The Western Penman Student’s Edition, 1902

The Western Penman Student’s Edition. Published by Western Penman Publishing Co in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. December 1902 Number 9. The Western Penman was associated with the Palmer Penmanship College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Numbered pages 260-290. All B&W. Many exemplars of penmanship, advertisements for many penmanship schools and supplies, Group photo of people at Zanerian College etc. Measures 8.75 x 11.5 inches. Covers and interior pages are well aged, most have edge tears. This issue is 119 years old! Better condition than most, needless to say it is not perfect! (1 avail)


Group of 5 different Waterman items

Group of 5 different Waterman items – 1) Waterman’s No. 0725N Pencil, Repair Price List, Waterman’s No. 21 Pencil, Reload and Operate instructions, No. 26 Checking Pencil. 4.5 x 9 inches, Two sided B&W 2) Waterman’s Safety Type Pen, Waterman Inks, Filling instructions. 3) Six panel enclosure, B&W, Regular & Pocket Types, Care of a Pen, Self-Filling instructions, Waterman’s Pencil Directions and Suggestions for use, Waterman’s Ideal inks illustrated, Why Good Ink is Important.


Sanford’s Booklet, 1925 – How to Get the Best Out of Your Pen

Sanford’s Booklet, 1925 – How to Get the Best Out of Your Pen, B&W with yellow, interior pages are B&W with blue illustrations. Measures 3 x 4 5/8 inches,7 pages. Always use the best ink, Proper Way to fill your ink, Know what kind of ink you are using, The best way to clean your pen, Never put two kinds of ink in your pen, Keep cap on pen when not in use, The Business Man’s Ink is Sanford’s Blue Black. Customized imprint on back cover in red: McFarland-Howell Co. Stationery and Office Supplies Office Outfitters, Rockford, Illinois. Very nicely done and in excellent condition.


Waterman Ideal Atlas of the World, Part 2

Waterman Ideal Atlas of the World, Part 2 – Dominion of Canada (And Newfoundland). Copyright 1925 in Canada. Full color front with interesting Facts Concerning The Dominion of Canada. back and inside back map. Inside front Index and historical data printed in black and white. Measures 13 x 9.75 inches. Back cover features full color advertisement featuring Waterman Blue Black N0. 102 ink, Waterman FPs No’s 01854, 01852, 52 and 01852V. “Waterman’s Ideal Fountain Pens Fit Any Hand.” Small tear center front right edge, otherwise very good condition. (1 avail)


Group of 8 different Esterbrook items

Group of 8 different Esterbrook items – 1)Esterbrook, Camden 6 page booklet in white, orange and black titled “Would you Imagine” Measures 1.5 x 2.5. Photos of the Esterbrook Camden facility showing production of steel pens process, 2) 2) Esterbrook 6 page booklet I white, green and black titled: “Do You Know?” Measures 1 3/8 x 2. Photos of items penned with Esterbrook pens.


Group of 6 different Dip Pen Nibs Items

1) A Summerville & Co UK Box wrapper in bright Red, black, white and Metallic Gold 2) Spencerian No. 42 steel and gold plated nib on sample card – Please Try This Pen 3) Tuxedo Aluminum Pens Distributed by Wm. G Hintz Sample Envelope, illustration of Tuxedo No. 3 Pen, 1 nib inside envelope 4) Soennecken illustrated Brochure, printed in German, fully illustrated – dip pen holders, many different dip pen nibs, red & black cover, black & white pages.


Group of 4 different pieces of Parker Ephemera

1) Parker 61 Filling instructions for Pkr 45, Touche, Parker 51 aerometric and Parker 51, also info on Jotter BPs and Writefine Pencils.2) Roaring 20s, Big Red Writes Again Filling instructions and Guarantee and Owner Survey. 3) Parker 1916 invoice for 24 pks of new gold #4 pens, total $1.25 Handwritten note on backside that it was paid by check March 17, 1916. 4) Parker advertisement 2.5 x 6 inches on 6x10 Munsey’s Magazine featuring Parker Lucky Curve (1 set avail)