Vintage Early Sheaffer

Sheaffer Imperial Sterling Silver Fountain Pen


The Sheaffer Imperial Category Of Fountain Pens

During 1960 1st pencils when you look at the Imperial family members showed up, reasonably limited line of cartridge pens called lightweight and a Touchdown pen known as Target.
The mark ended up being fitted using the cylindrical style nib like this previously used from the snorkel pens, using human body design and trim made to look like a slender PFM III.

SHEAFFER'S TARGET FOUNTAIN PEN AND PENCIL SET

The above image has been used aided by the kind permission of Jim Mamoulides of www. Penhero.com - some very nice info on the Sheaffer Imperials are present on Jim's internet site.

SHEAFFER'S COMPACT We CARTRIDGE FOUNTAIN PEN IN BLACK WITH INK SEE BARREL

The Compact Cartridge pencils were numbered we and II, both had an inlaid nib products fitted to the pencils. Comp I experienced a Stainless steel nib and trim, the video was stamped Sheaffer’s and had no white dot. The Comp II had a 14K solid gold nib device, gold plated trim and also the video had a white dot fitted. Two variations associated with pencils were made, one with an ink look at the barrel and another without. Two different size limit videos had been also made, the pencils using ink view barrel normally have the faster video fitted.

SHEAFFER'S LIGHTWEIGHT II CARTRIDGE FOUNTAIN PEN IN BURGUNDY WITH INK VIEW BARREL.

1961 saw the development of exactly what numerous reference while the proper Imperial, two pencils had been initially made the Imperial IV while the Imperial VI, both had been touchdown pens with inlaid nibs. Later in 1961 the prospective was rebranded the Imperial III and four brand-new pens were included with the product range. The Imperial II, Imperial VIII, Imperial Triumph therefore the 14K solid-gold Imperial Masterpiece.

SHEAFFER'S IMPERIAL TRIUMPH TOUCHDOWN FOUNTAIN PEN.

SHEAFFER'S IMPERIAL VIII TOUCHDOWN FOUNTAIN PEN IN EBONY.

SHEAFFER'S IMPERIAL VI TOUCHDOWN FOUNTAIN PEN IN GREY.

SHEAFFER'S IMPERIAL IV TOUCHDOWN FOUNTAIN PEN IN BLUE.

SHEAFFER'S IMPERIAL III TOUCHDOWN FOUNTAIN PEN IN BURGUNDY.

SHEAFFER'S IMPERIAL II TOUCHDOWN FOUNTAIN PEN IN GREEN.

In 1962 the Imperial I happened to be put into the range, this pen had a quick stroke touchdown process. The pen ended up being fitted with a gold plated recessed style nib and trim with gold-plate. Initial Imperial I pens were manufactured and sent from Canada.

SHEAFFER'S IMPERIAL I TOUCHDOWN FOUNTAIN PENS IN GREEN AND GRAY.

The above mentioned picture has been utilized using kind authorization of Jim Mamoulides, Penhero.com.

A fresh selection of pencils arrived on the scene in 1962, the 500, 800 and 1000 models, provided their figures from price, $5.00, $8.00 and $10.00 correspondingly. The initial diamond point nibs fitted on these pens ended up being in fact a cost preserving workout that enabled Sheaffer to place all of them in at a reduced cost, while nonetheless maintaining the look of an inlaid nib pen. The bulbous shaped nib shell because of the recessed design nib, received these pens the nickname 'Dolphin', as much as I'm mindful this name was never used by Sheaffer. The 500 and 800 were available in the Cartridge and Touchdown alternative while the 1000 was just readily available as a cartridge pen.

Above Images extracted from a 1963 Sheaffer's 50th Year Anniversary Catalogue.

1963 was a landmark 12 months for Sheaffer, the 50th anniversary of business and a unique variety of pencils had been introduced to co-inside using this occasion, they certainly were named Lifetime pens and given a guarantee to fit .The following description associated with Warranty is extracted from a Sheaffer service handbook.



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