Type Snorkel filling fountain pen and pencil set, restored and working well.
Product Name Sheaffer Snorkel Signature. See this helpful article on the Penhero web site. (The Autograph models had a wide solid gold band and a solid gold clip, whereas the Signature models had a narrower solid gold cap band and the clips were gold filled.)
Manufacturer and Year Sheaffer, made in USA -- 1952-9
Length Fountain Pen: 5-1/2 inches; Mechanical Pencil: 5" (very slim)
Filling System Snorkel filler. We've restored it with a new sac, point gasket, and O-ring and tested the pen thoroughly. It's working very well and we'll send instructions on how to use the snorkel filling system. The mechanical pencil takes 0.9mm leads.
Color Botth the pen and pencil have black cap and body, and 14k solid gold trim, and a 3/8 inch wide cap band.
Nib FINE Sheaffer's 14k triumph nib with palladium masking. The two-tone nib has a Waverly upturn.
Condition Excellent condition with light microscratching on the barrel of the pen. The pencil has the signature of George T. Parkis engraved on the band, but the pen's band is NOT personalized. The masking on the pen's nib is intact. The imprints on both pieces are clear. No cracks, chips, dents, or dings. The set comes in a vintage Sheaffer's box.