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The pen is in very nice overall condition with the classic rich multi-toned green striated pattern, there are no cracks or personalization. The cap and barrel have some micro surface scratches and just a hint of cap wear. The barrel imprint is crisp and readable, as shown. The clip is firm with a clean stamp.  The clip, cap band and lever are all in nice condition with no major wear to note, as shown. The visulated section is nice with the original yellow tone still visible. The pen has been cleaned, a new ink sac has been installed, it has been ink and water tested, the pen is ready to use.


Restoration Work

  • The cap has been brush cleaned
  • Nib and feed have been ultrasonically cleaned 
  • A new ink sac has been installed with 100% pure medical grade talcum powder
  • The pen has been lightly polished
  • The pen has been water and ink tested
  • This pen is ready to write

Sheaffer Craftsman 500 Fountain Pen -Green Striated

  • Brand and Year:

    Sheaffer, Fort Madison, IA -  c. 1940's


    Craftsman 500 (based on trim)

    Filling System:



    Green striated and gold time


    5 1/16" long


    Fine - classic 14k gold masked #5 Sheaffer Lifetime Feather Touch. The nib has crisp imprints and ample tipping material.  A photo of the ink test has been provided for reference.

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