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The pen is in overall very nice condition with no cracks or personalization. The barrel has some light surface scratches. The barrel imprint is clear and readable, as shown. The pen has been cleaned and a new ink sac has been installed.  The pen has been water and ink tested.  This classic pen is ready for you to add some ink and start writing.  The onyx base is in good condition with light wear, the Sheaffer label has just a bit of wear, as shown.  The "Dry-Proof" socket and gold filled band are in very nice condition with minimal wear and no cracks. 


Pen Restoration Work
  • Nib and feed ultrasonically cleaned 
  • New ink sac 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 use

Sheaffer Dry-Proof Onyx Desk Set with 14K Gold No. 3 Nib Fountain Pen

  • Brand and Year:    

    Sheaffer Fort Madison, IA :  Pre-War 1940's


    Model F26 desk set base

    #3 Sheaffer 14k gold nib Fountain Pen

    Filling System:        



    Base:  White Onyx with brown "Dry-Proof" socket and gold accents

    Pen:    Brown


    Base:   2 3/4" x 3 1/4"

    Pen:    7 1/4" long


    Fine - Sheaffer 14k gold #3 nib in excellent condition with crisp, clear imprints and ample tipping material.  The pen has been ink tested and produced a smooth fine line, as is to be expected from the classic Sheaffer nib.  A photo of the ink test is provided for reference.

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