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Sheaffer "Half Balance" Fountain Pen - Green Radite, Extra Fine Lifetime Nib (Very Nice, Restored)

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Hard to find Sheaffer "Half Balance" fountain pen from 1929 to 1931 long humped round ball clip. Green Radite with gold plated trim. Extra-fine gold Sheaffer Lifetime nib is large and smooth. Very nice condition. Fully restored and working well.

SKU: 18936
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Type  Lever filling fountain pen, restored and working well.

Product Name  We tentatively identify this as the "Half Balance" due to a combination of the flat ended barrel and the rounded Balance white dot cap. There's a lot of discussion on the various boards about the Half Balance.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer, made in U.S.A. -- probably 1929 - 31 based on the clip style (long humped clip).  

Length  4-9/16 inches capped.

Filling System  Lever filler. We've restored it with a new sac and it's working very well.

Color  Jade green radite with gold plated trim, a long humped clip, a 1/8-inch width cap band, and a white dot on the cap.

Nib  EXTRA FINE Sheaffer Lifetime gold nib is smooth and firm with good tipping material. It has a serial number 7075110.

Condition  Very nice condition. There are three small cracks on the cap lip, none of which extend beyond the cap band; all three are detailed in closeups below. There is brassing on the cap band and also the clip. The cap band is also personalized with the initials LHK. The lever has a bit of scratching and spots of thin plating. The barrel is darker than the cap. No cracks or chips, dings, or dents. The imprint is clear and readable. We've fully restored this pen and it's working very well.


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SKU 18936
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens


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