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Sheaffer 800 "Dolphin" Fountain Pen Set - Burgundy, Touchdown Version, 14k Fine Nib (Excellent +, Work Well)

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Sheaffer 800, the middle priced model in the "Dolphin" line. Touchdown filling fountain pen and twist mechanism pencil. They are burgundy with 1/4" gold plated cap bands. The pencil takes 0.9mm leads and the pen has a wet fine 14k nib. Excellent + condition.

SKU: 14205
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$120.00

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Type  fountain pen set

Product Name  Sheaffer 800-TD (fountain pen) aka the Dolphin/Porpoise model. The 800 is the model with the plastic body and cap, and the gold plated trim. TD refers to touchdown filler.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer, USA -- 1962-64.

Length  The pencil measures 5-1/16". The pen is 5-3/8"

Filling System  The fountain pen uses the Sheaffer touchdown filling system. It has been restored and tested in house. The pencil takes 0.9mm leads and uses a twist mechanism. There is a fully intact eraser beneath the cap and a few leads in the barrel. 

Color Burgundy with squared ends and gold plated trim. They have 1/4" cap bands and wide clips.

Nib  Fine 14k nib (unhallmarked). It is nicknamed the "Dolphin" nib based off of the hump at the base of the nib. It is a faux-inlaid nib. We are designating this a fine nib, but it will write on the fine-medium side.

Condition  Excellent + condition. The pen has low handwear and a few marks throughout. The most wear is on the section from capping. The pencil is a bit more worn with the barrel having a few long microscratches, a few dings, and a starting to fade imprint. The pencil cone is also scratched with hints of plating wear.

 

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SKU 14205
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens, Pen Sets, Pencils

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