Sheaffer's Snorkel Fine Palladium Silver Nib Pen and Pencil Set In Original Box
Description: A set of vintage pastel gray Sheaffer's Snorkel fountain pen and mechanical pencil set in original box. The pen has a fine nib marked Sheaffer Palladium Silver F6. Both pen and pencil have beautiful slick and slim profile and a gold colored band as well as a gold colored clip. The clip is marked Sheaffer's. The pencil has a golden tip where the lead comes out. The pen still has a paper label near the nib which says "FINE". The two-piece set appears not have been used and both pieces are clean and appear to be in great condition. The pencil works well and we have not tested the pen. However, careful examination of the set suggest that the set was never used and remained in the box for the past 60 to 70 years. The box itself is soiled, has some breaks at the corners and the elastic holding the writing instruments appears to be a bit stretched. Both pen and pencil are in excellent condition with no observable damage or pronounced scratches. Just a nice vintage set to add to your collection. Please carefully review photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Circa 1950's.
Origin: Fort Madison, Iowa in United States of America.
Size: The pen is ~5 1/2" long and the pencil is ~5" long. The entire set including the box weighs about 3 ounces.
Marks: Both pieces are marked on the clip with the words "Sheaffer's." The nib of the pen is marked "Sheaffer Palladium Silver F6". The pen still has a paper label near the nib which says "FINE". The box is also marked SHEAFER'S on the outside and inside of the lid.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Nice vintage set which feel great in your hand. This is a beautiful, first quality writing instruments set, worthy of any collection or for use distinctively.
Condition: The pen and pencil are in excellent condition and do not appear to have been used at all. They are clean, intact, and without any objectionable scratches or observable wear. The pencil works well and the pen we believe should also work well but was not tested. They are both all there in good original condition. The box is in OK condition with some soiling and stains on the exterior but relatively clean on the interior. The box has breaks at the corners and the elastic holding the writing instruments is a bit stretched. Please see photos to appreciate the beauty of the set and for additional condition information.
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