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Sheaffer Balance Lifetime 875 - Lever Fill, Ebonized Pearl, Extra Fine Nib (Excellent, Restored)

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Sheaffer Balance 875 Lifetime fountain pen from 1936-42. Lever filler in the ebonized pearl color with gold plated trim and the radius style clip. Extra fine two-tone Sheaffer's Lifetime nib with a serial number is smooth and firm. Excellent condition, fully restored and working well.

SKU: 15477
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Type  Lever filling vintage fountain pen, restored and working well.

Product Name  Balance Lifetime 875. 

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

Length  4-3/4".

Filling System  Lever filler. We've restored it with a new sac and it's working very well.

Color  Ebonized pearl with gold plated trim and a white dot.   The abalone inlay (ebonized pearl) has some iridesence and makes quite a lovely pattern on the black background.

Nib  EXTRA FINE two-tone Sheaffer's Lifetime nib with a serial number. It's smooth and firm with nice tipping material. The masking is in great condition.

Condition  Excellent condition.  No chips, dings, dents or personalization.  There is some scratching and minor hand wear on the cap and barrel.  The imprint is clear.   One of the abalone inlays under the cap has chipping around it (see photo).   The clip and trim band look great, with some brassing on the tip of the clip.  The lever has some light scratching.   This is a small-sized lovely pen with personality!

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SKU 15477
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens


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