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Sterling Silver Repousse Watermans No: 4 eye dropper
This is an example of the pen which attracted so much attention at the Chicago Pen Show Auction where it was sold for about twice as much as a Parker Snake pen. It is in mint condition Sterling Silver, is in its original Watermans box and is believed to be one of only about four in existence in collections world wide. It is manufactured in a very heavy repousse and was the only pen described as being repousse in Watermans catalogues of the period and was described as being one of the most beautiful pens ever made. It is being offered here for $22,500.
Parker Ultra-Giant
This is one of the rarest and most desirable pens. There are only five known to exist in collections world wide. It is a Parker which is one of the most collectable manufacturers, an eye dropper making it the most collectable type of Parker pen and it conforms to that final determinant of value and collectability, -size. It is shown here next to a Watermans 58 which is generally recognised as being the largest pen generally available to most collectors. As you will note, the 58 is dwarfed by the Ultra-Giant. For further reference I have also shown a Dunn Super-Dreadnaught which is also recognised by cognoscenti as being the largest pen which generally appears at shows or auctions. The Parker dwarfs the Dunn as well. As many cyber-pen hunters will know, there are generally acknowledged to be five of these Ultra Giants in collections world wide. One was sold by Cuevas about twelve years ago to a collector in Japan and is the only one with its baby pen intact: (In fact I saw that pen just before it was delivered to Japan and it even had a Van Valkenburgh clip on the cap). At that time it was priced at about three times what a Snake was then selling for. As no collector has ever traced the collector who bought it then, and as no one in the pen field has any present knowledge of its whereabouts, it was probably lost to the collecting fraternity when Johnny Cuevas (who was the first major high-end pen dealer) passed away about five years ago. Of the other Ultra Giants, none have their baby pens intact: Two have no pens inside and the other one has a baby pen with a chipped cap. Using that one as a model, this one has had its baby pen re-manufactured as an exact replica of the original by the world's premier craftsman-pen manufacturer. Its provenance is that it was found by the head Parker sales representative in Canada during the 1980s. At that time it was being used in a motel by guests signing in and was affixed to the front desk by the blind cap which has had to be restored to remove the damage caused by the chain which held it in place. It is being offered here at $34,500
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C. 1908 Sterling Silver Repousse Watermans

This is an example of the pen which attracted so much attention this year at the Chicago Pen Show Auction where it was sold for about twice as much as a Parker Snake pen. It is in mint condition Sterling Silver, is in its original Watermans box and is believed to be one of only about four in existence in collections world wide. It is manufactured in a very heavy repousse and was the only pen described as being repousse in Watermans catalogues of the period and was described as being one of the most beautiful pens ever made. It is being offered here for $22,500




Parker ultra-giant eye dropper in black hard rubber with red hard rubber baby pen concealed in cavity at barrel end

This is one of the rarest and most desirable pens. There are only five known to exist in collections world wide. It is a Parker which is one of the most collectable manufacturers, an eye dropper making it the most collectable type of Parker pen and it conforms to that final determinant of value and collectability, -size. It is shown here next to a Watermans 58 which is generally recognised as being the largest pen generally available to most collectors. As you will note, the 58 is dwarfed by the ultra-Giant. For further reference I have also shown a Dunn Super-Dreadnaught which is also recognised by cognoscenti as being the largest pen which generally appears at shows or auctions. The Parker dwarfs the Dunn as well. As many cyber-pen hunters will know, there are generally acknowledged to be five of these Ultra Giants in collections world wide. One was sold by Cuevas about twelve years ago to a collector in Japan and is the only one with its baby pen intact: (In fact I saw that pen just before it was delivered to Japan and it even had a Van Valkenburgh clip on the cap). At that time it was priced at about three times what a Snake was then selling for. As no collector has ever traced the collector who bought it then, and as no one in the pen field has any present knowledge of its whereabouts, it was probably lost to the collecting fraternity when Johnny Cuevas (who was the first major high-end pen dealer) passed away about five years ago. Of the other Ultra Giants, none have their baby pens intact: Two have no baby pens inside and the other one has a baby pen with a chipped cap. Using that one as a model, this one has had its baby pen re-manufactured as an exact replica of the original by the world's premier craftsman-pen manufacturer. Its provenance is that it was found by the head Parker sales representative in Canada during the 1980s. At that time it was being used in a motel by guests signing in and was affixed to the front desk by the blind cap which has had to be restored to remove the damage caused by the chain which held it in place. It is the exact pen shown on the cover of my new book and is being offered here at $24,500


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