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Sheaffer Saratoga Vs Admiral

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#1 jmccarty3

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Posted 01 July 2018 - 00:30

I am looking at a Sheaffer Snorkel catalog from the mid '50s (sorry, I can't remember which thread this came from), and I am having trouble distinguishing the Saratoga from the Admiral. The colors and descriptions in the catalog don't help. What's the difference between the two?


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Posted 01 July 2018 - 01:54

Saratoga has a two tone nib.

Indy-pen-dance, Richard's pens, and a site-which-may-not-be-named all have charts of the models.

Edited to add list of web sites with model charts.

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Posted 02 July 2018 - 01:16

Saratoga has a two tone nib.

 

Thanks, I see the difference now. I guess I'm going to have to carry the catalog with me when I go hunting for Snorkels in DC.


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