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Hello, I have a sheaffer pen box it’s a black pebble grain leather? Covered clamshell box there is nothing to identify it other than it’s a sheaffer box. Anyone know what era and what pen came in it, I appreciate it thanks you!

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A tip...the brand name has the ´s...I think this letter was removed late 1960´s years...so your box is before that era...

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I have the same box which contained a dated warranty paper, the date on it is 21/12/37. It had a green striated lever fill lifetime balance and pencil, with the flat ball clips.

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Take a look at this article by our moderator Jim:

 

https://penhero.com/PenGallery/Sheaffer/SheafferCrestVintage.htm

 

 I don't know if yours held a Crest or one of the other models of that period. Mine is a little more upscale and held a high-end first year Crest set. They seem to have been used in the late 30s to mid fortiesDSC_0129.thumb.jpg.b057f5ac2fb4bbaa8f5a54dd2e64b2f7.jpg

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On 11/24/2021 at 12:48 AM, Roger W. said:

Proper pen for this box will have gold trim (as opposed to silver).

 

Roger W.

 

Roger, could you elaborate. I'm not understanding. 

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Okay. Your answer threw me at first, but now I get it. The silver-trimmed box held those less common silver-trimmed gray or green striated sets. So OP's box would be a rather uncommon survivor from the late 30s or early 40s.

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