I have ultrasonically cleaned the NIB, feed, and section. Replaced the old rubber sac with a new silicone sac. Hand polished the Gold Plated Clip, Jewelers Cap Banding, and 14K Lifetime NIB. I also cleaned, buffed, polished, and waxed the barrel and cap to bring back the vibrancy and to protect the celluloid of the fountain pen.
This fountain pen cap and barrel are in magnificent condition with no chips, cracks, teeth marks or repairs with the cap always securing tightly to the barrel. The cap has the Gold Plated Clip with Jeweler's Wide Lined Cap Banding displaying no wear - displays bright clean trim. The barrel is clearly and crisply stamped with, "W.A. Sheaffer Pen Co Fort Madison, Iowa U.S.A., Patented In U.S.A.". There are no monograms or personalizations on the cap or barrel. This Sheaffer Balance Fountain Pen is a Long Slender size that measures 5 1/2" in length capped and 6" posted.
I have tested the lever filling mechanism with water and fills as it should. The Lever Filling System works excellent, as it was originally intended to.
This Sheaffer has the 14K #3 NIB that writes with a smooth line. The actual writing portion (the iridium) of the 14K Sheaffer NIB has a medium point measuring roughly .70mm when measured with digital calipers. When creating a writing sample, the NIB writes with a medium stroke/line measuring at (.70mm) and will flex up to a broad (1.14mm) line with firm pressure when measured with digital calipers. The writing sample was done with the actual pen in the images that are listed for sale. The writing sample was used by dipping the NIB in Parker Quink Blue Ink. This Nib creates a very nice smooth writing experience
Any specks of white in the images are from the cotton that I used to clean the barrel and cap.
This is a fabulous Sheaffer Balance Fountain Pen in the extremely hard to acquire Rose Glow Celluloid with the scarce Jeweler's wide cap banding. I would grade this Rose Glow Sheaffer Long Slender Balance in Excellent Condition. Rose Glow is the most difficult colored celluloid to find and this one does not disappoint. Certainly, this fountain pen is a fantastic addition to one's fine writing arsenal collection.
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