For your consideration, we are offering for sale this Never Inked, Stickered Sheaffer Targa Classic Fountain Pen, Model 1001x, in the Brushed Steel pattern. This fountain pen has never been inked and retains the original cap sticker. I consider this fountain pen to be in New Old Stock, Mint Condition, and Never Inked.
This fountain pen was part of a purchase from a Stationary Store in Georgia where I acquired nearly 25 New Old Stock Fountain Pens in the Targa design - this is just one of them.
This writing instrument is a Sheaffer Targa Classic Fountain Pen and is model number 1001X with production beginning in 1976 till 1988. Again, this Sheaffer Targa Classic Fountain Pen is like new as it has never been inked. This Sheaffer Targa displays a the Brushed Steel finish, with 23-carat gold electroplated trim. Fitted with a 14K solid gold Broad nib. The cap lip is stamped, "SHEAFFER U.S.A.". This Sheaffer Targa Classic will use either an ink converter or ink cartridges. The Ink Converter is supplied with this fountain pen which works and I have tested with water.
The cap and barrel have no dents or wear to the finish. The cap is always securing tightly to the barrel. The trim is perfect with no scratches or wear. This fountain pen has never been inked, and in Mint, New Old Stock Condition. This Fountain Pen measures 5 3/8" inches capped and 5 3/4" posted. The diameter of the pen at the widest point is 11.26mm.
The Sheaffer Inlaid Nib is marked 14K Sheaffer 585 and has a Broad point measuring 1.18mm when measuring with digital calipers. This Sheaffer 14K/585 Broad Nib shows no signs of ever being inked. I did not perform a writing sample only to keep this fountain pen in New Old Stock, Mint, Uninked condition for the new owner.
This Sheaffer Targa Classic Fountain Pen in the Brush Steel pattern is a timeless classic with a fantastic industrial looks and feel. I would consider this Sheaffer Targa Fountain Pen to be in Mint, Never Inked, New Old Stock Condition. A marvelous addition to your Sheaffer Targa writing arsenal collection.
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