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The celluloid is in very good condition with no notable flaws. The barrel color and clarity are very good.
There are spots of plating loss on the clip ball and along the bottom edge of the cap band. The cap band spins but is not loose enough to wiggle.
Equivalent to a modern, western fine or Japanese fine-medium
Vacuum-Fil freshly restored
Sheaffer described this as a slender, full length pen.
Capped - 137 mm (5.14”)Uncapped - 119 mm (4.7”)Posted - 158 mm (6 1/4”).
Cap - 12.1 mm (0.48”)Barrel - 10.4 mm (0.41”)