|Throughout history sailing has been instrumental in the development of civilization, affording mobility for trade, transport, warfare, and fishing. Though it's greatest contribution has been to the many great explorations in the world. This pen captures the romance and adventure of old sailing ships. It has a captivating scene engraved on the tip of a grand tall ship, while the end is embellished with the captain's wheel and compass. Nautical rope accents can be found throughout and encircling the detailed Anchor clip, which given it's history, is considered a symbol of well-grounded hope. It features a warm Antique Brass finish accompanied by the the hand turned Red Tiger Oak Wood barrel reminscent planking commonly associated with ship decks of those days. This pen is impressive. It features a reliable twist mechanism and smooth writing Parker style refill. The pen is approximately 5.5 inches long, 1/2 inch wide, and weights about 2.2 oz. Comes in a grey velvet style pen case and ships free by USPS Priority mail. GREAT NEWS - There is a 20 percent off sale going on right now!