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VINTAGE SHEAFFER 925 STERLING SILVER OVERLAY FOUNTAIN PEN
Overlay Filigree Pattern; White Dot Lifetime Warranty; Circa 1970s
was £899.99
now £749.99 old ink pens
 
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VINTAGE SHEAFFER FOUNTAIN PEN

~ Sterling Silver 925 Overlay Filigree ~

~ Oversize Long with Overall Length 5-1/4 inches ~

~ Stunning 18K 750 2-tone Gold Nib ~

~ WHITE DOT - Representing Sheaffer's Lifetime Warranty ~

~ Serviced, Excellent Writer, Nice Overall Condition ~

 
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SUMMARY
 

Up here is a vintage Sheaffer fountain pen, which was manufactured in USA circa 1970s. The size of the pen is large and bold, with overall length 5-1/4 inchesThe pen is stunning and excellent in 925 STERLING SILVER OVERLAY body, without any ding, dent, damage on the body, which is attractive. There are floral filigree all over the body. The pen bears a stunning Sheaffer 18ct 750 2-tone gold nib. At the top of the cap was a WHITE DOT, representing Sheaffer's lifetime warranty. The pen bears a cartridge filling system, in excellent working corder. The pen is a classic elegance and has been produced to the highest standards of craftsmanship. This would make an excellent gift to treat yourself or for someone special.

 
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SUMMARY
Model: Sheaffer – USA
Colour: Sterling silver
Overall Length: 5-1/4 inches
Date Manufactured: Circa 1970s
Filler Type: Cartridge
Restoration: The pen has been conservatively serviced, polished and tested for full functionality
 
STORY
 
fountain pen history

     In 1912, Walter A Sheaffer took his grand idea of pen-filling apparatus that utilized a lever system and, with his life savings, founds the W.A. Sheaffer company. During the early stage, the company ran with just 7 employees crowded into the samll back room of a jewelry store in Fort Madison, Iowa. The company later developed and earn substanical market share in the state. 

     In 1945, US Secretary of State James F Byrnes used a Sheaffer to sign the paper that brought the United Nations into being.    

 
DESCRIPTION
 
fountain pen cap THE CAP
Material: Sterling silver 925
Top Ring: N/A
Top Jewel: Sterling silver flat top
Trim Pattern: Imprint Reads 'SHEAFFER STERLING 925 USA'
Pocket Clip: Sterling silver pocket clip with WHITE DOT, it is polished and adjusted to tight fit on your shirt.
Cap Screw: Smooth
Work Done: The whole cap has been gently hand polished to restore its shiny condition
fountain pen gold nib THE NIB
Material: 2-tone 18ct Gold
Grade: Medium
Imprint: Reads 'SHEAFFER'S 18K 750 MADE IN USA'
Condition of Feed : Excellent and clean
Work Done: The nib and feed has been cleaned to remove dried ink and residuals. The nib has been polished to restore its shiny condition.
 
THE BARREL
Imprint: N/A
End Jewel: Sterling silver flat end
Screw with Filler: Smooth
Screw with Cap: Smooth
Lever: N/A
Work Done: The barrel has been gently hand polished
fountain pen barrel
pen barrel
 
THE FILLER
Type: Cartridge
Imprint: N/A
Ink Storage: Large storage; Easy to handle filling mechanism
Work Done: Tested for full functionality
Functionality: Excellent
 
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