This is a Sheaffer Snorkel Admiral in Buckskin Tan c. 1957-1959. Buckskin Tan was one of the new Snorkel colors introduced in 1957 and pens of this color usually have sections that match the cap and barrel color. The Admiral has an open plain 14 karat gold nib, an injection molded plastic cap and barrel, and a gold-filled clip and 3/8 inch cap band. This pen has the imprint above the cap band: SHEAFFER'S - MADE IN U.S.A. The clip is showing significant plate loss. Colors produced were black, burgundy, pastel gray, pastel blue (or aqua), pastel green, buckskin tan, vermilion, and sage green. This 5 1/2 inch long Snorkel Admiral has a fine nib and sold for $10.00 and the matching pencil, $6.00.