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Sheaffer Balance Lifetime - Brown Striated, Full Size, Military Clip, Vac-Fill, Fine 14k Nib (Very Nice, Restored)

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Sheaffer Balance fountain pen with Lifetime white dot. It is a full size vacuum filler. Gold filled trim, brown striated body and cap. Very nice condition, with a two tone fine open Lifetime nib that is firm and smooth. It has a military clip. Fully restored and working well.

SKU: 18989
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Type  vintage fountain pen

Product Name Sheaffer Balance with a Lifetime nib. White Dot model.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer, USA -- 1941-42, these are the official years the military clip was used but it could be from a bit later.

Length  5-1/8"

Filling System  Vacuum filler. The system has been restored and tested.

Color  Brown striated celluloid with gold plated trim. It has the late military clip for Sheaffer Balance models. The cap band is 1/8" wide.

Nib  Fine 14k Lifetime nib, serial number K55934. It is mostly firm and two-tone. The silver colored masking is mostly intact, but polished away near the tip of the nib.

Condition  Very nice condition. The clip has been bent back into contact with the cap at some point, and is also marred by tool marks. The barrel imprint is very clear. Definite handwear and scratching on the barrel, though no major individual scratches. Imprint is mostly clear, but the last line is rather worn. To prevent cracks, we suggest you do not post the pen. These caps crack very easily.


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SKU 18989
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens


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