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Auction archive: Lot number 322

Lot of 17 vintage gold & silver pens

Fine Pens
19 Jul 2018
Estimate
US$300 - US$500
Price realised:
US$1,440
Auction archive: Lot number 322

Lot of 17 vintage gold & silver pens

Fine Pens
19 Jul 2018
Estimate
US$300 - US$500
Price realised:
US$1,440
Beschreibung:

Lot of one 9K gold, one 18K rolled gold and 10 gold-filled or gold-plated fountain pens, 3 sterling silver fountain pens, one white metal fountain pen without hallmarks, and one sterling silver dip pen carrying tube. Makers include Swan (Mabie Todd & Co.), Salz Bros., Waterman, Parker, Morrison, Sampson Mordan & Co., Soennecken (nib is branded, not pen), Wahl-Eversharp, others. Illustrated online. An interesting array of pens, well-worthy of conservation. Of special note are a small, gold-filled Parker Lucky Curve button-filler; an interesting, unbranded black hard rubber eyedropper with a lovely, highly-repoussé paisley & pansy patterned gold-plated overlay and 14K gold Salz Bros. nib; a gold-plated Swan lever-filler with engine-turned jagged-line pattern; a small, slim 9K gold unbranded eyedropper with a wonderfully flexible No. 2 Waterman nib; a large, gold-plated W. N. Lancaster eyedropper with elaborate floral engraving to barrel and cap and a No. 7 Aiken Lambert arrow-vent nib with decent flex. Various flaws includng dings, rubbing, brassing, tarnish, sticker residue, engravings. Pens not tested, lot offered as-is.

Auction archive: Lot number 322
Auction:
Datum:
19 Jul 2018
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
pba@pbagalleries.com
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Lot of one 9K gold, one 18K rolled gold and 10 gold-filled or gold-plated fountain pens, 3 sterling silver fountain pens, one white metal fountain pen without hallmarks, and one sterling silver dip pen carrying tube. Makers include Swan (Mabie Todd & Co.), Salz Bros., Waterman, Parker, Morrison, Sampson Mordan & Co., Soennecken (nib is branded, not pen), Wahl-Eversharp, others. Illustrated online. An interesting array of pens, well-worthy of conservation. Of special note are a small, gold-filled Parker Lucky Curve button-filler; an interesting, unbranded black hard rubber eyedropper with a lovely, highly-repoussé paisley & pansy patterned gold-plated overlay and 14K gold Salz Bros. nib; a gold-plated Swan lever-filler with engine-turned jagged-line pattern; a small, slim 9K gold unbranded eyedropper with a wonderfully flexible No. 2 Waterman nib; a large, gold-plated W. N. Lancaster eyedropper with elaborate floral engraving to barrel and cap and a No. 7 Aiken Lambert arrow-vent nib with decent flex. Various flaws includng dings, rubbing, brassing, tarnish, sticker residue, engravings. Pens not tested, lot offered as-is.

Auction archive: Lot number 322
Auction:
Datum:
19 Jul 2018
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
pba@pbagalleries.com
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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