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Sheaffer Balance Combo Fountain Pen - Black & Pearl, 1.1mm Leads, Extra Fine 5-30 Nib (Excellent, Restored)

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Sheaffer Balance combination fountain pen and pencil from the 1930s. This version of the Balance has a long humped clip, and is lever filled. The pencil takes "thick" or 1.1mm leads. The nib is an extra find gold 5-30 nib. The piece is in excellent condition.

SKU: 14201
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Type  vintage combination fountain pen and mechanical pencil in good working condition

Product Name  Sheaffer Balance 5-30 combo pen and pencil.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer USA -- 1930-31, based off of the clip.

Length  6"

Filling System  The pen portion is a lever filler that has been restored with a new sac. It's working well. The pencil portion takes "thick" or .046" leads. 1.1mm leads do work. The lead extends and retracts via a twist mechanism and works well.

Color  Black and pearl celluloid with gold filled trim. It has the second version of the long humped clip.

Nib  Extra Fine 14k nib marked 5-30. It is very firm and writes smoothly.

Condition  Excellent condition. No cracks. The barrel is more discolored than the cap and the pencil portion. There is a posting mark on the pencil portion and it doesn't store leads well at all. The cap has some bite marks and the trim has some plating wear. It doesn't stand out. The barrel imprint is easily read. The pen and pencil portions work well.


Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 14201
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens


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