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Sheaffer Balance Lifetime "Premier" - Black, Oversized, Lever Fill, 14k Medium Nib (Excellent +, Restored)

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Sheaffer Balance Lifetime Oversized fountain pen from 1935-42. Very large lever filler in black with gold plated trim and a "radius" clip. Medium gold Lifetime nib. Excellent + condition, fully restored and working well.

SKU: 14450
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Type  Vintage lever filling oversized fountain pen.

Product Name  Balance Lifetime (this is an oversized model and very fat). It would have cost $10.00 new. Circa 1938, pens got model names and this one would be "Premier."

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer, made in USA -- 1935-42 (those were the years they made the Balance with this clip).

Length  5-9/16".

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

Color  Black with gold plated trim. It has a white dot above the clip and the radius clip. The cap band is 1/8" wide.

Nib  MEDIUM gold nib. The tines have a "waverly" upturn. The nib writes very smoothly and is firm. It says Sheaffer Lifetime on it.

Condition  Excellent + condition. There are a few nicks on the top of the cap and a slight depression of the barrel from posting. The barrel imprint is very clear. Excellent trim with some brassing on the clip end and band edges. The pen is very clean, with no cracks, dents, or personalization. It's fully restored and working very well.


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SKU 14450
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens


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