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1940 Brown Sheaffer Triumph Crest Vac Fill Oversize Review

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#1 georges zaslavsky

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Posted 10 April 2011 - 10:54


time for another sheaffer review
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Posted 10 April 2011 - 13:44

How nice to capture one of these, I really like the striped pattern also. Love to snag one myself.

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 22:25

We could sense a shift in the Sheaffer flux with so many suddenly appearing overseas.

You have done a very nice job with your three reviews, showing how the classic styling of the Balances and this Triumph Crest never seems to become outdated.


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Posted 25 April 2011 - 20:26

Thank you for the review. One question I have is why you refer to this as the Crest model? I had thought the Sheaffer Crest models are distinguished by an all-metal cap. I had thought that the striated celluloid pen with the Triumph nib is the Sheaffer Valiant, including the wide cap-band model. But I confess that I find vintage Sheaffer model names very confusing.

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