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Sheaffer Balance Lifetime Fountain Pen - Full Size Slender, Brown Striated, Radius Clip, Vac-Fill, Medium Nib (Very Nice, Restored)

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Sheaffer Lifetime Balance full size fountain pen from 1941-42. Brown striated vac-filler with gold-plated trim, White Dot, and radius clip. Medium two-tone Sheaffer's Lifetime 14k gold nib is smooth and firm. The pen is in very nice condition.   It has been fully restored and is working well.

SKU: 19573
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Type  vintage fountain pen, restored and working well.

Product Name  Balance Lifetime, standard full size.  It would have cost $10.00 which makes it also a 1000.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer, made in USA -- 1937-42, the color was introduced in 1937, the filling system and clip were introduced in 1935.

Length   5-9/16 inches. This is a full size pen, but it is not the fat oversized model.

Filling System  Vac-filler. We've fully restored it and it's working very well.

Color  Brown striated celluloid cap and barrel with gold-plated trim and a late Balance clip generally called a radius clip.  White dot above clip.

Nib  MEDIUM two-tone 14k gold Sheaffer's Lifetime nib with serial # I15095

Condition  User grade condition.  This is a long, slim classically designed pen in a nice color.  The cap and barrel have moderate scratching.  The barrel has marks caused by the cap lip.  Additionally, there is a long thin surface scar toward the twist end.  The cap has a hairline crack from the lip to the cap band and it has some deep scratches that resemble cracks at the top.  The cap band has some light scratches but it looks nice.  The clip has some plating wear on the ball.  The section has a band of faded circles across the top.   The imprints are clear.

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SKU 19573
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens


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