The 180, introduced in 1976, was a pen that was intended to give the user two pens in one. The pen can be rotated 180 degrees and the nib will then provide, a different width. This pen is fun to use. Please disregard the tag on the pen in the pictures as you will win the nib size stated in the title.
This is an elegant 18KT, gold plated, Imperial. The pattern etched in the metal is groups of lines separated by blank areas.Each 180 has a 14kt nib and a convertor and is ready to use. The pens are slender but have good balance. I have a friend who is 6' 6 tall and enjoys his 180 Flighter set, immensely. This is a fun-to-use pen.
The ball pen is cap-actuated and is a clone of the 75 ball pen, but for the smooth tassie sides versus the ribbed sides of the 75 BP. Please see the images for a good view of the pen. I also, have two 180 Flighters currently listed with different nibs. The item "Parker 180 Imperial Fountain Pen NOS 14K XF-M Nib Mint" is in sale since Tuesday, March 12, 2013.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pens\Fountain Pens\Parker". The seller is "nycpens" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.