Type Vintage lever fill fountain pen
Product Name unknown
Manufacturer and Year Gold Bond USA -- 1930s. Gold Bond was a brand created by Montgomery Ward, and their pens were made by many well-known manufacturers of the time. This one was likely made by Waterman, and strongly resembles a Waterman 94 or the celluloid 5/7. It has a stepped top cap, the characteristic lever box housing of Waterman, as well as their spoon feed and a keyhole breather hole.
Filling System Lever filler - new sac installed here at PSP.
Color Pearly green with gold filled trim and cap bands. There are 3 cap bands - a 3/16" wide one with narrow bands on either side of it.
Nib Medium 14k Gold Bond nib. The nib has some flexibility and writes very smoothly. See our writing sample.
Condition Very nice condition. This pen has some condition issues, but it writes well, and is really quite beautiful. There is a crack in the cap lip, about 3/4" long, that extends beyond the cap bands. The narrow cap bands have brassing, and the wide band has scratches and one dot of pitting. The cap and barrel both have crazing of the material. The clip has plating wear around its edges. There are some bite marks and scratches on the top of the cap. The lever housing looks pretty good, and the lever has plating wear on the top. The end of the barrel has moerate scratching. The imprint is worn but still readable. The barrel is personalized with "T. S. GREER".