Sheaffer Valiant / Black / Gf-trim / Snorkel Td / 14k Fine Sheaffer Triumph Nib
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Sheaffer Valiant / Black / Gf-trim / Snorkel Td / 14k Fine Sheaffer Triumph Nib:
Full size Sheaffer Valiant snorkel touchdown fill fountain pen in black with gold-filled trim and fine 14k Sheaffer Triumph conical nib.Excellent (B+) by Richard's notation. Pen has been restored (new sac, gently cleaned, polished) and verified in full working order.Pen measures 5 1/4" capped and 6" posted, a larger pen of substantial girth,.Cap & clip: Cap is glossy, clean, and shows no scratches, dings, dents, or damage of any kind. Microabrasions from normal use only. Gold-filled clip and wide cap band are bright, clean, and show no plate loss or tarnish. Cap threads are clear and cap threads snugly to the barrel. White dot is bright white; no discoloration to my eye.Barrel: Barrel is glossy, clean, and shows no scratches, dings, dents, or damage of any kind. Microabrasions from normal use only. Imprint is deep, clear, and stamped: "W.A. Sheaffer Pen Co. / Fort Madison, Iowa, USA / Made in USA." Touchdown tip threads smooth, snug, and invisibly to the barrel. Nib: Fine firm 14k Sheaffer Triumph conical nib. Stamped "Sheaffer's / Reg. US Pat. Office / Made in USA / 14k." Writes a smooth fine line in all directions.Fill: Touchdown snorkel. Pen fills perfectly and is ready to fill and write.