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Pens

The first pens were reeds or rushes that ancient people cut, sharpening one end to use as a writing tip and dipping the end in ink or soot to write. These simple writing tools were replaced with bone and metal by the time of the ancient Greeks. The first quill pens, made from feathers, were used beginning around 500 B.C. and into the 18th century.

The oldest fountain pen was designed by M. Bion, a Frenchman, in 1702. Numerous fountain pen designs and styles followed, but pens leaked and smeared until 1884 when Lewis Edson Waterman invented the first practical fountain pen. This style of pen was the most common writing instrument until 1938 when the ballpoint pen was invented by Laszlo Biro.

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Kugelschreiber Bernstein

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€20 (starting bid)

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Stifthalter Art déco

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€20 (starting bid)

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Drei Füllfederhalter

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€30 (starting bid)

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Drei Füllfederhalter

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€30 (starting bid)

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Drei Schreibgeräte

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€40 (starting bid)

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Druckbleistift Montblanc

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€20 (1 bid)

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Füllfederhalter Montblanc

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€20 (starting bid)

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Füllfederhalter Fritz Wortmann

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€20 (starting bid)

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Fünf Schreibgeräte

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€50 (1 bid)

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Kugelschreiber Montblanc

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€25 (2 bids)

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Montblanc Meisterstück Schreibset

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€100 (9 bids)

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Füllfederhalter Montblanc Meisterstück 146

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€45 (6 bids)

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Montblanc zwei Meisterstücke

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€65 (10 bids)

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Pelikan Füllfederhalter und Drehbleistift

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€20 (starting bid)

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Vier Kugelschreiber

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€40 (starting bid)

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Vier Füllfederhalter

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€40 (starting bid)

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Vier Schreibgeräte

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€50 (starting bid)

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Schreibset im Etui

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€40 (2 bids)

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BALMAIN PEN NO RESERVE, Balmain pen in black and silver.

February 22, 2018, 10:30 AM GMT
Farnham, United Kingdom

£45 (starting bid)

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AN ISLAMIC BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN INKWELL.

February 22, 2018, 10:30 AM GMT
Haslemere, United Kingdom

£30 (starting bid)

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A VIENNESE ENAMEL PENCIL.

February 22, 2018, 10:30 AM GMT
Haslemere, United Kingdom

£80 (starting bid)

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A TORTOISESHELL INKWELL and PEN, in original box. <br>4.5ins.

February 22, 2018, 10:30 AM GMT
Haslemere, United Kingdom

£20 (1 bid)

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ST Dupont Leroy Nieman Pen

February 22, 2018, 6:00 AM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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St. Dupont Statue of Liberty Pen

February 22, 2018, 6:00 AM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$120 (2 bids)

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St. Dupont Opus X 2006 Pen

February 22, 2018, 6:00 AM PST
Los Angeles, CA, USA

$250 (8 bids)

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Louis Tamis & Sons 14k Gold Bamboo Pen Pencil Set

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Donnelsville, OH, USA

$160 (8 bids)

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MONTBLANC MEISTERSTÜCK VOLTAIRE

February 22, 2018, 5:00 PM CET
Barcelona , Spain

€375 (starting bid)

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MONTBLANC MEISTERTÜCK FRIEDERICH SCHILLER

February 22, 2018, 5:00 PM CET
Barcelona , Spain

€425 (starting bid)

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Montegrappa Red Sea

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€1,200 (starting bid)

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Montegrappa Luxor

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€1,200 (starting bid)

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Kynsey Batalla de Kawanakajima

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€8,000 (starting bid)

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Kynsey Cuatro Elementos

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€10,000 (starting bid)

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Kynsey Nacimiento

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€5,000 (starting bid)

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Kynsey Templarios

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€8,000 (starting bid)

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Kynsey Ramsés II

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€5,000 (starting bid)

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Kynsey Da Vinci

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€5,000 (starting bid)

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Fountainpen and mechanic pencil Kynsey

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€2,000 (starting bid)

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Set Visconti Historia de Cristo

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€5,000 (starting bid)

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Breguet Fountainpen

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€900 (starting bid)

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Estilográfica Omas Beato de Liébana

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€800 (starting bid)

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Montblanc Semiramis

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€700 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Peter  I The Great

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€800 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Catalina La Grande

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€700 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Alejandro Magno

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€600 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Federico II

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€600 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Carlomagno

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€750 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Andrew Carnegie

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€600 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Andrew Carnegie 888

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€1,500 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Copernico

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€600 (1 bid)

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Montblanc J.P. Morgan

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€500 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Julio II

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€650 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Julius II. Edition 888

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€1,500 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Sir Henry Tate

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€700 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Francisco I

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€600 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Max Oppenheim

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€600 (starting bid)

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Montblanc Isabel I

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€600 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Gaius Mecenas

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€900 (1 bid)

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Montblanc Agatha Christie

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€300 (starting bid)

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Montblanc Oscar Wilde

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€275 (1 bid)

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