Type Modern Fountain Pen
Product Name Townsend Chrome
Manufacturer and Year Cross, USA -- Circa 2001, this is when the line was discontinued and approximately when Cross stopped making pens in the USA.
Filling System Takes Cross cartridges or Cross Townsend converters. A piston converter is installed. Please note that Cross makes multiple converters and only the Townsend one will work.
Color Flashy lined chrome cap and barrel, black section, and gold plated trim and clip. It is personalized on the clip: "G. Anastaplo"
Nib Broad gold plated nib.
Condition Near mint condition, in box, with paperwork included. This is a large, heavy, flashy pen that shimmers and shines. The cap and barrel have a few micro-scratches, but otherwise look like new. The raised gold cap bands and clip also have microscratching. The gold end pieces look great. It is personalized on the clip: "G. Anastaplo". All imprints are clear.