For your consideration, we are offering for sale this Circa 1980s Mint Condition, New Old Stock, Never Inked Sheaffer 550 Quasi Imperial Fountain Pen in Burgundy color with 23K Gold Electroplated Trim. I consider this fountain pen in New Old Stock Condition, Never Inked, Mint, in the original box with plastic sleeve and Sheaffer documentation.
This fountain pen cap and barrel are in magnificent condition with no chips, cracks, teeth marks, or repairs with the cap always securing to the barrel. The cap has the Gold Filled "Loss Proof" Spring-loaded Clip that displays the White Dot in perfect condition. There are no monograms or personalizations to either the cap or barrel. There is no brassing or wear to the cap or the clip and cap banding. This Sheaffer 550 Imperial Fountain Pen measures 5 1/8" in length capped and 5 3/4" posted.
The filling system can use Sheaffer style cartridges, or you can fill it with bottled ink via the included ink converter
The 23K gold electroplated Sheaffer Nib has a Medium point measuring roughly .80mm when measuring with digital calipers. I have not written with this Sheaffer 550 Imperial as I wanted to keep it in Mint, New Old Stock, Never Inked Condition for the next collector.
Come with the original box with Sheaffer documentation. The box and papers are in mint condition.
These Sheaffer 550 Imperial Fountain Pens are becoming more and more collectible. Collectors love the Inlaid style nibs and these pens are steady workhorses for writing long periods. This Sheaffer 550 Imperial Fountain pen is in ready-to-write condition or just add to your writing arsenal collection. I would consider this Sheaffer 550 Imperial Fountain Pen to grade at New Old Stock, Mint Condition.
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