Type Substantial, oversize vintage fountain pen in excellent working condition
Product Name Sheaffer "Flat Top" (The nib and white dot indicate that the pen was a Lifetime model.)
Manufacturer and Year Sheaffer, USA -- early 1930s as identified by the short humped ball clip.
Filling System Lever filler, restored with a new sac and working perfectly.
Color Smooth black plastic/radite. White dot in the top of the cap. 1/8" cap band. Short humped clip. Trim is gold filled.
Nib FINE 14k Lifetime nib is large.
Condition Excellent + condition with no cracks. This is a velvety, very shiny, black pen that is substantial and stately. The cap and barrel have some scratching. The barrel has marks caused by the cap lip and the heavier scratching around and below the lever. The lever has some long, thin scratches down the front and a tad of pitting along the top edge. The cap band has no brassing, just a little plating wear and small scratches. The clip has microscratching only, no brassing. The top of the cap has a little chip on the edge. The white dot is excellent. The imprints are perfectly crisp.