The mystery of Sheaffer’s numbered Lifetime nibs is finally solved:

Look What the Katz Drug In

2 thoughts on “Look What the Katz Drug In

  1. Interesting , I have a Sheaffer Balance Lever Fill with a serial number on it 7715534. I was wondering if the nib was 14 K gold since this isn’t stamped on the nib?

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    1. It is indeed! Many gold nibs of the time were not marked with the gold content, but all yellow nibs on top-quality pens were gold.

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