Fine Pens

PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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Date of the auction: 20.06.2019

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Krone Black Stingray Ltd. Ed. Rollerball

Sterling silver rollerball with cap overlaid in genuine black stingray leather. Black diamonds encircle the base and peak of the cap, suggestive of tropical black sand beaches. Guilloched section. Outer box, flip-top display box, black suede pen sleeve. Limited Edition: 3/288. Excellent condition

Lot #: 91

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,600

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Krone Brown Stingray Ltd. Ed. Rollerball

Sterling silver rollerball with cap overlaid in genuine brown stingray leather. Brilliant-cut white diamonds encircle the base and peak of the cap, suggestive of tropical white sand beaches. Guilloched section. Outer box, flip-top display box, velvet pen sleeve. Limited Edition: 3/388. Excellent

Lot #: 92

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,600

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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LOIMINCHAY Green JUNIOR QIAN LONG Fountain Pen

Cap and barrel fashioned from translucent marbled green Italian resin, black resin turning knob, white metal dragon clip and cap band. Piston-filler. 139mm. Medium 18K two-tone gold nib. No packaging. Limited Edition: 8/50. Excellent condition, has been inked

Lot #: 93

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Montegrappa Amerigo Vespucci Sterling Silver Ltd. Ed. FP

A tribute to the Amerigo Vespucci , celebrated training ship for the officers of the Italian Navy, crafted of black and ivory celluloid with a sterling silver overlay featuring a low-relief engraving of the proud ship under full sails. Medium 18K two-tone gold nib engraved with motifs inspired by

Lot #: 94

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,600

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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MONTEGRAPPA Sterling BRUCE LEE "Bamboo" Rollerball, One of Two Made

Montegrappa created its Bruce Lee Dragon pen in 2010 in honor of the martial arts legend's 70th birthday. The original design, in red celluloid overlaid with sterling silver, was adapted from Montegrappa's successful Dragon design, and quickly achieved iconic status in the pen world. This special

Lot #: 95

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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MONTEGRAPPA Restyle DRAGON 18K Gold & Diamonds Ltd Fountain Pen

Ultra-limited version of Montegrappa's most successful design. The original Dragon pen was released in 1995 in two versions: sterling silver and 18K gold. Both versions were immensely popular and quickly sold out. Ten years later, Montegrappa chose to honor this iconic pen by creating two special

Lot #: 96

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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MONTEGRAPPA Restyle DRAGON 18K Gold & Black Diamonds Ltd Fountain Pen

Ultra-limited version of Montegrappa's most successful design. The original Dragon pen was released in 1995 in two versions: sterling silver and 18K gold. Both versions were immensely popular and quickly sold out. Ten years later, Montegrappa chose to honor this iconic pen by creating two special

Lot #: 97

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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MONTEGRAPPA Restyle DRAGON 18K Gold & Diamonds Ltd INKWELL

Heavy Madagascar rock crystal base surmounted by an 18K yellow gold dragon, with two ruby eyes and hundreds of brilliant-cut white diamonds set along the dragon's back. An artifact of great beauty, this inkwell is the only artist's proof in existence. Cushioned black display box illustrated with a

Lot #: 98

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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MONTEGRAPPA Silver ETERNAL BIRD Fountain Pen

Created as a companion piece to the 1995 Dragon pen, Montegrappa's Eternal Bird is a tribute to Feng Huang (the phoenix), the immortal bird of legend that rises, reborn, from its own ashes. Marbled red celluloid, sterling silver phoenix overlay, ruby eyes. Piston-filler. Medium 18K two-tone gold nib

Lot #: 99

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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MONTEGRAPPA Sterling ETERNAL BIRD Rollerball, ARTIST'S PROOF

Created in 2005 as a companion piece to the 1995 Dragon pen, Montegrappa's Eternal Bird rollerball is a tribute to Feng Huang (the phoenix), the immortal bird of legend which rises, reborn, from its own ashes. Marbled red celluloid, sterling silver phoenix overlay, ruby eyes. The exceedingly rare

Lot #: 100

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,600

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Montegrappa Eternal Bird 18K gold FP * Premiere Example

PBA is pleased to present one of the finest limited edition pens currently on the market: the premiere example of Montegrappa's 18K gold overlay Eternal Bird fountain pen. Created in 2005 as a companion piece to the 1995 Dragon pen, Montegrappa's Eternal Bird is a tribute to Feng Huang (the

Lot #: 101

Estimate: US$5,500 - US$6,500

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Montegrappa Lo Spirito di Stella FP

Tribute to the catamaran "Lo Spirito di Stella," a seafaring craft used by Wheels on Waves to promote the rights of disabled persons. Navy blue resin, laser-cut teak wood, stainless steel trim. Medium 18K gold nib. Outer box, display box, booklet. Limited Edition: 144/500. Excellent condition, not

Lot #: 102

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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MONTEGRAPPA Zodiac ROOSTER Fountain Pen & Ballpoint Pair

Oriental Zodiac Rooster fountain pen and ballpoint. Marbled celluloid, sterling silver overlays. Medium 18K two-tone gold nib. No packaging. Limited Edition: each 23/1998. Excellent condition, fountain pen not inked

Lot #: 103

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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Montegrappa Privilege Deco 18K Gold FP

Eight-sided barrel and cap hand-turned with Art Deco guilloche 18K gold overlay and blue/gray opalescent resin. Oversized model. Medium 18K gold nib. Outer box, display box, leather pen sleeve, chamois. A lovely instrument. While the sterling silver version can generally be found on the secondary

Lot #: 104

Estimate: US$1,600 - US$2,200

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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MONTEGRAPPA Sterling SPECIAL RESERVE Ltd Fountain Pen

Dedicated to the pleasures of fine wine. Sterling silver barrel, grapevine motif, red celluloid section and endpiece. Broad 18K two-tone gold nib. Outer sleeve, display box, ink bottle, booklets. Limited Edition: 1061/2388. Excellent condition, not inked, tears to outer sleeve

Lot #: 105

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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MONTEGRAPPA Sterling Silver WHITE NIGHTS Ltd Fountain Pen

Inspired by the natural atmospheric phenomenon that causes summer nights in St. Petersburg to glow with brilliant celestial light. White, red & blue enamel inlaid with sterling silver. Medium 18K two-tone gold nib engraved with coat-of-arms motif. Outer box, pearlescent resin display box inset with

Lot #: 106

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,400

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OMAS Legni PREGIATA Ltd Ed Set of 15 Precious Wood Fountain Pens

A fascinating complete set of 15 piston-filler fountain pens fashioned from exotic woods from various nations. Twelve pens are ogival shape, three are faceted. Woods comprise: Violet Ebony, Myrtle Briarwood, Yew, Pernambuco, Boxwood, Pau Violeto, Amarante, Ambonia, Maple, Lignum Vitae, Cocobolo and

Lot #: 107

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OMAS Nelson MANDELA Lot of 7 Ltd Ed Pens: Platinum, Gold & Silver

Lot of seven limited edition fountain pens created in honor of Nelson Mandela's 80th birthday. The pens feature richly ornamented overlays in solid platinum with diamonds, 18K pink gold, 18K yellow gold, and sterling silver with enamel embellishments. Each pen represents a different chapter or theme

Lot #: 108

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OMAS UNICEF Lot of 22 STERLING SILVER Ltd Fountain Pens

Partial set comprising 22 (of 24) piston-filler fountain pens, blue resin with sterling silver overlays, each designed by a different figure in the arts. Medium 18K gold nibs with UNICEF insignia. Outer boxes, inner boxes, display boxes, booklets, and two display trays slotted for 12 pens each

Lot #: 109

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OMAS UNICEF Set of 24 18K GOLD Ltd Fountain Pens

Rare matching-numbered set comprising 24 piston-filler fountain pens, blue resin with 18K gold overlays, each designed by a different figure in the arts. Medium 18K gold nibs with UNICEF insignia. Outer boxes, inner boxes, display boxes, booklets, sleeves and two display trays slotted for 12 pens

Lot #: 110

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OMAS UNICEF 18K Gold FP: Julio Iglesias

Created by UNICEF to benefit children's literacy programs. Solid 18K gold overlay designed by Julio Iglesias. Medium 18K gold nib with UNICEF insignia. Generic OMAS outer box and display box. 14/30. Excellent condition, not inked. The outer sleeve has an official OMAS label printed "STILO ORO SFC

Lot #: 111

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OMAS UNICEF 18K Gold FP: Claudio Abbado

Created by UNICEF to benefit children's literacy programs. Solid 18K gold overlay designed by Claudio Abbado. Fine 18K gold nib with UNICEF insignia. Generic OMAS outer box and display box. 29/30. Excellent condition, not inked. The outer sleeve has an official OMAS label printed "STILO ORO SFC

Lot #: 112

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OMAS UNICEF 18K Gold FP: Ornella Muti

Created by UNICEF to benefit children's literacy programs. Solid 18K gold overlay designed by Ornella Muti. Broad 18K gold nib with UNICEF insignia. Generic OMAS outer box and display box. 14/30. Excellent condition, not inked. The outer sleeve has an official OMAS label printed "STILO ORO SFC

Lot #: 113

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OMAS UNICEF 18K Gold FP: Sorelle Fendi

Created by UNICEF to benefit children's literacy programs. Solid 18K gold overlay designed by Sorelle Fendi. Fine 18K gold nib with UNICEF insignia. Generic OMAS outer box and display box. 20/30. Excellent condition, not inked. The outer sleeve has an official OMAS label printed "STILO ORO SFC

Lot #: 114

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OMAS UNICEF 18K Gold FP: Uto Ughi

Created by UNICEF to benefit children's literacy programs. Solid 18K gold overlay designed by Uto Ughi. Broad 18K gold nib with UNICEF insignia. Generic OMAS outer box and display box. 15/30. Excellent condition, not inked. The outer sleeve has an official OMAS label printed "STILO ORO SFC UTO

Lot #: 115

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OMAS UNICEF 18K Gold FP: Carmen Liera

Created by UNICEF to benefit children's literacy programs. Solid 18K gold overlay designed by Carmen Liera. Broad 18K gold nib with UNICEF insignia. Generic OMAS outer box and display box. 14/30. Excellent condition, not inked. The outer sleeve has an official OMAS label printed "STILO ORO SFC C

Lot #: 116

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OMAS UNICEF 18K Gold FP: Gina Lollobrigida

Created by UNICEF to benefit children's literacy programs. Solid 18K gold overlay designed by Gina Lollobrigida. Medium 18K gold nib with UNICEF insignia. Generic OMAS outer box and display box. 7/30. Excellent condition, not inked. The outer sleeve has an official OMAS label printed "STILO ORO SFC

Lot #: 117

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OMAS 1997 HONG KONG Gold & Silver Fountain Pen Set

Commemorates Hong Kong's return to China. A handsome set with solid 18K yellow gold and sterling silver high-relief hand-carved dragon engravings. Fine and medium 18K two-tone gold nibs. Outer box, red leatherette display box, two pen sleeves, one booklet. Limited Edition: Gold is 16/200, silver is

Lot #: 118

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OMAS 1997 HONG KONG Gold & Silver Rollerball Set

Commemorates Hong Kong's return to China. A handsome set with solid 18K yellow gold and sterling silver high-relief hand-carved dragon engravings. Outer box, red leatherette display box, two pen sleeves, one booklet. Limited Edition: Gold is 16/200, silver is 16/1997. Excellent condition, very clean

Lot #: 119

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 20 Jun 2019

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OMAS 1997 Return to the Motherland Rollerball

Red resin overlaid with sterling silver, high-relief dragon motif, commemorates Hong Kong's 1997 return to China. Red leather display box, pen sleeve. Limited Edition: 584/1997. Excellent condition, some patina, light cap marks to section

Lot #: 120

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 20 Jun 2019