The Fisher matte black retractable Shuttle Space pen is based on the original design of the AG7 which was first used in space by astronauts on Apollo 7 in 1968.
It is made from solid brass with hard wearing matte black finish & gold trim. The push button at the end of the pen has a unique clicking mechanism that is used to advance the tip. The tip is retracted by pressing the button at the side of the barrel that is adjacent to the pocket clip. There is a set of grooves etched into the lower part of the barrel this forms the grip area allowing you to get a firm hold of the pen.
This Fisher CH4B matte black retractable Space pen has a sleek and more modern appearance than its predecessor the AG7. It measures 133mm in length 8mm in diameter & weighs 21.8grams.
The CH4B Matte Black Space Pen hasﾠthe now legendary sealed pressurised refill with black ink and a medium tip.It can write upside down and at any angle as well as in extreme conditions from -34 degrees C up to 121 degrees C. Not only can it write in outer space but it can even write under water or on wet paper and over grease.
This pen can be refilled with Fisher Space Pen refills that are available in black, blue, brown, burgundy, green, red, purple, turquoise, silver and ultra violet which have a medium tip. The black and blue are also available with a fine or broad tip.
The pen has a life time guarantee and is supplied in a Fisher branded black gift box with flock lining.