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Sheaffer Targa 1001XS Slim Fountain Pen - Brushed Chrome w Gold Trim, Steel Nibs, Made in Australia (New Old Stock, Works Well)

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Sheaffer Targa 1001XS Slim model fountain pen from the 1980s, made in Australia. This is the first version with a brushed steel cap derby instead of a shiny smooth gold plated one. Cartridge/converter filler in Brushed Chrome with gold plated trim. Sheaffer inlaid steel nibs in various widths. Superior condition, ships with a converter.

SKU: 17068
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Type  Slim fountain pen.

Product Name  Targa 1001XS. This is a slim white dot model. 1001 refers to the brushed steel. X refers to the gold plated trim. (It would have been 1001XGS with the original 14k gold nib). X refers to the gold trim. This is the first version of the Targa 1001XS.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer, body and cap made in Australia - 1982-88, much like the full sized version the cap derby changes after 1988. The nibs were made in USA and Australia. If you have a preference, please send us a message before buying so that we can make sure we still have one.

Length  Just under 5-3/8 inches.

Filling System  It takes slim Sheaffer style cartridges and converters.  You can use the included Kaweco Sport squeeze converter to fill it from bottled ink. The original Sheaffer slim squeeze converters are hard to find, but we've found these simple Kaweco Sport converters work well.

Color  Stainless steel with brushed finish and gold plated trim. It has the earlier brushed steel cap derby.

Nib  Steel nibs (this model would have orignally had 14k nibs). Select nib size from pull down menu.

Condition  New old stock with a few light marks picked up in storage. Nibs adjusted prior to shipping.

 

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SKU 17068
Condition New
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens

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