Type Button Fill Fountain Pen
Product Name Challenger, small size
Manufacturer and Year Parker, USA -- 1938 (The date code on the barrel is a clear 8 with one dot, and these pens were produced between 1934-41.)
Length 4-11/16" (small sized pen)
Filling System Button filler, working well with a new sac.
Color Green and black marbled pattern with a single 1/8" cap band. The cap has a black finial and the clip is the flat tapered one. The trim is gold filled.
Nib Medium gold Parker Pen nib.
Condition Excellent condition with no cracks, chips, dents, or dings. This is a petite pen, in a beautiful color pattern with lots of shine. The barrel has handwear and light scratching, and a scratch about an inch long that's been partly smoothed out. The cap has similar wear and also quite a few shallow bite marks. The cap band has brassing and plating wear. The clip is almost totally brassed, and some dots of pitting on the sides. The black cap finial has some bite marks, but is still quite nice. The imprints are clear.