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Sheaffer Statesman Snorkel Set - Rare Mandarin, Fine PdAg Nib (Excellent +, Restored)

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Sheaffer snorkel "Statesman" set from 1952-5 in the extremely hard to find light orange "Mandarin" color. This full size pen and the matching pencil have a plastic body and cap with gold plated trim. Excellent + condition, with a PdAg Triumph nib that is fine and super smooth. We restored the snorkel filling system and it works very well.

SKU: 18655
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Type  Like new pen and mechanical pencil set in a hard to find color.

Product Name  Statesman Snorkel

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer USA 1952-5

Length  Pen is 5-9/16" long, and pencil is 5"

Filling System  Snorkel filling system ... restored here at PSP. We'll send instructions on how to use the filling system. The pencil takes .9mm leads.

Color  Mandarin (which is a light orange) with gold filled trim. 

Nib  FINE. Palladium-Silver nib (it's not marked as PdAg, but all of the Snorkel Triumph nibs were either PdAg or 14k gold). It has a bit of a "Waverly" upturn. Pencil takes 0.9mm leads.

Condition  Excellent + condition. Pen: Very little wear. Some microscratching, and a couple of marks in the blind cap. No significant scratches or cracks. Imprint looks great, very crisp and clear. We replaced the sac, O-ring and point gasket and thoroughly tested the pen. It is ready to write!  Pencil: The pencil doesn't look like it's been used at all. The value of this set is largely in the color, but the condition is also a big contributor.

NOTE: in the pictures, we show a price tag of $7.25 on the pen's clip. It probably actually belongs to the pencil, because the pen's original price was $15.50, and the set sold for $22.75, making $7.25 the correct price for the pencil.

The value of this set is largely in the color, but the condition is also a big contributor.

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SKU 18655
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens, Pen Sets, Pencils


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