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This classic Lifetime Balance is c. 1941 - 1942, the "official" use years for the military clip, it is in very nice overall condition with a great shine on the classic gold brown striated pattern.  This Lifetime model is equivilent to the "875" in length and girth.  This pen is free from cracks and personalization.   The cap and barrel have some light surface scratches. The barrel imprint is crisp and readable, as shown.  The military clip is firm, the clip has been compressed to the cap at the bend,  as shown in the side view - purely aesthetic.  The clip and cap band have some wear and brassing, as shown. The visulated section is easily seen through.  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 brush cleaned
  • Nib and feed have been ultrasonically cleaned 
  • New ink sac installed with 100% pure medical grade talc
  • The pen has been lightly polished
  • The pen has been water tested
  • This pen is ready to write

Sheaffer Military Clip Lifetime Balance Lever Fill Fountain Pen - Golden Brown

  • Model:                  Balance - Lifetime

    Filling System:    Lever

    Color:                  Golden Brown

    Length:                4 7/8" long - slender

    Nib:                     Fine - The Sheaffer's Lifetime 14k gold nib is in excellent condition with crisp, clear imprints and ample tipping material.  This classic Sheaffer nib is ready for everyday use.


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