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Sheaffer Balance 350 Fountain Pen Set - Small Size, Carmine Striated, Fine (Excellent, Restored)

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Sheaffer 350 Balance fountain pen set from the 1930s. The pen is a 350 and the pencil is a 250. Both are personalized "R.T." on the barrel. Carmine striated with gold plated trim, the flattened ball, humped clip, and a lever filling system. Gold, #3 fine nib. Excellent condition, fully restored and working well.

SKU: 12742
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$130.00

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Type  Lever-filling vintage fountain pen and pencil set

Product Name  They're both Balance models. The fountain pen is marked 350 and the pencil is marked 250.

Manufacturer and Year  Sheaffer USA - circa  mid 1930s (they introduced this style clip in about 1934).

Length  The pen is 4-7/8" and the pencil is 4-13/16"

Filling System  The fountain pen is a lever filler that's been restored with a new sac. The mechanical pencil is uses a twist mechanism and extends and retracts well. It takes 0.9mm leads.

Color  Carmine (red and black) striated celluloid, with gold plated trim and the humped, flattened ball style clip.

Nib  FINE #3 14k fine nib is in excellent condition, it feels smooth, and has very uniform tipping material. 

Condition  Excellent condition, with plating wear. The fountain pen has some brassing on the cap band and the top of the clip. The pencil has wear on the cone and the edge of the flattened ball in the clip. Both have some handwear and have been personalized, "R.T." The imprints are crisp and there are no cracks or dents.

 

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Additional Info

SKU 12742
Condition Used
Maker Sheaffer
Type Fountain Pens, Pen Sets, Pencils

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