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Sheaffer Balance Fountain Pen Set - Jewelers Band, Vac-Fil, Carmine Striated, #5 Fine 14k Nib (Excellent + in Box, Restored)

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Sheaffer Balance fountain pen and pencil set from 1940-42. Vac-Fil filling pen in the Carmine Striated color with gold plated trim, a 5/16" wide lined Jewelers cap band, and a flat ball humped clip. Fine Sheaffer's #5 14k Feather Touch gold nib is smooth. Excellent + condition. Restored and working well.

SKU: 18516
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Type  Vac-Fil vintage fountain pen, restored and working well.

Product Name  This pen is from the Balance series, with one of the uncataloged, so-called Jeweler's bands models. It does not have a number, and is not a Lifetime (White Dot) model.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer, made in USA -- 1940-42.

Length  Pen is 4-3/4 inches long.

Filling System  Vac-fill. We've restored it and it's working well.

Color  Carmine Striated finish with gold plated trim, a lined "jeweler's" band and a flat ball humped style clip. 

Nib  FINE Sheaffer's #5 Feather Touchg 14k gold nib is fairly smooth with nice tipping material, with some flexibility. See writing sample below. 

Condition  Excellent + condition. For both pieces, there is handwear and microscratching, but no significant scratches. The clips are in great shape, no brassing or plating wear. Pen and pencil both look nice, very clean and shiny, with lovely barrel clarity and crisp imprints. No cracks or chips, dings, dents, or personalization. Fully restored and working well.


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Additional Info

SKU 18516
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens, Pen Sets, Pencils


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