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Pen #2142    Black and pearl Sheaffer Balance      $197

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  excellent - gold plated Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: repaired hairline
     in cap lip
Filler: lever
Point:  extra fine
Imprint:  extra fine  Size:  5.3 "
COMMENTS:   The only Balance that I think is more attractive than black and pearl, is Carmine red.  This is a standard size Balance, not oversize.  While it may not be the best black and pearl Balance I've seen, but its right up there.  The color is excellent, no brassing to the trim,  the nib is clean, the imprint while not crisp is quite good.  The pen has been restored of course, and is ready to write.

Pen #2151   Black and pearl Sheaffer Balance      $237

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  excellent - gold plated Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  Filler: lever
Point:  fine 5-30 nib 
Imprint:  excellent Size:  6.1 "
COMMENTS:   No, you aren't seeing double.  This is a slightly later pen than  #2142.  Nearly identical, but it has the later, shorter humped clip.   Combos are somewhat uncommon, and finding one in this condition even more so.  Nice color, no brassing.  The pencil  screws straight and firmly into the barrel, and works.   The pencil uses 0.046" "standard" leads, which translates into about 1.1mm, which is available.   Note that because this  a combo it is a bit shy of  3/4"  longer than the standard Balance.   Restored of course!  

Pen #2151    Cocoa aerometric Parker 51      SOLD

Overall Grade:  extra fine
Metal:  excellent - gold plated Material: Lucite
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  flea bite on back of clip ring,
 some plating flaked off on filler. (typical)
Filler: aerometric
Point:  fine
Imprint:  extra fine   4th  Quarter 1948 Size:  5.3 "
COMMENTS:   Its uncommon to find a 51 with a date code.    In late 194, early 1948 Parker started to transition to the aerometric pens first with the change in cap and feather clip VS blue Diamond, and then the barrel and filling system change to the aerometric design.   This is an early aerometric with the long feather clip, and of course the 1948 date code.  By 1950 the date code was gone, and the pen still had another 25 years or so (with some design changes) in production.
The cap has been refrosted, and the pen has the original jewel.  Restored with a clear 51 sac installed.  A nice, smooth writing pen.

Pen #2119      Bexley Balance     1.5 mm factory stub nib     SOLD

Overall Grade: new
Metal:  chrome Material:  acrylic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler: cartridge/converter
            converter included
Point:   factory 1.5 mm stub
Imprint Size:  5.7 "
COMMENTS:   This is a large pen, a bit larger than the Sheaffer Balance II.  The pen was made by the folks at Bexley using the acrylic used for the "summer storm" Corona.  I like the look of it here better.  The nib is a factory 1.5 mm stub Sheaffer Balance nib.    A nice, smooth writing pen that's comfortable in your hand.  The pen comes in a Bexley box.

Pen #2137      Burgundy Streamlined Duofold Jr.         $187

Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  clean, gold plated Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  brassing on ball of clip,
   small flea bite in center of blind cap
Filler: button
Point: fine
Imprint:  extra fine Size: 4.6"
COMMENTS:    With the release of the Sheaffer Balance, even Parker was forced to change their pen designs.  The blocky, squared off design of the Duofold wasn't quite in vogue any more.  Everything from pens, to cars, and locomotives (think the 20th Century Limited) became streamlined.  Parkers response was to round the blind cap an inner cap, and make the clip washer a bit smaller to "streamline" the pen.   This pen is very clean, with  no brassing except on the ball of the clip.  Restored.

Pen #2143      Dubonet Red Wahl Eversharp Skyline        $157

Overall Grade:extra fine
Metal:  gold plated Material:  celluloid cap,
   plastic barrel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  brassing on lever,
  minor brassing on edges of clip
Filler: lever
Point:   fine semi-flex
Imprint Size:  5.2"
COMMENTS:   I would call it burgundy, but Eversharp called it Dubonet  red.  The cap is the red/green striated celluloid.  I hesitate to call the nib a full flex, but it has more flex to it than the standard Skyline nib.  The derby is secure in the cap, and the nib and feed are secure in the section.  Restored.

Pen #2149         Sheaffer PFM III     $287

Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  gold plated Material:  plastic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  snorkel
Point: extra fine
Imprint:  excellent Size:  5.3"

Pen #2139    Sheaffer Triumph    $217

Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  gold plated Material:  celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  plunger
Point:  extra fine
Imprint:  crisp Size: 5.2"
COMMENTS:   Introduced in 1941, the  so called Wartime Triumph is unique with its short section, slender profile, wide cap band and nib threads.  This one is exceptionally clean, with  the barrel as clear as they come...  and I do know how clear they were having handled NOS barrels in the Sheaffer service center.   The clear parts are still the original pale green.  The pen has been updated with  the modern Viton 0-ring packing  seal and high grade buna-N head gasket.  The extra fine nib is nice writing too.

Pen #2140    Sheaffer Stratowriter     $117

Overall Grade: excellent
Metal: gold plated Material:  plastic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler: Sheaffer BP refill
Imprint: excellent Size:  5.3 "
COMMENTS:   Sheaffer made ballpoints to go with their fountain pen and pencil sets.  This is about the size of the fat Touchdown pens.  Its in excellent condition, no brassing, no cracks, excellent imprint.  The clip has the button on it to indicate that it is a ballpoint and not a fountain pen.  The section screws firmly into the barrel.    The pen has been udated with a Sheaffer "widget" adapter, spring and a plug in the barrel so that the pen can use a modern Sheaffer refill.  Cool pen.

Pen #2132    Sheaffer long slender Balance - jewelers band cap      $137

Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  gold plated -  excellent Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  plunger        
Point:    fine #3 Imprint:   excellent Size:  5.3"
COMMENTS:    This is a long slender Balance, non-lifetime.  The pen  has a fine #3 nib.  No brassing on the clip or jewelers band cap band, no engraving on the window on the back side of the band.  No cracks in the cap lip.  There is a little transparency to the barrel - you can see that it fills as it should.  Freshly restored.  

Pen #2122        Parker 51 special   $117
Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: Lucite
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: NONE Filler: aerometric
Point:  fine Imprint:  excellent Size:  5.5"
COMMENTSThe Parker 51 special was in all ways a 51, the main differences being the black jewel, octanium nib instead of  gold, and the stamping on the pressure bar.   Starting in the early 60s some had fillers marked  "special" but also had the silver jewels and gold nibs.  This one has the octanium nib and black jewel.  Restored, clear sac, and nice frosting. (original)

Pen #2106       Demi Parker 51, gold filled cap           $117

Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal: gold plated
Material:  Lucite
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: minor brassing on the clip,
some flea bites on the cap
Filler: aerometric
Point:  extra fine Imprint Size: 5.3"
COMMENTS The Debutante 51 is a bit  shorter and a bit thinner than the standard 51, so more comfortable for a smaller hand.  This one has a reasonably clear  sac,  and a "press 6 times "filler unit.  There is one spot on the filler where the chrome has flaked off, but over all it is quite clean.

Pen #2147      Streamlined Duofold Jr Pencil       $97
Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  extra fine - gold plated Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: Filler: 
Point: 0.046" =  1.1mm lead Imprint: extra fine  Size:  6"
COMMENTS:    Parker simply rounded the end of the  Duofold pens when they made them streamlined, but the pencil called for a complete redesign of the body.  The fancy gold end was abandoned all together, and the design updated to match that of the pen.    The color on this pencil is better than that of most of the pens you'll find.

Pen #2114         Sheaffer Tuckaway set            $137

Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  perfect  Material:  plastic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   none Filler: plunger
Point:  fine
Imprint: excellent Size:  4.5"
COMMENTS:  Pants pen?  Vest pocket pen?  Polo shirt pen?  You decide.  Tuckies are short in the pocket but comfortable to write with when  posted.  Some people love them, some hate them. Not sure what the plastic is whether it's Forticel or celluloid.  The pen has the cartridge style filler unit (as in the section unscrews and the whole filler comes out of the body with the section).  The pencil is working and has some leads (thin leads) in it.    In the original box.  While the pen is in excellent condition, the box has some wear to it.  Restored and ready to use.

Pen #2125       683  Sheaffer Medici  Diamond Targa  NOS Medium    $297
Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  nickel - extra fine Material:Sterling Silver
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  NONE Filler: Cartridge/converter
               converter included
Point:  Med. 14K
        NOS, chalk marked
Imprint:   Size:   5.3"
COMMENTS Dating from 1989, the Medici Diamond Targa is brass with a clear lacquer finish.  One of the more desirable and less common Targa patterns.   NOS medium nib with converter.    In the box,  with instructions.  New cap clutch installed to insure secure closing of the cap.

Pen #2120            Sheaffer Imperial      $87

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: plastic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   Filler:  cartridge/converter
               converter available
Point:  fine Imprint:  excellent Size:  5.4"
COMMENTS:   The Sheaffer Imperial had a long production run.  Starting with Touchdown Fillers, then cartridge/converter pens.  Fancy overlays from sterling to 14K gold.  The were the second pens with the inlaid nib - the PFM being the first.   They're the Twiggy version with a slimmer profile though not skinny, and without the snorkel tube. The pen has been disassembled, cleaned,  tested and nib smoothed.  A converter is available.  The squeeze converters now go for $20, but we'll make one available for $15 with the purchase of this pen.  Modern cartridges fit as well.

Pen #1954         Sheaffer Craftsman       $87

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  perfect - gold plated Material:  Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  lever
Point:  fine #3 Imprint:  excellent Size:  5.04"
COMMENTS  Sheaffer is really good at making things confusing.  They used the name Admiral and Craftsman for pens that were quite similar, and switched things around over time just to make it fun for pen collectors 50 to 60 years later.  The stinkers.  Near as I can decipher things, this is a Craftsman because it has a #3 nib and not a #5 nib (without without the platinum mask,  with or without the "feather touch" marking.)   What it is, is one Sheaffer's remarkable, reasonably priced nibs designed to be a reliable, affordable, every way writer.  Restored of course so that it can be your every day writer.

Girologio pen cases

  Girologio pen  cases.  Beautiful rosewood pen cases, in your choice of 24 or 36 pens.  These cases are very well made, with glass tops, and velvet lined trays. The deep slots in the trays will hold even your oversize pens.   Click here  to see more pictures and  for pricing information.

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GOT INK?  We  stock several colors of  bottled Sheaffers ink including blue, navy blue (blue/black), brown,  green,  and   and can ship the ink with your pen.  $8/bottle, two for $15.  Just tell us what color you want and how many bottles.

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