This is a VANCO 14 karat gold filled vine pattern fountain pen c1930s. VANCO was a Japanese pen maker and had a relationship with the Shobido Silver Store in Osaka, resulting in many high quality sterling silver pens. Both companies were owned by members of the Eto family. The VANCO logo is a double V as seen on the clip and is also part of the hallmark on the cap top with RI14K, indicating 14 karat gold filled. It's possible that the base metal of this pen is silver. VANCO may have made parts or complete pens for other companies as the hallmark appears on parts of other pens including Marukin cap bands. This is a lever fill pen that measures 4 5/8 inches long and has J. T. in old English font engraved in the space near the barrel end. Interestingly, the nib is stamped LIFETIME, as well as THE VANCO 14K GOLD PEN.