Description Parker 75 Mechanical Pencil in Black with gold filled trim. Date code "TE" points to 1985 1st quarter. Made in France. Cap actuated. In excellent condition and in working order. 0.5mm lead. Original eraser may need to be replaced f you intend on using it. Ready to write. **Vintage pens, or pens marked as Experienced will be considered for return only if they arrived to you as mechanically defective. Experienced pens may have small defects or scuffs, since they often have been pre-owned, and they have been priced accordingly. All Japanese Pen Nibs are graded as the manufacturer intended, that is, they will be finer than western counterparts (e.g. Japanese Medium is more like a Western Fine, Fine is more like an Extra Fine, etc.).