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#1 TXKat

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Posted 17 July 2015 - 02:32

Okay... I have somehow acquired a flat top black Sheaffer pen cap, but I've never had the pen. Can anyone tell me what is supposed to sit under this cap, please? And, how difficult is finding a pen? The ball on the clip is flat. There is a slight hump on the clip. Flat top and a single gold band.

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Edited by TXKat, 17 July 2015 - 16:55.

So, what's your point? (Mine is a flexible F.)

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Posted 17 July 2015 - 18:42

Looking in Glen Bowen's book, "Collectible Fountain Pens:, Sheaffer brought out some flat tops with clips like yours in 1935. There was a Feather Touch, a #3-25 and a Lifetime too, but your cap doesn't have a white dot does it? Happy hunting!

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Posted 17 July 2015 - 19:23

No, my cap has no white dot. So, thinking I need to find photos of a 1935 #3-25 and a Feather Touch. Let's see what happens...

 

Thanks Pen Lady!!!  :D  :D  :D  :D


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Posted 17 July 2015 - 20:15

Glad to help. Please let us know if you do find a pen.

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Posted 18 July 2015 - 14:27

Based on the cap band and the low placed clip this is a late 5-30 so it likely came with a 5 feather touch nib. Flatball clip is mid 1930s which is after the 5-30 nib was discontinued.
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Edited by Roger W., 18 July 2015 - 14:29.


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Posted 20 July 2015 - 16:20

So, I'm looking for a 5-30 with a 5 feather touch nib...if I can find one.

 

Awesome!! Thank you Roger!! That's a HUGE help!  :D


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