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Sheaffer Imperial I Touchdown Fountain Pen - Hard to Find First Version, Grey, Stylpoint Nib (New Old Stock, Unestored)

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Imperial I touchdown fountain pen from the early 1960s. Grey with gold plated trim. Fine gold plated Stylpoint nib. Mint unused condition with chalkmarks. Unrestored, recommended for collectors only.

SKU: 17380
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$150.00

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Type  Vintage touchdown filling fountain pen.

Product Name  Imperial I, this was the first model in the Imperial series. Here's a very helpful write-up on the Imperial series of pens from the Sheaffer Targa web site.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer, made in Canada – the imprint says "RD1960" which may be the date, however we had the impression the model came out in 1962.

Length  5-5/16"

Filling System  Unrestored Touchdown filling system. This early version of the touchdown filling system used a plastic touchdown tube instead of a metal one, and we have heard that it is nearly impossible to restore this version, and so we have not attempted it. We think this pen should go into a collection, unrestored, and any attempt at restoration will prevent you from returning it for a refund.

Color  Grey body and cap with gold plated trim.

Nib  Fine gold plated Stylpoint nib.

Condition  New old stock and never used, with chalkmarks. Unrestored, and possibly unrestorable.

 

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 17380
Condition New
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens

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