Cartier, Matte Stainless Steel with gold plated trim, twist action, Serial No. 277256
Louis-François Cartier founded Cartier in Paris, France in 1847 when he took over the workshop of his master, Adolphe Picard. In 1874, Louis-François' son Alfred Cartier took over the company, but it was Alfred's sons Louis, Pierre and Jacques who established the brand name worldwide.
*In most Vintage Ballpoints, the refills are dry and have to be replaced, also takes a Parker refill