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We've accumulated quite a few Sheaffers lately, with a good number picked up at the Raleigh show.
Check back frequently - we'll be listing them as we get them repaired.  
There are a number of other pens scattered through the page, so don't assume they're all Sheaffers!

Pen #2250         815  Sheaffer Herringbone Connoisseur           SOLD

Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: acrylic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none
Filler:  cartridge/converter
       converter  included
Point:  medium
Imprint:   Size:   5.4"
COMMENTSI bought this pen just before Chicago, knowing that I was duplicating one that I had in my collection.  The first one was purchased during our visit to the Sheaffer Service Center back in 2008.  The chased Connoisseur had a limited run, and I like the pen, but really, I don't need two.   The pen has been filled,  but hasn't been carried more than a half dozen times.  Your gain!  

Pen #2242       Sheaffer Touchdown Imperial     SOLD
Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  excellent Material: Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   Filler: touchdown
Point:  fine
Imprint:  excellent Size:   5.4"
COMMENTS:   The Sheaffer Imperial was the second Sheaffer model to feature the inlaid nib - a design unique to Sheaffer.  The first of course was the much larger PFM with its snorkel filling system.  The Imperial which was introduced in the early 60s is a smaller pen that used  the touchdown (TD) filling system in the earlier models, and eventually transitioned over to cartridges and/or converters.    They're good pens, and reliable writers.   ...even more so with the use of  Viton 0-rings and a synthetic sac to restore the pen.  

Pen #2246     Sheaffer Imperial        $87

Overall Grade:  excellent
Metal:  gold plated Material:  Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler: cartridge/converter
              converter included
Point:   medium
Imprint:  excellent Size:   5.1"
COMMENTS:   This is a later iteration of the Imperial -  same basic profile, but with a cartridge filling system rather than the touchdown filler.    The cartridge version is just a tad shorter than the TD,  the section threads in this case are metal.  Note the nice, deep imprint on the barrel.   A converter is included, and if you need one to get started we can add a black cartridge.  Just remind us when you order.

Pen #2253        Parker VS   refrosted cap       $137
Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: plastic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   reproduction jewel Filler: button
Point:   extra fine Imprint: 4th quarter 1946 Size:  5.5"
COMMENTS:    The Parker VS was made as a lower cost alternative to the Parker 51.  They share some parts, but the filling system and plastic are not among them.  The pen is the only Parker to feature a clear feed and an open nib. Its kind of cool to watch the bubbles go up into the pen.   Parker made the earlier ones with an aluminum blind cap thread that could be removed with a Vac tool.  The later ones, of which this is one, have the thread as part of the barrel.  The pen is in excellent condition - no cracks, refrosted cap, perfect clip, no stains on the section,  and a nice extra fine nib.  Quite nice to write with, especially  if your writing is on the small side.  I've had a number of VS pens over the years, and I must say that the red brown is the nicest of them all.

Pen #2258    Parker 45 set     $77

Overall Grade: MINT
Metal: excellent Material:  plastic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  see comments Filler: cartridge/converter
   both cartridge and converter included
Point:  fine 14K
Imprint Size:  5.4"
COMMENTS:  The Parker 45 was developed as a student pen.  They're rugged, reliable, and easly cleaned.  The nib unscrews and you can pop the nib off of the mount if you need to.  They were made for quite a while.  This one comes in the original box, with the papers, and original converter and cartridge.   The sticker on the lid was for a "loss insurance offer."   Parker was offering insurance for Parker 45 and Super 21 pens purchased during 1966.  The insurance form is still inside.  Sorry - you had to register before Dec. 31, 1967.  The pen is absolutely mint, including the converter.  The only flaw is a slight indentation from the clutch fingers on the section, not the usual puckering.  There is a crack on the lid of the case, but no damage beyond that.

Pen #2235   Sheaffer  Snorkel "Special"     $97
Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  excellent - gold plated Material: Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none Filler:  snorkel
Point:  medium Imprint: excellent Size:  5.6"
COMMENTS:   I had to dig a bit to find the right name for this pen.   This has a Palladium nib instead of a 14K nib.   Clean as a whistle, the pen isn't mint, but its darn (that's D A R N  in case you're wondering if I can't spell and left off the N)  close.  Just as clean inside as outside.  It had been inked, so I've gone through and restored everything, cleaned and tested to make sure that it writes.  The sticker is original.  I'll leave it up to you to decide whether to take the sticker off or not.  

Pen #2251     Sheaffer Oversize Balance   $237

Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  excellent Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: see comments Filler:  lever
Point: fine Imprint: excellent Size:  5.6"
COMMENTS:  This is a great Oversize Balance.   Clean as a whistle,  excellent imprint, perfect trim, nice clear section, very nice writing nib.  Fully restored.  The nib is a later OS nib, not marked lifetime, but I am loathe to change it out.  Too nice a nib for someone who wants to write with the pen,  and not just own it to look at it.

Pen #2254       Sheaffer Carmine Balance       SOLD

Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal: gold plated Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  replated clip  and cap band
    a couple small flea bites in the cap
Filler: lever
Point: extra fine Imprint: extra fine Size:  5.4"
COMMENTS:   The Carmine red Sheaffers are about the prettiest pens Sheaffer made.  To be honest, I like them better than the rose glow pens.  This one is fully restored. with a Feather Touch nib (appropriate without the white dot).  The cap band and clip have been replated, while the cap lip is nice and clean, and crack free..   

Pen #2256     Sheaffer  slender Lifetime  Balance       $117
Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  excellent - gold plated Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws: none Filler:  plunger filler
Point:  extra fine Imprint: excellent Size:  5.4"
COMMENTS:   The slender Balance has the length of a standard balance, but a thinner diameter.  This pen is exceptionally clean  with no flaws.  The nib is a n extra fine nib,  with good plating.  There is some transparency to the barrel.  The  plunger filling system has been restored, and has the original (and very clean) celluloid rod.

Pen #2249    Sheaffer  Balance       $117
Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  excellent - gold plated Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  see notes Filler:  lever
Point:  extra fine Imprint: excellent Size:  5"
COMMENTS:   There are just a few pens that I consider to be truly iconic.  Pens that changed the industry when they were introduced.  The Parker Duofold was one of them, and its still the most copied pen of all time.  The Sheaffer Balance is another.  Introduced at the start of the streamlined craze, once it was introduced all other pens were outdated.  Even Parker had to change the design of their Duofolds, and the basic cigar shape of the Balance is also copied today.    Two flaws of note - a bit of brassing on the lever, and a couple of bumps on the clip instead of the perfectly smooth radius.  But no cracks,  or tooth marks.  If it were perfect, I'd be pricing it higher...

Pen #2255   Sheaffer Stylist  - factory stub  SOLD

Overall Grade:excellent
Metal:  excellent - chrome  plated Material:  acrylic
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  Filler: cartridge/converter
             converter included
Point:  factory stub
      palladium silver
Imprint: excellent Size:  5.4"
COMMENTS:   There's nothing fancy about these pens, but they can be very nice to use.  This one has a NOS factory stub nib unit, and comes with a new red end converter.

Pen #2228   Sheaffer Crest      $247
Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  excellent - gold plated Material: Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  Filler: lever
Point:  fine Imprint: excellent Size:  5.2"
COMMENTS:   Made between 1942 and  1948,  this pen has a nice fine nib.  Maybe a little on the wide side of fine when it contacts the paper.  The section is exceptionally clean, the nib nice and smooth.  No brassing, no dings in the cap.   

Pen #2220           Parker Royal Challenger      $237
Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  excellent Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  see notes Filler: button
Point:  extra fine
Imprint:  extra fine
              2nd quarter 1939
Size:   5.2"
COMMENTS:   Parker Royal Challenger in the silver herringbone pattern.   The color of the celluloid really is pretty good.  The picture is fairly accurate.  The clip is clean and bright, the cap band has been replated with rhodium with a solution that holds up very well.  There is some  hazing on the tassie.   Fully restored.

Pen #2221         Parker Challenger      $147
Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  excellent Material: celluloid
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   Filler: button
Point:   XF  Vac nib
Imprint:  extra fine
               4th quarter 1938
Size:   5.1"
COMMENTS:   I like the size of the 1930s Parkers.  The diameter of the Challenger is just a bit chunkier than that of the Royal Challenger, and so more comfortable to hold.  The color of the silver chips in the celluloid in the picture is pretty accurate.  The trim while not shiny bright is clean with no brassing.  No dings or cracks.  The imprint while not deep is quite good and all there.  Fully restored.

Pen #2205      Sheaffer  Sentential Deluxe         $157
Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal: excellent Material: Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  none
Filler: snorkel
Point:   fine
Imprint Size:   5.4"
COMMENTS The Sheaffer snorkels were popular pens, made between 1952 and 1959.  The sheer numbers in which they are still found in the wild attests to how popular the were.  I  will admit that I can not keep the snorkel models straight.  If it weren't for Fred Plewa's Pen Clips in Pen World a couple of decades ago, I'd never have it right.  This is the Sheaffer Sentinel Deluxe - two tone 14K nib, chrome cap with gold trim.  Even though they're the same except for the nib unit and the snorkel tube, only the Triumph nib pens got the white dot, never the open nib pens.   Fully restored with a synthetic sac installed (IMO the only way to go) and ready to write, and write, and write.  

Pen #2204  Sheaffer Saratoga snorkel   $137
Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  excellent Material: Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:  
Filler: snorkel
Point:  medium  - marked M4
Imprint:  extra fine Size:  5.4"
COMMENTS A very clean Sheaffer Saratoga snorkel.  No dings, no brassing, clean threads and barrel band.  The imprint has W    W A Sheaffer.    Quite original, and obviously a goof on Sheaffer's part,  and it made it through quality control.  Quite interesting, though I don't think it impacts the value quite like an inverted Jenny....
Pen #2203   Burgundy Sheaffer Saratoga     $127
Overall Grade: extra fine
Metal:  excellent Material:   Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   some wear to the plating on
       the barrel threads
Filler: snorkel
Point:  fine
Imprint:  extra fine Size:   5.4"
COMMENTS:  The nibs on the open nib snorkels were #5  nibs, or #74.  Not marked #5 Feather Touch, one assumes that this is a 74.  Nice nib whatever the case, marked  14K  Fully restored.    The sac is synthetic (PVC) to  avoid the sac failure that seems to be more common with the latex sacs than they were 10 or 15 years ago.  I doubt that you'll have to have the pen restored as long as the point holder gasket and 0- ring (both synthetic rubber too!) hold out.   These pens are nice, reliable writers.

Pen #2244       Sheaffer Tuckaway set            $137

Overall Grade: excellent
Metal:  perfect  Material:  Forticel
Nib condition:  excellent Flaws:   none Filler: plunger
Point:  fine
Imprint: excellent Size:  4.5"
COMMENTS:  Pants pen?  Vest pocket pen?  Polo shirt pen?  You decide.  Tuckies are short in the pocket but comfortable to write with when  posted.  Some people love them, some hate them.The pen has the cartridge style filler unit (as in the section unscrews and the whole filler comes out of the body with the section).  The pencil is working and has some leads (thin leads) in it.      Restored and ready to use.

NOS Parker VP nibs       $67

COMMENTS:   Parker VP nibs.  We believe that these are new old stock.  All are clean and in perfect condition.  These nibs are untested so that they remain mint.  The nibs are not returnable.  Some are in boxes or sales packaging, some are loose.  You're buying the nib, not the packaging,  so no choice in loose or in the box.  The number of nibs per size are listed below.  Specify nib size when ordering.   Price above is  for  XF, F and medium nibs.
XF Fine Medium
6 3 4
We have one exotic VP nib available:
 - One #79 medium left oblique nib ( nib slants to the right). Nib is for left handed users.   $97.

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