This is a Sheaffer Valiant II in grey striped celluloid c1945 to 1946. It features chrome plated trim. The Valiant also came in black, brown, green and carmine striped celluloid with gold plated trim. It is a Vacuum-Fil pen, also offered as a Lever-Fill in black only. It sold for $12.50 with the matching pencil for $5.00. Sheaffer offered 16 different 14 karat gold nib grades. It measures 5 1/8 inches long, capped.