2. Sheaffer’s Slender Oversized (?) Balance w/ Lifetime nib. This pen is in excellent condition for its age, with only a few marks (incl. a couple of pin-head-sized chips) on the barrel. The barrel is slim (about .44” / 11mm), but closed length is a full 5 5/8” / 143mm. According to Binder’s site, slim standard Balances were a bit shorter, but the cap is on snug and I’ve measured it twice. Barrel engravings are clear but there is no price number present. Black and Pearl, with most of the pearl ambered. Plating on band and clip is good. Engraving on Lifetime nib is all deep and clear. Nib writes smoothly and is pretty hard. No broken fins on feed. New sac around five years ago. $200 shipped First Class in US. PayPal only, please.