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Four Pelikan "M400" Fountain Pens

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
444
Sold for:
$677$550

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

Description:

Four Pelikan "M400" Fountain Pens, Germany, a tortoiseshell with gray cap, brown twist knob and broad gold nib, a striped green with black cap and twist knob and a fine gold nib, a tortoiseshell with brown cap and twist knob and medium nib, and a striped blue with black cap and twist knob and medium gold nib, lg. 4 7/8 in.
Estimate $300-400

Gray cap and green stripe pens marked "Gunther Wagner". Gray cap has brassing of the clip and bite marks on the winding knob. Remaining pens have usual light scratching and no brassing.


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

Germany, Equipment, Fountain pen, Nib, Pens, Sheaffer Prelude, Stationery, Tortoiseshell cat, Writing