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Sheaffer Balance Lifetime Fountain Pen - Full Size, Marine Green, Radius Clip, Vac-Fill, Fine Nib (Superior, Restored)

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Sheaffer Lifetime Balance full size Lifetime fountain pen from 1941-42. Marine Green striated vac-filler with gold-plated trim, White Dot, and radius clip. Fine two-tone Sheaffer's Lifetime 14k gold nib is smooth and firm. The pen is in superior condition with mostly storage wear. It has been fully restored and is working well.

SKU: 13692
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$300.00

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Type  vintage fountain pen, restored and working well.

Product Name  Balance Lifetime, standard full size.  It would have cost $10.00 which makes it also a 1000.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer, made in USA -- 1937-42, the color was introduced in 1937, the filling system and clip were introduced in 1935.

Length   5-7/16 inches. This is a full size pen, but it is not the fat oversized model.

Filling System  Vac-filler. We've fully restored it and it's working very well.

Color  Green striated celluloid cap and barrel with, called Marine Green, with gold-plated trim and a late Balance clip generally called a radius clip.

Nib  FINE two-tone 14k gold Sheaffer's Lifetime nib is smooth and firm with nice tipping material. There is a slight dent on the left tine of the nib. The masking is excellent.

Condition  Superior condition. No cracks in the cap lip, but it should be noted that these striated Balances crack easily, so the cap should not be posted. There's some light wear on the barrel and handwear on the cap and barrel. The barrel has some microscratching from capping. There's very little plating wear and the imprint is clear. The barrel transparency is perfect with no ambering. The pen has been fully restored and is working very well.

 

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SKU 13692
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens

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