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Addertooth posted a topic in SheafferI ran across this on ebay. So many of the Sheaffer desk sets seem to be the standard black body fountain pens. These had an nice splash of celluloid color, which I found strangely appealing. (Possibly "Balance" version derived?) Both of them are white dot, lifetime nibs, celluloid bodies with lever fill. They seemed less common than other examples. Enough of my chatter, pictures below.
Ignore the pen at the top of the picture, it was an easy one to figure out. The quill at the bottom has a number 2 nib, double bands top and bottom, and the extension at the opposite end as the nib screws in and out. For a basic test, I dipped it, but did not flex too hard because the nib is untuned and is a bit toothy yet. Unsurprisingly, the sac is toast, it is very hard. The body (the length between the section and the screw in extension) is 3 and 5/16th long. The length from nib tip to tapered end is 8 inches long. The base is gold veined black marble with green felt underneath with