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Sheaffer Pens

About Sheaffer Pens


In 1912 Walter A. Sheaffer of Fort Madison, Iowa takes his idea of a pen filling system that uses a lever and founds the W. A. Sheaffer Pen company from a cramped back room of jewellery shop.

By the 1930's Sheaffer Pens had become a leader in the luxury pen market. Sheaffer Pens, with their original lever-filler mechanism were being advertised as a pen that "fills instantly from any ink-well, with one touch of a finger. Cleans automatically when filling." This design was in use until the end of the 1940's

In 1949 Sheaffer pen developed the touchdown pneumatic-filling mechanism for their top pens. A development of the Touchdown design was the Sheaffer Snorkel, which added a small extendable tube underneath the nib to avoid the need to dip the nib into the ink when operating the filler plunger.
After 1959 most Sheaffer pens were designed to accept either ink cartridges or an ink converter to allow the use of bottled ink.

Since then the Sheaffer Pen brand has been synonymous with quality, innovation, and craftsmanship. Today Sheaffer Pens forge ahead with the same commitment to excellence. Sheaffer Pen Collection offers a wide selection of contemporary designs, innovative products and classic finishes created to meet the individual tastes of today's fine writing consumers. For almost 100 years, Sheaffer Pens have been focused on providing products that satisfy consumer needs while exceeding their expectations. Today the brand continues to be defined by the quality of its products and is identifiable by its famous White Dot collection.

A Sheaffer Pen is more than just a writing instrument. It is an integral part of your lifestyle and heritage. Over the years, Sheaffer Pens have been a focal point of many a momentous occasion, often leaving an indelible impression on the lives of our customers.

All Sheaffer Pens are presented in a gift box.

The Sheaffer Pen comes with a limited warrenty, either 1 year, 3 years or lifetime dependent on the model.

At The Pen Zone we are committed to supplying top quality pens and pencils and stock the full Sheaffer Pen and refill range.

Most Sheaffer Pens can be engraved for that extra personal touch. These are professionally done by Cross in the UK.