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Sheaffer Balance 275 "Junior" Fountain Pen - Green Striated, Semi-Flex Nib (Excellent, Restored)

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Sheaffer Balance 275 full size "Junior" fountain pen from the 1930s. Green striated with nickel trim. This 5-1/2" pen has a fine semi-flexible "Junior" nib. No cracks or chip, excellent condition, ready to write.

SKU: 12555
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Type Fountain pen

Product Name Sheaffer Balance 275, also known as the Sheaffer Balance Junior (both the clip and the nib are marked 'junior').

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer USA - Late 1930s, this looks like the pre-radius clip from 1934 but this color was launched in 1937.

Length  5-1/2"

Filling System  Lever filler - working perfectly with a new sac. 

Color  Green striated with nickel or chrome plated trim. This is the second, striped iteration of Marine Green. The "reverse trim" (i.e. chrome and not gold on a green pen) is a little uncommon.

Nib  SEMI-FLEXIBLE FINE. 14k "Junior" nib is one of the few Sheaffer flexible nibs from this era, and the flex can vary from nib to nib (some Juniors aren't flexible at all). It's not full flex, definitely semi-flex. Writing sample below.

Condition  Excellent condition. There is some wear on the clip and cap band though it's much better looking than we usually see. There is handwear and light scratching on the barrel and cap. The nib looks very good. There is minimal ink staining in the viewing window. The imprint is very crisp. Fully restored.

 

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SKU 12555
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens

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