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Excited To Have Wahl Pacemaker 4 Colors, Had To Share!


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#1 Greenie

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Posted 20 May 2017 - 21:18

I know, I know.  Kinda just braggy. But I love these pens and finally got a red one.  There is also a black version, but I sold that one (most likely to be re-collected by me in the future).

 

There is a very nice write up on these on Penhero.com  http://www.penhero.com/PenGallery/Eversharp/WahlEversharpPacemaker.htm

 

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Posted 21 May 2017 - 01:29

Beautiful, I would show them off too it they were mine!



#3 Lam1

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Posted 21 May 2017 - 08:37

Wow! Those are gorgeous!

Congratulations, Greenie!



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Posted 27 July 2017 - 22:27

Hi, Folks and congratulations, Greenie!

 
The Wahl-Eversharp Pacemaker was advertised in 1939 in several publications and has design cues from the top of the line Coronet, such as the clip.  These five inch long pens are notable for their intense striped celluloids, extra trim, and pointed cap and barrel ends.  They are lever fillers with ink-view window sections and 14 karat gold nibs in many grades including this flexible one.
 
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It was priced below the Doric at $3.50 for the pen and $3.00 for the matching repeater pencil, but was offered as set for $5.00.  The pen came in two sizes, shown here, differing only in width.  Pacemakers were first offered in black, green or gold satin pyralin.  Blue was added later in 1939 followed by red, for a total of five color choices.
 
Now that you know there are two sizes, you have some more work to do!
 
Thanks!


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Posted 27 July 2017 - 22:44

Wow, those are some beauties! Finding another pen you've been looking for has got to be one of the best feelings around!


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Posted 28 July 2017 - 08:50

This is the red Wahl-Eversharp Pacemaker c1939. Red was the last color offered on the Wahl-Eversharp Pacemaker.  The intense red pyralin shows the striped celluloid segments and cross grain.  I have not seen an advertisement mentioning the red color.

 

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 14:34

Wow those are excellent!



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Posted 12 August 2017 - 18:10

Truly stunning to see all the colorful colors together! Were you able to find all of these without crazing? I've always liked these pens, but only ones I seem to come across have crystallized ends.


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Posted 13 August 2017 - 00:18

Truly stunning to see all the colorful colors together! Were you able to find all of these without crazing? I've always liked these pens, but only ones I seem to come across have crystallized ends.

 

 

I've had to pick over quite a few bad ones...



#10 inkstainedruth

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Posted 13 August 2017 - 23:26

Those are pretty pens.  I don't know a whole lot about Wahls in general (I have what I think is a Third Generation Eversharp Symphony, and the cap for my mother-in-law's old Skyline, which had been jammed onto what we think had been HER father's Sheaffer Balance Oversize; I keep hoping that the rest of the Skyline will turn up at some point in a box).

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