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Sheaffer Clipper Snorkel Fountain Pen Pencil Set - 1955-9, Fiesta Red, Fine PdAg Nib (Excellent, Restored)

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Sheaffer "Clipper" snorkel fountain pen and mechanical pencil set from 1955-9. Fiesta Red colored barrels with steel caps and gold plated trim. Fine palladium silver nib is smooth and firm. Excellent condition, both pen and pencil are working very well, we've fully restored the pen.

SKU: 18474
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Type  Snorkel filling fountain pen and mechanical pencil set, restored and working well.

Product Name  Snorkel Clipper in a hard to find color.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer. Fountain pen mad ein Canada, pencil made in USA -- 1955-9.

Length  the pen is just a hair over 5-1/2 inches, the pencil is 5 inches..

Filling System  Snorkel filling pen, which we've fully restored with a new sac, O-ring and point gasket. We'll include instructions. The pencil takes 0.9mm (or "thin") leads, which it extends via the traditional twist mechanism. We'll include a small packet of leads. 

Color  Fiesta Red barrels with stainless steel caps in a pattern of stepped lines, with gold plated trim. This is one of the six colors considered most collectible. There are two reds in Sheaffer Snorkels (Fiesta Red and Vermilion) that are very difficult to tell apart. We are calling this Fiesta Red because the Clipper model was available in that color and not Vermillion.

Nib  MEDIUM single tone PdAg (palladium silver) Triumph nib is un-marked. It's smooth and firm with nice tipping material and a little upturn toward the tip of the nib. 

Condition  Excellent condition. No chips, dings, or dents. There are some light scratches on the caps and barrels of both pieces. No cracks on eithe rpiece. The imprints are worn but readable, and the pencil still has the "$7.50" chalk mark on its barrel. The pen has been fully restored, and both pieces are working very well.

 

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SKU 18474
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens, Pen Sets, Pencils

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