The Sheaffer Prelude was introduced in 1997 and is still in production, a sign of its quality of design and build.
This Sheaffer Prelude Desk Set probably dates from the late 1990s. It is in mint condition with original box, leaflet, unused name plate, and two cartridges.
The base is of solid wood with a lovely smooth finish and the fountain pen, similarly pristine appears to be unused. The prelude has gained a reputation as 'the writer's pen', it would make a great gift for someone who enjoys using a fountain pen on a regular basis.