Since 1911, the Sailor Pen Co. has been proudly maintaining its superiority in creating impeccable writing instruments. Very few companies have been able to match up to it. The Sailor Professional Gear Slim, formerly known as the Sailor Sapporo is fitted is with a 14kt hand made gold nib. masked in rhodium to complement the trims. Made of resin, the Professional Gear Slim pen is perfect if you are looking for a pen with a 'wow' nib! Sailor's nibs are the best in the world. Each hand made nib is created to lay down the smoothest of lines. Attention to detail is what they are known for, even the converters in the pen have a wide bore opening which guarantees consistent writing till the last drop. 100% made in Japan. Sailor offers a one year global guarantee against manufacturing defects. Each pen is packaged in a luxurious gift box.