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Sheaffer Balance 500 "Admiral" - Black, Military Clip, Lever, Flexible #5 Feather Touch Nib (Excellent, Restored)

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Sheaffer Balance 500 "Admiral" with a military clip from the 1940s. This 5-3/16" pen is a lever filler with a black body and cap with gold plated trim. The flexible 14k Feather Touch #5 nib is appropriate for this model. The pen has some wear, but it is very shiny and nice looking.  Excellent condition, fully restored and working well.

SKU: 15931
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$150.00

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Type  Vintage fountain pen in excellent working condition

Product Name  Sheaffer Balance 500. Circa 1938, pens got model names and this one would be "Admiral." It would have cost $5.00, and it does have the 500 imprint.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer USA -- 1941-42, these are the official years the military clip was used but it could be from a bit later.

Length  5-3/16"

Filling System  Lever filling system which we have fully restored with a new sac. It's working perfectly.

Color  Black with gold trim and the military style clip.  There is a see-through amber viewing window on the feed. 

Nib  Flexible 14k Two-tone Feather Touch #5 nib. See writing sample, below. Rather uncommon.

Condition  Excellent condition for this shiny, vintage pen.   There are no cracks, dings, dents, or chips.  The barrel has horizontal capping lines and some light to moderate wear near the end.  The cap has light scratching, especially around the back of the clip.  The trim looks lovely on this pen (lever, clip, and cap band).  The amber viewing window is quite scratched up in certain areas but you can still easily see through it.   The imprints are crystal clear.  

 

  

 

 

 

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SKU 15931
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens

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