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Sheaffer Balance 500 "Admiral" - Green, 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 5-1/16" pen is a lever filler with a green striated body and cap with gold plated trim. The flexible 14k Feather Touch #5 nib is appropriate for this model. The pen has wear, but it is very shiny and nice looking.  Excellent condition, fully restored and working well.

SKU: 15945
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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  5-1/16"

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

Color  Green striated (green and black) with gold trim and the military style clip.  There is a see-through amber viewing window on the feed. 

Nib  14k Two-tone Feather Touch #5 nib, we judge it to be a medium.

Condition  Excellent condition.  The coloration is beautiful and the pen is shiny.   The barrel has horizontal capping lines and some thin scratch lines all the way down the barrel.  The cap has moderate scratching to the left of the clip and some lighter scratches to the right of the clip.  The clip, cap ring, and lever have light scratches but no plating wear or pitting.  No cracks, chips, dings or dents.  The imprint is is clear.





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SKU 15945
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens


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