Type Vintage pen, full size.
Product Name Balance Lifetime 1000. You see these 1000s in standard full size like this one, but also in fatter sizes.
Manufacturer and Year Sheaffer, USA - circa 1935-42 (those were the years of production in this color and with this clip).
Filling System Lever filler. We've restored the filling system with a new sac and it's working perfectly.
Color Jet Black with gold filled trim. "Radius" clip is the flattened style, and it's got a medium sized 1/8" single cap band. Amber viewing window. The barrel is personalized, "C.F. Harris".
Nib MEDIUM-FINE two-tone 14k Sheaffer Lifetime nib. Good tipping, adjusted for smoothness. This nibs falls between a medium and a fine, based on our estimation.
Condition Very nice condition with no cracks or chips. This is a velvety black, shiny, classically designed pen. The barrel has marks caused by the cap lip and mostly moderate scratching. There is heavier scratching toward the end of the barrel with what appear to be small, deep bite marks and a few longer, deep scratches. The barrel has a personalization: "C.F. Harris." The lever has long thin scratch lines and a small bit of pitting at the very top. The cap has moderate to heavy scratching at the top, including long, thick scratch marks and some bite marks. The cap band has some small dots of pitting as well as lots of microscratching. The clip has some plating wear along the edges of the end piece and moderate small scratch marks. The white dot looks good. The imprints are clear.