Type Vintage mechanical pencil.
Product Name Sheaffer Crest mechanical pencil. No white dot on this pencil.
Manufacturer and Year Sheaffer, made in USA – later 1940s.
Length 5 inches.
Filling System It takes 0.9mm (or "Thin") leads which it extends via the traditional twist mechanism.
Color Black with a gold filled cap in a stepped lined pattern. Gold plated trim and a two-tone cone.
Condition Excellent condition. There is some light scratches on the barrel, and a couple of dings in the grip area. The surface of the cap is scratched up and has a couple of small shallow dings. No obvious brassing or plating wear. The very top of the cap is slightly flattened out, perhaps from tapping against a desk or other hard surface. The imprint is only very slightly worn, still quite readable. No cracks, chips, personalization, or plating wear. The pencil is working very well.