The pneumatic Touchdown system from Sheaffer was the precursor to the Snorkel system where the the extension of the Touchdown and depression operates the system to compress the sac and fill it with ink.
Nib: 14K Two Tone Triumph (Fine).
Filling System: Touchdown (pneumatic)
Length - 5.32" / 13.50 cm (capped)
Cap - 2.39" / 6.06 cm
Barrel diameter - 0.41" / 1.05 cm
Condition: The pen is in good overall condition with a very clear ink view window. The barrel has some deformation and discolouration at the blindcap due to heat at some point in its life (see pictures). Filling system has had a complete restoration with a new sac and seals. Please see the photos for a complete photographic assessment of the quality of the pen.
Country of Manufacture: United States
Made by Sheaffer in the United States, Restored by Fifteen Pens in Ottawa Canada
Comes with a 1 year warranty