Antique and Estate Jewelry and Sterling Silver from Vintages of Los Gatos
Vintages specializes in Estate Jewelry, Estate Silver, Sewing Collectibles, Perfume Bottles and Vanity Accessories. We buy collections and will often have several items of interest from other specialties as well.

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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Desk Articles : Pre 1920 item #1147664 (stock #24085)
Vintages
$69.00
Nice old wax seal stamp with a hollow silver handle marked 800. The handle has a nice Arts & Crafts flower decoration. This is probably German, but could be Italian. The silver wax seal is DA (I think). Measures about 2-1/8 inches tall. Excellent condition, with a couple of small dents in the silver handle.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Desk Articles : Pre 1910 item #1147660 (stock #24086)
Vintages
$195.00
Nice old wax seal stamp with a fluted vulcanite handle. The mounts are gold. The top flower decoration and the center band are 18K gold. The wax seal mount is 14K gold. The glass wax seal is DEW (I think). Measures about 2-1/8 inches tall. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Desk Articles : Pre 1910 item #1147657 (stock #24082)
Vintages
$145.00
Nice old wax seal stamp with a fantastic ivory-colored enamel handle. The top and barrel of the handle are decorated with a snake motif. Measures about 3-3/4 inches tall. This is the handle only as the stamp is blank, so you would have to add one for yourself. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Desk Articles : Pre 1960 item #1147653 (stock #24088)
Vintages
$29.00
Nice old wax seal stamp with a celluloid handle carved with flowers and vines. Measures about 3-1/8 inches tall. This is the handle only as the stamp is blank, so you would have to add one for yourself. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Pre 1970 item #1090603 (stock #64020)
Vintages
$39.00
This is a mid-1900s mechanical pencil that is hung on a retractable chain. The chain is attached to a medallion that pins on a coat. It has a “cracked ice” celluloid covered barrel. It operates by twisting the bottom end to extend the lead for use. The top part twists off to reveal an eraser and a place to store leads. The pin is marked on the back: Ketcham McDougall, Upper Montclair, N.J.; and the pin mechanism is marked: Kethall. The pencil measures about 4 inches...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Pre 1960 item #1090600 (stock #24314)
Vintages
$18.00
This is a mid-1900s mechanical pencil. It has a multi-colored plastic barrel with an interesting “bubble liquid” in the top. It operates by twisting the bottom end to extend the lead for use. The pencil is marked on the top section: Dura-Products / Pat Appld / Canton, O; and on the clip: Dura-Products / Canton, O. The pencil measures about 5 1/2 inches. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Pre 1940 item #1090599 (stock #14028)
Vintages
$69.00
This is a 1930s mechanical pencil. It operates by twisting the top end to extend the lead for use. The pencil has a top ring for attaching the pencil to a chain or chatelaine. The gold-filled barrel has an engine turned geometric pattern. The pencil end is marked: Wahl Eversharp Gold Filled Made in U.S.A. The pencil measures about 3 7/8 inches. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Pre 1960 item #1090596 (stock #34025)
Vintages
$18.00
This is a mid-1900s mechanical pencil. There is advertising on the side in gold lettering on the black plastic barrel: Packard Bell – PhoneOCord / The West’s Largest Selling Radio. There is no indication of who made this pencil. It operates by twisting the bottom end to extend the lead for use. The pencil measures about 5 inches. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Pre 1930 item #1090592 (stock #13058)
Vintages
$69.00
This is an early 1900s sterling silver mechanical pencil. It operates by twisting the pencil end to extend the lead for use. The pencil has a top ring for attaching the pencil to a chain or chatelaine. The barrel has an engine turned checkerboard pattern. The pencil end is marked: Sterling. The pencil measures about 3 1/4 inches. Very Good condition, with a few dents at the top end of the barrel.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Pre 1910 item #1090585 (stock #13057)
Vintages
$69.00
This is a late Victorian sterling silver mechanical pencil. It operates by twisting the pencil end to extend the lead for use. The pencil has a top ring for attaching the pencil to a chain or chatelaine. The barrel has a spiral pattern. The pencil end is marked: Sterling. The pencil measures about 2 5/8 inches. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Pre 1910 item #1090584 (stock #13056)
Vintages
$69.00
This is a late Victorian sterling silver mechanical pencil. It operates by twisting the pencil end to extend the lead for use. The pencil has a top ring for attaching the pencil to a chain or chatelaine. The square shaped barrel has nice engine turned detail. The pencil end is marked: Sterling. The tiny pencil measures about 2 inches. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Pre 1930 item #1090581 (stock #13055)
Vintages
$69.00
This is an early 1900s sterling silver mechanical pencil. It operates by twisting the pencil end to extend the lead for use. The pencil has a top ring for attaching the pencil to a chain or chatelaine. The barrel has engine turned detail. The pencil end is marked: Sterling. The pencil measures about 2 5/8 inches. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Pre 1930 item #1090580 (stock #13054)
Vintages
$69.00
This is an early 1900s sterling silver mechanical pencil. It operates by twisting the pencil end to extend the lead for use. The pencil has a top ring for attaching the pencil to a chain or chatelaine. The barrel has engine turned detail. The pencil end is marked: Sterling. The pencil measures about 2 5/8 inches. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Pre 1930 item #1090578 (stock #13061)
Vintages
$59.00
This is an early 1900s gold-filled mechanical pencil. It operates by twisting the pencil end to extend the lead for use. The pencil has a top ring for attaching the pencil to a chain or chatelaine. The barrel has engine turned detail and it takes a thick pencil lead. The pencil end is marked: AXT. The pencil measures about 2 5/8 inches. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Pre 1900 item #1090577 (stock #13051)
Vintages
$89.00
This is a fantastic Victorian era (c1871) gold-filled telescoping mechanical pencil. It operates by pulling the top end to extend the pencil in both directions for use. The pencil has a top ring for attaching the pencil to a chain or chatelaine. The barrel is made of French ivory (celluloid) with the upper extension showing an engine turned detail. The upper extension is marked: W? PATd OCT 17 71.

The pencil measures about 3 3/8 inches when extended and about 1 3/4 inches when closed...