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Sheaffer Flat Top 5-30 (1930s) - Green w Black Ends, Fine (Excellent, Restored)

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Sheaffer 5-30 Flat Top from 1920s-30s. Flat top version in jade green radite (plastic) with gold plated trim. Excellent condition with minor discoloration. Large, fine 5-30 nib. Restored and ready to write.

SKU: 19464
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Type  Vintage fountain pen in excellent working condition

Product Name  5-30 -- there's an impression at the top of the cap that reads 5-30 and it says 5-30 on the nib. This indicates that the pen was originally priced at $5 and had a 30 year guarantee. 

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer USA -- late 1920s/early 1930s

Length  4-1/2" 

Filling System  Lever filler - working perfectly with a new sac

Color  Jade green radite with black ends on the cap and barrel. There is a disk matching the jade green material inset into the top of the cap. Gold plated trim, double cap bands.

Nib  5-30 gold fine nib has nice tipping material. Firm, but a nice soft smooth feel.

Condition  Excellent condition with no cracks, chips, dents, or dings.  This is a pretty little pen in a good color and nice design.  The cap and barrel have light to moderate scratching with the more moderate scratching around the lever, at the end of the barrel on the black end piece and toward the top of the cap.  There is some darkening of the material on areas of the cap and barrel  but it does not significantly impact the overall look of the pen.   The lever, trim, and clip look great.  The imprint is crisp and clear.


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SKU 19464
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens


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