|This pen replicates an actual 30 caliber shell. its attractive, distinctive, and has a comfort to its grip. The wood I used is resin impregnated dye with laminated colored veneers. The metal is 24kt gold with a Parker refill, and is a click pen. My pen is shipped in a gift box and a Certificate of Authenticity. All my products are hand made and no two items are alike. Color tones can vary. Please allow 3-5 business days for shipping. This item is ready to ship!