Sheaffer Targa It was launched in 1978 as ‘Targa by Sheaffer’ and named after a famous Italian (Sicily) Road race (as was the Porsche Targa) and never known as the Sheaffer Targa. Apparently it was originally named the Genesis but changed to Targa because of concerns that sales in the Middle East may suffer …
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Sheaffer Lifetime The Sheaffer Flat Tops introduced in 1912 were made from hard rubber but it wasn’t until 1924 that the first plastic ones were produced. If my research is correct, this material was Radite, a partially nitrated celluloid. Jade green was one of the more popular colors and …
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Pen For Men I recently came across a vintage Sheaffer whilst I was looking through one of my lesser used pen cases. Now this was one of my favourite pens, but that was many years ago and I’d almost forgotten about it…..after a disagreement with the tiled floor in the bathroom. I was about to …
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