Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

The Collection of Dr. Vincent DeAndrea

Sat, Aug 5, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 23

Parker Desk Sets, Bases and Pens

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

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$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
8 fountain pen desk sets manufactured by or equipped with Parker pens. Bases fabricated of marble, plastic, porcelain and silver/tin. The largest of these measures 10" x 5" x 1" with pens measuring 8 1/4" long. Of special note among these are the silver/tin set. Inscribed to a R.S. Pease, Member, 1929 Hundred Point Club this piece features a functioning rotating calendar. In addition, the porcelain set depicts a cherub playing. 8 desk set bases (pens missing). Bases fabricated of marble, glass and plastic. One of these, constructed of plastic has a sizable chip in its single swiveling funnel holder. 2 loose fountain pens, sizes ranging from 6 3/4" to 7". Condition varies. Age-related wear and signs of use exhibited throughout. Items untested. Some 14 k nibs throughout. Sold as-is. Please inquire regarding shipping rates prior to bidding. Keywords: antique, antiquarian, vintage, midcentury, writing instruments, writing implements, ink