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Sheaffer Balance Lifetime 1000 Fountain Pen - Grey Striated, Lever Fill, Medium-Fine Nib (Excellent, Restored)

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Sheaffer Balance1000 white dot fountain pen from the 1940s. Lever filler in the grey striated color with a a 1/8 inch cap band. Fine Sheaffer's Lifetime two-toned style 14k gold nib is smooth and firm. The pen is in excellent condition with plating wear, fully restored and working well.

SKU: 18605
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Type  Lever-fill fountain pen

Product Name  Balance 1000. We see the Balance 1000 pens in a few different sizes, and this one is just barely oversized (barrel is .455 inches at its widest point.)

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

Length  5-7/16" inches.

Filling System  Lever-filling. We've fully restored and tested it, it's working very well.

Color  Grey striated body with matching cap. Nickel plated trim.

Nib  FINE or MEDIUM FINE Sheaffer's Lifetime two-tone 14k gold Triumph nib is smooth and firm with nice tipping material.

Condition  Very nice condition with some minor scratches here and there on the cap and barrel. The plating on the pen trim shows a lot of fine scratches, and a few splotches of brassing. There are no cracks or chips, dings or dents, or personalization. The viewing window clarity is good, and the imprint is crisp. The pen has been fully restored and it's working well.


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SKU 18605
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens


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