This is a classic offering from Sailor. The glossy black resin with rhodium plating is a must own pen for anyone looking for a ballpoint that looks good,feels good and writes superbly. The ballpoint is perfectly balanced due to the resin and metal combination. The supremely smooth refill is a added bonus and writes like butter on a hot skillet! Sailor's trademark clip ensures that the pen sits perfectly well in the pocket. 100% made in Japan and packed in a luxurious gift box. Sailor offers a one year warranty against manufactuing defects.