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#1 PenHero

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Posted 15 October 2017 - 18:50

Hi, Folks! 

 

I'm going to start a thread on Wahl Eversharp Machine Turned Patterns and see what I can contribute so we can get a reference going.  I'll add pens and pencils over time and encourage others to do the same.  Thanks!

 
This is a Wahl model 433A Colonial pattern 12 Karat Yellow Gold Filled fountain pen c1921-1924. It is the shortest, at 4 5/16 inches, of the three sizes of clip metal pens with the engine turned Colonial design, a straight line pattern on the cap and barrel. The barrel has a rectangular blank for engraving. It features a Number 3 14 karat gold nib stamped Wahl Tempoint Pen, possibly indicating that this is an early production pen. Wahl marketed pens under the Tempoint name at least as late as 1920 before branding their fountain pens as Wahl in 1921. The clip and cap top band are stamped with the Wahl name. Model 433 also came as a ringtop pen and a choice of 12 karat yellow gold fill or sterling silver for $7.00 or 14 karat green gold fill for $8.00. Matching Eversharp pencils were available for $5.00 and $6.00, respectively. 
 
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Posted 16 October 2017 - 11:03

Hi, Folks!

 
This is a Wahl model 431D Check pattern silver filled fountain pen c1921-1924.  It is the shortest, at 4 3/8 inches, of the three sizes of clip metal pens with the engine turned Check design, a repeating panel of checks in a line pattern on the cap and barrel.  The pattern is called Unique in the 1921 catalog, and Check from 1922 onward.  The barrel has a rectangular blank for engraving in one of the panels.  It features a Number 3 14 karat gold nib stamped Wahl.  Model 431 also came as a ringtop pen and a choice of silver filled for $6.00, 12 karat yellow gold fill or sterling silver for $6.50 or 14 karat green gold fill for $7.50.  Matching Eversharp pencils were available for $1.50, $3.50, and $4.50, respectively. 
 
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Posted 16 October 2017 - 13:43

Are you going to put these patterns on your PenHero website?



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Posted 16 October 2017 - 15:09

Are you going to put these patterns on your PenHero website?

 

Yes - working on an update as I type this.  Thanks!



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Posted 16 October 2017 - 23:11

I have a couple of ringtops with the Check pattern. I'll have to look at them tonight, but I think they're sterling. Waterman made pens with a very similar pattern, much like everyone had a pen in the Gothic style.



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Posted 17 October 2017 - 13:25

Hi, Folks!

 
This is a Wahl Model 322AW Dart Design 12 karat gold filled ringtop fountain pen c1922-1925. It is the shortest fountain pen, at 3 9/16 inches, with the engine turned Dart design, a repeating pattern of panels of straight lines with a small curve out that creates an arrowhead effect around the cap and barrel. The pattern was introduced on pencils in the 1921 catalog and is shown through 1925.  The barrel has a rectangular blank for engraving in one of the panels.  It features a Number 2 14 karat gold nib stamped Wahl.  It sold for $6.00.  Model 322 also came in a choice of sterling silver for $6.00 and 14 karat green gold fill for $7.00.  Matching Eversharp pencils were available for $4.00, $5.00, and $6.00, respectively.
 
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Posted 18 October 2017 - 10:34

Hi, Folks! 

 
This is a Wahl Model 329AW Ripple Design 12 karat gold filled ringtop fountain pen c1922-1924.  It is the shortest fountain pen, at 3 9/16 inches, with the engine turned Ripple design,  a repeating pattern of straight lines with a small curve out that creates a ripple effect around the cap and barrel.  Introduced on pencils in 1921 and pens in 1922 and continues through the 1925 catalog.  The barrel has a rectangular blank for engraving in one of the panels.  It features a Number 2 14 karat gold nib stamped Wahl.  It sold for $6.00. Model 329 also came in a choice of sterling silver for $6.00 and 14 karat green gold fill for $7.00.  Matching Eversharp pencils were available for $4.00, $5.00, and $6.00, respectively. 
 
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Posted 18 October 2017 - 10:36

I've updated my article on these patterns here:

 

http://www.penhero.c...talPatterns.htm

 

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Posted 19 October 2017 - 00:03

I just looked at your article on the patters and it is a superb reference. I will spend many happy hours reading and rereading the information.



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Posted 19 October 2017 - 00:47

I just looked at your article on the patters and it is a superb reference. I will spend many happy hours reading and rereading the information.

 

Thanks!  I'm up for any corrections / improvements since I don't have 100% of the reference material from 1921-1929.



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Posted 19 October 2017 - 11:00

Hi, Folks! 

 
This is a Wahl Model 326AW Grecian Border Design 12 karat gold filled ringtop fountain pen c1922-1924. It is the shortest fountain pen, at 3 9/16 inches, with the engine turned Grecian Border design, a repeating panel consisting of a continuous wide line with square turns set in a line pattern around the cap and barrel. Introduced in 1921 and continuously used through 1929. The barrel has a rectangular blank for engraving in one of the panels. It features a Number 2 14 karat gold nib stamped Wahl. It sold for $6.00 in 1922. Model 326 also came in a choice of sterling silver for $6.00 and 14 karat green gold fill for $7.00. Matching Eversharp pencils were available for $4.00, $5.00, and $6.00, respectively. 
 
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Posted 20 October 2017 - 20:45

Hi, Folks! 

 
This is a Wahl Console Design 12 karat yellow gold filled fountain pen c1928.  This is the most commonly found clip pen size of a rather uncommonly found Wahl metal pen.  Other larger size pens are known but rare.  An unusual feature of Console Design pens is the red mottled hard rubber section.  The pen features engine turned sets of repeating panels of bell and flower shapes around the cap and barrel. Introduced and probably only produced in 1928. The barrel has a rectangular blank for engraving in one of the panels. It features a Number 2 14 karat gold nib stamped Wahl. It sold for $7.00 in 1928 and the matching Eversharp pencil was $3.50.  Ringtop pens and pencils were also made.
 
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Posted 21 October 2017 - 14:33

Console is my favorite.  Early on in collecting I spent a ridiculous amount on one.

 

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