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luxury pens from USA

Sheaffer Pen is celebrating a significant milestone during 2013 - its one hundredth anniversary in the fine-writing industry. ( 1913- 2013).
Sheaffer was started in the back of a small jewelry shop in Iowa, USA in 1913,by a gentleman named Walter A. Sheaffer and is today sold and marketed in more than 90 countries worldwide.

sheaffer prelude pen india from the collection of m . t .cherian
Pic: Sheaffer prelude from the collection of M T cherian

A Sheaffer No Nonsense pen was used by Ernest Hemingway to edit his novel "The Dangerous Summer"
The United Nations (UN) Charter was signed with a Sheaffer fountain pen on June 26, 1945 in San Francisco.
The Japanese surrender which marked an end to the World War II was signed with Sheaffer pens by Gen. Douglas McArthur and Japanese officials aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay Sept. 2, 1945.
President Kennedy and Clinton had both Parker and Sheaffer pens as signature pens

other models of sheaffer pens

1936 Sheaffer's Jr. Balance pen in Ebonized Pearl, i.e. black with abalone chips

Sheaffer Balance 500 Carmine Red Striated Full-Size Fountain Pen - 1930's
Sheaffer's Art Deco Wood 10-Pen Store Pen Display Tray - c. 1930's


the centennial collection

Sheaffer Amronlite lamp desk set. Metal base, green glass shade. This model appeared in the 1928 Sheaffer catalogue. I think it's the most attractive of the Sheaffer desk lamps made. The base design is simple and architectural.





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