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Sheaffer Balance Mechanical Pencil - Early Version, Full Size, Black & Pearl (Excellent, Works Well)

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Sheaffer fullsize Balance mechanical pencil in the black and pearl color. Early version with long humped clip.

SKU: 4049
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Type Vintage mechanical pencil in good working condition
Product Name This is in the Balance family, and it is one size down from the fat oversize Balance pens. 
Manufacturer and Year Sheaffer 1930s (they produced this pattern from 1929 to 1934, and used this long humped clip starting 1929, so that dates this pen to 1930-1 at the latest)
Length 5-3/16"
Filling System It takes 1.1mm leads
Color Black celluloid embedded with "floating" pieces of cream colored celluloid. Gold plated trim.  The color is really close to perfect on this particular pencil, which is unusual because the cream colored pieces do tend toward the amber color on most examples you see out there.
Personalization None

Excellent condition with only a minor scratches and some hand wear. There's a splotch of brassing on the cap band below the clip. Very even color from cap to body.

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Additional Info

SKU 4049
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Pencils


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