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The pen is in overall very nice condition and fully operational, there are no cracks or personalization. The barrel has some light surface scratches. The white dot is present on the 'tail' of the pen, as shown. The pen has been cleaned, a new ink sac, new point gasket and new O-ring have been installed. The pen has been water and ink tested.  This lovely Lifetime Triumph Snorkel fountain pen is ready for you to add some ink and start writing.  The Italian marble base is in good condition with the Sheaffer label in good condition, clear and readable, as shown.  The natural stone base and pen holder has some surface scratches and surface wear, as shown.


Restoration Work

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

Sheaffer Lifetime 14k Triumph Snorkel Fountain Pen Italian Marble Desk Set

  • Brand and Year:    

    Sheaffer Fort Madison, IA :  c. 1950's


    Model 2204-I Italian marble desk set base with Lifetime Triumph Snorkel fountain pen

    Filling System:        

    Vacuum Filler - Snorkel System


    Base:  Italian black marble with golden brown and white veining, gold toned accents

    Pen:    Black with gold trim


    Base:   5" x 3 1/2"

    Pen:    6 5/8" long


    Medium - Sheaffer Lifetime 14k gold masked Triumph nib in excellent condition with crisp, clear imprints and ample tipping material, as shown.  The pen has been ink tested and provided a nice smooth, medium sized line.  A photo of the ink test has been provided for reference.  

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