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Sheaffer Lifetime Flat Top Demonstrator Oversized (Rare) - Jade Celluloid, Cut-Outs, No Nib (Superior, Nonworking)

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Sheaffer oversized flat top fountain pen body, with cutout portions, from the late 1920s. No nib, feed, or sac is included in this item. This oversized pen is in jade celluloid, and has the flat style, high mounted clip. No nib, feed, or sac. Superior condition, but not currently a working pen.
SKU: 18667
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$400.00

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Type  Vintage fountain pen, a rare pen with cutouts in cap and barrel intended to demonstrate the workings and structure of the pen.

Product Name  Sheaffer "Flat Top" 

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer USA - late 1920s. This has the early high-mounted clip.

Length  5-3/16"

Filling System  Lever filler, but there's no sac installed

Color  Jade green with gold plated trim, a 1/8" wide cap band, and a white dot on the top of its cap. The coloring is really nice and even on it.

Nib  NO NIB. This listing is for the cutaway "demonstrator" only.

Condition  Superior condition. No cracks or chips, dings, dents, or personalization.  All of the gold-plated trim is in great shape, no brassing or plating wear. The color looks great, no fading or darkening. Imprint is nice and clear. The cutouts in the barrel and cap give you a nice view of the inside of the pen, and if there was a sac installed, you could see it compress and expand as the lever is raised and lowered.

There are no cutouts in the section, and it isn't fixed in place, so if you find the correct sized nib, feed, and sac, this could be a working pen. The only caveat is that the cap cutouts might cause the ink to dry up, but it's also possible that the section extends far enough into the cap liner that it will keep the nib from drying out between uses.  


 

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SKU 18667
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens

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