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Sheaffer Balance Lifetime 875 (1936-42) - Full Size w Wide Band, Grey Striated, Vac-Fill, Fine Lifetime Nib (Very Nice, Restored)

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Sheaffer Balance Lifetime 875 fountain pen from 1936-42. Piston filling system. Grey striated color (grey and black stripes) with worn gold plated trim, and the wide lined cap band.  Personalized on cap band:  "H.V.S".  Very nice condition, restored and working well.

SKU: 19710
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Type   Vintage fountain pen 

Product Name  This is in the Balance family, and it is a Lifetime 875 model.  This is a white dot version with an uncommon wide band.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer USA mid to late 1936-42 (those were the years they made Balances in this color).

Length  Full length, but not oversize in terms of girth. 5-1/4"

Filling System  Vac-filling system.  Restored.

Color Grey Striated (shades of grey and black stripes).  Gold plated trim, with a 5/16" wide lined band with a personalization: "H.V.S.".   

Nib  Fine two-tone Lifetime nib. Serial number:  F13657

Condition  Very nice condition.  This is a classically-designed pen in a nice color with considerable plating wear on the trim and clip.  The cap and barrel have light to moderate scratching.  The cap has a small chip and crack on the lip.  The cap band has plating wear and is personalized, "H.V.S."  The cap band has moderate scratching the plating is very worn.  The imprints are clear.  

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SKU 19710
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens


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