain pen user.  The pen was never inked, and is in absolutely mint condition.  Crisp imprint, perfect trim, the sticker still on the pencil.   The section is as clear and bright as you'll ever find one, the plating on the nib perfect.    Its sad really, because the nib feels like  the pen will be a nice writer.   The box is in nearly perfect condition too.    But there's the name in the barrel.  You can look at it as a pen that belonged to someone else, or you can say that the pen is named Otto Sneider.   Whatever the case, its an exceptionally clean set, and you can be the first one to ink it.... unless you decide that you want me to fill it and test it before we end it out to you.  Just let me know when you write to order the set.

Pen #2540       Sheaffer  22 Student Special       $147

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: BCHR
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler: Lever
Point:  fine 22 student special
Imprint:  excellent Size:  4.4"
COMMENTS  I don't think that I have had a chance to handle one of these before, let alone have one to offer for sale.  The nib is marked "22 Student Special".  The pen is black chased hard rubber, the color is original - the pen has not been blackened.  The no cracks,  trim is clean, no brassing, and while not crisp,  the chasing on the pen is still  sharp and deep.  The nib is a smooth fine.  

Pen #2550       Parker Vacuumfiller      $217

Overall Grade:  fine
Metal:  extra fine Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  see comments Filler: lever
Point:  medium 
Imprint:  weak Size:  4.8"
COMMENTS  The Parker Vacuum Filler precedes the first generation Parker Vacumatics.  The main differences are the name change, and the one piece barrel/section, which is to say that unlike the Vacumatics, the section is machined as part of the barrel.  It makes restoring them a bit interesting, but  then again, no chance of the section joint leaking.  This is about the same size as the Jr pen, so a tad shorter than the three band Standard, thought the same diameter.  The barrel is engraved Max Nussbaum, and highlighted as it would have been when Max was still around.  Fully restored.  The mask on the nib has been replated with rhodium, the cap bands replated, and light touch up on the sides of the clip.  The pen has a good filler, striped jewels at both ends, reproduction tassie.  The nib is a nice, smooth medium.  

Pen #2506         Parker Thuya Laque 75 set      $177

Overall Grade:  mint
Metal:  excellent Material: lacquer over brass
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  cartridge/converter
              converter included   
Point:  18K fine
Imprint:   Size:  5.4"
COMMENTS  This is a mint Thuya Lacque Parker 75 pen and ballpoint set, both made in France,  dating from 1981-1990.   The nib 18K is marked France, and has the "fat feed."  The cap of course has the longer plastic inner cap, and closes tightly.  The converter is an earlier metal converter with a PVC sac installed.    The lines in the ballpoint are a bit darker than the fountain pen.  

Pen #2552        Sheaffer 676  Feather Pattern Targa Ballpoint      $47

Overall Grade:  NOS
Metal:  excellent Material: lacquer over brass
Nib condition:   Flaws:  none Filler:  BP
Point: BP
Imprint:   Size:  5.1"
COMMENTS  NOS Sheaffer Targa 676 feather pattern ballpoint.  This is one of the more unusual finishes for the Targa line,and not seen very often.   The pattern is engraved in the barrel, with a clear lacquer finish applied so that the surface of the pen is smooth.   As near as we can tell the pens were made between 1986 and 1993.   A new blue refill has been put in the pen.  No box

Pen #2553        Sheaffer Tuckaway      $157

Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: celluloid
Nib condition:   new Flaws:  none Filler:  plunger
Point: extra fine
Imprint:  crisp Size:  4.5
COMMENTS  We've had a few Sheaffers waiting to be restored, and I finally got around to a couple more Tuckaways.  This is one of the later versions.  Still with the celluloid cap and barrel, but with the removable "cartridge" style filler. The nib is a NOS  extra fine.  The imprint is deep and crisp.  No dings or brassing on the trim including the thread ring.  The filler/section unit is a snug fit in the barre.  If you like Tuckys, you'll like this one.  Fully restored with our high grade, long life materials

Pen #2554      clipless  Sheaffer Tuckaway     $147

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

Pen #2547    Sheaffer 1003  Matte Black Targa           $147
   custom ground 1mm stub nib

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: lacquer over brass
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  see comments Filler: cartridge/converter
              converter included
Point:  custom ground 1mm cursive italic
Imprint:   Size:  5.4"
COMMENTSThis version of the black Targa dates from around 1990.  The plastic barrel liner has been replaced by a more durable metal thread bushing and  the end has the metal trim ring to prevent the end of the barrel getting chipped.  The nib is a custom ground 1mm stub - 1mm down stroke, 0.4mm horizontal.   I think that the pen is NOS, but there is a little sheen from posting to the matte finish on the barrel.  Even on NOS pens the cap clutch compresses and loosens over time, so I've installed a new cap clutch so that the cap closes with a firm, crisp SNAP!  In the box with the original papers.  There is a new converter in the pen, and we'll throw in a cartridge of whatever color we come up with .  

Pen #2536        Sheaffer Imperial VIII       $117

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: gold plated cap
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  Touchdown
Point:  extra fine
Imprint:   Size:  5.4"
COMMENTS Grey Sheaffer Imperial VIII.  Touchdown filled with a clean gold filled cap.  The VIII was the top of the Imperial line (except for the gold filled Imperial Triumph).  Gold filled cap, inlaid nib, but unlike its big brother the PFM, not gold plate at the end of the blind cap.   The nib on this pen is an exceptionally smooth extra fine, which lays down a nice wet, crisp line.   The pen is freshly restored with a PVC sac installed and a new 0-ring in the nib unit.  Nice pen!

Pen #2538        Sheaffer Targa  1005 set      $187

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: gold plated
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  cartridge/converter
              converter included
Point: fine
Imprint:   Size:  5.1"
COMMENTS This Sheaffer Targa set is the classic gold plated fluted pattern.  No dents,  no dings, the BP  has a good black refill, the FP has a piston converter.  The pen has been cleaned and serviced.  In the original box with papers and an unopened package with 2 cartridges.   The cap has a new cap clutch, so it closes with a satisfying "snap!"

Pen #2535        Streamlined Duofold Jr    $157

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   Filler:  button
Point: fine
Imprint:  extra fine Size:  4.72"
COMMENTS This is a streamlined Duofold Jr from the 1930s....   the style that Parker copied when they made their  Big Red in the 1970s.   I find that I prefer the streamlined design over the flat tops of the 20s.  The Jr is a comfortable size pen for every day, general writing - not too big, not too thin.  The curved section is comfortable to grip, and the cap posts firmly.  The clip is an original clip, no brassing on the clip or cap band.  The nib is a smooth fine, Vacumatic style nib, and the pen has a vacumatic style feed.   Some wear in the middle of the imprint, but still quite readable.   

Pen #2519        Montblanc 234 1/2         $497

Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  excellent Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   Filler:  piston
Point: med stub steel 4 1/2
Imprint:   excellent Size:  5.0"
COMMENTS  This is a WWII era Montblanc 234 1/2 .  Quite the contrast to the pens made in the USA in the same time period.  The pen is celluloid, but bandless, with a stamped ring in both the barrel and blind cap. The filler is marked D.P.R. with a serial number following.    Because of the shortage of gold in Germany in the era, the common nib was a  4 1/2 steel nib.   The pen is marked BB, but I would describe this nib as more of a slightly left oblique medium.  No cracks,  chips or tooth marks, the star on top is intact.  The pen has been restored with the proper cork material.   A gold extra fine 4 1/2  nib is available and can be installed for an additional $50.

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.    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 #2531      short  Sheaffer Balance        $147

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: plastic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  lever
Point:  fine
Imprint:  Crisp Size:  4.8"
COMMENTS This is a standard diameter  Balance, but a bit shorter - just a tad under 5"  It fits well in a polo shirt pocket.  (I don't suggest carrying pens in pants pockets.  Ouch!)  Very clean with no brassing, crisp threads, crisp imprint, and a nice fine nib.  Fully restored.   

Pen #2460             Sheaffer Military Clip Balance       $137

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal::  extra fine Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler: plunger
Point: fine
Imprint:  extra fine Size:  5.2"
COMMENTS:  A brown Military clip Balance.  Military clip not because its short, but because it is a standard clip turned upside down and folded over the top instead of  on the side of the cap so that the cap could sit low in the pocket, and the flap of a military shirt pocket could be buttoned closed.   ...at least that was the argument.  I still smile to myself when I look at the picture of a couple of Jimmy Doolittle's crew looking at a globe, and there's the Sheaffer Balance proudly sticking up and displacing the pocket flap in a military publicity picture.  Someone no doubt had a cow when they saw that.  The  pen is clean, no cracks,  a nice smooth nib,  good imprint, and of course fully restored using our high grade rubber materials.

Pen #2435             Sheaffer Military clip Balance           $137

Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  excellent Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  Filler:  plunger
Point: fine #5 Feather Touch
Imprint:  excellent Size:  5.1"
COMMENTS:  This military clip Balance is exceptionally clean.  No brassing, excellent imprint, a nice smooth #5 nib.  Though not the bright green color of a NOS barrel, there is nice transparency in the celluloid.  Except for the absence of the white dot and a lifetime nib, the parts are identical to the Lifetime version of the pen, but they cost (both past and present) a little less than the white dot version.    Fully restored using our high grade synthetic rubber products.





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