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The pen is in very nice overall condition with the classic gold brown striated pattern, there are no cracks, there is a name imprint on the barrel. The cap and barrel have some micro surface scratches. The barrel imprint is crisp and readable, as shown. The radius clip is firm, the clip, cap band and lever are all in nice condition with a hint of minor wear, as shown. The visulated section has ambering. The pen has been cleaned, a new ink sac has been installed, it has been water tested and the pen is ready to write.


Restoration Work

  • The cap has been brushed clean
  • 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 Craftsman Feather Touch Lever Fill Fountain Pen - Carmine Red

  • Brand and Year:

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



    Filling System:



    Carmine red with gold trim


    5  1/16" long


    Fine - classic 14k gold masked #5 Sheaffer Lifetime Feather Touch. The nib has crisp imprints and ample tipping material.  The pen laid-down a nice, smooth, fine line and is to be expected from a Sheaffer nib, it's a quality writer.  A photo of the ink test has been provided for reference.

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