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Palladium Transitional ?

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#1 Texasshipagent


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Posted 17 April 2017 - 03:47

Picked up a nice Transitional with the r esterbrook imprint and a 8556 palladium nib

Am correct there was a an early Transitional that had the palladium nib AND ? Hardwear ? After restoring it does appear the clip and band are different metal then the other Transitional I have

Rare pen ? A keeper ? Any idea worth point over other Esties ?

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#2 Hobiwan


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Posted 17 April 2017 - 04:46


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Posted 17 April 2017 - 11:09

I've had one of those.  I'm not sure of the value, but I'd venture that they're a nice collectible.  They don't come up very often.


The nibs are easy to identify, but the pen was a puzzler for me, at first.  The hardware looked almost black.

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