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This Sheaffer classic is in very good condition with vibrant coloring, the classic patterning and  no cracks or personalization.  The cap and barrel have some light surface scratches and a mark or two. The barrel imprint is clear and readable, as shown.  The clip is firm and the clip, cap band and lever are all in nice condition, as is the 'white dot'.  The visulated section has ambering, as shown.  The pen has been cleaned, a new ink sac has been installed, and the pen has been water tested.  Vintage Shaeffer's box in good condition with light wear, as shown.


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 tested
  • This pen is ready to write

Sheaffer Lifetime Balance Slender 875 Fountain Pen - Marine Green

  • Brand and Year:

    Sheaffer, Fort Madison, IA :  c. mid-to-late 1930's


    Balance - Full Length Slender

    Filling System:



    Marine green and gold trim


    5 7/16" long


    Fine - Sheaffer's Lifetime 14k gold masked nib. The nib has crisp imprints and ample tipping material.

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