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UB penner, circa 1650, cuir bouilli (boiled leather)  over horn & paper board, 9", excellent condition (wear), 1020.jpg

 

UB penner, circa 1650, cuir bouilli (boiled leather)  over horn & paper board, 7 1/4", excellent condition (wear), 1038.jpg

 

 

UB penner, circa 18th century, horn, 7 1/4", excellent condition, (see Finlay p. 142 #189; Neumann CIE Am Revolution p.275 #10) 0905.jpg

 

UB penner, circa 18th century, horn, 9", excellent condition, (see Finlay p. 143 #193; Neumann CIE Am Revolution p.275 #10) 0943.jpg

UB penner, circa 18th century, horn, 7 1/4", excellent condition, (see Finlay p. 142 #189; Neumann CIE Am Revolution p.275 #10) 0942.jpg

 

UB penner, circa 18th century, horn, 8", excellent condition, (see Finlay p. 142 #189; Neumann CIE Am Revolution p.275 #10) 0981.jpg

UB penner, circa 18th century, horn, 3 1/2", excellent condition – minor chipping,  0975.jpg

 

UB penner, circa 18th/ / 19th/ century, horn, 3", excellent condition – minor chipping, 1049.jpg

 

UB penner, circa 18th century, horn,4", excellent condition , 1041.jpg  (7/27/06 Bloomsbury Auction, lot #12)

 

UB penner (English), circa 1800, wood, 4 Ύ” , excellent condition, 1021.jpg

 

 

Taylor  penner, circa late 18th century, quill nib, silver - floral engraved and stamped "IT" (Joseph Taylor of Birmingham) , 4 1/16" closed, excellent condition (minor dings),   (see similar Finlay p. 150 #213), 0923.jpg

 

Taylor  penner, circa late 18th century, silver nib, silver - unengraved and stamped "IT" (Joseph Taylor of Birmingham) , 4 1/16" closed, excellent condition (minor dings),   (see similar Finlay p. 150 #213), 0939.jpg

 

UB English penner, circa late 18th century, brass, with quill knife, brass pen, straight edge, ink bottle  5 5/8" closed, excellent condition,  (virtually identical to one by John Mycock of Sheffield, see Finlay P.148 #207; Neumann CIE Am Revolution p.275 #14),  0932.jpg

 

Jessup English penner, circa late 18th century, brass, with quill knife, brass pen, straight edge rule, ink bottle  5 5/8" closed, impressed “[J]ESSOP”on base, excellent condition,  (virtually identical to one by John Mycock of Sheffield, see Finlay P.148 #207 which referrs to Jessup brass penners; see also Neumann CIE Am Revolution p.275 #14),  1012.jpg

 

 

Pene, English penner, circa late 18th century, brass, with quill knife, ink bottle  4 1/4" closed, “T / PENE” on bottomexcellent – condition (heavy dings & a split),  (similar to one by John Mycock of Sheffield, see Finlay P.148 #207; Neumann CIE Am Revolution p.275 #14),  0976.jpg

 

 

Mycock penner, circa late 18th century, brass, with  ink bottle  4 1/4" closed, excellent condition,  (identical to  Finlay  p.148 #207(a) ; Neumann CIE Am Revolution p.275 #11)  1023.jpg

 

Foster penner, circa late 18th century, brass, with  ink bottle & quill,  4 1/4" closed, excellent condition (with dings),  (identical to  Finlay  p.148 #207(a) ; Neumann CIE Am Revolution p.275 #11)  1031.jpg

 

UB English penner, circa late 18th century, brass, with quills & ink bottle  4" closed, excellent condition,  (virtually identical to one by John Mycock of Sheffield, see Finlay P.148 #207  ; Neumann CIE Am Revolution p.275 #11),  0933.jpg

 

UB English penner, circa late 18th century, brass, with quill & ink bottle  3 5/8" closed, excellent condition,  (virtually identical to one by John Mycock of Sheffield, see Finlay P.148 #207  ; Neumann CIE Am Revolution p.275 #11),  0961.jpg

 

 

UB English penner, circa late 18th century, brass, with ink bottle  3 5/8" closed, excellent condition,  (virtually identical to one by John Mycock of Sheffield, see Finlay P.148 #207  ; Neumann CIE Am Revolution p.275 #11),  0992.jpg

 

UB English penner, circa late 18th century, brass, with ink bottle  4 3/8" closed, good condition (dings),  (virtually identical to one by John Mycock of Sheffield, see Finaly P.148 #207  ; Neumann CIE Am Revolution p.275 #11),  0999.jpg

UB French or English penner, circa late 18th century, shagreen over brass, with silver capped ink bottle & ‘bramah’ holder,  3 ½”  closed, excellent  condition,  1033.jpg

 

UB French traveling writing set, circa late 18th century, fishskin case with ink well, three silver nibs and silver holder, 1 ½” x 1 Ύ” x 1 Ύ”, excellent + condition, 1042.jpg (7/27/06 Bloomsbury Auction lot #14)

 

UB English Penner, circa 1810, red leather over paper board, silver sander & silver inkwell, 7 ½” closed, excellent + condition, 1039.jpg (7/27/06 Bloomsbury Auction lot # 17)

 

 

UB English Penner, circa 1810, red leather over paper board, silver inkwell, 4 ½” closed, excellent - condition, 1040.jpg (7/27/06 Bloomsbury Auction lot # 18)

 

 

 

 

UB English penner, circa 1820 , red leather with silver dip with metal nib, 2 1/4" closed, dip 2" closed, silver nib, wafer seal cap, acorn stamped on case at meeting point, ink pot has silver top plate with brass container, container bottom stamped but unreadable,  excellent condition (6/15/01 Bonhams, lot 21), 0625.jpg

 

UB English penner (hinged), circa 1820 , red leather with silver dip with metal nib, 2 3/8" closed, dip 2" closed, silver nib, wafer seal cap,  ink pot has silver top, silver medallion engraved "ECB"  excellent condition, 0940.jpg

 

UB English penner, circa 1820 , red leather, 2 1/4" closed,  ink pot has silver top, silver medallion unengraved , excellent condition – (wear to leather) but missing pen, 0946.jpg

 

UB English penner, circa 1820 , red leather with silver dip, 2 1/4" closed, dip 2" closed, ink pot has silver top, silver medallion unengraved , excellent - condition – (wear to leather), 0974.jpg

 

UB English penner, circa 1820 , all silver  with silver dip, 2 1/4" closed, dip 2" closed, ink pot has silver top, excellent - condition – (loss on one side of case), 1048.jpg

 

 

UB English penner, circa late 18th century, lacquer, with ink bottle 5 1/4" closed, excellent - condition,  0996.jpg

 

UB English penner, circa late 18th century, lacquer, with ink bottle 4 5/8" closed, excellent condition,  0665.jpg

 

 

UB English penner, circa late 18th century, leather, with quills & ink bottle  4 3/4" closed, excellent condition,  0962.jpg

 

 

UB English penner, circa late 18th century, leather, with wax seal compartment, quill, quill knife & ink bottle  4 7/8" closed, excellent- condition,  1018.jpg

 

 

UB English or American penner, circa late 18th century, leather, with quill & ink bottle  4 7/8" closed, excellent- condition,  1032.jpg

 

UB English penner, circa late 18th century, leather, with ink bottle  4 7/8" closed, excellent- condition,  1019.jpg

 

 

 

 

UB English penner, circa late 18th century, lacquer with cloth repair, with ink bottle  4 3/4" closed, good (worn) condition,  0963.jpg

 

UB English/French penner, circa late 18th / early 19th century, wood with brass trim and plaque on top, with ink bottle  4 7/8" closed, excellent condition, 1045.jpg

 

 

UB English penner, circa late 18th century, leather, with quill & ink bottle  6 Ύ” closed, excellent condition,  0995.jpg   (identical to Finlay p.147 # 203)

 

UB English penner, circa 1820’s, leather, with ink bottle  8 Ό”  closed, excellent condition but flap hinge loose on one side,  0998.jpg   (identical to Finlay save fir imprinting p.147 # 205)

 

 

UB American penner, circa 1840 , black leather, 5" closed, excellent - condition (see Finlay pp. 146 - 147), 0908.jpg

 

UB French penner, late 18th century, brass, 8 1/2” long, excellent condition but apparently missing ink pots, 1043.jpg

 

UB English compendium (or possibly French etui), circa late 18th/early 19th century , green shagreen and silver, 3 5/8” closed, ivory ruler stamped “Stanley London”, steel compass (with one tip replaced) & silver calendar porte crayon (missing day ring) excellent – condition, 0954.jpg

 

UB French etui, circa early/mid  19th century , heavily engraved hinged brass case with lapis cabochon cap stone, 2 7/8” closed, four of six bone tools but may be replacements, excellent  condition (solder hinge repair), 1047.jpg

 

 

UB English/French penner, circa late 18th century, brass, 4 5/8” closed, excellent condition,  (see P.148 #207 Finlay),  0947.jpg

 

 

UB French penner, circa early19th century, brass & enamel, porte crayon, quill slip holder, inkwell, wafer container, seal,  stamped "DEPOSE"  4 1/4", excellent condition (enamel loss on shaft),  0924.jpg

 

 

 

UB French penner (?), circa 1800 , bone, 6 1/2", excellent condition but break in threading between middle sections, 0906.jpg

 

UB French gold nib / penner, circa late 18th century, ebony, ivory with silver trim, (ivory calendar & pen holder, gold pen, steel knife – missing a second knife & wafer seal) 6 ½” closed, excellent condition,  (identical to  Finlay, p. 76 #(iii) &  p. 144 # 194) 0993.jpg

 

UB French penner, circa late 18th century, ebony, ivory with gold trim, (ivory calendar & pen holder, – missing all the knives, pen etc  6” closed, excellent condition,  (identical to  Finlay, p. 76 #(iii) &  p. 144 # 194) 1007.jpg

 

UB French penner, circa late 18th century, ebony, ivory with silver or brass pen  5 3/8” closed, excellent -  condition (day of week ring is a replacement, pen nib is damaged) 1046.jpg

 

 

UB French gold nib / penner, circa late 18th century, ebony 18+ Gold trim & nib, 4 3/4" closed, excellent condition,  (see very similar Finlay, p. 76 #(iii) &  p. 144 #s 196 & 196a) 0926.jpg

 

UB French seal / penner, circa late 18th century, rosewood, ivory, (seal, calendar, ink well, wafer case, 3 3/4", good + condition (split with repair band),  (see very similar Finlay, p. 76 #(iii) &  p. 144 #s 196 & 196a) 0977.jpg


 

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