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Hi - I'm getting back into fountain pens and wanted to revisit a pen I bought in the 90s - a Sheaffer 18K gold electroplated fountain pen with black lacquer body. I'd like to know the name of it and also what sort of converter(s) would work in it so I can use bottled ink with it.

 

I've posted a video on YouTube showing the pen, box, and what little documentation I saved:

https://youtu.be/6mA8AmlDkx4

 

A YouTube commenter was kind enough to point me to this forum; the same commenter supposed it is the Sheaffer Crest (Reissue) Black w Gold Cap - Extra Fine 18k Nib. Note there is a '750' on the pen (and mine), which apparently is the nib ("conical Triumph nib. Extra fine").

 

Bonus question! What converter can I use with this pen? Would a Pilot Con 50 work? Or does Sheaffer only accept proprietary converters? I prefer piston converters, not the squeezy kind.

 

Thanks so much. :)

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First, welcome home. Pull up a stump and set a spell. I don't watch videos but from the text and initial picture I can say it is a reissue Crest. It will take the Sheaffer piston type converter or Sheaffer Cartridges.

 

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