Type Snorkel fountain pen
Product Name Statesman Snorkel
Manufacturer and Year Sheaffer, USA, 1952-9, probably before 1956 since the Burgundy color changed a bit then.
Filling System Snorkel filler - restored and working perfectly. We'll send instructions on how to use the snorkel filling system.
Color Burgundy body and cap. Gold plated trim. Wide, 3/8", cap band with simple border etched within.
Nib Medium palladium-silver conical Triumph nib with a nice Waverly-style tip (upturned for smoother writing). The back of the nib is labeled F4.
Condition Excellent condition with no cracks or serious scratches. Light scratching and normal hand wear. The sides of the clip have plating wear, but the face looks great. There is a small chip in the White Dot. The imprint and end cap grooves are clear.