WES ephemera collection
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Pennant The following issues of the PCA Pennant are in our archive: Spring 1997, Fall 99, Winter 99, Spring 2000, Fall 2000, Winter 2000, Spring 2001, Summer 2001, Winter 2001, Spring 2002, Summer 2002, Winter 2002, Spring 2003, Summer 2003, Winter 2003, Spring/Summer 2004, Winter 2004, Winter 2005, Spring 2006, Winter 2006, Spring 2007, Summer 2007, Fall 2007
Pen World International Magazine Published every other month. We have only the following issues in our archive: V16#5, V17#1, V17#2, V17#3, June 2003, Aug 2004
Stylus Published every other month. We have only the following issues in our archive: Magazine Premiere Issue Oct/Nov 2003, June 2004, Feb/Mar 2005, Apr/May 2005
Indian ink A paragraph describing the manufacture of Indian ink.
Mightier than Swords Daily Express magazine 30 Sept 2000. Photocopy of article reviewing fountain pens before London Pen Show on 8th. October 2000
The use of quill, patent and steel pens by the Bank of England in the nineteenth century A fascinating account of the competition between quill, patent and steel pens for the Bank's custom, with special emphasis on the rise and fall in their demand for Bramah's quill nibs.
Mordan and Co.'s Patent Oblique Pens A letter describing what was, perhaps, the first 'copper-plate' nib.
The Story of the Invention of Steel Pens This 67 page pamphlet traces the early history of the industry, especially in terms of the personalities involved. It is a useful document, but its reliability is unclear. Difficult to obtain except as a photocopy from someone who already has it.
Riddle's Spring Pen Holders Describes a holder made by Riddle in which the overall elasticity of the pen is made relatively great by making a section of the holder flexible. Two nibs, with the emphasis on elasticity, are also described.
American Improvement in Mordan's Ever-Pointed Pencil Case Describes an improvement whereby a rotating action, rather than a sliding motion, advances the lead.
Rockingham Ornamental Porcelain - Inkstands and Related Items An informative article.
The Spode Way to Dress a Desk Brief article on inkstands and other desk items made by Spode. Copy is not good but readable.
At Every Literary Gentleman's Fingertips An introduction to desk-top bygones. A cut above usual articles of this type with some original and interesting tit-bits.
The Inkwell Embellished A well-written 5 page survey.
About Old-Stands Aimed at children, this article rather dubiously illustrates the inkstands of St. Bernard (died 1153) and other historic figures. Nonetheless - a charming historical and cross-cultural survey.
Bryan Donkin Readable article about Donkin's work as a paper-machine manufacturer, with a brief mention of some of his other activities, including the fact that he sold his steel pen patents to Joseph Bramah (who suppressed the invention?).
John Dickinson and His Paper Machine An informative, readable article dealing both with the man and his work.
Sampson Mordan and Company A most useful five page article.
An Inclination for Reading and Writing Three page article on bible boxes and writing slopes.
Propelling Pencils Three page illustrated article on Mordan pencils.
Inkredible Three illustrated pages devoted mainly to novelty items.
Tools of the Scribe: Inks and Pigments Co-authored by WES member Alice Sink, the article discusses ink composition and making for the contemporary calligrapher, but includes many historical references.
Ure's Dictionary of Arts Manufactures and Mines
Sheffield Penknives Information Sheet No.13 An informative illustrated history of the wide range of pen knives and quill cutters produced in Sheffield from 1774 onwards.
Cyclopaedia of Useful Arts, Mechanical and Chemical Manufactures Interesting early account of the steel pen industry.
Bunbogu (Stationery) Special Issue: Mono Magazine In Japanese. Stationery catalogue.
Bunbogu no sakai (World of Stationery) Special Issue: Kurashi no sekai, No. 10 In Japanese. Stationery catalogue.
Bunbogu no miryoku (Attraction of Stationery) Special Issue: Kurashi no sekai, No. 14 In Japanese. Stationery catalogue.
Bonhams Auction Catalogues: 1988: 16 Sep 24 pages, Collectors' Items. 1990: 5 Oct 41 pages, Christmas Present Sale 3 Dec 58 pages 1991: (Chelsea) 8 Feb 26 pages, (Chelsea) Vintage Fountain Pen Auction 12th April 39 pages, (Chelsea) 25 July 78 pages, (Chelsea) 11 Oct 42 pages, (Chelsea) Christmas Present Sale Part One: Vintage Fountain Pens 3 Dec 58 pages, 1992: (Chelsea) 9-10 Jan 41 pages, (Chelsea) 6 March, (Chelsea) 27 March 66 pages, (Chelsea) Miniatures, Objects of Vertu 13 Apr 30 pages, (Chelsea) 11 May 24 pages, (Knightsbridge) 9 July 50 pages, (Chelsea) , 2 Oct 58 pages, (Chelsea) 5 Nov 26 pages, 1993: (Knightsbridge) 19 Feb 50 pages, (Knightsbridge) 2 April 42 pages, (Knightsbridge) Vintage Fountain Pens 9 July 50 pages, (Knightsbridge) 8 Oct 50 pages, 3 Dec 74 pages, 1994: (Knightsbridge) Pencils and Pens 1770-1920 Fine and Rare Fountain Pens 25 Feb 66 pages, (Knightsbridge) Pencils and Pens 1770-1920 Fine and Rare Fountain Pens 15 Apr, (Knightsbridge) Fine and Rare Fountain Pens 1 July78 pages, (Knightsbridge) Pencils and Pens 1770-1920 Fine and Rare Fountain Pens 30 Sep, (Knightsbridge) 4 Oct 80 pages.(Knightsbridge) 16 Dec 94,1995: (Knightsbridge) 17 Mar 95, (Knightsbridge) 14 Jul 95, (Knightsbridge) 7 Sep 95, (Knightsbridge) 1Dec 95, 1996:(Knightsbridge) 16 Feb 96, (Knightsbridge) 12 Apr 96, (Knightsbridge) 24 May 96, (Knightsbridge) 5 Jul 96, (Knightsbridge) 4 Oct 96, (Knightsbridge) 29 Nov 96 1997: (Knightsbridge) 28 Feb 89 pages incl prices realised, (Knightsbridge) 9 May 72 pages incl prices realised, 1998: (Knightsbridge) 8 May 64 pages incl prices realised, (Knigtsbridge) 4 Dec 98 pages incl prices realised, 1999: (Knightsbridge) 5 March 72 pages incl prices realised, (Knightsdsbridge) 7 May 66 pages incl prices realised, (Knightsbridge) 23 July 96 pages incl prices realised, (Knightsbridge) 8 Oct 66 pages incl prices realised, 2000: (Knightsbridge) 21 July 86 pages incl prices realised, (Knightsbridge) 8 Dec 66 pages incl prices realised, 2001: 1(Knightsbridge) 5 July 127 pages incl prices realised, 2002: (Oxford) Jewellery & Pens 3 Sep, 2003: 19 Feb 50 pages.
W.H.Hayden & Co. Ltd. Catalogue 1934. A4 pages, mainly in lustrous black and white - printed from wood blocks to a superb standard. Some pages are colour. This is a beauty! There are sixteen sections covering everything sold in the stationery trade at that time including: 'Glass inks and inkstands'; 'Law Stationery'; 'Duplicating Apparatus'; 'Office & School Sundries'.
Section 2 of No.142. Writing Inks. Pages 85-96. Stapled.
Sections 13 and 14 of No.142. Glass Inks, Glass Inkstands, Inkstands and Stationery Cases. Pp.419-427. Stapled.
Sections 12,13 and 14 of No.142. A combination of the two above. Pp.344-427. Supplied comb bound with acetate covers.
Sale of the private collection of fountain pens of Mallin the Penman and fountain pens from several other sources. Friday Jan 18th 1980 Auction catalogues with estimates,(1) Sale of the private collection of fountain pens of Mallin the Penman and fountain pens from several other sources. Friday Jan 18th 1980 191 lots, (2)Vintage Fountain Pens. The Property of as Collector. 7 Sept 2004 296 lots.
Historische Buroweld (Historic Office World) . A series of Journals as described Journals starting (April 1982) at No1, 2/3, 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,16,17(Apr 1987) most with english translations covering a range of topics on writing equipment. No abstract available. Ask for number of pages of each issue.
HBw aktuell A series of news sheets to go with #146 No. 7/85 and then complete to 26/87 except for No.21. Most with translations. Ask for the number of pages in each issue.
Objets d'ecriture. Vente aux encheres publiques au Musee de la Poste Auction catalogue in french 500 lots of writingequipment including fountain pens.
Two Auction catalogues Auction catalogue of 411 items including sale estimatesWriting Equipment including Stamp Boxes and Fountain Pens 13 October 1994. Auction catalogue 34 pages, 2 March 1995 26 pages, 11 July 1997 26pages, 4 March 1999 41 pages.
Important Ensemble Calamophile Collection Van Cleem Sam 20 Mai 2000 Auction catalogue in french of 431 items with sale estimates.
Exceptionnel Ensemble d'objets d'ecriture. Collection Van Cleem Auction catalogue in french of 440 items with sale estimates.
Penletter No. 2 from Sweden. Autumn 84 8 pages in mixture of English & Swedish.
Penletter No. 3 from Sweden. Undated 9 pages in mixture of English & Swedish.
Stephens Inks One page advert? Circa 1880?
Pens & Ink pp586-92
Mordan & Co.'s New Patent Pen Short letter on patent cover.
An Introduction to Binding Styles & Materials
An Introduction to English Paper
An Introduction to Seals
An Introduction to Parchment
An Introduction to Writing Inks
Life Story of W.A.Sheaffer Appears to be a photocopy of an original biography by W.A.Sheaffer but may be a reprint of a series of articles of 1990/91 in Pen Fanciers Magazine.
El Casco Catalogue of superior office equipment with a price list dated 1994.
The Berol Book. Handbook for users of Berol Products Vol III 1979 Paints, brushes, palettes, printing, fabric dyes, pencils, pens, Markers. Descriptive catalogue.
Penletter No. 1 from Sweden. July 1983 6 pages in mixture of English & Swedish.
Fountain Pen Exchange Newsletter VI, No 1 Nov 1980 & V2, No. 1 Jan 1981 Two newsletters of articles, classified ads and letters. Includes an article on dating Sheaffer pens by their clips.
The Pen Fancier's Magazine Nov 1982 & June 1989 Copies of two newsletters only.
Product catalogue A colour catalogue of their office products, some on loose leaves.
Watermark 74 Handbook of an exhibition organised by Wiggins Teape and other companies of an exhibition held at Paper Point, 63 Poland St, London Sept/Oct 1974 and giving a history of watermarks.
Catalogue d'articles de bureau. Edition Francais A small colour product brochure Jan 1966.
New Abridged and Illustrated Catalogue of Joseph Gillott's Pens Approx A5 format, 13 page catalogue marked 1920 by hand. Steel pen nibs and holders.
Victorian Desk Furniture Standishes, scales, balances, heavy glass ink-wells, silver trays and impedimenta.
Berol. Our Company Published 1981. Pens and markers, Pencils and crayons, leads and leadholders, pencil accessories.
Octagon magazine Spring 1989 Vol XXVI Number 1 House magazine.
Sheaffer's Giftie Sets Catalogue of pen and pencil boxed sets, hand marked 1922. Poor photocopy with descriptions and prices.
Sheaffer's Writing Instruments Catalogue of pen and pencil and ball pen boxed sets and including desk sets, hand marked c.1949. Poor photocopy with descriptions and prices.
In the front line of perfection Sheaffer's self filling pen Catalogue hand marked 1918. Includes prices. Approx A5 folded but photocopied flat.
Sheaffer's Writing Instruments Catalogue of pen and pencil and ball pen boxed sets and including desk sets and ink, hand marked 1938. Poor photocopy with descriptions and prices.
Sheaffer's Writing Instruments Catalogue of pens and pencils and boxed sets and including desk sets and ink, hand marked 1920. Includes repair prices. Poor photocopy with descriptions and prices.
Parker Aircraft A folder of articles and photographs copied with permission from a folder of information in the Parker Archive April 2003. Includes bill of sale of Fairchild FC2W2 1928.
Reservoir, Fountain & Stylographic Pens Lecture 1. Ancient Writing Implements Journal of the Society of Arts. Three issues (Nos 2,761 -2,763) containing the texts of a series of three 'Cantor' lectures given to the Society by James.P.Maginnis during 1905 on 'Reservoir Fountain Pens and Stylographic: Pens'. The three lectures are sub-headed:• Ancient Writing Instruments• Stylographic Peas and Manufacture of Gold Pens• Fountain Pens. Profusely illustrated with detailed line and engineering drawings. See next two items.
Reservoir, Fountain & Stylographic Pens Lecture 2. Stylographic Pens and Manufacture of Gold Pens Proceedings of the Society. Cantor Lectures.
Reservoir, Fountain & Stylographic Pens Lecture 3. Fountain Pens Proceedings of the Society. Cantor Lectures.
Omnia catalogue & Invitation to launch of Parker 51 Special Edition Invitation card to Parker 51 Launch 8 October 2002. Cataloge of several store luxury products including Parker 51 Special\ Edition.
Antiques & Collectables magazine October 2007 contained a series of articles connected to the London Pens show , principle are 'The London Writing Equipment Show' and 'Stamp Boxes'.
Newspaper Cuttings Daily Telegraph 30 Nov 2002. Blair send Chirac a Churchill pen to heal the wounds. Daily Telegraph 6 Dec 2003 Symbols rewrite history of words. Daily Telegraph Magazine 31 May 2003 What's new - I can't live without my …revolving pencil sharpener. Daily Telegraph 15 Nov 2003 It looks good on paper - Nuns of St.Cecilia's Abbey ... calligraphy. Unidentified letter of Biro as North Sea Spoon.
De Ganzepen La Plume d'Oie Journal published in Brussels in french & dutch. #46 6/97, eighteen Journals from #50 9/98 to #66 III/2003, 68 1/04 & #71 IV/04.
Cumberland's Black Gold Description of pencil manufacture incl. WWII map & compass for POW.
Fountain pen box instructions & Guarantees Colour scans of a series of Conway, Onoto & Swan guarantees & instructions.
(Selling Parker Duofolds) Parker Pen Company Ltd. A fascinating manual for sales men, written in May 1931 by A.R.Zoccola, Managing Director at the time. A5 pages of detailed advice on selling techniques and information about products.
The Art of making Pens Scientifically Small book photocopy of 62 pages incl Genuine Receipts for Making Inks and Directions for Secret Writing.
A series of Articles on Writing Equipment from the Saturday Magazine A series of articles on quills, steel pens, pencils, writing paper, parchment, ink, ink stands, sealing wax, Slates & wafers.
Biggest Advertising Campagn Ever Platignum Christmas advertising literature for stationers. 1963. Six A4 pages printed in black, blue & red and including details and illustrations of all fountain pens, ballpoints, pencils and gift sets in production at the time.
Catalogue of Historical Typewriters List of collection of Imperial Typewriter Co. From many manufacturers 1873 - 1932.
Fine & Rare Vintage Fountain Pens & Pencils. Auction Catalogue Auction catalogues as follows: 2002: 22 Mar 90 pages, 4 Oct 116 pages, 13 Dec 116 pages, 2003: 28 Feb 122 pages , Apr 100 pages, The 9th London Pen Show Auction 3 Oct 103 pages incl prices realised.
Fine & Rare Vintage Fountain Pens & Pencils. Auction Catalogue Auction catalogues as follows: 22 July 04, 1 Oct 04, 17 Dec 04, 27 Apr 05, 22 |July 05, 30 Sep 05, 21 Dec 05.
Fine & Rare Vintage Fountain Pens & Pencils. Auction Catalogue Auction catalogue 22 March 2002.
Moira Lister chooses Parker '51' Reprint of Moira Lister advertisment on A5 display card.
Left, write, left, write Telegraph Weekend 26 Oct 2002. Article on left handed pupils.
Parker 51 Special Edition 2002 Three fold advertising card in colour.
La Plume d'Oie Journal published in Brussells in French & Dutch. No 63 01/02 Eight items incl. Heintze & Blanckertz, Pelican & list of patents. Also #73 8/07 - the last before ceasing publication.
Pens left an indelible mark Two page article on Brimingham nib makers.
Non-Breakable Barrels Parker Duofold' and 'Black-tipped Lacquer-red - the color Men Choose when they buy their own Pens Parker Duofold' Two advertisments. First a photographic copy The Saturday Evening Post August 21 1926 printed in black and red with photographs and description of how the Duofold aircraft drop test was carried out, includes letter from pilot. Dated 1926. Second also dated 1926 an original magazine advert in yellow (probably US National Geographic rear cover) 'Black-tipped Lacquer-red - the color Men Choose when they buy their own Pens Parker Duofold' with picture of Parker Over-size Duofold $7. Second item is glued on rear of first.
Geo.S.Parker has made 47 Major improvements in Fountain Pens Item marked 'From 1932 Catalog' includes line drawings of Pressureless touch, Adjustable clip, The same pen two ways (Desk), More capacity, low setting in pocket, invisible (button) filler.
To protect Parker Pens from inks that clog and gum (Quick) Item marked 'From 1932 Catalog' shows bottles of Quink ink in sizes from Quart downwards, describes '10 Improvements Introduced by Quick', colour and prices.
Parker Pens Black and Gold - $2.75 Item marked '1932' and showing a page # 24, probably from a Parker catalogue. Shows six black streamline fountain pens with GF trim in available sizes, plain, vertical line and black guilloche.
New Fountain Pen Desk Set Holds Pencil Too Photocopy of an item. With photo and pricing.
A Gift Pen Having twice the value' and 'Announcing Pressureless Touch. Parker $7' Two colour advertisments with yellow border, probably National Geographic rear cover fastened to sheet of paper. First 'A Gift Pen Having twice the value' showing conversion to desk set and with illustrations of four desk sets. Second' Announcing Pressureless Touch. Parker $7' with illustrations of Duofold in black, red and green onyx.
The Chief Attraction at Christmas Headquarters Parker Duofold Duette' and 'A Thrift Time Christmas Creation. Pocket Desk pen set in Permanent bakelite case' Two colour advertisments in yellow, probably National Geographic rear cover fastened to sheet of paper. First 'The Chief Attraction at Christmas Headquarters Parker Duofold Duette' showing flat top Jnr Red with pencil in box and dated 1926. Second' A Thrift Time Christmas Creation. Pocket Desk pen set in Permanent bakelitecase' with illustrations of a brown and white marble with desk base and green Onyx with ink. Advert titled 'Parker Duofold' but shows thrift pens.
Black tipped Laquer-red Duofold $7' and 'Non-breakable barrels dropped 3000 feet' Two colour advertisments with yellow border, probably National Geographic rear cover fastened to sheet of paper. First 'Black tipped Laquer-red Duofold $7' showing flat top Snr Red, dated 1926. Second 'Non-breakable barrels dropped 3000 feet' with illustrations of Red Duofold, pilot's letter and dropping aircraft.
Slip in a New Lead at the Tip. Parker Duofold Pencil $4' and 'Not only the richness of black and gold but the lifelong smoothness of Parker Duofold' Two colour advertisments First taken from Saturday Evening post as a colour photograph 1 May 1926 'Slip in a New Lead at the Tip' shows six red and black Duofold pencils. Second 'Not only the richness of black and gold but the lifelong smoothness of Parker Duofold' with six illustrations of pens and pencils. dated 1926 with a sticker. Magazine unknown.
Hurled 25 Stories to Cement - picked up unbroken. Parker Duofold $7' and 'Not only the richness of black and gold but the lifelong smoothness of Parker Duofold' Two colour advertisments from magazine unknown. First 'Hurled 25 Stories to Cement - picked up unbroken. Parker Duofold $7' with illustration of building and path followed by pen. Applied label 1926 June. Second 'Not only the richness of black and gold but the lifelong smoothness of Parker Duofold' with six illustrations of pens and pencils. Dated 1926 with a sticker. Applied label 1926 Oct.
8 out of 10 Men Picked the Duofold Blindfolded. Duofold $7' and 'Which Point will you have. Parker Duofold $7' Two colour advertisments fastened to green card, Taken possibly from National Geographic with yellow ground. First '8 out of 10 Men Picked the Duofold Blindfolded. Duofold $7' showing group of people, red Duofold Snr and illustration of writing widths. Attached label 1925. Second 'Which Point will you have. Parker Duofold $7' showing Oversize and Slender red Duofolds and writing thickness of nibs. Label applied 1925.
To make Rugs Safe from Spilly Inkwells. Have a Duofold on the Home Desk' and 'Used in the Armies and Navies of the World. Your boy needs a Parker Safety Sealed Fountain Pen' Two black and white advertisments fastened to paper, taken from National Geographic, identified on reverse of each. First 'To make Rugs Safe from Spilly Inkwells. Have a Duofold on the Home Desk' showing Lady Duofold and illustrations of spilling ink. Second half page 'Used in the Armies and Navies of the World. Your boy needs a Parker Safety Sealed Fountain Pen' shows ink tablet dropped into water. Address is Mill Street.
Madam, here is a gift you know he will use. Parker Duofold Patrician of Pens.' and ' Geo S. Parker Jointless Lucky Curve Fountain Pen' Two black and white advertisments fastened to paper, First photograph of poor definition, possibly enlarged Showing Duofold and labelled 1921 'Madam, here is a gift you know he will use. Parker Duofold Patrician of Pens.' Origin unstated but label for 1921. Second ' Geo S. Parker Jointless Lucky Curve Fountain Pen' taken from Writing Machines for the Office magazine and showing eyedropper fill and line drawing of Mill St, Janesville, also adverts for Esterbrook's Jefferson No.1743, Typewriter Headquarters, New York, Magic Lanterns Wanted, Phila(delphia) and The Typewriter Exchange.
Clean Hand, Clean Pen, Clean Gown. Parker Fountain Pens' Photograph of black and white advertisment, origin unknown. 'Clean Hand, Clean Pen, Clean Gown. Parker Fountain Pens' with illustrations of No. 66 ring top and 20 with Parker clip. Illustration shows 'Parker' running unusually up the clip. Label for 1920.
Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pens for Christmas' Original advertisment, origin unspecified, pictures of Father Christmas and a young GSP. Pens illustrated are Nos. 18, 20 1/2, 42 1/2, 6, 31, 15, 41, 40. Also describes Emblem Pens for prominent orders and coloured crowning college colours. Origin is Mill St.
It inks the point and not the fingers - it's safety sealed. Parker Safety-Sealed Fountain Pens' Original newspaper advertisment, origin unspecified but page 28 and refers to New York Retail Store, 'It inks the point and not the fingers - it's safety sealed. Parker Safety-Sealed Fountain Pens'. Black capped fountain pen. Illustration of New Parker patent Clip held in place like a washer. Hand dated 1919.
Let me tell you about my Pen.The Parker Lucky-Curve Fountain-Pen' Photograph of original advert printed in black and red, origin and date unknown 'Let me tell you about my Pen. The Parker Lucky-Curve Fountain-Pen'. Photo of youthful GSP with some characteristic comments. Lists 20 1/2, 42 1/2, 15, 46, 41 and 40. Origin Mill St.
Used by Armies and Navies across the World. For Christmas give Parker Safety Sealed Fountain Pens' Original advert printed in black, taken from National Geographic 'Used by Armies and Navies across the World. For Christmas give Parker Safety Sealed Fountain Pens'. Features a soldier and sailor, sub illustrations of two warships and horsedrawn artillery, illustrations of four pens in pyramid (like rifles) and listing Nos 20, 21, 24, 14, clips extra and ink tablets all with prices, source is New York retail store. Dated in pencil Oct 17.
What do we mean by Safety Sealed? Easy to Fill and Does it Well' Photograph of poor quality of advert taken from National Geographic 'What do we mean by Safety Sealed? Easy to Fill and Does it Well'. Half a vertical page with illustrations of four pens. Two other unrelated adverts shown as well. Label 1917 March.
Used in the Armies and Navies of the World. Your Boy needs a Parker Safety Sealed Fountain Pen.' Photograph of poor quality of advert taken from National Geographic 'Used in the Armies and Navies of the World. Your Boy needs a Parker Safety Sealed Fountain Pen.' Half a horizontal page with illustrations of two pens plus use of ink tablets. Two other unrelated adverts shown as well. Label 1917 May and July and October in pencil.
A Gift Appropriate'. Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pen' Photograph of poor quality of full page advert taken from National Geographic 'A Gift Appropriate'. Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pen'. Illustrations of four pens 42 1/2, 20, 14 and 20 plus an older GSP. Includes what appears to be a transparent section in the base of the barrel selling at $3.50. Label 1914 Nov. Mill St but also London, Copenhagen, Cairo & New York.
The Pen that can't Misbehave. Parker Fountain Pen' Photograph of poor quality of one third page advert taken from National Geographic 'The Pen that can't Misbehave. Parker Fountain Pen'. Illustrations of two pens 42 1/2, 20 plus an older GSP. Label 1913 Nov. Mill St. Four other adverts.
Christies Objects of Vertu, Miniatures & Fountain Pens Auction catalogue 50 pages.
Christies Tools, Pens, Models, Scientific and other Apparatus Auction catalogue 36 pages.
The Pen Fancier's Magazine June 1985 56 Pages.
Introduction to Archival Materials. An Introduction to Seals 20 pages. Comprehensive review including storage, quick reference and Bibliography.
Big Ben' Fountain Pens Letter from J.Matrins to S.Hull 21 August 1995. 6 pages including adhering colour photographs of Big Ben and some other pens.
Penol: The Company and its Pens Loose leaf leaflet written by JPM covering the history of the Company and an analysis of pen features with careful and systematic tabulation incl. Model, clip, Nib, cap barrel, dates and sizes plus five pages of excellent colour photographs.
Machines in the Office Pen nibs, typewriters, mechanical calculators and a survey of other office equipment up to the FAX.
Pen Finder Magazine Jun? 1989, August 1989, Nov/Dec 1989, Mar/Apr 1989. Adversisments of pens and watches for sale and wanted. Services offered.
Auction WES Auction listings for 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
1994 National Pen Show, New Jersey. Auction Auction rules and catalogue of 111 items with probable filled in prices realised.
Bonhams Chelsea, Auction 1 July 1990 Photocopy of lot pages 5 to 121 plus pages of prices realised on metal clip. Pencil writing probably of prices realised against each item.
Vintage Pens Quarterly Fall 1992. Special Supplement Photocopy list of pens for sale.
Sheaffer PFM Advertisment Back cover of what appears to be National Geographic Magazine with image of hand holding Sheaffer's PFM showing price of $25.
Advertisments - Biro One advert Printers Pie 1950.
Advertisments - Cameron One advert The Graphic 23 Nov 1918 plus one ILN 19 April 1919.
Advertisments - Esterbrook National Geographic Sept 1952 & May 1953.
Advertisments - Jewel n/a
Advertisments- Koh-I-Noor The world's Work Dec 1909 (No 85), unidentified.
Advertisments - Koppio The Caxton Magazine Feb 1919 p142.
Advertisments - Major Service, Regent & Primo Two page advert from Retail Prices, undated but circa 1920.
Advertisments - Neptune Boys' Own Paper Dec 1908.
Advertisments - Onoto Printers' Pie 1915, The Styrand Magazine c.1910?, Punch c.1936 plus four pages of filling instructions.
Advertisments - Parker Two Vacumatic, one Parker 75.
Advertisments - Pelican Pen One advert, unidentifieded.
Advertisments - Platignum One advert. Printers' Pie 1934.
Advertisments - Swan Eight adverts various.
Advertisments - Waterman Twelve pages of adverts & instructions.
The Celebrated Conway Stewart British Pens & Writing Sets Two sided advertising leaflet in colour approx A3 in size.
Give a Waverley Pen Monochrome leaflet 1936 A4 x 10 pages.
Here is the Relief Fountain Pen Colour leaflet 1930s 16 x 9in Printed both sides and folded.
For Christmas - Swan Pens Swan (List 249). Colour leaflet 1920s A4 printed both sides.
Cross Alwrite Pencils Monochrome brochure 8 pages. Propelling, expension and purse pencils. High quality illustrations. 1923 (1989 reprint) A5.
Soennecken - Schreibfedern Monochrome A3 sheet, printed both sides, illustrating wide range of steel nibs. Feb 1937.
Parker Moderne leaflet Photocopy of Parker Moderne Pen and propelling Pencil Set (Made in Canada). Original longer than A3 size and copied onto four smaller pages. Describes filling and refilling.
Bibliography - Jim Rainer List of 34 items of pen related articles and catalogues on three pages, a 'Bibliography - Writing Equipment and Related Matters' 93 entries on four sheets and a sheet on Penmanship listing nine entries.
Hinks, Wells & Co. Steel & Metal Pens Monochrome catalogue, 84 pages. Mainly steel nibs but also pen holders, fountain pens, etc. 1911
Parker Pens - Review Sussex Memorabilia. A Collector's Price Guide October 2003. Parker Pens Review. P43 and pp 56 -63. Taken from a magazine. Short description of the Company and current pricing of some of its popular collector's pens, pencils & ink.
How Men Learned to Write The Book of Knowledge. The Children's Encyclopedia. Vol XI pp3399-3406Photocopy of article reviewing for children from clay tablets, quill making, steel nibs and school pencils.
Index of Conte products Catalogue in colour of black pencils, Sanguine, Sepia & white pencils carre square sticks and pastels.
Complete range of writing, drawing and design products Colour catalogue of markers, crayons and pencils with pictures of manufacture and quantity production.
Cumberland Graphics Colour catalogue of craft products, Pencils, pens, drawing instruments and office sundries.
Modern Fountain Pen Manufacture Practical Mechanics February 1947 pp152-153. B&W. Description of centreless grinding for producing barrels, caps and sections.
n/a Photocopy of Parker Duofold catalogue showing Flat Top Duofold range including Pastels, Duofold Duette sets , True Blues and desk sets and with $ retail prices. Pencil mark of 1929.
Students' handwriting is appalling Single side article promoting handwriting.
The Art of Nibmanship Single page short article including hand holding Waterman comparing 'Biros' and fountaing pens.
n/a Photocopy of Garland cartoon Daily Telegraph 25 Sept 2001 showing Pres. Bush in plane/pen. Majopr Thrust …on terrorism…
n/a Daily Telegraph. 9 Nov 2001. Cartoon 'Pledge for Mutual Tolerance'.
n/a Daily Telegraph June 2001. Offer of six part set of iridium nibbed pen. Total set of 72 pieces includes refills.
n/a Daily Telegraph June 2001. Question and Answer on supply of Osmiroid Nib.
(catalogue) M.Myers and Son Ltd. Birmingham. Monochrome catalogue. 44 pages. A general stationery catalogue including steel nibs, penholders, pencil cases, pencils, letter clips and fountain pens.1935. A4.
(catalogue) Made in Birmingham (Steel Pens). A collection of catalog-Licsfrom 1890-1930. Includes: Baker and Finnemore, C.Brandauer & Co.Ltd, Wm.Mitchell, Hinks Wells & Co., Sveriges Pennfabriks Efbr., Grapho Ltd, Joscph Gillott, T.Hessin & Co., G.W.Hughes, M.Myers & Sons. A4, supplied comb bound in acetate covers.(Contributor: Brian Jones, Birmingham Pen Trade Heritage Association)
(catalogue) D.Leonardt & Co (Highly Pens) Ltd. Steel pen manufacturers, Birmingham. Trade catalogue containing Eclipse series, Hemispherical and Ball-pointed pens, Gothic pens, Mapping and Drawing pens. A4, supplied comb bound in acetate covers.
Parker Pen Repair manual No.5115 Parker Pen Repair Manual No.5115 8th Edition (1930s). A service manual for the professional pen repairer. Well illustrated with line drawings. Shows prices of tools and spares (eg vacumatic fitting block for $ 1.50!). A5, stapled with card covers.
(Advertisment) They're Sleek, they're slim Waterman Taperite and Medalist Fountain Pens. Colour A3 leaflet (1940s). (Contributor: Jim Dowd)
(catalogue) Sheaffer Pens and Pencils. Advertisements of the 1940s. Colour A4 sheets.
(catalogue) W.H.Hayden & Co. Ltd. Catalogue 1934. A4 pages, mainly in lustrous black and white - printed from wood blocks to a superb standard. Some pages are colour. This is a beauty! There are sixteen sections covering everything sold in the stationery trade at that time including: 'Glass inks and inkstands'; 'Law Stationery'; 'Duplicating Apparatus'; 'Office & School Sundries'.
Index The General Alphabetical Index of No 281. This will enable members to decide what they wish to buy and to identify which other sections (5 through 16) should be made available separately.
(catalogue) C.Brandauer & Co.Ltd. illustrated wholesale catalogue (1880s). Some of steel pens appear in item No. 275 but these illustrations are sharper. A4. Supplied comb bound with acetate covers.
(catalogue) M.Myers and Sons. Illustrated catalogue of writing related products (1880s). Some of the text is obliterated on two of the pages but the illustrations are very sharp. A4. Supplied comb bound with acetate cover. (Contributor: Ivor Stlitz)
(catalogue) Lever-Filling Swan Pens. List No.349 (1930s) Full colour leaflet. A4 double sided.
Registered Designs. Birmingham Metallic Pen Makers 1839 - 1908 A cover plus listing of 12 pages of BT Rep, Design No., Proprietor and Date. Proprietors include Gillott, Meyers, Hinks Wells, Ball, Brandauer, Perry, Hewitt and many others. To Archive November 2003. Also available as a WORD file.
The Parker51- The Story of the Best Selling Fountain Pen Four page paper covering the history of the pen up to the 2002 re-launch. Available on paper or as a WORD file.
Of Penfriends, Pens at War, in Peace and for Abdication Four page paper covering the items listed in the title. Available on paper or as a WORD file.
(catalogue) Fold out catalogue undated showing Masterpiece, 707, 777, 444, 204, 440, Silver Imperial, Lady Sheaffer, Imperial IV, Imperial VIII, Imperial Triumph, Imperial I dl & Imperial II dl.
(catalogue) Catalogue & correspondence with prices 1973. Imperial series, Lady Sheaffer, Triumph series.
The Stained Finger Journal of the Society. Vols XXII#3, XXXIII#1, XXIII#2, XXXIII#3, XXIII#4, XIV#1, XXIV#2, XXIV#3,XXIV#4, XXV#1, XXV#2, XXV#3, XXV#4, XXVI#2, XXVII#3, XXVII#4 XXVIII#1
The Ephemerist Journal No1 Vol 1, #47, #49, #52, #57, #58, #59, #60, =62, #109, #110, #111, #112, #113, #114, #115, #116, #117' #119, #139, #140, #142, #143, #144, #146, #147, #148, #149, #151, #152, #153
The Limits of Ephemera A paper A5 contained in stapled card cover. 12 p and 22 references.
Pen People The magazine for enthusiastic calligraphers. Vols (some with supplements) First Edition Feb 2002, May 2002, Aug 2002, Nov 2002, Aug 2003.
Plastiquarian Journal #30 & 31
PHS Newsletter Newsletter # 63, 64, 65, 66
Writing Equipment Society of Australia Inc. Newsletter Vol 3 #1
Austria-Hungary Inkwell Patents 1899-1910 Inkwell patents 0080, 2109, 2968, 3874, 7289, 7315, 7323, 8535, 8605, 10430, 12958, 13320, 15664, 16785, 18818, 19631, 22704, 28954, 30902, 39998. With helpful summary sheet incl date, Patentee & place. In German.
Austria-Hungary Patents up to 1899 Austro-Hungary Privilegs (Patents) up to 1899. Four page summary listing with approx two thirds cross-referenced to A3 photocopies of original material. A total of 31 originals on file.
A Complete System of Scientific Penmanship (without ruling) and Penmanship A paper describing how to form and write letters and how to hold a pen. Includes four pages of names of subscribers together with eight pages of recommendations from persons of note in the style popular at the time.
Parker catalogue Circa 1984 Pen range , 75 based Premiere, Place Vendome, Arrow, Classic, 45, Slinger, 25 Flighter, Tball Jotter, RBI. A two sided folding A2 colour leaflet.
Parker catalogue Circa 1992 Range A5 colour spine stapled leaflet with Duofold, Premier, 75, Insignia, 95, 88, Classic ranges plus nib guide.
Parker catalogue Portfolio Nov 88 folding colour leaflet to one third A4 Duofold, Presidential, Premier, 75, 95, 88, Classic, 45, 25, 15, Vector & Jotter - 16 panels.
Parker catalogue Catalogue 04/97 Colour brochure A4 featuring Duofold, Sonnet, Insignia, Rialto, 45, Frontier, Vector, Jotter, accessories & nib guide.
Parker Insignia catalogue Parker Insignia 1/92 colour brochure, a little under A4.
Parker Frontier catalogue Parker Frontier colour fold out A4, 8 sides.
Parker catalogue Duofold range 4/96 8 sides , a little under A5.
Parker catalogue Catalogue, spine stapled colour 4/97. A little smaller than A5 size 16 sides.
Parker catalogue Parker Duofold Catalogue Jan 1991. High quality artwork at larger than A4 includes translucent interleaving. Incl also photo of cutaway of rollerball interior.
Waterman catalogue Catologue, spine stapled A4, Dec 1990 with price list. Covers MAN 100/200, Gentleman, Lady Patricia, Exclusive, Jet Set, Lauret, Lady Charlotte, Centurion, Accessories & Nib Guide.
Waterman catalogue Catalogue, spine stapled A4, undated, with small summary catalogue in rear flap. CoversSerenite, Edson, MAN 100/200, Liaison, L'Etalon, Carene, PrefaceExpert, Lady Charlotte, Laureat, Hemisphere, Phileas, Apostrophe, nib guide & accessories.
Sheaffer Catalogue Marked 1998 WDM1124. A folder containing A4 colour flyers for Award, Sentinel, Vintage Viewpoint, Cartridge, Tagalong, NoNonsense, Prelude, Legacy, , White Dot, Refills, Fashion, Targa, Balance & Triuph Imperial, total 20 and a fold out leaflet on Sheaffer Prelude (1996, WDM144)
Sheaffer Legacy 2 Catalogue Approx A5, spine stapled. Curious double ended catalogue starting 'a Contempory classic' at one end and 'A Traditional Classic' at the other. Undated but included web address.
Sheaffer Catalogue Perfect bound colour catalogue, Quarto, 48 pages. Includes Crest, Force 10, Connaisser, Targa, Triumph & Desk Sets. Includes a price list March 1993 Trade & £RSP.
Sheaffer Catalogue Spine bound colour catalogue sub quarto, 30 pages. No date or part no. Masterpiece, Nostalgia, Crest, Connaisseur, Targa, Force 10, Desk sets, Fashion, Triumph Imperial & accessories.
AT Cross Catalogue. 'An American Classic' Catalogue A5 Colour spine stapled with UK Price list May 1998. Townsend, Century, Solo, & accessories.
AT Cross Catalogue. 'Cafted to Express a Lifetime' Catalogue A4 spine stapled 1993. Also a second 1992 with price list.
Three Retail Price Lists April 1986, May 1992 & April 1996.
AJM profile: A.T.Cross Company A photocopy of a paper, origin unknown, history of Cross Company.
The Art of Selling the World's Finest Writing Instruments. Cross A5 mono booket 20 pages describing features of Cross writing equipment with selling guidance together with a small leaflet 'Gold & Silver A Basic Guide for Shoppers on plating terminology.
Presentation handbook for Retailing Professionals. Cross Sub A4 leaflet for technical description and guidance on selling.
AT Cross Catalogue. 'The Cross Collection' Approx A5, colour, spine stapled. Catalogue with price list for May 1999. Townsend, Century II, Century Classic, ATX, Solo Classic, & accessories.
Aurora Pen Catalogue Sub A4 colour catalogue, perfect bound with price list for 2002. Range includes Anniversario, Silver Jubilee, 88, Mare, Optima, Talentum, Design,Frecce tricolori, Ipsilon, StyleMagellano, Idea, Pennini (Nib grade)
Montblanc Catalogue Small square colour catalogue with price list for 1998. Meisterstuck & Noblesse ranges. Also a price list for March 1996.
Pelikan catalogue Approx A5 colour catalogue 40 pages. Perfect bound on short side covers Souveran, Traditional, nibs, Toledo, Originals of their time & celebrity.
Year Catalogue Catalogues 1991, 1994
Papermate catalogue A4 Catalogue of office writing equipment colour, undated, 26 pages.
Calligraph Invitation A5 sized colour 4 page for calligraphy pen PLUS catalogue 'The writing sensation 1997'
General Catalogue Writing-Office-Drawing Catalogue of product range, perfect bound 102 pages.
Yard.O.Lead Solid silver writing instruments Handcrafted in England Catalogue, A5 colour staple on short side covering Vicroy Grand, Edwardian, Diplomant, Peerfecta, Viceroy & Regent.
Welcome on Board Zeppelin One third A4 colour catalogue spine staple on short side , 112 sides.
Senator Ideas. Writing Instruments 1998 Colour catalogue, A4 perfect bound. 64 pages.
Rotring Esprit Leaflet Folded A3 colour leaflet describing the Esprit budget fountain pen.
Omaggio ad Armando Simoni . Omas 75 years A4 catalogue 24 pages colour spine stapled. Marked '8 September 2000, London Pen Show'. Illustrations of Omaggio ad Armando Simoni, Penna del Dottore, Arlecchino, Extra Lucens, Lucens and historical material on the Company and its founder. Price list undated.
Diplomat Catalogue A4 colour spine staple catalogue of pens, pencils and accessories together with a price list dated May 1996 and Spring News 1997.
Value in Itself. Pelikan Fine Writing Instruments Colour A5 booklet of 36 pages, spine stapled. Covers Souveran, 800, 600, 250 & 200 ranges, Collectors items, Limited Edition & accessories. Part no. 050146 plus price list undated.
Aurora Since 1919 Writing Instruments Catalogue A4 colour catalogue, spine stapled with price list for 1997. Range includes Benvenuto Cellini, Sole, Jewelry Collection, , Optima, Hastil, Thesi, Ipsilon, Magellano, Idea, Auretta, Pennini (Nib grade)
Space Pen. Fisher A4 colour brochure, spine stapled. 8 pages plus two flyers and a price list.
1997 Collection. 1912. Montegrappa. The priviledge of a Lifetime A4 colour booklet with 20 internal pages, fold out sections to front & rear covers. Reminiscence, Heritage, 300, and accessories. Two price lists, one marked May 1996.
Omas Symbol of Distinction catalogue Small square catalogue, 52 pages colour spine stapled. Illustrations of The Paragon, The Faceted Style, The Ogival Harmony, The Precious Facets, The XXI Century, Celluloid collection, The Briarwood, Special Edition, Certified Series, Precious Wood Collection, UNICEF, Tokyo, Desk Sets, Leather & Personalisations.
Cartier Catalogue Two sub A5 three fold catalogues. One marked 1995, the other 1996.
Fidelio. S.J.Dupont Square catalogue Sub A5 12 colour pages, spine stapled. Fidelio rage of pen, ballpoint & rollerball.
Writing Instruments. A technical history and how they work 41 page monograph by the Chairman of the WSE. A4 format B&W. Illustrations . Includes wooden pencil manufacture as well as examination of the physical properties of ink on pen performance.
Inadequacies of writing instrument design and manufacture 18 page A5 format booklet of a series of lectures to the WES. Examination of the handing characteristics of pens and paper. Includes careful information on proper nib profile and set up and checking writing performance.
Daddy's Swan Pen 133 page collection of Swan material. Includes an article 'Fountain pens - Their Evolution and How They are Made. Mabie Todd & Co Ltd., and a selection of advertisments up to circa 1951.
Compagnie Francaise de Plumes & de Porte-Plumes. Catalogue of 1909 An extensive catalogue of pen nibs, illustrations of box designs and prices.
(catalogue) Two sided advertising leaflet in colour bigger than A4 Sowing Imperial series, 444, 440916, 905 & 904 with hand written prices.
Platignum & Mentmore with 14 carat gold nib iridium pointed Single page advertisment showing five pens and a pencil.
A pen for your thoughts The fountain pen has made a strong comeback as an elegant writing instrument and a design classic. Whole page item showing 15 classic pens and a selection of inks in colour. Weekend supplement 31 Aug 1996 p7.
Noughts flow in sales of born-again fountain pens Personal Finance 3-14 3 Oct 1993. Article describes resurgence of the pen and promotes Bonhams auction of vintage pens 9 ins x 9ins.
Twelve of the Best Small format newspaper style showing twelve modern quality pens and list of stockists. Tiffany, Yard-o-Lead, Parker, Lamy, Montblanc etc.
When history passed the ink-blot test Two thirds broadsheet page article tracing the development of the pen from simple writing tool to a masterpiece of design.
Exploit the Desk Top Revolution article discussing attitudes to pens and some allied executive gadgets. Includes a number of pen adverts incl. Quill, Cross, Staedler, Berol & Papermate.
Taking a Dip into the Fountains of Desire Half Broadsheet article largely reviewing Bonham auction of 25 Feb. Shows picture of Sterling Conklin, Parker Snake & Waterman six sided.
Dip Pen Nibs Two sided A3 brochure folded to A4showing range of dip pen nibs and holders in colour.
Pushing the Pens Legal size B&W magazine article describing wartime production of Parker pens with references to competitiopn and Parker wartime production. Some photographs of Parker people and production poorly reproduced in copying.
50 Christmases from Now… Legal size B&W advertising flyer single sheet showing Sheaffer Lifetime pen & pencil sets and desk pens.
Montblanc Two sided leaflet with black background showing Turbo, Leonardo, Meisterstuck and Classic products.
Solo lo Mejor de Sheaffer's lleva Selecciones Del Reader's Digest. Single colour page dated June 1948 showing pen, ball pen and pencil in box. Approx legal size and not usual RD format. Possible page proof.
The Biro writes iteslf into history Times article dated 2.6.93 of approx half A4 and 12 column inches describing origins of Biro product.
Bold New Pen Designed for Men Sheaffers PFM Sub A4 size colour advert showing hand holding Sheaffers PFM V. Probable American origin. Possible page proof.
Sheaffers (no title) Selecciones Del Reader's Digest. Single colour page dated August 1948 showing pen and black desk set base. Approx legal size and not usual RD format. Possible page proof.
Battle of the pens Times 14 July 99. A pair of short letters replying to Times article, approx 3 column inches.
Pens The right writing instrument can turn even a chore into a pleasure…. Newspaper style advert marked '64 Gift Supplement December 4 1993 showing Burberry's, Cartier, Dunhill, Tiffany, Monblanc pens and ball pens. Slightly over A4 size, magazine supplement.
Sheaffer Magazine advert in colour, date not known showing Sheaffers Targa Masterpiece 18ct circa 1982 with drawing of yacht in background. Source unknown. Slightly over A4 size, magazine size.
I ink therefore I am Magazine article, source unknown, magazine size with two colour photographs, advertorial for Bonhams auction showing Watermans, Parker, Swan, LeBoeuf, Namiki-Dunhill and Conklin pens 1907 to 1936.
The year of the better ball pen RD magazine advert from 1967 p184 of month unknown showing B&W line illustration of Parker sliding cap ball pen.
J.M.Paillard. A pair of B&W adverts for Paillard - a desk pen and a fountain pen, taken from a french magazine and marked in pencil 1929. Size together a little under A4.
Pour Tous les Gouts Toutes les Bourses Magazine advert B&W in French showing four Bayard pens priced 50 - 125Frs. Date and source unknown. A little longer than A4 and not as wide.
Waterman Les Formes Rondes Probably a Readers' Digest advert in colour with metallic femaile figure showing a stainless peel Goutte pen with Waterman London address. RD size.
(various adverts) A series of nine small advertisments, eight B&W, covering Sheaffer, Swan, Life Long, Waterman and De La Rue, assembled into a single A3 scan.
Two-inch pen sold for £1,800 AND Fountains of Elegance A pair of small Times articles both dated 5 Oct 1996, one describing the sale of a Waterman doll and one reporting a London auction. B&W scanned together.
Edacoto. Plaiser d'offrir and Une pression du doight An undated pair of Edacoto advertisments in B&W one a pen and on a pencil scanned together on an A3 sheet.
A series of adverts A series of B&W adverts, scanned onto two A3 sheets. The first covers Blackbird, Swan, Onoto. The second covers Watermans Desk and Lady Patricia (Illustrated London News 1 Dec 1934), Joseph Gillott Rustless Steel pens (1932), Swan pens (circa 1915), Swan Gold pens , Diamond Point Fountain Pen (The Pall Mall Magazine Literary & General Advertiser 1897. Attributions on reverse of item.
Koh-I-noor Is your pencil a Koh-I-noor…. And Watermans Ideal Fountain pen A pair of B&W adverts circa A5 together.
Swan Distinguished and Dependable A5 B&W advert showing a gift pen and pencil set and a leverless pen.
Mentmore Gifts that Sign Orders B&W advert a little over A5 showing a desk set, pen and two pencils. P129.
Five Blackbird adverts Five adverts Something to whistle about (Air Pictorial Oct 1950), Writing gets better, Be in the examiner's good books , Ask if you can have a Blackbird set this Christmas (Air Reservew Gazette 1949), Calling all students.
He wrestled the wind …and won? Undated B&W column advert showing an Ink-Graph draughting fountain pen.
Why the Parker 51 can never be 'mass produced' AND Fine Jewely that writes… Two Parker advertisments in sub A4 format. The first is the popular 51 colour advert with an engineering cross section at the back. The second is Parker International ball pen.
A pair of Sheaffer adverts Two colour adverts from the back cover. The first dated Sept 192 Sheaffers deskset; Within every executive's reach. The second Sept 1959 Lady Sheaffer Now! A fashion fountain pen that writes like a dream Tweed, Brocade, Paisley, Damask, Tulle, Lenox.
Sheaffers Tip to Top & Esterbrook Choose the right point for the way you right Two colour adverts. The first Sheaffers from the Sept 1950 back cover. The second from an unnumbered inside page of unknown date.
Just-Right for Men on Active-Service Advert sub A4 probably from early WWII showing S Mordan & Co's Gold and Silver Pencils, Waterman Ideal silver pen and BHR PLUS Bryant & May's novelty "Service" Match Box Cover.
(Five magazine adverts) Five adverts from a large size magazine showing Parker Duofold (1990), Waterman Gentleman 100, Waterman The Man,Sheaffer Connaisseur goldplate and Alfred Dunhill AD2000.
Memories of Forty Nine Years with Parker Pen Company Philip Hull Photocopy of a typescript. Cover shows picture of Philip Hull and 'Hedburg Public Library, Janesville, Wisconsin.
Punch magazine Jan 29 1930 Cover and a page showing Parker Duofold Senior Red pen and pencil advertisment. Includes a line drawing of Parker aircraft and a Desk set. Printed in black and red.
For Christmas You'll find the right answer in a Parker Fountain Pen' A black and white advertisment taken from The National Graphic Managazine December 1913 'For Christmas You'll find the right answer in a Parker Fountain Pen' Shows No. 20, 42, 14, 20 1/2, 33 and AZTEK 57 the latter priced at $20. Also picture of GSP.
? A poor quality reproduction black and white advertisment of approx 1/3 page taken from The National Graphic Magazine Sept 1913 'Inks the point and not the fingers. Parker Fountain Pens' Shows two pens and picture of GSP.
Leakproof and mighty handy too. Parker Jack Knife Safety Fountain Pen' A poor quality reproduction black and white advertisment of approx 1/3 page taken from The National Graphic Magazine Oct 1913 'Leakproof and mighty handy too. Parker Jack Knife Safety Fountain Pen'Shows two pens and picture of GSP.
This Place or That - still it won't leak. Parker Jack Knife Safety Fountain Pen' An original black and white advertisment of approx 1/2 page taken from The Saturday Evening Post 1913 'This Place or That - still it won't leak. Parker Jack Knife Safety Fountain Pen'. Shows two pens No 14 and 20 1/2.
I know that you will like this handy little fountain pen. Parker Jack Knife Safety Fountain Pen' A poor quality black and white advertisment of approx 1/3 page taken from The National Geographic August 1913. 'I know that you will like this handy little fountain pen. Parker Jack Knife Safety Fountain Pen'. Shows one black guilloche pen and picture of GSP.
Leak? No, "Sweat"? No, Write ? Yes! Parker Fountain Pen' A poor quality black and white advertisment taken from The National Geographic Feb 1913. 'Leak? No, "Sweat"? No, Write ? Yes! Parker Fountain Pen'. Shows five fountain pens indistinctly and a larger cutaway view.
An invisible policeman guards your fingers from ink smears. Parker Fountain Pen' A poor quality black and white advertisment taken from The National Geographic Mar 1913. 'An invisible policeman guards your fingers from ink smears. Parker Fountain Pen'. Shows five fountain pens indistinctly and a larger cutaway view.
Parker Fountain Pen Awarded Gold Medal World's Fair' A poor quality, low resolution black and white advertisment of unknown origin labelled 1905. ''Parker Fountain Pen Awarded Gold Medal World's Fair' Shows crossed pens and pictrure of GSP.
Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pen An undated, early black and white advertisment of unknown origin labelled 1912 'Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pen. Two fountain pens, one with gold band andf the other spirally engraved plus picture of young GSP.
We've said it before. We say it again. The Parker Fountain Pen is sold and warranted by more than 9000 of the best dealers' An undated, black and white advertisment 'We've said it before. We say it again. The Parker Fountain Pen is sold and warranted by more than 9000 of the best dealers' Shows distorted illustration of Fountain pen with two trim rings and No. 3 nib. Cut for a magazine and shows 'Don't fail to mention National Magazine...' at the base.
If you want to make someone happy for CHRISTMAS Buy a Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pen. An poor resolution scan of an undated, black and white advertisment from Everybody's magazine 'If you want to make someone happy for CHRISTMAS Buy a Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pen.' Shows Parker 50(?), 12, 021 &20.
The pen that inks the point. The Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pen An enlarged photo of an unknown undated, black and white advertisment . 'The pen that inks the point. The Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pen'' Shows two fountain pens.
Geo S Parker Jointless Lucky Curve plus 5 other adverts A black and white page from Harper's Magazine Advertiser marked in pencil 08/99 and 61174 showing a two thirds advert for Jointless Lucky Curve, illustrations of pen with nib unit removed for filling and ready for work plus 32 Mill St establishment. Also Esterbrook's Easy Writer No 130, Planetary Pencil Pointer, Typewriter Emporium, Typewriter Headquarters and advert for a course in english composition by Wm. H.Hawkins, Campridge, Mass.
Various adverts Two pages of advertisments, p41 American Typewriter, The Densmore (typewriter, Edison Mimeograph and The Munson Typewriter. P42 Lantern Slides from William M. Rau Philadelphia and; The Geo S. Parker Fountain Pen (Janesville). Marked in pencil 12/93.
Various adverts Two pages of advertisments p 65 The Smith Premier Typewriter, The Preeminence from American Writing Machine Co & Oliver Visible Writing Typewriter. P66 a quarter page Geo S Parker Jointless Lucky Curve Fountain Pen with single pen illustration and Mill St, The Rotary Neostyle Duplicating Device and The Macey Card Index. Dated in pencil 1/00.
Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pen Accident Policy Scan from photograph of the Accident Policy printed on pink paper, issued with parker pens (undated).
The pen that inks the point. The Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pen' Small advert origin unknown 'The pen that inks the point. The Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pen' from Mill St.
Clean Hand, Clean Pen, Clean Gown. Parker Fountain Pens Advert full page height 'Clean Hand, Clean Pen, Clean Gown. Parker Fountain Pens' shows No 66S and No 20S priced and with clip as 25c extra.
To Your Good Taste Advert full page poor quality 'To your good taste' Chez Manier Parker Classic Imperial ball pen.
It's wrought from pure silver and writes like pure silk Half page advert Parker 75 Cisele 'It's wrought from pure silver and writes like pure silk'.
Every collector's item was young once. Parker 75 Photograph of advert poor quality showing Parker 75 ball pen in brushed stainless.
The mark of distinction. Parker. We are Writing. Colour page advert of poor quality 'The mark of distinction. Parker. We are Writing.' Parker 50 (Falcon pen and ballpen in brushed stainless labelled 1978.
The mark of distinction. Parker. We are Writing. Colour advert 'The mark of distinction. Parker. We are Writing.' cut from a National Geographic magazine. Shows a gold plated ball pen with copyright 1978.
There are Pens. Then there is Parker B&W advert cut from a magazine 'There are Pens. Then there is Parker'. Shows Parker 75 Cisele and stainless ballpen. Copyright 1977 & label with date 1977.
Its many immitators suggest, quite logically, that your best buy in pens is a Parker 75. There are a lot of reasons it cannot be duplicated but people keep trying B&W advert full page from unknown magazine 'Its many immitators suggest, quite logically, that your best buy in pens is a Parker 75. There are a lot of reasons it cannot be duplicated but people keep trying'. Lists ten mistakes that counterfeiters should avoid. Cisele version copyright 1976.
The World's most counterfeited pen. Full page B&W advert showing illustration of six different pens like 75 with labels of countries and with title 'The World's most counterfeited pen'.
Wonderful new way to say you care. Give the New Parker 75 … in solid Sterling Silver Full page colour advert cut from magazine 'Wonderful new way to say you care. Give the New Parker 75 … in solid Sterling Silver'. Shows Cisele plus four illustrations of features. Copyright 1964 plus lbel showing the same.
'The gift' & 'Why the new parker 75 inspires the kind of testimonials we could frame' Poor colour reproductions at small scale of two advertisments, probably full page in origin, 'The gift' & 'Why the new parker 75 inspires the kind of testimonials we could frame'. Both labelled 1975.
Give the Parker 45 convertible - the only pen that fills two ways. B&W copy of an advert 'Give the Parker 45 convertible - the only pen that fills two ways.' Shows a bottle of Quink and a cartridge. Refers to New Your World's fair. Label for 1964.
The Big Red Writes Again A colour copy of an advert from an unknown magazine for soft tip 'Big Red' refers to 'The Blues and jazz illustration. Copyright 1971.
Fine jewelery that writes (it even has diamond dust in the tip) A B&W page advert probably from National Geographic of Parker International ball pen with picture of man with loupe inspecting ball pen tip. Copyright and label for 1962.
Why you'll track down this ball pen if someone walks off with it B&W advert for Parker T Ball Jotter copyright and labelled 1962.
Spend only what you wish. You can still give a Parker Full page colour advert from Saturday Evening Post copied with poor definition. 'Spend only what you wish. You can still give a Parker' shows 51 range GF and lustraloy, and 51 de luxe, smaller in lustralloy. Also 21 Custom gilt, de luxe lustraloy with gilt clip and 21 Special with triangular clip. All with prices. Date indistinct but possibly November 3 1952.
51 Writes dry with wet ink. Parker"51" Worlds most wanted pen Full page colour advert copied at poor definition. '51 Writes dry with wet ink. Parker"51" Worlds most wanted pen'. Classic 'hand' illustration. Copyright indistinct.
New Parker "51" and only new Paker "51" has Aerometric Ink System Full page original colour advert from National Geographic 'New Parker "51" and only new Paker "51" has Aerometric Ink System. 1950 fashion Academy Award Winner. Announcing Aerometric filler. Hand holding pen illustration and prices for range. Copyright 1950.
Parker Spring Gift Showing. New Parker "51" pen Full page original colour advert from National Geographic 'Parker Spring Gift Showing. New Parker "51" pen' showing full and demi sized 51s with lustraloy caps . Prices. Copyright 1952.
For the most valued of your friends. Perfect gift to keep them thinking of you. It gives individuality to your good wishes Full page original colour advert from National Geographic For the most valued of your friends. Perfect gift to keep them thinking of you. It gives individuality to your good wishes showing GF 51 pen and pencil set in clam box . Prices. Copyright 1948.
Wrap up the one really new thing in writing! The all-new Parker 51 with the electro-polished point! Full page colour advert from unknown magazine ' Wrap up the one really new thing in writing! The all-new Parker 51 with the electro-polished point!' Illustrations of GF blue 51 and enlarged view of polished point. Copyright and label 1954.
How to determine the 'sex' of a Parker 51 Full page colour advert from unknown magazine ' How to determine the 'sex' of a Parker 51'. Illustration of GF blue 51 held in a line drawn hand. Copyright and label 1953.
Whether he has one pen or several - you can be sure he wants New Parker "51"… only pen with the Aerometric Ink System Full page colour advert from National Geographic. 'Whether he has one pen or several - you can be sure he wants New Parker "51"… only pen with the Aerometric Ink System'. Shows 51 Lustraloy, 51 demi-size, 51 Flighter. Lists 51 Special, 21 and Parkette. All with $ prices. Nov 1950.
The 51 Club Contest. Get in the Driver's seat in Parker's $10,000.00 "51" Club Contest Full page advert origin unknown . 'The 51 Club Contest. Get in the Driver's seat in Parker's $10,000.00 "51" Club Contest'. Shows twin jewel Vacumatic overprinted Club 51 Award, Cadillac and Parker-Gram. Reports result of contest. Undated.
Gifts to keep friendships thriving' and 'Parker "51" … world's most wanted gift pen' Two colour adverts ' 'Gifts to keep friendships thriving' with illustrations of single and double boxed sets plus deskset dated 1948. Also 'Parker "51" … world's most wanted gift pen' similar illustrations and also 1948.
World's most wanted pen … Parker "51"' and 'For those who prefer a smaller pen Demi-size a new Parker "51" … world's most wanted pen.' Two colour adverts ' World's most wanted pen … Parker "51"' with illustration ofblack lustraloy pen dated 1948. Also 'For those who prefer a smaller pen Demi-size a new Parker "51" … world's most wanted pen.' Shows normal and demi-size in male and female hands and also 1949.
It's new. The new Parker "51". The only pen with the aerometric ink system. Full page colour advert from unknown magazine, poor copy. 'It's new. The new Parker "51". The only pen with the aerometric ink system.' Cross section of filler. UK pricing and address of Bush House. Label for 1950.
New! The most brilliant ink in the history of writing… Parker Superchrome ink Full page colour advert from unknown magazine, goodcopy. 'New! The most brilliant ink in the history of writing… Parker Superchrome ink' Label for 1947.
Parker 51. The world's most wanted gift pen' and ' More Parker 51s but still not enough are now available' Two color adverts of unknown origin, poor reduced scale 'Parker 51. The world's most wanted gift pen' and ' More Parker 51s but still not enough are now available'. Dated 1946.
Parker 51. The world's most wanted pen' and 'For the most valued of your friends… perfect gift to keep them thinking of you! It gives individuality to your good wishes!' Two color adverts of unknown origin, poor reduced scale 'Parker 51. The world's most wanted pen' and 'For the most valued of your friends… perfect gift to keep them thinking of you! It gives individuality to your good wishes!'. Dated 1947 and 1948 respectively.
Writes dry with wet ink! Less waiting than you thinkk may bring you a Parker 51' and Why morning is the time to seek a Parker 51 Two color adverts of unknown origin, poor reduced scale 'Parker 51. The world's most wanted pen' and 'For the most valued of your friends… perfect gift to keep them thinking of you! It gives individuality to your good wishes!'. Dated 1947 and 1948 respectively.
Measurably - "51" is the world's most wanted pen' and 'Why the Parker "51" can never be mass produced' Two color adverts of unknown origin, poor reduced scale 'Measurably - "51" is the world's most wanted pen' and 'Why the Parker "51" can never be mass produced'. Dated 1946.
These famous P-51's have more than a name in common!' and 'This Christmas again… Parker "51" Two color adverts of unknown origin, poor reduced scale 'Measurably - "51" is the world's most wanted pen' and 'Why the Parker "51" can never be mass produced'. Dated 1947 and 1948 respectively.
Coming closer … your proud possession of a Parker "51"' and 'Priority AA.1 Writes dry with wet ink.' Two color adverts of unknown origin, poor reduced scale 'Coming closer … your proud possession of a Parker "51"' and 'Priority AA.1 Writes dry with wet ink.'. Dated 1945.
Uncle Sam wants you to save pen repair materials! Fill today with new Parker Quink … the ink that keeps pens writing… eliminates the cause of most pen failures! A B&W page advert from National Geographic poorly scanned 'Uncle Sam wants you to save pen repair materials! Fill today with new Parker Quink … the ink that keeps pens writing… eliminates the cause of most pen failures! labelled 1942 Sep.
Vom Leben und Kleben', 'Pelikan Fullhalter Tinte Gunther Wagner', 'Pelikan Tinte 4001 fliest leight und schont die Feder', 'Pelikan Weisse Klebepaste kelbt gut, reicht gut halt gut. A series of Pelikan advertisments in colour printed on tissue advertising inks and glues. ' Vom Leben und Kleben', 'Pelikan Fullhalter Tinte Gunther Wagner', 'Pelikan Tinte 4001 fliest leight und schont die Feder', 'Pelikan Weisse Klebepaste kelbt gut, reicht gut halt gut. In German. Date unknown.
Be on your guard against 1937 style Pens with 1907 Mechanisms. Parker Vacumatic' A black & White full page advert 'Be on your guard against 1937 style Pens with 1907 Mechanisms Parker Vacumatic'. Illustration of full pattern pearl Vacumatic with prices, copyright 1937.
He runs the Union Pacific with the Pen that Has What It Takes - and You Can Get Its Twin at Any Nearby Pen Counter' A black & White full page adver t'He runs the Union Pacific with the Pen that Has What It Takes - and You Can Get Its Twin at Any Nearby Pen Counter'. Illustration of William M. Jeffers and full pattern pearl Vacumatic with prices, copyright 1938.
Slip in a new Lead at the Tip - the Easy Pencil to fill (You need not take out the "insides". Parker Duofold Pencil' A Black, red and white full page advert 'Slip in a new Lead at the Tip - the Easy Pencil to fill (You need not take out the "insides". Parker Duofold Pencil' showing the range of sizes with prices. Illustration of Tanager.
New! The most brilliant ink in the history of writing Parker Superchrome Ink for the Parker "51" Only A colour full page advert 'New! The most brilliant ink in the history of writing Parker Superchrome Ink for the Parker "51" Only'. Illustration of bottle of ink with tin and Parker pen Copyright 1947.
Back when the Blues began, a great, ungainly pen wrote most of America's notes. Big Red writes again.' A full page black, red and white full page advert 'Back when the Blues began, a great, ungainly pen wrote most of America's notes. Big Red writes again.' Illustartion of Jazz Band and of the Big Red. Copyright 1971.
What the Radio Beam does for the Pilot Parker's Television Pen does for You. Both have what it takes to give men Second Sight. Parker Vacumatic.' A full page black and white advert 'What the Radio Beam does for the Pilot Parker's Television Pen does for You. Both have what it takes to give men Second Sight. Parker Vacumatic.' Parallel between the WWII beam direction finding and the Vacumatic. Illustration ofberam process and full pearl Vacumatic with prices. Undated.
Look for Value when you buy a pen… Check the "Triumph" Sheaffer's. Colour page advert 'Look for Value when you buy a pen… Check the "Triumph" Sheaffer's.' Shows Triumph pen and pencil set in box. With prices. Copyright 1946.
Lifetime Triumph model Supreme value among pens. Sheaffer's. Colour page advert 'Lifetime Triumph model Supreme value among pens. Sheaffer's.'. With prices. Shows bottle with top well. Copyright 1944.
Santa Claus, They're Here! Parker Duofold Duette. Their Fierst Christmas Together.' B&W advert 'Santa Claus, They're Here! Parker Duofold Duette. Their Fierst Christmas Together.' showing Duofold Snr and Lady plus boxed set, prices. Shows Tanager.
The Tool Box of the Brain. Graduation's New Gift. Parker Duofold Duette. B&W advert 'The Tool Box of the Brain. Graduation's New Gift. Parker Duofold Duette.' Duofold single band Snr and pencil, probably red enamel on copper. With prices. Includes Tanager.
Hurled 25 Stories to Cement - Picked up Unbroken. Traffic stopped to watch this test of the PARKER Duofold Non-Breakable Barrel. Parker Duofold. B&W advert full page from unknown magazine 'Hurled 25 Stories to Cement - Picked up Unbroken. Traffic stopped to watch this test of the PARKER Duofold Non-Breakable Barrel. Parker Duofold.' Illustration of Black Duofold and The New Stevens Hotel, Chicago illustrating the famous test. Includes text of tetter from construction superintendent.
"This Laminated Beauty is Rated by Students as the 'Grandest Graduation Gift Pen" - says Ripley. Parker Vacumatic. B&W full page from National Geographic ' "This Laminated Beauty is Rated by Students as the 'Grandest Graduation Gift Pen" - says Ripley. Parker Vacumatic.' Cartoon by Ripley on Graduation, illustration of fiull pearl vacumatic with planetsand diagram showing that writing with nib upside down gives fine width. With prices .
Like a Pen from Another World. Parker Vacumatic. B&W full page from National Geographic ' Like a Pen from Another World. Parker Vacumatic.' Illustration of fiull pearl vacumatic and diagram showing that writing with nib upside down gives fine width. With prices.
To Discover the Wished-For Gift, Gaze into the Magic Crystal! - Any Friend or Loved One Will Confirm What It Now Fortells. B&W full page from National Geographic'To Discover the Wished-For Gift, Gaze into the Magic Crystal! - Any Friend or Loved One Will Confirm What It Now Fortells.' Illustration of full pearl vacumatic and fortune teller. With prices.
Why you'll track down this ball pen if somebody walks off with it (Jotter). Full page B&W advert 'Why you'll track down this ball pen if somebody walks off with it (Jotter).' Illustration of hand holding Jotter of of ityem itself. Copyright 1962.
Wrap up the one really new thing in writing. The all-new Parker "51" Pen with the Electro-Polished Point! Full page colour advert 'Wrap up the one really new thing in writing. The all-new Parker "51" Pen with the Electro-Polished Point!' Picture of blue 51 with gilt cap and polished pellet. Copyright 1954.
Believe It or Not! By Ripley. Parker's Utterly New Vacumatic Filler Revolutionises Fountain Pens" says Ripley. B&W Full page advert. 'Believe It or Not! By Ripley. Parker's Utterly New Vacumatic Filler Revolutionises Fountain Pens" says Ripley.' Hand illustration showing featurews including writing with both sides of nib. Prices. Includes Quink.
How to determine the "sex" of a Parker "51" Pen! Colour advert 'How to determine the "sex" of a Parker "51" Pen!' hand holding pen plus application of Plathenium pellet. With prices.
Non-Breakable Barrels. Yes, the Parker Duofold Pen was tossed from an aeroplane at dizzy height to test our new material "Permanite", and landed 3,000 feet below - unharmed. Full page black, red and white advert,'Non-Breakable Barrels. Yes, the Parker Duofold Pen was tossed from an aeroplane at dizzy height to test our new material "Permanite", and landed 3,000 feet below - unharmed.' Iillustration of bi-plane dropping pen onto airfield with letter from pilot.
Give the Parker 45 Convertible - the only pen that fills two ways! Full page B&W advert 'Give the Parker 45 Convertible - the only pen that fills two ways!'
WES 25th. Anniversary Dinner Bonnington Hotel, London, banquetting menu for the WES 25th. Anniversary Dinner signed by 41 attendees. A5 folded. Card exterior with fold white sheet interior.
Trophy Pens An article in The Times Saturday LUXX Magazine. Page 44. Trophy Pens showing illustrations of Tibaldi, Thomas Lyte Johnson & Boswell, Dunhil, Montblanc and Montegrappa and describing the pens illustrated as the new big luxury item.
A review of Collectable Writing Equipment A two page article collated by WES Librarian of contributions by leading WES members with pictures and descriptions of good items from their collections. Includes Penners, Escritoirs, Pocket Companions, Writing Slopes, Steel Nibs, Mechanical Pencils, Stamp Boxes, Mauchlineware and Pen Wipes.
Geoffrey Parker, of the pen dynasty, remembers a family holiday in Florida, 1954 One page magazine article with large family b&w photo that includes Keneth Parker and historical description as title.
The Neptune Pen: A History of Burge Warren and Ridgley Reviewed Journal 86 p50. Copy #8 kindly presented to WES by S.Hull. History of the Company from 1880 when they were contracted to make Duncam Mackinnon's pen until liquidation in 1929. With model details, trade advertisments and ephemera. Limited Edtion of 100 copies.
Namiki. TheArt of Japanese Lacquer Pens Reviewed Journal 59 p42. Monograph on Namiki by respected expert at V&A and specialist collector. Heavily illustrated with 250 finely detailed photos. Grading system used by Namiki and Dunhill. Namiki workshop system. Artists and techniques discussed in depth, Biographical details of artists. Detail treatments of companies. Only 2000 copies printed.
Au Fil de la Plume Journal #100 Q3 2005, #112 Q1 2010.
Specialist Writing Equipment Sale Auction catalogue for the sale that preceeded the Northern Pen Show 2008. Friday 18th April 2008.
A series of Photographs A series of colour photos of wooden letter openers, Mauchline and Tunbridgeware and Stanhope dip pens. Provided in response to enquiry for LWES on starting to collect. Also a photo of Mike Lishman writing with a 12 inch wooden dip pen from 1900.
Patents for Inventions, Abridgements of Specifications. Class 146: writing-instruments and stationery and writing accessories, (including
> educational appliances): THE IVOR STILLITZ COLLECTION. UK Patents Writing Instruments - Writing Instruments and Materials 1635 - 1876, (Abridgment hardbound book):1855-1866, 1884-1888, 1893-1896, 1897-1900, 1905-1908, 1909-1915(iii), 1916-1920(iii), 1921-1925(iii), 1926-1930(i)(ii)(iii)
Patents for Inventions, Abridgements of Specifications. Group XV Books and Stationery. Filing Documents. Games. Ornamenting. Writing THE IVOR STILLITZ COLLECTION. UK Patents GROUP XV. 380,001-400,000. 400,001-420,000. 420,001-440,000. 460,001-480,000. 540,001-560,000. 580,001-600,000. 640,001-660,000. 660,001-680,000. 680,001-700,000. 700,001-720,000. 720,001-740,000. 740,004-760,000. 760,001-780,000. 780,001-800,00. 880,001-900,000. 900,001-920,000. 920,001-940,000.
Stop the Rot An article describing the increasing problem of loss of artefacts by degadation of plastics.
La lettre du club des CCOE No. 38 June 2010, 39 Sept, 40 Nov, 41 Jan 2011, 42 March 2011 in French 16 pages of news of books, meetings, some descriptive articles and members' offers.
(a collection of papers) A collection of papers 'Archive Papers to go with travelling inkwell patents already given to you', almost all in German incl some gothic font, colour photographs, articles, patent lists 'Juriltilrhe Blatter'. Particular emphasis on imprinted trademarks. Noted Hermann Glaser, HabsburgImperial marks.
Pen Repair, Second Edition An update of the classic first edition, expanded to 294 pages from 194. Additional pen types and updated content. WES archive copy is advanced provisional binder advertiser's copy.
Waterman don’t l'entiere collection de Madame Francine Gomez The auction catalogue from the sale of the Waterman collection of Madame Francine Gomez in Paris on 7 June 2010 (in French). An extraordinary collection of the highest quality of 445 lots of fountain pens, lighters and some other ephemera. The expert used was Andre Mora and the catalogue includes estimates. Perfect bound and colour illustrated.
The History of Conway Stewart 1905-2005 The definitive work on Conway Stewart, a volume of history and a reference book with 30 pages of reference in appendices, 700 colour images.
The Cross Townsend Collection An A4 colour catalogue of the Townssend collection of pens and ballpens includes an interleaving of tracing paper with printing. With price list dated March 1993.
2006 Stylus Pen Annual A comprehensive review of the marketplace covering 70 fine writing companies worldwide, in colour with numerous articles such as Care and Maintenance Guide' and 'Fountain Pen Inks' and a Glossary. Perfect bound.
A collection of photocopies of individual pages A number of individual pages of photocopied photographs of Dunhill & Namiki pens and a few pencils with prices in £sd probably dating from around 1987 together with a photo of a calligraphy set.
Creations of Passion. Montblanc Collectables A prestige 'Limited Edition Collectors Guide' listing Patron of Arts editions, Writers Editions, Special Theme Editions and Donation Pens from 1992 to 2003 giving number issued and launch price. Colour on black background.
(A folder marked 'Pelikan') A folder containing colour brochures and dating as listed. A small folded card Collector's Edition Transparent M800 Fountain Pen (1992). Harmony and Precision - The High Quality Writing Instruments Assortment 1989/90 22pp. The World of Pelikan Quality Pelikan Writing Instruments Catalog 16pp 1989. Harmony and Precision Assortment 1989 16pp. Harmony and Precision 4pp. Advertising text of 5pp. Invitation to A Greenwood to Pelikan Reception at Penfriend, Bush House26 Oct 1989?
Onoto A passion for writing … beautifully A card counter standing photo of a blue and a black Magna with a bottle of ink.
The Pen Shop Gift Collection A colour catalogue from 1999 of a range of gift products with prices showing pens on the side. Items with prices.
Ars Scibendi Magazine of Collegium Ars Scribendi. A variety of articles largely fountain pens Vol 1/05 & 2/05, Julibee Issue 2006.
Onoto. A passion for writing … beautifully. The Catalogue Spiral bound colour catalogue of history, Centenary, Nelson, Emma, Royal Ballet 75 Anniversary, Magna, Excel, Lonsdale, Magna Writer.
Postcard No 4 in a series about antique and vintage writing accessories. This illustrates Leverless and self fillers 1905 - 1937 by Swan.
Daily Mail Newspaper Wed 7 June 1916 in poor, browned condition with a Waterman Ideal Fountain pen BHR lever fill on the front. The remainder of the newspaper not examined to avoid damaging further. Donated by Ian MacCallum 12 Nov 2005.
World News Camilla learns to shine in thew spotlight Article from 5 Nov 2005 describing Camilla Duchess of Wales with a photo where she teases the Prince about his pen as they sign a visitor's book at a Washington school.
The Writing Equipment Society proudly presents The 1999 Writing Collectables & Calligraphy Fair A two sided flyer for a fair held at St. William's College, adjacent to The Minster, York Sat 22nd and Sun 23rd May 1999. Features, programme and contact details.
Vintage Fountain Pens and Pencils A postcard sent to Arnold Greenwood on 21 Jan 1994 advertising the 9 May and 18 November 1994 auction. Front shows colour photo of several pens but featuring Montblanc 750 18ct overlay, Waterman 504 snail and Dunhill Namiki Maki-E lacquer.
Exhibition catalogue as described Illustrated atalogue in B&W listing 64 items exhibited from 1 5 June 1993. Writing Implements & Accessories in Silver & Gold c1680 -1880. High quality items.
The Pen & pencil Gallery (Maresti)n Magazine A magazine of descriptive articles and items for sale. Jan 96, 2 Apr 96, Issue 3 Sept 96, 4 Mar 97, 7 Jun 98, 8 Dec 98, July 99, B&W generally stapled spine, one spiral.
Schreibkultur Colour magazine Das Magazin fur Schreibgerate, Papeterie und Accessoires. Two issues only Oct 07 , Jun 2008.
Writing Equipment Society Annual Auction Catalogue for the WES Auction on 5 july 1992 at Bonnington Hotel. B&W 281 items. 5 photos.
Stationers' Sundries. The 'Veteran' Series. The 'Veteran' Series. Illustrated Catalogue with Retail Prices of Stationers Harware and Sundries. Strong in pen nibs but also sharpeners, erasers, staplers & Lawyer' Requirements. B&W photocopy. 15 pages taken from a larger catalogue. Marked in pencil 1921.
unknown A single photocopied page showing Onoto, Elysee, Gucci, Porshe Design, Yard-O-Led, vintage, Pen to Paper, Sheaffer, Waterman, Lamy example and showing prices £2.50 to £110. 1983/4 written on in ink. Possibly taken from a review article in a magazine.
In the beginning was the quill Article of approx 18 column inches with picture of Bernard Barkoff. Also Finlay and Lambrou. Marked c13/10/90
Parker Sonnet Eight sided, folding brochure on Parker Sonnatt, nib standardsband ink. Shows range as available 02/93. Bears violet stamp of Pencraft Ltd, of London.
Rotring Writing Instruments Letter to Arnold Greenwood. Colour catalogue 20p, price list (24p) and list of dealers in London Area. Dated 18 May 1993
Penpushing Article B&W single page reviewing collecting with examples and prices.
Elysee for Elegance Colour catalogue of 90, 80, 70 & 60 lines of fountain pens, Ball pens and pencils. Includes inks and accessories. 3/83. Includes price list. Feb 1987 and with compliments from GBA Book Co Ltd.
Collection of catalogues Parker Regerence Catalogue, colour, 20pp showing product range 08/87. Headed by 1987 Duofold series. Leaflets A5 for Duofold, Parker range , another Duofold and folded Portfolio leaflet. Includes prices of Sept 88, March 89 & Jan 91.
Parker Insignia Parker colour brochure of 16 pages covering the whole range of Parker Insignia. Marked PROOF on inside cover. Dated 02/94.
The Parker Range of Writing Instruments 2002 A colour brochure of 46 pages illustrating the fulll parker range.
Parker Rialto A colour brochure of six pages in three fold format illustrating the range Aug1994.
Parker Limited Edition Snake Pen Marketing Brief A photocopy of the internal Company document. Covers history, competitive evaluation, Limited Edition Philosophy, Objectives, Strategy and Product Specification. A specimen of this type of document. Includes colour pictures of product and packaging.
Duofold New Finishes. Preliminary Marketing Brief A 22 page brief including colour product photos of the range of Duofolds with raised cap rings. Jan 1996.
Media Information. New Parker Limited Edition Pen Highlights Collagoration Between Two Legends plus Internal memorandum The Parker 1997 Limited Edition is the Parker Snake Pen Pess release on two pages covering Norman Rockwell Limited Edition Fountain Pen. Also an internal memo of four pages describing the Snake Pen features and withn two illustrations.
Parker A colour brochure of the product range date unspecified but post 1996.
General Commercial Office Stationery A hard backed bound volumme of 118 pages B&W with a wide range of office stationery requisits. Handwritten note inside front cover 'Published by W.Hayden. Identical to their 1949 catalogue'. No publisher shown in book.
(four page supplement on writing) Four page supplement from The Times Friday Dec 2 1977 with articles 'Pen to Paper', 'Long Flight from goose quill to pure gold', 'Away from the signs of the times and back to fair script', 'How the stamp's competitor became unstuck', His Nibs finds a market still exists for his wares' (Philip Poole) with significant adverts from Parker, Cross, Staedler, Waterman, Osmiroid, Basildon Bond, Caran d'Ache, Pentel, Mont Blanc and Papermate.
The Pencil, Its History, Manufacture & Use A B&W photocopy of an article/booklet on all aspects of pencils from 1565. Also contains descriptions of Company products. Stamped Horniman Museum, London SE28. In a glued long edge binding and with blue covers. Copyright 1936.
Sale of Fountain Pens and the William Bishop Collection of Writing Implements Auction catalogue of sale on 1 March 1979 30 pages incl estimates.
Papeteries Catalogue 1949 B&W catalogue of stationery requisits includes pen nibs from Gilbert & Blanzy Poure and Myers. In French and Flemish 24 pages plus price list included.
Velos Office Appliances and Stationery Sundries A B&W catalogue of everything from Ash Barrels to Type Cleaners. Marked No. 9 on the rear cover. 'With much pleasure we present our first post war catalogue to friends everywhere.' Dated April 1953 and with a four page price list dated July 1953.
An Elizabethan Schoolboy's Exercise Book. A reprint or extracted record not photocopy of this article with copious references concentrating on MS Rawlinson. D.649, an original manuscript exercise book of a schoolboy Wiman Ramsey in Norwich in the final year of the reign of Elizabeth 1. Includes on plate of actual content.
(magazine, Newspaper adverts) A series of advertisments, m,ostly in french : Eversharp adjustable nib,Stratford Regency pen, Gold Starry BHR, Gold Starry Offrez a vos Amis, FAP Airmail, three Bayard (one dated 26/7/36), two Paillard Semper.
Commercial Directory (abstract) 1853 A Commericial Directoty of makers of writing equipment as listyed in the Post Office Directory of London, 1853. A handwritten list of 11 pages with manufacturer's name, summary of products and address.
End of the line for pens as schools embrace the digital age. An article of approx 9 column inches plus a photo saying that schools in the US expect keyboard proficiency in place of handwriting skills. Also comment from supporters of haldwriting point out that children's brain development is aided by handwriting.
Why Handwriting Still Matters An article covering four pages of the magazine but interdispersed with adversiments on concerns on loss of handwriting and its advantages.
Friends Abroad At Christmas. What could be better than a "Swan" Fountain Pen? An black & white advert from Sphere Magazine "An Illustrated Newspaper for the Home" Volume VII, No. 96, London, November 23, 1901 showing a seasonal presentation of a registered package with pen prices.