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Sheaffer Balance Lifetime Fountain Pen - 1930s, Slender Full Size, Grey Striated, Fine (User Grade, Restored)

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Sheaffer full-size Balance Lifetime fountain pen from the 1930s. Grey striated pattern with gold-plated trim and the later style flat clip. Gold medium-fine Lifetime nib. User grade condition with scratching throughout and plating wear on the trim; fully restored. 

SKU: 15318
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Type  Vintage fountain pen

Product Name  This is in the Balance family, and it is the full size slender version. It's a Lifetime white dot pen.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer USA (they produced this flat "radius" clip starting around 1936.)

Length  5 3/8"

Filling System  Lever filler - working perfectly with a new sac

Color  Grey striated celluloid with gold-plated trim. The section has an amber see-through window. There is a white dot above the clip.

Nib  FINE two-tone Lifetime nib is in very nice condition with good tipping material. No flex.

Condition  User grade condition. The trim on the clip is scratched and has some small areas of pitting and plating wear.  The cap band and lever are also very scratched and have plating wear.  The cap has microscratching as well as a few more significant, deeper scratches or bite marks near the end.  The barrel has microscratching.   The pen looks a little rough.    Maker's imprint is clear and complete. No cracks or chips. It's restored and working well.

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 15318
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens


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