RARE and UNUSUAL

(Condition Scale: F = Fair. G = Good. VG = Very Good. EX = Excellent).


(Updated 24th September, 2017)

(All items in full working order, unless otherwise stated)

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Oh là là !
A memento of 1930's/1940's Paris

(click on the images, and the word nib, below for larger pictures)
Gold Starry(ii)
A rare and boxed GOLD STARRY Dinkie-size
matching pen and pencil
Gold Starry set (i)
In a most attractive and rare Gold Starry box - one for the collector
Gold Starry set
Both items have the attractive Gold Star image on the top
Gold Starry set (iii)

please click on the word NIB to see an image

£70

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Unusual, RARE, and a real find !
an eydropper with mother-of -pearl overlay in
the bulbous 'pregnant style' fashion
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Mother of Pearl
Manufacturer unknown, this dates from the early 1900's
in the USA and the overlay is framed by two
snail-patterned bands.
mother of pearl(i)
complete with what we think is the original 14K warranted
No. 3 FINE nib, with some flexibility

Mother of Pearl (ii)
There are 2 series of circles around the section, which may help someone
who reads this assist us in identifying the manufacturer

£200

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A CROCKER'S INK-TITE pen, probably manufactured
around 1910/1915 in their Boston factory.

SOLD !
The filling system required the owner to blow into the small
hole at the end of the barrel. The air would compress the sac and
enable the pen to fill - at least, that's the theory !

(although there is a sac fitted, we've not tried it)


complete with original No.3 Crocker FINE flexible nib

£50

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A mid-size, mid-range, and desirable
MONTBLANC No.22
SOLD !
In very good condition,
and complete with its original FINE nib

£60

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From the golden-age of USA pen manufacture.
Pretty, rare, and in an original Carter's box !

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Carter's Jade set
A virtually mint 'lady-size' unmarked Jade
pen and pencil set.

Carter's Jade set ii
A rare find, and one not to be missed.
Carter's Jade set (iii)
Pen has its original FINE Carter INX nib

£150
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Small is beautiful, and this little rarity is no exception !
A STANDARD Safety pen
with lined and patterned rolled gold overlay
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Standard safety pen

Probably and Italian or French overlay,
manufactured c.1925 for a USA distributor or retailer

Standard Safety pen

complete with original STANDARD 14K No.1 nib,
but there is now no iridium left on the point.

£48

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We don't have a SHEAFFER page,
so here is the large and handsome c.1929
LIFETIME (White Dot) pen in Green Radite
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
Sheaffer's, Senior Lifetime
Some slight dsicoloration between barrel and cap,
but still a desirable and large pen

Sheaffer's Lifetime Senior (I)
complete with its original large FINE Lifetime nib
Sheaffer's Lifetime nib

100

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and its even LONGER early 1930's successor
OVERSIZE LIFETIME (White Dot) Balance pen
in Green Radite
(click on the images below for larger pictures)

Sheaffer's Oversize Green
Excellent colour throughout - the tiniest
dark band near the end of the barrel, where the cap
has been posted in previous use

Sheaffer's Oversize pen (i)

complete with its original FINE Lifetime nib
Sheaffer;s Oversize nib

125

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If you are looking for something slightly unusual,
please visit our new CROSS page
(see buttons at the top)
for an interesting selection of 1980's/1990's models


Cross selection
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A rare SHEAFFER set from the late 1950's -
among the very first of the cartridge-filling pens !

This is the Lady Sheaffer SKRIPSERT -
in Black and Gold Tulle
(click on the images below for larger pictures)
Sheaffer Skripsert set
complete with original MEDIUM nib

Sheaffer Skripsert set(i)
Box may not be the original
Sheaffer Skripsert advertisement

60

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