This Sailor Writing Instrument is warranted against original factory defects in material and workmanship for a period of one year from the original date of purchase from the original and Sailor Authorised retailer/vendor where the instrument was obtained. Should this instrument be found to have such a defect, it should be returned complete with all pen parts to the original and Sailor authorised retailer/vendor for processing. This original stamped/dated warranty document or the original sales receipt for the instrument must accompany the pen for any warranty or repair claims. This warranty does not cover any defects or damage as a result of misuse, abuse, neglect, accidental damage, tampering, and loss of original parts or reasonable wear and tear of normal use (which will be determined by Sailor). In such cases the standard repair and /or parts replacement charges will apply. This warranty is not applicable to product originally purchased through unauthorised retailer/vendors.