For your consideration, we are offering for sale this Restored 1930s Sheaffer White Dot Flat Top 14K Autograph Trim Fountain Pen in the Jet Black Celluloid. This fountain pen has been thoroughly taken apart, cleaned, and put back together and now is in wonderful writing condition.
This is a late Oversize Flat top fountain pen that dates to the early 1930s. The Sheaffer Flat Top Autograph Fountain Pen is an Oversize Model with a 1/2" wide 14K Cap Banding which was the widest available and the 14K clip.
I have ultrasonically cleaned the NIB, feed, and section. Replaced the old ink sac with a new silicone sac. Hand polished the 14K Gold Clip, 14: 1/2" inch Cap Banding, and 14K NIB. Cleaned, Buffed, and Polished the barrel and cap to bring back the vibrancy of the fountain pen.
This fountain pen cap and barrel are in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, or repairs with the cap always securing tightly to the barrel. The cap has a 14K gold clip that is in perfect condition. The 14K gold 1/2" inch wide cap banding has been polished to shine brightly once again. The top of the cap is flat and displays the white dot in the center. The barrel is clearly and crisply stamped with, "W.A. SHEAFFER PEN CO PAT AUG 25, 08 FORT MADISON IA U.S.A. DEC 10, 12 - JAN 27 - OCT 20 - NOV 24, 14". The celluloid is in excellent condition displaying a deep jet black color. This Sheaffer Oversize Fountain Pen measures 5 3/8" in length capped and 6 3/4" posted.
This Sheaffer Oversize Flattop has the Lever Filling system, which works fantastic. Works as it was intended to back in the 1930s.
This Sheaffer has a 14K Lifetime Nib that writes very smoothly. The actual iridium tip on this Sheaffer Nib has a medium point measuring roughly .63mm when measured with digital calipers. When writing a sample with this NIB, it writes with a fine to a medium stroke/line. In the writing sample provided, the fine line measures at .47mm with very light pressure and will flex to a medium stroke measuring .63mm with medium to firm pressure when I 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 performed by dipping the Nib in Parker Quink Blue-black Ink.
This is an extremely uncommon vintage Oversized Sheaffer Flat Top Fountain Pen with 14K Autograph Trim would grade in excellent condition. It is ready to write with or just add to your writing arsenal collection.
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