Type Fountain pen
Product Name Statesman Touchdown (fat version, before they changed to the "Thin Models.")
Manufacturer and Year Sheaffer, USA. These fat Touchdown pens were only produced in 1949.
Filling System The pen fills using the Touchdown system - we've replaced the sac and O-ring, and it's working very well.
Color Black barrel and cap with gold plated trim, including 1/4" cap band.
Nib FINE 2-tone conical Triumph 14k "Sheaffer's" nib.
Condition Excellent condition with no cracks, chips, dents, or dings. This is a shiny, velvety black pen with classic styling. The cap and barrel have moderate wear. The cap band has light microscratching. The clip has plating wear as well as brassing on the tip and along the top edge. The white dot has yellowed. The imprints are clear.