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Sheaffer Lifetime Flat Top Mechanical Pencil - 1920s, Small Size, Jade Green (Excellent, Works Well)

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Sheaffer Flat Top mechanical pencil from the later half of the 1920s. Small size piece in the Jade green color with gold filled trim. Originally clip-less, this has been fitted with an accommodation clip. Excellent condition with some light wear, working well.

SKU: 15066
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$45.00

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Type  Mechanical pencil with accomodation clip

Product Name  "Lifetime" was the product line (and is marked on the top-piece), but Flat top is what collectors call this style of 1920s Sheaffer.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer, made in USA -- 1925-9, according to Jonathan Veley's excellent Mechanical Pencil Museum website (see: http://www.jonathanveley.com/mechanical-pencil-museum?id=61).

Length  4-9/16th inches.

Filling System  Takes 1.1 mm lead which it extends and retracts well via the traditional twist mechanism. We'll include a small packet of leads.

Color  Jade green with gold filled trim. The color is beautiful and very even.  Gold filled trim.

Condition  Excellent condition, no cracks, chips, or personalization. The top piece is just very slightly dented on its edge, an almost-ubiquitous trait in these pencils. That edge shows some brassing. There are a few light scratches on the barrel. Originally a clip-less model, the pen was fitted with a non-Sheaffer acomodation clip which is quite worn. The pencil is working very well.

 

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SKU 15066
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Pencils

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