RARE and UNUSUAL

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


(Updated 10th June, 2017)

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

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A real rare relic from the past !
A CROCKER'S INK-TITE pen, probably manufactured
around 1910/1915 in their Boston factory.

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Crocker
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)

Crocker (i)
complete with original No.3 Crocker FINE flexible nib
Crocker(ii)

£50

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An attractive 18K rolled Gold ZENITH Safety pen
Presumed to have been manufactured by Montegrappa
sometime in the 1920's/1930's.

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SOLD !


Mechanism in full working order, though we do not recommend
that the pen is used for writing, other than being dipped

some very slight wear to rolled gold overlay,
and what we think is a later 14 carat warranted nib

£55

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Montblanc No.24

SOLD !

complete with its original MEDIUM nib

The cap has the initials AEG (not very visible)engraved on it,
which makes us think that this pen might have been a promotional
product for the German kitchen appliances company

£68

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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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We don't have a SHEAFFER page,
so here is the large and handsome c.1929
LIFETIME (White Dot) pen in Green Radite
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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
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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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Ooh la la !
A blast from the Parisian past !

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Eiffel tower pen (ii)
Probably an English pen, specially made for sale at the Eiffel Tower shops,
and maybe manufactured by the Unique Pen Company in South London.

(handsome Silver hatched, with Nickel-plated trim -
plating worn at the one end of the lever,
but nothing like as bad as it looks in the photo !)
Eiffel Tower pen

with warranted 14 carat gold MEDIUM very flexible nib
Eiffel Tower pen (i)

52
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Boxed DUPONT lined silver-plated ballpen

SOLD

VERY GOOD condition, with the serial number 5L6ER82
(a few marks on the interior of the box - the outside is perfect)

70
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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
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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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