What gives Waterman that universal appeal and "je ne sais quoi" it enjoys today? Since 1883, the sensuality and distinctiveness of WATERMAN have assured its place at the heart of Parisian elegance and luxury. The brand's remarkable history is a relentless quest to marry innovation, design and excellence and to be a leading inspiration that continues to drive the creation of some of the most stylish and sophisticated writing instruments in the world today. In its Center of Excellence in Nantes, in France, over 500 specialists work with state of the art equipment and techniques to transform precious materials and innovative designs into striking jewels Expert New Generation Black Brilliant Lacquer finish offers timeless elegance PRODUCT FEATURES: Designed and manufactured in France, Bold cigar shape design. Deep brilliant black lacquer or modern mattee black lacquer. Generous and sophisticated stainless steel nib with delicately engraved logo(Fountain pen only(. Wide, elegant, modern and engraved central ring. Chic and contemporary nickel palladium plated trims. Iconic double branched clip. Presented in the newly designed WATERMAN gift boxFountain pen: perfect for those who love the sensual experience of writing and see their writing as a truly personal expression.