Black cap and barrel. Gold plated clip and trim. Hooded gold plated nib. Produced in East Germany during 1980s. Piston filler. Rotate the blind cat to let the ink in. Brass thread - common to high end models. Garant factory has been based in Leipzig - Germany. Produced high quallity writing instruments during the Cold War. Great used vintage condition. Proud addition to every collection. Enjoy it!