[Zosslist] Test of my computer
R. Paul Martin
zosslist375a64a2 at glib.com
Tue Jan 19 02:57:00 EET 2021
On 2021-01-17 19:38, D.J.J. Ring, Jr. wrote:
> It would help in troubleshooting the problem if you had NOT deleted the
> message that you replied to.
Ah, well, I try to trim these things. I got the text, but not any
Photographs or links. The text was as it is below now. The second time I
got the photograph.
> The original message including the photo is in the breadcrumbs below.
> I am also sending it to you direct, but since I received this from the
> zoss list, it should come through.
> Best wishes in 2021 and beyond.
Thanks, you too.
> On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 4:40 PM David Silber <noyesville at yahoo.com
> <mailto:noyesville at yahoo.com>> wrote:
> *Trying *to post a photo of my pens, as I am trying to initiate a
> one-week sale of vintage pens. Let's see if this works. The sale
> is Inline imagefor one week only, until January 24th. All pens fill
> and write.
> Going from left to right in the photo:
> 1. Griesaber eye-drop filler CBHR pen, made about 1905--1910. Has
> a medium-flex nib, marked "Griesaber," Writes a medium to almost
> broad line, depending on the pressure used. The pen was made
> clipless, and has a slip-clip, probably from around 1920 or so. Was
> offered at $175, now on sale for one week for $125.00, post-paid in
> the USA;
> 2. Waterman English pen, fine nib, made in the 1940s, lever filler,
> GF hardware, no plating wear. Stripped green, creme, and black cap
> and barrel. There is a *stable crack* at the top of the barrel, by
> the cap threads, that does not effect its use. Originally offered
> at $95 dollars, now on sale for $65, postpaid in the USA.
> 3. Eclipse pen, may have been made without a clip, now has a
> slip-on clip. Pen probably made in the 1930s. GF hardware, with
> some wear on the cap band. The nib is marked "Eclipse" and is
> stainless steel. Writes an extremely smooth fine line, and is a
> lever-fill. Was offered at $60, now $35, includes shipping in the USA.
> 4, Sheaffer flat-top lady's ring-top pen, junior length, usual
> thickness of barrel. Pen's age is questionable, sometime around
> 1925-26. the lever is affixed with a small pin, and the cap and
> barrel are Sheaffer's Pyralin plastic, rolled out about 1924, about
> the time they introduced the lifetime "white dot" --which it has.
> GF hardware, no plating wear. Nib is a #4 or 5, somewhat larger
> than normal for this size pen, and writes a very smooth line that I
> judge between a fine and a medium. Was offered at $120, now $80,
> shipped postage-free in the USA.
> 5. Eclipse "Clear Vu" lever fill pen from about the mid-1930s.
> May NOS, as the original descriptive sticker is still on the cap,
> but since I am not sure, it is not being sold as new. Medium nib,
> writes a nice smooth line. Black plastic with GF hardware, no
> plating wear observable. Originally offered at $75, now $50,
> shipped free in thw USA.
> 6. Very unusual "floatee" ballpoint pen from about 55-65 years
> ago. The pen has a horse carriage that glides along the upper
> barrel, and the words "New Orleans" inside the clear part. This pen
> writes, with a small filler obtainable from Bertram's Inkwell, or
> other pen stores (currently has a green refill.) In my experience,
> most floatees are pencils. Originally offered at $50, now on sale
> for $30, plus two dollars shipping in the USA.
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