11190: Sheaffer golf pencil: black and pearl ringtop, 6.6 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead; no imprints, but clearly as manufactured.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: fine • $65

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11973: Sheaffer golf pencil: red-veined grey pearl ringtop, 6.85 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead; good imprints, eraser under cap, excellent but for stain on side (see detail).

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: fine* • $60

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12383: Sheaffer Lifetime: oversize jade green lever-filler, 13.4 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot on cap top; excellent color, plastic stock of cap and barrel slightly different.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: exc-near mint* • NIB: extra-fine rigid • $350

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12008: Sheaffer Balance 5-30: early production jade green streamlined lever-filler, 13.4 cm long, gold filled trim, short section, flat bottomed feed, 5-30 nib; usual barrel discoloration.

DATE: c. 1930 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine rigid • $145

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12009: Sheaffer Lifetime Balance: short stubby black lever-filler, 12.1 cm long, unusual reverse trim (chrome plated instead of usual gold filled), large White Dot, big Lifetime nib, some scratching to cap band and clip plating.

DATE: c. 1931 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: fine firm • $150

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11327: Sheaffer Lifetime Autograph Balance pencil: black oversize, 13.9 cm long, solid 14K gold trim, initials "F. M." on barrel band, fine appearance and function, uses 1.1 mm lead, noting bump to nose cone and usage scratches overall.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: VG • $120

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11192: Sheaffer golf pencil: black ringtop, 6.6 cm long, gold filled trim, uses 1.1 mm lead; bold imprints, no plating wear, some small mars to the nose cone. Uncommon in black.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine* • $65

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11776: Sheaffer Craig pencil: an unusual Mandarin Yellow Sheaffer, 13.15 cm long, nickel plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, eraser under crown.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: near mint • $145

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12093: Sheaffer Balance: uncommon miniature ringtop, 10.5 cm long, gold filled trim, in equally uncommon white-veined blue and black material; good imprints, only slight discoloration, 3-25 nib.

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine firm • $150

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10248: Sheaffer Craig pencil: an unusual Mandarin Yellow Sheaffer, 13.1 cm long, nickel plated trim, uses 1.1 mm lead, eraser under crown; metal clean, scattered marks to the barrel (see details).

DATE: c. 1932 • CONDITION: fine • $95

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12137: Sheaffer Balance Lifetime: thick stubby ringtop lever-filler in red-veined grey pearl, 12 cm long, gold filled trim, clean and lustrous appearance, noting one area of age shrinkage and an internal hairline next to the large White Dot (see details).

DATE: c. 1933 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine rigid • $95

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11156: Sheaffer Balance pencil: green pearl and black marbled, 13.25 cm long, gold filled trim, uncommon with twin wide patterned barrel bands; two-tone tip cone appears to be a later factory replacement, perhaps to convert this pencil to use thinner .9 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1934 • CONDITION: exc • $120

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12414: Sheaffer Junior: uncommon red-veined silver pearl lever-filler, 11.3 cm long, chrome plated trim, bold imprints, name on barrel, typical roughness to plating on cap band and lever.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $85

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11539: Sheaffer WASP Clipper: oversize lever-filler in black-spotted green pearl, 13 cm long, gold filled trim, section with ink window, "VACUUM-FIL" marked nib; uncommon big subbrand model, retains original price sticker, but bubbling to trim plating (see details) and black replacement barrel end.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG-fine* • NIB: fine • $250

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12346: Sheaffer Craig golf pencil: jade green ringtop, 6.75 cm long, uses 1.1 mm lead, fully marked, nickel plated trim, plating either gone from ringtop fitting or a replacement; Craig golf pencils are uncommon.

DATE: c. 1935 • CONDITION: VG • $65

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12024: Sheaffer Balance: slender black lever-filler, 13.8 cm long, gold filled trim with De Soto automobile emblem on clip; section with ink window, #3 nib.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine • $150

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7090: Sheaffer oversize Lifetime Balance set: grey striated plunger-filler, 14 cm long, chrome plated trim, with matching .9 mm pencil; doubly unusual, with wide fancy milled bands, pen barrel with two large side windows (transparency outstanding); smooth two-tone Lifetime nib with classic Sheaffer turnup tip; names on barrel, clips show some typical age porosity to the plating, barrel imprints crisp.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $500

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12085: Sheaffer Balance: small "Roseglow" lever-filler, 12.2 cm long, unusual Canadian version with chrome plated trim, early-style ball clip, and Canadian 3-25 nib.

DATE: c. 1936 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine semiflex • $200

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9924: Sheaffer oversize Lifetime Balance: grey pearl striated lever-filler, 14 cm long, chrome plated trim, section with transparent ink window, large two-tone Lifetime nib with very fine tip; overall ambering is nice and even, imprints are strong.

DATE: c. 1937 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: needlepoint • $350

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11716: Sheaffer Lifetime Balance: oversize streamlined black and pearl lever-filler, 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, unusual configuration with fine finned feed, barrel from longitudinally seamed wrapped tube stock, humped clip with flattened ball; massive Lifetime has a large, semi-stub shaped tip. Some shallow tooth or toolmarks at the barrel end (see detail), excellent color.

DATE: c. 1937 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium fine • $400

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12413: Sheaffer Junior Balance: black lever-filler with inlaid abalone flakes, 12 cm long, chrome plated trim, excellent color, section with transparent ink window, Junior nib, name on barrel.

DATE: c. 1937 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: medium fine semiflex • $150

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10739: Sheaffer Lifetime Balance set in box: black oversize lever-filler,13.7 cm long, gold filled trim, inlaid celluloid White Dot, massive Lifetime nib; matching pencil uses .9 mm lead, name engraved on cap band.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: fine rigid • $295

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12060: Sheaffer Junior Balance: slender full-length black lever-filler, 13.8 cm long, chrome plated trim, fine appearance though section ink window is quite dark; lively and responsive nib, does not open wide but pleasant shading.

DATE: c. 1938 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: fine semiflex • $105

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10432: Sheaffer Junior Balance: slender black lever-filler, 13.8 cm long, chrome plated trim, section with ink window, very clean example, name on barrel.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: extra-fine semiflex • $125

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11155: Sheaffer pencil: black Canadian model of unusual form, 12 cm long, chrome plated trim, "Clipper"-style clip and metal clip button. Good imprints, uses 1.1 mm lead.

DATE: c. 1939 • CONDITION: fine • $65

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11715: Sheaffer Lifetime Balance: oversize streamlined black lever-filler, 14.1 cm long, gold filled trim, late production with fine finned feed, two-tone Lifetime nib with turn-up tip, clip is gold filled over silver.

DATE: c. 1941 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine firm • $225

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11826: Sheaffer Defender: black WW2-era lever-filler, 13.15 cm long, gold filled over silver trim, over-the-top military clip, #5 Feathertouch two-tone nib, scratch at edge of cap lip is not a crack, some plating wear to nib (wartime plating was thinner).

DATE: c. 1942 • CONDITION: fine-exc • NIB: extra-fine • $150

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9239: Sheaffer Lifetime Triumph Masterpiece set in box: lever-filler with solid 14K gold cap and barrel, 13.2 cm long, with matching .9 mm pencil; pen has a smooth-writing two-tone Triumph conical nib, section with transparent ink window with excellent transparency; presentation inscription on both pen and pencil, "FROM JOHN MABEE/TO MY GOOD FRIEND ART", overall condition excellent but for typical end dings on both pen and pencil (see photos).

DATE: c. 1945 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine firm • $950

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12115: Sheaffer Lifetime Valiant: red striated plunger-filler, 13.25 cm long, gold filled trim, White Dot, section with ink window, big two-tone Triumph nib writes a precise line; typical slight cap shrinkage over metal cap liner, slight irregularity to top surface of nib right behind tip from restraightening.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: fine* • NIB: fine firm • $185

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10846: Sheaffer Triumph Masterpiece: 14K solid gold lever-filler,13.2 cm long, two-tone conical Triumph Lifetime nib is a smooth writer, section has transparent ink window; fully marked, no dents to the ends (very uncommon!), name neatly and lightly engraved in the barrel indicia.

DATE: c. 1946 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine firm • $800

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12038: Sheaffer Craftsman: black lever-filler, 12.8 cm long, gold filled trim, uncommon variant with Gregg shorthand symbol on barrel; sharp imprints, very slight swelling over lever retaining spring.

DATE: c. 1947 • CONDITION: fine • NIB: extra-fine • $145

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12078: Sheaffer Cadet: striated green pearl lever-filler, 12.7 cm long, less common chrome plated trim version of Craftsman, section with ink window, #33 nib.

DATE: c. 1947 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: medium • $120

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12099: Sheaffer Sentinel De Luxe: large black plunger-filler, 13.2 cm long, gold filled trim, brushed stainless cap (1947 only), White Dot on end of barrel; big two-tone conical Triumph nib, crisp imprints.

DATE: 1947 • CONDITION: exc • NIB: fine • $200

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12080: Sheaffer Craftsman: black lever-filler, 12.75 cm long, gold filled trim, distinctive wire-rim cap lip, transparent ribbed section, original price sticker on barrel; #33 nib has a semi-stub tip.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: near mint • NIB: medium fine • $95

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12108: Sheaffer Admiral Stratowriter ballpoint: brown with gold filled trim, 13 cm long, original price sticker on barrel, original metal refill present and intact but not functional; replacement refills no longer made, but adapters are available. An uncommon and short-lived model.

DATE: c. 1948 • CONDITION: near mint • $80

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3136: Sheaffer Fineline replacement nib units in box: 11 stainless alloy screw-in nib units, extra-fine tips, in original box for 12; "X-FINE" written on side of box.

DATE: c. 1960 • CONDITION: mint • $65

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9835: Sheaffer Imperial pencil: sterling silver, 12.7 cm long, diamond crosshatch pattern, gold plated trim, White Dot, uses .9 mm lead; new old stock, patina readily polished bright, several available, original price stickers on back may vary from that shown in photo.

DATE: c. 1970 • CONDITION: mint • $95

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8076: Sheaffer Imperial Sovereign pencil: 14K gold filled, 12.75 cm long, White Dot, uses .9 mm lead, new old stock, original price sticker on back; several available.

DATE: c. 1975 • CONDITION: mint • $80

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7806: Sheaffer Targa ballpoint: sterling silver, 13.3 cm long, gold plated trim, White Dot, twist-action to extend and retract tip; new old stock but without packaging; several available.

DATE: c. 1980 • CONDITION: mint • $80

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7780: Sheaffer Targa ballpoint: sterling silver, 13.3 cm long, chrome plated trim, White Dot, twist-action to extend and retract tip; new old stock but without packaging; several available.

DATE: c. 1980 • CONDITION: mint • $80

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9829: Sheaffer Imperial pencil: sterling silver, 12.7 cm long, crosshatch pattern, gold plated trim, White Dot, uses .9 mm lead; new old stock, several available, original price stickers on back may vary from that shown in photo.

DATE: c. 1980 • CONDITION: mint • $85

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