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This classic 1940's era Sheaffer Sovereign II Balance is in very nice overall condition with a great shine on the classic carmine striated pattern.  This pen is free from cracks and personalization.   The cap and barrel have some surface scratches. The white dot is solid, the clip is firm and has a clear SHEAFFERS stamp.  The barrel imprint is crisp and readable, as shown.  The pen has been cleaned, a new ink sac has been installed, it has been ink tested - this pen is ready to use.


Restoration Work:

  • The cap has been brush cleaned
  • Nib and feed have been 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 write

Sheaffer Sovereign Balance Triumph Lifetime Lever Filler Fountain Pen - Carmine

  • Brand and Year:

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

    Model:                 Sovereign II - Balance

    Filling System:    Lever

    Color:                  Carmine red

    Length:                4 15/16" long

    Nib:                     Fine - Sheaffer's two-toned, masked Triumph Lifetime gold nib is in excellent condition with crisp, clear imprints and ample tipping material. The pen has been ink tested and produced a smooth, fine line with the classic Triumph nib.   A photo of the ink test is provided for reference.  This is a beautiful looking and writing pen.

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