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Sheaffer Balance Small Size Fountain Pen (1939-42) - Jewelers Band, Grey Striated, Vac-Fil, Fine 14k #33 Semi-Flex Nib (Very Nice, Restored)

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Sheaffer Balance small size fountain pen from 1939-42. Vac-Fil filling pen in the Grey Striated color with silver trim, a 1/4" wide lined Jewelers cap band, and a flat ball  clip. Fine Sheaffer's #33 14k gold nib is smooth with some flexibility. Very nice condition. Restored and working well.

SKU: 19645
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Type  Vac-Fil vintage fountain pen, restored and working well.

Product Name  This pen is from the Balance series, with one of the uncataloged, so-called Jeweler's bands. It does not have a number, and is not a Lifetime (White Dot) model.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer, made in USA -- 1939-42.

Length  4-13/16 inches.

Filling System  Vac-fill. We've restored it and it's working well.

Color  Grey Striated finish with silver trim, a lined "jeweler's" band and a flat ball style clip.   The blind cap has a neat looking stained glass pattern of diamonds in the grey striation.  

Nib  FINE Semi-Flexible Sheaffer's #33 14k gold nib.  See writing sample in photos.

Condition   Very nice condition with no cracks, chips, dents, or dings.  This is a dainty little pen in a nice color with good barrel transparency.  The cap and barrel have light scratching.  The main issue is the cap band that is scratched and has significant plating wear rendering it worn-looking and semi-dull.  The clip has some scratches also, but it is shiny.  The imprints are clear.

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SKU 19645
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens


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