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Sheaffer 1949 "Fat" Touchdown Statesman, Fine Nib

Sheaffer 1949 "Fat" Touchdown Statesman, Fine Nib
Sheaffer 1949 "Fat" Touchdown Statesman, Fine Nib
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IPDV-0256
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Sheaffer 1949 "Fat" Touchdown Statesman, Fine Nib

Condition: B+.
No brassing chips, cracks, dings or significant scratches. Only produced in 1949, these "Fat" Touchdowns were Sheaffer's shortest lived production. Beautiful clean example. 14K 2T Nº 5 nib lays down a fine line.

Touchdown filler.

Pen Length: 51/4" (133 mm) capped, 61/16" (160 mm) Posted Length: 55/16" (135 mm).


We grade pens according to the following condition scale. Within a grade, we use + or – to indicate shades of variation; for example, a pen that is B+ falls into the B grade and shows so little use that it is only marginally not A2.

Condition Description
A1 “Mint” (uninked). Shows no signs of use.
A2 “Mint” (inked). As for A1 but may have been dipped or inked.
N1   New Old Stock (NOS). Unsold dealer or manufacturer stock. Not dipped or inked but may show shop wear.
N2 New Old Stock (NOS). Same as N1 but may have been dipped.
B   Excellent. All parts original and showing only very slight signs of use. Very slight surface scratching; very minor discoloration or brassing; crisp imprints; no significant dings.
C   Fine. All parts original. Some discoloration and brassing; light or worn imprints; small dings to metal or scratching on plastic.
D   Fair. Some parts possibly not original; significant brassing or discoloration; very worn imprints; dings and scratches. Maybe a good writing pen or usable for parts.
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