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Sheaffer Balance Fountain Pen Set (1940s) - Black, Vac-Fil, #5 Fine 14k Two Tone Feather Touch Nib (Very Nice, Restored)

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Sheaffer Balance fountain pen and pencil set from 1940-42. Vac-Fil filling pen in black color with gold plated trim,, and a flat ball humped clip. Fine Sheaffer's #5 14k Feather Touch two-tone gold nib.  The mechanical pencil takes 0.9mm leads.  Very nice condition. Restored and working well.

SKU: 19571
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$130.00

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Type  Vac-Fil vintage fountain pen and pencil set, restored and working well.

Product Name  This pen is from the Balance series,  It does not have a number, and is not a Lifetime (White Dot) model.  The pencil has a number 350 on the cap.

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

Length  Pen is 4-3/4 inches long.  Pencil is 4-3/4" long.

Filling System  Vac-fill. We've restored it and it's working well.  The pencil takes 0.9mm leads. 

Color  The pen is black with a solid color cap and a transparently black and amber striped barrel.  The pencil is all black.  Both have flat ball humped style clip. 

Nib  FINE Sheaffer's #5 Feather Touch 14k two-tone gold nib.

Condition  Very nice condition.  This is a classic little pen and pencil set with both pieces working well.  For the fountain pen:  The barrel has excellent transparency.   The barrel has marks caused by the cap lip and moderate scratching with the heaviest scratching toward the twist end.  The cap has a lot of wear between the cap band and the cap lip.  It has moderate scratching with deep scratch marks at the top of the cap (they resemble cracks).  The cap band looks great; the clip has plating wear.   The mechanical pencil has moderate to heavy scratching with lots of small deep scratches on the cap portion of the pencil (resembling bite marks).  

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SKU 19571
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens, Pen Sets, Pencils

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