Filling Mechanism: TouchDown


Vintage Pens: 5145 Sheaffer Tuckaway Crest
Filling Mechanism: TouchDown
Era: 1940-1949   Fountain Pen Nib Size: M
Price: $69.99
Vintage Pens: 5145: Sheaffer: Tuckaway Crest
Burgundy doesn't always photograph as nicely as it looks in real life. However, that is the true story for this Sheaffer Tuckaway Crest fountain pen. It is a handsome early TouchDown filler from the 1940s. We restored it with a new ink sac and O-ring. Designed to be discreetly hidden in a pocket or purse, these are clever little pens. This vintage pen was well loved and used with some regularity. You can see lots of fine wear marks on the cap and barrel, but there are no cracks, scratches or dents. Click the headline to see the two-tone 14k gold nib. You will write an acceptably scratchy medium line. The ink viewing window is darkened, but you can still see the factory looking green-yellow of the section sides not effected by ink staining. 11.9cm capped.
Vintage Pens: 5144 Sheaffer Tuckaway Crest
Filling Mechanism: TouchDown
Era: 1940-1949   Fountain Pen Nib Size: M
Price: $69.99
Vintage Pens: 5144: Sheaffer: Tuckaway Crest
After World War II, Sheaffer combined genius with a little more genius to create the Sheaffer Tuckaway Crest fountain pen. Using its newly invented TouchDown filler, a pneumatic filler that used air pressure to fill a pen, Sheaffer shrank the pen to fit any pocket or handbag. The end result is this incredible vintage pen. We restored it with a new ink sac and O-ring. It shows a little wear from use, but there are no dents or deep scratches, except for a couple little dents where the pen was likely dropped on the point of the cap. Click the headline to see its 14k gold nib. You will write a wet medium line with little bit of scratch. 12cm capped.