For sale is a Cadmium Yellow Sheaffer Crest Nova Laque fountain pen. The Nova Laque models were introduced in 1996. What makes the Nova Laque pens so special is the finish: 23 layers of Laque finish were applied to the pen with hand decoration underneath, giving each pen a unique appearance.
The brass cap and barrel give this thin pen a commanding weight in the hand. It weighs 24.2g and measures 142.5mm capped, 125.4mm uncapped, and 166.5mm posted with a barrel diameter of 11.25mm. The cap features a 1/4 inch wide, 23 karat gold electroplated cap band and a 23 karat gold electroplated innerspring clip with the instantanly recognizable Sheaffer White Dot inlaid at the top.
The conical, two-tone palladium plated, Triumph 18 karat gold nib is stamped “SHEAFFER” over “18K” and “750”. It features a buttery smooth broad tip that’s just begging to be stubbed, which would be included in the price of the pen the buyer so chooses.
The retail price for this cartridge/converter filling fountain pen was $235 when it was first released in 1996. You can get this near mint piece for only
This pen includes an empty, refillable cartridge and does not come with a converter.
Price includes USPS First Class shipping in the US. USPS Priority small flat rate box is $8. Insurance and extra services are available at an additional cost. International shipping via USPS First Class International is $10 or USPS International Priority Mail is $25.
Returns allowed within 7 days of receipt of pen minus cost of shipping.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.