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ACOCK  & SWEENEY

("Registered 11 DEC 1847")

Acock & Sweeney reversible combo, circa 1847, 9K Gold ,floral carved , citrine carved initial capstone, 3 7/8" closed, "REGISTERED 11 DEC 1847", excellent/pristine condition,  (see pages 123/124, Crosby for similar) 0342.jpg

 

Acock & Sweeney  reversible combo, circa 1847, Sterling , barleycorn engraving, citrine capstone, 3 1/8" closed, "REGISTERED 11 DEC 1847", excellent/pristine condition,  (see pages 123/124, Crosby for similar) 0118.jpg

 

 

THOMAS ADDISON

(NYC)

Addison porte crayon, circa 1825, Sterling, calendar, wafer seal cap, 3 1/2", "TANY", excellent condition,   0309.jpg

 

Addison pencil, circa 1830, Sterling, calendar, wafer seal cap, 3 1/4", "Hale" on ‘1’ what appear to be the remains of TANY on bottom of calendar ring & “ADDISON” on barrel, excellent - condition,   0405.jpg

 

Addison pencil, circa 1820s/30s, Silver, circular line engraving, fixed initialed cap, 3 1/4" closed, "ADDISON", very good condition (dings & missing finial at base)   0265.jpg

 

Addison pencil, circa 1820s/30s, Silver, channel engraved, fancy rings & cap, 3 1/4" closed, "ADDISON", excellent condition,   1061.jpg

 

 

Addison pencil, circa 1830s, Silver, 3 1/8" closed, "ADDISON & Co’s IMPROVED, silver cap engraved with “INDUSTRY” over a beehive, excellent condition,  1058.jpg

 

 

Addison slide pencil, circa 1838, Silver, octagonal, , 3 1/4" closed, "ADDISONS PATENT I", very good condition (pencil locked in open position)   0326.jpg

 

Addison calendar pencil, circa 1840s, Silver, guilloche, 3 3/8" closed, "ADDISON & CO", excellent condition,   0327.jpg

 

Addison pencil, circa 1840s, 18K Gold, barleycorn engraved, carnelian capstone, 3 1/4" closed, "ADDISON", excellent condition (mild wear)   0115.jpg

 

Addison pencil, circa 1840s, 18K Gold, channel engraved, carnelian capstone, 3 1/4" closed, "ADDISON", excellent condition   0343.jpg

Addison pencil, circa 1840s, 18K Gold, barley corn engraved,  3 1/4" closed, "ADDISON", excellent condition   0398.jpg

 

Addison pencil, circa 1840s, 14K Gold, channel engraved, 3 1/4" closed, "ADDISON", excellent condition   0399.jpg

 

Addison pencil, circa 1840s, 14K Gold, guilloche engraved,  3 7/8", "ADDISON", excellent condition   0274.jpg

 

Addison pencil, circa 1840s, 18K Gold, octagonal barley corn engraved, initial engraved bloodstone capstone, 3 1/4" closed, "ADDISON", excellent condition   0439.jpg

 

Addison pencil, circa 1840s, 18K Gold, octagonal barley corn engraved, citrine capstone, 3 1/4" closed, "ADDISON", excellent- condition   0682.jpg

 

Addison pencil, circa 1840s, 18K Gold, barley corn engraved, amethyst capstone, 3 1/4" closed, "ADDISON", excellent condition   0679.jpg

 

 

Addison pencil, circa 1840s, silver, guilloche engraved “FORGET ME NOT”,  3 3/8", "ADDISON", excellent condition   0480.jpg

 

 

 

Addison pencil, circa 1840s, Silver, fluted, 3 1/4" closed, "ADDISON", excellent condition   0116.jpg

 

Addison pencil, circa 1830s, Silver, fluted, 3 5/8” closed, "ADDISON", excellent – condition (wear)   0484.jpg

 

 

Addison pencil, circa 1840s, Silver, barleycorn, 3 1/4" closed, "ADDISON", excellent condition but slide not attached,   0275.jpg

 

Addison calendar pencil, circa 1840s, Silver, guilloche, 3 3/8" closed, "ADDISON & CO" & "[FORGET] ME NOT", very good condition (missing calendar ring & wear)  0251.jpg

 

Addison calendar pencil, circa 1830s, Silver, wave engraved, 3 3/8" closed, "ADDISON & CO" (very faint), very good condition (wear),   0452.jpg

 

 

Addison? pencil, circa 1840s, Silver, octagonal, 3" closed, "ADDISON" is hand engraved similar to but not the same as other Addison pencils, excellent condition,   0404.jpg

 

 

ALBERT G BAGLEY

(New York)

(a silversmith Abbott Bagley of Buffalo, NY circa 1840 may be a relation)

Bagley  combo, circa 1850, 18K Gold, diamond engraved, carnelian ball  capstone, 4" closed,  "PATENTED JAN 1 1850", excellent/pristine condition,  0356.jpg (This may be the origin of the Mabie Todd 10/3/1854 patent combo.  On 1/1/1850 Albert G Bagley of NYC was issued US patent  6981 for the inner extension tube.) 

 

Bagley  combo, circa 1850, 18K Gold, diamond engraved, cairngorm  half ball  capstone, 4" closed,  "PATENTED JAN 1 1850", excellent/pristine condition,  0672.jpg

 

Bagley  combo, circa 1850, 18K Gold, diamond engraved, figural (dog with garnet eyes) capstone, 3 3/4" closed,  "PATENTED JAN 1 1850", excellent condition,  1055.jpg

 

 

Bagley  combo, circa 1850, 18K Gold, diamond engraved, 27/8” closed,  "PATENTED JAN 1 1850", excellent/pristine condition,  Bagley nib, 0686.jpg

 

 

Bagley  combo, circa 1850, 14K Gold, fluted, carnelian  capstone, 3" closed,  "BAGLEYS PAT 1850", excellent/pristine condition,  0397.jpg

 

Bagley  combo, circa 1850, 14K Gold, fluted, cairngorm  capstone, 2 3/4" closed,  "BAGLEYS / PAT 1850", excellent/pristine condition (missing slide pins),  0432.jpg

 

 

Bagely combo, circa 1846, silver,  diamond pattern,  amethyst capstone,  4 ¼” closed, “BAGLEY”, excellent condition (pencil mechanism jammed), 0412.jpg (appears to use Bagley’s 1846 pencil mechanism patent (#4602 & possibly 4840) – this is an early pen/pencil reverse combo with the reverse but not the telescoping case).

 

Bagely telescoping combo, circa 1850, silver,  diamond pattern,  ,  4 1/2” closed, “BAGLEY’S PAT. 1850”, excellent - condition (dings),1060.jpg

 

Bagely telescoping combo, circa 1850, 14K gold,  diamond pattern,  , bloodstone cap stone, 4 1/4” closed, “BAGLEY’S PAT. 1850”, excellent - condition (doesn’t fully close),1056.jpg

 

 

 

Bagely NIB on unknown combo, circa 1850’s, silver,  weave pattern,  citrine capstone,  4”  closed,  gold nib engraved “ALBERT / BAGLEY / NEW YORK”, excellent condition, 0427.jpg

 

 

 

 

EDWARD BAKER

(London)

Baker pencil (extension) ,circa 1880, 9K Gold, octagon, floral hand engraved, carnelian capstone  3" closed, "E.B 9C",  - Excellent/pristine condition (but small nick in capstone), 0093.jpg

 

Baker telescoping pencil,circa 1880, 9K Gold, floral hand engraved & "Alec H. Guest", 2" closed, "9C E.B",  - Excellent/pristine condition, 0094.jpg

 

BRAMAH

(London)

Bramah (?John Jago?) combo, circa 1820s, Sterling , fluted, 4 1/4" closed, "BRAMAH LONDON", "M" on nozzle, excellent/pristine condition  0123.jpg

 

 

BUTLER & Co

(London)

(182? - 183?) J.BUTLER LONDON /  J. BUTLER.MAKER.LONDON

Butler pencil, circa 1820s?, Sterling, weave, wafer seal cap, 3 1/2" closed, "J. BUTLER LONDON", "M" on nozzle - excellent condition,   0320.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1820s?, Sterling, wave, cornelian seal cap carved with a bird, 3 3/4" closed, "J. BUTLER LONDON", "M" on nozzle - excellent condition (wear),   0437.jpg

 

 

Butler bramah / pencil combo, 1830, Sterling, wave pattern, 3 3/4" closed, London Hallmark – P, “J[B]makers mark” "J. BUTLER LONDON" (slanted London) , "M" on nozzle - excellent condition,   0364.jpg

 

 

Butler pencil, circa 1830s, Sterling, wave, bloodstone initial engraved seal cap, 3 3/4" closed, "J. BUTLER MAKER.LONDON", "H" on nozzle - excellent condition,   0339.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1830s, 18K gold, channel cut, cairngorm capstone  initial engraved, 3 3/4" closed, "J. BUTLER MAKER.LONDON", "M" on nozzle - excellent condition,   0690.jpg

 

 

(182? - 1839) J.BUTLER & Co MAKERS LONDON /  JB

Butler bramah combo,1834, Sterling, wave engraved,  3 3/4" closed, "J. BUTLER & Co MAKERS LONDON" London hallmark "t" (no leopard head), "J[B](clipped)", "H" on nozzle - excellent condition (mild wear & missing top of bramah nib holder). (pictured at page 19 #7 of ICP)  0095.jpg

 

Butler pencil,1834, Sterling, diamond engraved, wafer seal  cap, 3 5/8" closed, "J. BUTLER & Co MAKERS LONDON" London hallmark "t" (no leopard head), "JB", "H" on nozzle - excellent/pristine condition (test scratch on slider). (pictured at page 19 #8 of ICP) 0096.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1830s, Sterling, fluted, citrine capstone, 3 1/4" closed, "J. BUTLER & Co MAKERS LONDON", "M" on nozzle - excellent condition,   0321.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1830s, Sterling, diamond engraved, Bloodstone capstone engraved "Mary", 3 1/2" closed, "J. BUTLER & Co MAKERS LONDO" (clipped), "M" on nozzle - excellent condition (mild wear & dings).  0097.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1830s, Sterling, fluted, Bloodstone capstone engraved with a lion above a crown beneath a tree, 3 1/4" closed, "J. BUTLER & Co MAKERS LONDON",  "M" on nozzle – excellent- condition (wear & dings).  0463.jpg

 

 

Butler pencil, circa 1830s, Sterling, fluted, onion dome cap, 3 3/8" closed, "J. BUTLER & Co MAKERS LONDON", "H" on nozzle - excellent condition.  0098.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1830s, Sterling, fluted, 3" closed, "J. BUTLER & Co MAKERS LONDON", "M" on nozzle - excellent condition (a few light dings). 0099.jpg

 

Butler twist fixed pencil, circa 1830s, 15K diamond pattern, dome cap, 3 1/2" closed, "J. BUTLER & Co MAKERS LONDON", "H" on nozzle - excellent condition but pencil mechanism frozen. 0417.jpg

 

 

(1840 - 1850s) BUTLER & Co LONDON

 

Butler pencil, circa 1850s, 14K gold, bloodstone capstone, fancy hand engraved, 3 1/2" closed, "BUTLER & Co “(no London) “H" on nozzle – Excellent condition,  0435.jpg

 

 

 

Butler pencil, circa 1840s, 9K gold & turquoise, cairngorm capstone, 2" closed, "BUTLER & Co “(no London) “M" on nozzle – good + condition (crack in case & capstone, worn nomenclature),  0430.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1840s, 15K gold , dark blue onyx capstone engraved with initials, 3 1/8" closed, "BUTLER & Co LONDON“ “H" on nozzle – excellent condition,  0458.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1840s, Sterling, fluted,  cairngorm capstone, 3 3/4" closed, "BUTLER & Co LONDON", "M" on nozzle  excellent condition   0436.jpg

 

 

Butler combo, circa 1840s, Sterling, diamond engraved,  3 3/8" closed, "BUTLER & Co LONDON, "H" on nozzle - excellent condition.  0100.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1840s, Sterling, diamond engraved,  bloodstone capstone, 3 1/8" closed, "BUTLER & Co LONDON, "H" on nozzle - excellent condition.  0101.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1840s, Sterling, diamond engraved,  Bloodstone capstone, 3 1/4" closed, "BUTLER & Co LONDON, "H" on nozzle - excellent condition. 0102.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1840s, Sterling, diamond engraved,  citrine capstone carved with a "D", 3 1/4" closed, "BUTLER & Co LONDON, "H" on nozzle - excellent condition.  0103.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1840s, Sterling, fluted,  Bloodstone capstone, 3 1/2" closed, "BUTLER & Co LONDON", "H" on nozzle - excellent condition.  0104.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1840s, Sterling, fluted,  Bloodstone capstone, 3 1/4" closed, "BUTLER & Co LONDON", "H" on nozzle - excellent- condition (scrape).  0287.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1840s, Sterling, fluted barleycorn,  cairngorm capstone, 3 1/4" closed, "BUTLER & Co LONDON", "M" on nozzle  excellent condition   0287.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1840s, Sterling, ribbed,  greek urn cairngorm capstone, 3 1/2" closed, "BUTLER & Co LONDON", "M" on nozzle  excellent condition   0374.jpg

 

Butler pencil, circa 1840s, Sterling, ribbed,  cairngorm capstone, 3 1/4" closed, "BUTLER & Co", excellent condition but missing pencil nozzle   0445.jpg

 

 

 

EXTRA STRONG

Extra Strong  pencil, circa 1830s, Sterling , barley corn engraved, garnet capstone, 3 5/8" closed, "EXTRA STRONG LONDON",  excellent condition  0390.jpg  (note this pencil is very similar to the “Wheeler”below)

 

 

GOODYEAR (US)

Goodyear Combo, circa 1851, Hard Rubber  4 1/4" closed, "GOODYEAR PATENT ?? 6.51" on pencil,  excellent condition but imprinting very weak  0340.jpg

 

HYAMS

Hyams, open ended combo, circa 1840, Silver , grooved pattern,  3 1/2" closed, "HYAMS”,  excellent condition  0677.jpg

 

JOHN HAGUE (NY)

John Hague slide pencil, circa 1839, Silver , checker pattern,  3 1/2" closed, "J HAGUES PATENT" “AUG 18 1839”,  excellent condition  0671.jpg

 

John Hague slide pencil, circa 1839, Silver , fluted, guilloche, seal cap  3 1/2" closed, "8 J HAGUES PATENT" “AUG 18 1839”,  excellent condition  0329.jpg

 

IMPROV'D

(London)

Improv'd combo, 1826, Sterling , fluted, 4" closed, "IMPROV'D", London "l" hallmark (no leopard head)  excellent/pristine condition  0301.jpg

 

KURTZ & MONAGHAN

Kurtz & Monaghan  telescoping twist combo, 1877, 10K Gold, fluted case, floral hand engraved, fluted nozzle,   3 3/8" closed, "KURTZ & MONAGHAN"  "10K" & "Dec. 25 1877", excellent condition, 0154.jpg

 

T.L. (?) (Birmingham)

T.L. (?)  pencil, 1837, Sterling case, wave hand engraved,  3 3/4" closed, Birmingham “D” hallmark "T.L. (?)",  good condition (wear & missing bottom ring, 0366.jpg

 

 

J LONGMORE & Co

Longmore reversible combo (with Longmore nib), circa 1840s, 9K Gold , floral hand engraved, citrine capstone carved with arm grasping branch, 4 1/8" closed, "J. LONGMORE & Co 9/ " (case), "LONGMORE & Cos PATENT" (nibholder), "LONGMORE & Co PATENT" (nib), excellent condition but silver pencil replacement,  0120.jpg

 

Longmore pen holder (reversible combo?), circa 1840s, sterling silver, wave engraved, 33/4" closed, "J. LONGMORE & Co LONDON" (case), "LONGMORE & Cos PATENT LON" (nibholder), excellent- condition (wear & butt end caved),  0684.jpg

 

 

Longmore pencil, circa 1840s, 10K gold , barley corn engraved, citron capstone, 3 1/4" closed, "J. LONGMORE & Cos PATENT LONDON 4 /", excellent  condition (minor dings)  0444.jpg

 

 

Longmore pencil, circa 1840s, sterling , channel shaft, bloodstone capstone, 3 1/2" closed, "J. LONGMORE & Co 9/ PATENT LONDON", excellent condition but nomenclature worn,  0277.jpg

 

Longmore pencil, circa 1840s, sterling , crosshatch shaft, deep yellow (?) capstone, 41/2" closed, "J. LONGMORE & Co /9 PATENT LONDON", excellent condition but some wear,  0485.jpg

 

 

LOWNDS (PHIL)

 

Lownds pencil, circa 1830s, silver, 4 panel,  3” closed, "LOWNDS PATENT PHILDa”,  excellent condition, 0409.jpg

 

Lownds pencil, circa 1830s, silver, octagonal,  3 1.4” closed, "LOWNDS PATENT”,  excellent condition, 0408.jpg

 

Lownds pencil, circa 1830s, silver, octagonal,  3 1.8” closed, "LOWNDS PATENT”,  excellent condition, 0422.jpg

 

 

Lownds pencil (missing case), circa 1830s, silver, 3 1.4” closed, "LOWNDS PATENT”,  excellent condition but missing case, 0413.jpg

 

Lownds pencil / pen combo, circa 1850s, 18K gold, 4” closed, floral pattern hand engraved, "LOWNDS PATENT OCT 3 1854 WM. WILMARTH” (maker I suppose) at opposite end initials engraved together with an “18”,  excellent condition, 0490.jpg

 

 

MABIE, TODD & BARD 

MABIE, TODD & Co

(NYC / London)

Mabie Todd  telescoping twist combo, circa 1854, 14K Gold, fluted case, barleycorn engraved, fluted nozzle,   4 1/8" closed, "MABIE'S PATENT OCT.3.1854" "MT & CO"& "H. W. DUTTON", excellent condition (a minor split), 0147.jpg

 

Mabie Todd  telescoping twist combo, circa 1854, 18K Gold, fluted case, floral hand engraved, fluted nozzle,   3 3/4" closed, "MABIE'S PATENT OCT.3.1854" "MT & CO 18"& "G. H. GILL", excellent/pristine condition, 0148.jpg

 

Mabie Todd  telescoping twist combo, circa 1854, Sterling, fluted case, barleycorn engraved, fluted nozzle,  3 3/4" closed, "MABIE'S PATENT OCT.3.1854", excellent/pristine condition, 0149.jpg

 

Mabie Todd  telescoping twist combo, circa 1854, 14K Gold, fluted case, barleycorn engraved, fluted nozzle,   3 5/8" closed, "MABIE'S PATENT OCT.1854", excellent condition (minor split), 0151.jpg

 

Mabie Todd  telescoping twist combo, circa 1854, 14K Gold, fluted case, barleycorn engraved, fluted nozzle,   3 5/8" closed, "MABIE'S PATENT OCT.1854", excellent condition, see 0151.jpg for identical pen pic.

 

Mabie Todd  twist combo, circa 1870, 14K Gold, hand engraved, fluted nozzle,  3 5/8" closed, "MABIE TODD & CO", excellent/pristine condition, 0153.jpg

 

Mabie Todd  twist pencil, circa 1854, 18K Gold, floral engraved,  2 7/8" closed, "MABIE'S PATENT OCT. 3.1854", excellent condition, 0352.jpg

Mabie Todd  twist pencil , circa 1870, 10K Gold, hand engraved,  1 3/8" closed, "MABIE TODD & CO", excellent/pristine condition, 0245.jpg

 

 

 

MACKAY CUNNINGHAM & Co

Mackay Cunningham combo, circa 1840s, Sterling , barleycorn & dots engraving, 3 1/2" closed, "MACKAY CUNNINGHAM & C[o]", excellent/pristine condition except under carriage of nib holder is missing, 0121.jpg

 

 

WILLIAM MANTON

Manton  pencil, circa 1830s, 15K Gold, wavy engraving, initialed cap, 3 1/8" closed, "WM&C 3", Pristine condition, 0091.jpg

 

Manton  pencil, circa 1830s, Sterling, fluted, onion dome cap, 3 1/4" closed, "W.M&C 6", excellent/pristine condition, 0107.jpg

 

Manton  pencil, circa 1830s, Sterling, rectangular case floral hand engraved, cairngorm capstone carved "not words but deeds", 3 1/2" closed, "W.M&C 1", excellent condition (mild wear), 0108.jpg

 

NATHANIEL MILLS

(Birmingham)

Mills pencil,1827, Sterling, wave engraved,  4" closed, "NM” Birmingham “D” hallmark, Amethyst, excellent- condition (wear).  0479.jpg

 

 

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