This vintage Sheaffer snorkel pen and pencil set is in great condition. There are instructions with to re fill the snorkel pen. The pen and pencil are in the original Sheaffer box. The pen is in need of an ink refill. The White Dot's original purpose was to indicate that the pen had a Lifetime guarantee. Early Sheaffer advertisements, beginning in 1924, point out that Lifetime pens, so marked by the White Dot were "unconditionally guaranteed for a lifetime This Sheaffer pen measures 16cm long, it is the perfect size for a wallet or purse. This pen and pencil are in good vintage condition with minor age and use related wear!