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Sheaffer Balance Lifetime 875 (1936-42) - Wide Band, Full Size, Brown Striated, Lever Fill, Medium Lifetime Nib (Excellent, Restored)

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Sheaffer Balance Lifetime 875 fountain pen from 1936-42. Lever filling system. Brown striated color (brown, gold, and tan stripes) with gold plated trim, and the wide lined cap band.  Personalized:  "John Washington".  Excellent condition, restored and working well.

SKU: 19641
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Type   Vintage fountain pen 

Product Name  This is in the Balance family, and it is a Lifetime 875 model (marked on barrel).  It was a white dot model, however the cap is an uncommon version with a wide band, and it does not have a white dot..

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

Length  Full size, but not oversize in terms of girth. 5-1/2"

Filling System  Lever filling system. Restored with a new sac.

Color Brown Striated (shades of brown/gold/tan stripes).  Gold plated trim, with a 5/16" wide lined band with a space for personalization.   Amber viewing window.  Personalized:  "John Washington" on the barrel.

Nib  Medium two-tone Lifetime nib. Serial number:  H70732.

Condition  Excellent condition with no cracks, chips, dents, or dings.  This is a classically-designed pen in a nice color with great shine.  The cap and barrel have light to moderate scratching.  The barrel has marks caused by the cap lip as well as a few deep scratches about 1/4" from the threads, just under the cap lip when closed.  The viewing window is a deep amber but it can be seen through even though their are some internal marks.   The lever has plating wear.  The cap band and clip look excellent.  This pen is personalized:  "John Washington" on the barrel.  The imprints are clear.  

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SKU 19641
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens


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