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When Was Sheaffer(S) Discontinued

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#1 Buttonboy

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Posted 22 March 2016 - 16:40

I have a Sheaffer pen box but it has the old SheafferS name.

I know this branding changed when the company changed ownership but I do not know when.

Any information appreciated.

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Posted 22 March 2016 - 19:32

From memory, 1964.

 

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Posted 23 March 2016 - 14:22

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Edited by mitto, 23 March 2016 - 14:27.

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Posted 23 March 2016 - 14:26

"1966 brought a major change in SheafferS history with the sale of the Company to Textron Inc., a manufacturing company with headquarters in Providence, Rhode Island".

http://www.sheaffert...f sheaffer.html
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Posted 06 April 2016 - 20:52

"1966 brought a major change in SheafferS history with the sale of the Company to Textron Inc., a manufacturing company with headquarters in Providence, Rhode Island".

http://www.sheaffert...f sheaffer.html

 

The branding changed from Sheaffer'S to Sheaffer in 1964.

 

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