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Pen #2943  forest green  Demi Parker 51    SOLD
2943
Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: excellent
Material: Lucite
Nib condition: excellent
Flaws:  none
Filler:   aerometric
 Point:  extra fine
Imprint:
   
Size:  5.1"
COMMENTSThe forest green 51 pens are popular, and people grab them when they pop up.  I've had and sold the ones in my collection 3 times.  The one I have now is not going anywhere soon.  But you can have this one!    This is a very clean demi size pen.  You might think, "Demi.  Small.  Uncomfortable."  Not so!  When posted the length is good, and the diameter isn't too small, but a comfortable size.  I carried it for a while, and like the nib.  Restored with a new sac, cleaned, polished....  The frosting in the cap is very good, and original, and the jewel is original too.   I have a matching pencil.  Initials in the barrel, (pencil, not the pen!)  but it works.   It could be yours for $25 more along with the pen.  Let me know if you're interested.

Pen #2965      Parker Duofold Jr    SOLD
2965
Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: excellent
Material: celluloid
Nib conditionexcellent
Flaws:  ball of clip replated
Filler: button
 Point:   extra fine
Imprint: extra fine
Size:  5.6"
COMMENTS:   When I picked up this pen it was headed for my pocket, and it may end up there yet...  I like the Duofold Jr, especially the streamlined ones.  The cap on this pen posts very nicely, the nib is a little on the wide side of extra fine, but that's where I'm putting it - nice and smooth.  The ball of the clip was a bit rough, so the ball, and only the ball, has been smoothed and replated with a base layer of nickel and then gold.  Freshly restore.

Pen #2957  Sheaffer Statesman snorkel    $147
2957
Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: excellent
Material: forticel
Nib conditionexcellent
Flaws:  none
Filler: snorkel
 Point:   extra fine
Imprint: extra fine
Size:  5.6"
COMMENTSSheaffer wasn't especially creative when it came to pen names.  Sentinel and Statesman were two of their favorites, so we have another Statesman.  This is a snorkel with a palladium silver Triumph nib.  Only the Triumph nib pens were getting the white dots.The pen has a PVC sac installed,  so should go a good long time without service. It fills and writes nicely

Pen #2964  Sheaffer Valiant snorkel    $167
2964
Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: excellent
Material: forticel
Nib conditionexcellent
Flaws:  none
Filler: snorkel
 Point:   fine
Imprint: extra fine
Size:  5.6"
COMMENTSYears ago, maybe a couple of decades ago Fred Plewa did a Pen Clips page for Pen World showing the various snorkel models with the trim and nib combinations to help identify a particular pen.    To quote Barry Gabbay, "Pulleeeese!  How are you supposed to keep track of that?" I have been forever grateful for that page.   It is photocopied and in a sleeve protector (I should laminate it) so that I  have it handy when listing snorkels.  Otherwise, this would be "A snorkel."  Thanks to Fred, this is a Valiant snorkel.  Nice two tone nib with good plating on the mask, clean inside and out, restored of course.  Nice writing pen and as always, freshly restored.


Pen #2954       Sheaffer Statesman     $197

2954

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  excellent
Material:  plastic

Nib conditionexcellent
Flaws: see notes
Filler:  Touchdown

Point:  Medium
Imprintexcellent
Size: 5.4"

COMMENTS:   IIRC  Sheaffer eliminated the Valiant size pens when they introduced the Touchdown line of pens with what we call the "fat" Touchdown.  A nice size pen, though a little smaller than the Sentinel Deluxe  which also had a metal lined cap and Triumph nib. Freshly restored, the pen has a medium nib.  There is a posting mark near the back end over the 0-ring seal.  NO dents in the cap, and a nice crisp imprint.

Pen #2952   Sheaffer Craftsman      $77
Craftsman
Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  excellent
Material:  Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none
Filler: Touchdown
Point:  medium  XF available
Imprint: excellent
Size:  5.0"
COMMENTSSheaffer was known for using the same name for very different pen models.  The Craftsman name  first appeared in the 40s, and continued for a couple of decades.  This pen was introduced around 1955 for folks who wanted a quality pen, but couldn't afford pens like the TM models or snorkels.  The Cadet used the same barrel (caps are interchangeable), but the Craftsman got the metal cap with the wide bands engraved in the metal.  The nib is a steel "dip tip"  nib.  There is a hole in the tip of the feed to draw ink into the pen without having to immerse the entire nib in the ink.  The one in the pen is a medium.  The nibs on these pens unscrew like an Esterbrook or Pelikan nib.  Should you want a finer nib I have an extra fine that I can swap into the pen if you want it, or you can buy the XF nib assembly for $20.  The XF nib is mint.  I don't think that the pen is mint, but pretty darn close!  The inside of the cap is a clean as a whistle  I didn't need to clean it out at all.   Restored with a new 0-ring, sac, and tested.  Nice writing little pen.

Pen #2849    Gregg Shorthand pen      $97      PRICE REDUCED!
Gregg
Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  replated
Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: 
Filler: lever
Point: fine
Imprint: none
Size:  5.0"
COMMENTSThis is an interesting little pen. It's on the slender side, but not skinny.  When posted, the pen is nicely balanced.  The clip is unmarked, but screams "WASP" (Walter A Sheaffer Pen - a Sheaffer sub brand)..  Lever and J bar are of the  Sheaffer design, but the only branding is the GREGG enamel medallion on the top of the cap, and GREGG on the nib.  No imprint, and I think that there never was one.  The nib is a nice writing fine nib.  The trim has been replated with a base layer of nickel and top layer of gold.  Fully restored

Pen #2931   Orange Pilot VP LE  1861/2007    $557
2931
2931
Overall Grade:   excellent
Metal: excellent
Material:  lacquer finish
Nib conditionexcellent
Flaws:  none
Filler:  cartridge/converter
 Point:   fine
Imprint:
   
Size:  5.6"
COMMENTSMade in 2007, the LE is a vibrant metalic orange.  Only 2007 pens were made, and only 900 were available in the US market, so these are quite rare, and sought after.  This pen is #1861 of 2007.  The pen is in excellent condition - the only flaw is  a small flea bite on the back side below the band.  The box and outer box are in excellent condition.  Papers, converter, cartridge and cartridge cover are included.  The price is firm.

Pen #2955  Esterbrook J     SOLD  (but another one's coming!)
2955
Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: excellent
Material: cellulose acetate
Nib condition: excellent
Flaws:  none
Filler:   lever
 Point:  9556  "fine writing"
Imprint:  excellent
   
Size:  5"
COMMENTS: It's no secret that I like Esterbrooks and Esterbrook nibs.  Not only do I regularly use them, but I have one of their counter top display cases filled with pens and on display on our living room bookshelves.  With their shops in Camden, NJ Esterbrook made a line of solid, reliable pens well into the 1960s.  Not fancy (well, most weren't), but reliable writers.  The trim was stainless steel instead of plated brass.  The 9000 series nibs were tough nibs, with good tipping material.  This pen  has a "banner" style 9556, which Esterbrook's nib chart describes as "fine writing."   Freshly restored, polished and tested.  A great pen with really nice  marbling in the plastic.

Pen #2956     Esterbrook J     $87
2956
Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: excellent
Material:  cellulose acetate
Nib condition: excellent
Flaws:  none
Filler:     lever
 Point:  9555 "shorthand"
Imprint:  excellent
   
Size:  5"
COMMENTSMy very first Esterbrook was red, just like this one. I remember buying it from the display case and picking the nib at Brandenburg's Stationery in Maple Glen, PA, near where I went to high school.   I have no idea what happened to that pen (that was nearly 50 years ago folks), but I still like the red Esterbrooks....  and the gray ones, and the blue ones.  Great pens, tough, reliable.  This pen has a 9555 nib which is a firm shorthand nib.  It is one of the later nibs with the number running along the nib in stead of across, and it uses the Sheaffer style "dip tip" feed.  Freshly restored and tested.  Did you know that we fill and test EVERY pen that we restore; the only exception being mint pens.  A nice pen with great color.

Pen #2959  Sheaffer Stylist     $87
2943
Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal: extra fine
Material: plastic
Nib condition: excellent
Flaws:  none
Filler:    cartridge converter
             1  cartridge included
 Point:  medium
Imprint:  excellent
   
Size:  5.5"
COMMENTS:   I had one of these pens in college, gold cap and all.  I liked it, except for the ink on my fingers. I didn't know why it leaked, or about Sheaffer's lifetime warranty, so I tossed it. Bummer.  These pens are funky pens.  The tip unscrews, and  (if you can find them) you can install a felt tip unit.  I've had a couple, but sold my last felt tip insert a couple of years ago.  The leaking problem has been addressed with thread sealant on the threads of the nib unit.  These nibs are much like the Parker 180.  With the little inlaid gold arrow UP, the nib writes as a medium nib (based on Sheaffer's standards at the time), flip it over and it puts down an extra fine line.  At this price we're including a cartridge to get you started.  However I've verified that both the Sheaffer squeeze converters and piston converters will fit. It is also possible to fit a standard international converter into the long, slender barrel of the pen.

Pen #2960  Mint, stickered Sheaffer 330 Imperial     $87
2960
Overall Grade:  mint
Metal: excellent
Material:  plastic
Nib condition: excellent
Flaws:  none
Filler:   cartridge/converter
            1 cartridge included
 Point: fine
Imprint:  excellent
   
Size:  5.1"
COMMENTSA basic Sheaffer Imperial with a palladium silver nib from the 1960s/70s.  Perfectly clean, mint, stickered, in the  box with the papers.  No converter, though a standard squeeze converter or one of the mini converters should fit.  We'll include a Sheaffer cartridge to get you started.

Pen #2962   Stainless Sheaffer slender Fashion pen   $47
2562
Overall Grade:  mint
Metal: excellent
Material: stainless
Nib condition: mint
Flaws:  none
Filler:   cartridge/converter
             converter included
 Point:  medium
Imprint:
   
Size:  5.4"
COMMENTSI remember seeing these in a store in the mid 80s.  Nice pens, more of a student grade pen.  Stainless nib, brushed stainless cap band barrel.  The nib units are marked medium.  Like the slim Targa, these take the slim converters and cartridges, which Sheaffer discontinued decades ago.  We're including a Monteverde syringe style mini converter which Sheaffer was selling as a replacement for the slim converter.  Though they work, we recommend looking into the Kaweco syringe style mini converter used in the Kaweco sport. We think that with the metal band around the nipple they'll be more reliable in the long run.  You may be able to use a standard International cartridge in the pen....   Warranty on the pens, not the converter.

TWO PENS AVAILABLE


Pen #2961  Sheaffer "Vintage" fountain pen    $57
2961
Overall Gradenew
Metal: excellent
Material: plastic
Nib condition: excellent
Flaws:  none
Filler:    cartridge/converter
               1 cartridge included
 Point:  broad
Imprint:
   
Size:  5.1"
COMMENTSThe Vintage is an upscale version of the No Nonsense with gold plated trim and nib.  They have a gold plated disc in the top of the cap.  Not rare, but not found all that often.  This is one of the blue marble pens.  The nib can be ground to a custom cursive italic or stub for you.  Line width would end up at about 0.7mm

Pen #2958   40s Parker Duofold Jr $97       
2958
Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal: excellent
Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent
Flaws: replated trim
Filler:  button
 Point:  XF
Imprint:  extra fine
              2nd quarter 1942

   
Size:  5.1"
COMMENTS:   The Parker Duofold of the 1940s was a different animal, and came in one of two filling systems.  The JR was a little thinner and smaller than the Sr version, and was a button filler pen instead of Vacumatic.   The pen is restored, and has a nice, smooth extra fine nib.

Pen #2944   Parker 21 Deluxe         $77
2944
Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal: excellent
Material: plastic
Nib condition:  excellent
Flaws: see comments
Filler:  aerometric
 Point:   extra fine
Imprint:
   
Size:  5.3"
COMMENTS:   Anyone who knows me knows that in general, I am not a fan of the Parker 21.  There have been a few exceptions over the years though, and this is one of them.  This is the "Deluxe" version of the 21 - lined cap, gold plated clip.  It is original, and correct for a pen with the "fat feed" which is a characteristic of the earlier 21 pens.    This has an extra fine nib.   I did my usual nib work, and it is quite nice writing, laying down a smooth, clean line.  The pen is restored with a PVC sac.  The only flaw is that the very tip of the hood is turned down a bit.  A good every day carry for someone who likes a clean extra fine line.

Pen #2938   Sheaffer slender flat top    $137
2938
Overall Gradeextra fine
Metal: excellent
Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent
Flaws:  replated band
Filler:  lever
 Point:  fine
Imprint: extra fine
   
Size:  5.2"
COMMENTSThis is one of the "odds and ends" items.  I've had it in the shop for a while, restored, but have no idea where I got it. Longer than a Jr size Sheaffer, thinner than a Sr flat top, but about the same length.  Lifetime nib, white dot in the top of the cap.  Humped flat ball clip.  No cracks, no chips or tooth marks.  The clip was replated and then the cap plated to match color. 

Pen #2941  burgundy  Demi Parker 51    SOLD
2941
Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal: excellent
Material: Lucite
Nib condition: excellent
Flaws:  none
Filler:   aerometric
 Point:  extra fine
Imprint:
   
Size:  5.1"
COMMENTSThe demi 51 is the smaller of the two aerometric 51s.  The original, vacumatic demi 51 was the same diameter as the full size pen.  Parker made the demi 51 both a bit shorter, and smaller in girth.  This pen has been restored with a new PVC sac,  the cap refrosted with a scratch buff finish  The name in the barrel is deep - not one that I wanted to try to remove.  A nice clean pen with a nice extra fine nib. Original jewel

Pen #2963  Sheaffer Prelude Ballpoints     $37
2963
Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: excellent
Material: brushed stainless or
                lacquer over brass
Nib conditionnib?  What nib?
Flaws:  none
Filler:   ballpoint
 Point:   ballpoint
Imprint:
   
Size:  5.
COMMENTS: Twist action ballpoints.  The Preludes are a nice, chunky pen, but not too fat to be comfortable in the hand.  The refill is one of the Monteverde ballpoint refills made to fit Sheaffer pens.  It works, and is I think a bit better than Sheaffer's were.    Please specify the pen you want - brushed stainless or black.


Pen #2936  Sheaffer Connaisseur ballpoint     $57
2936
Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal: excellent
Material: plastic
Nib conditionnib?  What nib?
Flaws:  none
Filler:   ballpoint
 Point:   ballpoint
Imprint:
   
Size:  5.4
COMMENTSA good size ballpoint - twist action.  The refill is one of the Monteverde ballpoint refills made to fit Sheaffer pens.  It works, and is I think a bit better than Sheaffer's were. 

Pen #2950   Chilton   $67
2950
Overall Grade: Near mint
Metal:  chrome plated
Material: acrylic
Nib conditionexcellent
Flaws: none
Filler: cartridge/converter
            converter included
Point: medium
Imprint
Size: 5.3"
COMMENTSI picked this up at the Philly show ages ago.  This is one of the modern "Chiltons" made by the guy who liked to buy the classic brand names and then sell a bunch of pens made in China under the classic brand name... and then fold a couple of  years later.  It's been sitting in a pen bag in a corner on my bench, and I finally filled it a month or so ago to test it.  It's actually a nice pen, fairly large with some heft to it.  Acrylic cap and barrel with heavy plating on the trim, the black parts may be lacquered metal. The nib is marked Iridium Point Germany, though I suspect it never got to that side of the planet.  Very nice, smooth writing nib, laying down a good line.

Pen #2877   Kohinoor Rapidograph   $87
2877
Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal: excellent
Material: see comments
Nib conditionexcellent
Flaws: see comments
Filler:  piston
Point:  fine
Imprintextra fine
Size:  5.2"
COMMENTSThe Rapidograph is an imported export.  The stylographic pens first appeared in the US in pens like the Inkograph, and were taken back to Germany in the inter war period, where they were popular because the tube was cheaper to make than a nib.  With a weighted wire running down the middle, technical drawing inks could be used because the wire moving up and down while you wrote kept it from clogging.  They came back to this country after the war as a technical drawing pen with the tubular nibs made in a range of diameters, which gave specific line widths without messing with a dip style drawing pen.  The nib on this one is marked 2 1/2.  Line width is on the wider side for these pens.  The barrel is hard rubber, the cap is plastic, which is common for these pens.  A little wear to the plating on the clip and the stamping on the red band is a bit worn, but otherwise the pen is in very nice condition.

Pen #2893   Sheaffer Sentinel Stratowriter   $67
2893
Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent
Material: Forticel
Nib conditionexcellent
Flaws: none
Filler: ballpoint
Point:  NA
Imprintexcellent
Size: 5.3"
COMMENTS: Some describe this is a Sentinel Deluxe Stratowriter, except that its the smaller Sentinel size - so smaller in diameter than the Sentinel Deluxe fountain pen we have.  This was an early ballpoint, not retractable,  with a refill that screwed into the section and of course a  cap like the fountain pens.  No white dots, Sheaffer instead put a raised dot on the clip, where the white dot would have gone.  We've installed one of Sheaffer's widgets and a refill and spring - in this case a ballpoint refill made for Sheaffer pens by Monteverde.  I like them better, and its what I have....  I don't use ballpoints! Nice original frosting on the cap, no dings or dents.   Great pen, and a fine example of an uncommon pen.

Pen #2934    Rotring 600 OLD STYLE ballpoint     $37
2934
Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal: excellent
Material: lacquered brass
Nib condition
Flaws:  none
Filler: 
 Point:   it's a ballpoint
Imprint:
   
Size: 5.6"
COMMENTSThe Rotring 600 is in my mind, the ultimate "geek" pen, hefty, well made, knurled grip so it never slides....a really solid pen that can also be used as a self defense weapon.  Maybe not that extreme, but I can' see how you can break one.  I don't use ballpoints though, so out it goes...

Pen #2940    Sheaffer pen/pencil set    $27
2940
Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal: excellent
Material: matte lacquer over brass
Nib condition
Flaws:  none
Filler:  BP
 Point:  ballpoint
              0.5mm pencil
Imprint:
   
Size
COMMENTSI think that this is a slim Fashion pen set.  Similar design, but no clip, and in the carry case.  The pencil is a 0.5mm push button mechanism.  The BP is a twist mechanism,  I've checked the BP barrel carefully -  the little white dot on the BP barrel isn't there.  I think that's a bit of dust.  Lots of dust of all colors in the shop.... or talc.  New Monteverde BP refill made for Sheaffer pens.  I like it better than Sheaffer's.




What's with this "fully restored" thing anyway? 
There are some sellers out there who will put a sac in a pen and call it "restored."   I'm not one of them.
I started repairing pens for myself back in the late 80s or so, and of course was restoring them
the way that I thought that they should be.... and the way that most people would want their pens
to be.  The work is done with attention to detail, nice looking, cleaned, nib smoothed,
polished and working.   That habit was ingrained in me,
and it's still the way I repair pens - for my self, to sell, or for clients.


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