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Hello, fellow Sheaffer'S lovers, I recently acquired and worked a bit on a flat-top that is truly lovely (and now writes nicely too ), but I'm having some thoughts about dating it (e.g. "help!") I've attached some relevant photos... the clip is the round ball humped variety, and that with the barrel imprint suggests mid-to-late 1920s, but the feed on the nib is the full-cut comb type, and that says to me 1939 or so. Perhaps the nib is a replacement? I would love to hear some thoughts and opinings. Matt
Hello, I inherited this pen from my English grandfather. It's a Sheaffer with what appears to be a golden nib. The cap's top is flat with a golden circle. Can anyone identify it for me? I'd love to get it back into working shape but haven't the faintest idea what to buy for it, and unfortunately the days of going to a pen shop to get it inspected are over. It's safe to assume it needs a new ink cartridge and perhaps a nib, though I can't seem to get it off nor do I know which kind to get. Thanks for any help!
Hakase Cocobolo Flat-top The Hakase Cocobolo resting in its paulownia box. The calligraphy on the box is done by the mother of the current owner of Hakase, Ryo Yamamoto. Yamamoto-san is the grandson of the original founder of Hakase. Introduction As a lover and user of Japanese pens, owning a Hakase pen has been my goal for the longest time ever. Ever since I read reviews of this brand four years ago, I fell in love with the mystique of a small family-owned shop on the west coast of Japan churning out hand-turned custom pens, one every day. They have no distributor and in order to purch