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Sheaffer Balance Autograph Fountain Pen Set - Black, 14k Gold Bands and Trim, Extra Fine Nib (Excellent in Box, Restored)

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Sheaffer Balance Autograph fountain pen and mechanical pencil set from 1935-'42. Lever filling pen, black set with solid 14k gold trim and wide 5/16 inch personalized cap bands. Extra fine Sheaffer's Lifetime two-tone gold nib is smooth and firm with nice tipping. The set is in excellent condition, the pen has been fully restored and both pieces are working well.
SKU: 10192
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Type  Fountain pen and mechanical pencil set, working well.

Product Name  Balance Autograph. The "Autograph" pens has both solid 14k bands and clip, whereas the "Signature" pens just had the 14k bands.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer, made in USA, 1935-'42

Length  The pen is 5-9/16 inches, the pencil is a hair over 5-1/2 inches.

Filling System  The pen is a lever filler, we have restored it with a new sac and it's working well. The pencil takes 0.9mm (aka "Thin") leads, which it extends via the traditional twist mechanism.

Color  Black with 14k gold trim and 5/16 inch wide cap bands.

Nib  EXTRA FINE Sheaffer's Lifetime two-tone gold nib is fairly smooth and firm with nice tipping material. The silver colored masking is slightly worn, but this does not affect the way it writes at all.

Condition  Excellent condition. No cracks or chips, dings, dents, or plating wear. There's some light scratching on the pen, and slightly more on the pencil. The pen has been fully restored, and both pieces are working very well.  

Both cap bands are engraved "Kenneth E. McArdle" (see photos below). This was a feature of the Autograph pens, where the actual signature of the owner is reproduced on the bands.

 In a very nice Sheaffer gift box.

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 10192
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens, Pen Sets, Pencils


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