Sheaffer, Balance Oversize Transitional Fountain Pen, Black w/Gold Fill Trim - VP4634

Lever filler; excellent color with no fading or discoloration; gold fill trim in excellent condition with no brassing or wear; very crisp imprint; 14 karat gold Sheaffer Lifetime FIRM/FINE nib; pen measures 5-1/2" capped, and 7" open with posted cap; in excellent overall condition with minimal scuffing and no chips or cracks; RESTORED AND WORKING.

Transitional pen refers to the time period when Sheaffer redesigned the Balance pen with flat top and barrel end, but using the leftover "traditional" bullet cap, pairing it with a flat-bottom barrel until old stock was used up.