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Sheaffer Balance Lifetime "Sovereign" - Brown Striated, Full Size, Military Clip, Lever, Fine 14k Nib (Excellent +, Restored)

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Sheaffer Balance fountain pen with Lifetime white dot. It is a full size lever filler. Gold filled trim, brown striated body and cap. Excellent + 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: 14423
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Type  vintage fountain pen

Product Name Sheaffer Balance with a Lifetime nib. Circa 1938, pens got model names and this one would be "Sovereign." It would have cost $8.75, though it does not have the 875 imprint.

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  5-1/4"

Filling System  Lever filler system. A new sac has been installed and tested.

Color This 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. It is mostly firm and two-tone. The silver colored masking is very intact. The tines have a slight upturn and is close to the Waverly nib shape.

Condition  Excellent + condition. The lever and clip have some brassing. The rocker military clip does not make solid contact with the surface of the cap, but the gap is very small and better than we usually see. The barrel imprint is very clear. There are some marks on the cap around the band. No dents, cracks or major scratches. To prevent cracks, we suggest you do not post the pen. These caps crack very easily.


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SKU 14423
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens


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