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Ten Ring-top Writing Instruments

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
434
Sold for:
$215$175

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Ten Ring-top Writing Instruments, various makers, five in black and cream: a Sheaffer "Balance," a Wahl pen and pencil set, a Diamond Medal "Standard," and one unmarked; three in blue: a Diamond Medal "Diplomat," a Mabie Todd "Swan," and a National Pen "Blue Ribbon"; and two in bronze and black, lg. 4 1/2 to 4 5/8 in.
Estimate $300-400

Diplomat cap edge chip and does not tighten. May have engraved names missing cap bands, replaced nibs or other issues.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Crystallography, Diamond, Geology, Mineralogy, Pencil, Sheaffer, Writing implements