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Sheaffer Imperial II Touchdown Deluxe - U.S.A. Early 1960’s


Offered For Sale - Fully Restored

Sheaffer Imperial Touchdown

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Pen Description



Sheaffer Imperial II Touchdown Deluxe from the early 1960’s in burgundy resin with satin stainless steel cap and chromium plated clip. Vacuum filling system.


Pen has ‘plunge-down’ type filler accessed and operated by un-screwing knob at rear of barrel. Slip on cap stamped ‘SHEAFFER - MADE IN U.S.A.’


Pen measures 5 3/8 inches (13.6 cms) long with cap attached. Cap posted for writing 5 ¾ inches (14.5 cms)


Nib


Palladium conical ‘Triumph’ nib stamped ‘SHEAFFER - ® - MADE IN U.S.A,’. Nib writes with a firm fine line.


Restoration


Pen has been fully disassembled, ultrasonically cleaned to remove traces of old ink. Encased ink sac has been replaced, also new set of sealing washers . All traces of ink removed from collector and feeder tube. Pen barrel delicately hand polished. Re-assembled, write tested and finally flushed with clean water.


General Condition


Pen barrel and cap are free from scratches, with no personalisation's. Cap is dent free having smooth polished surface. Plating to pocket clip is good. Vacuum filling system rod slides with ease and draws good quantity of ink. Cap retention spring secures cap firmly in place. Overall pen is in very good condition and ready to write.


Sellers Comment


Sheaffer Imperial’s can be found on internet as ‘New Old Stock’. Sac and plunge rod seals will probably have perished, in the fifty or so years since pen was first manufactured. This Sheaffer Imperial II has new vacuum sac and seals.

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Sheaffer Imperial Touchdown