The Conklin Pen Company® promptly changed the writing industry forever when it patented in 1897 the self-filling pen known as the Crescent Filler™. Soon recognized and hailed by legendary author Mark Twain, Conklin® thrived and Crescent Fillers™ became one of the most beloved pens in American history. In honor of its continued success, the Conklin Pen Company® is proud to announce the latest within the stellar collection: the Limited Edition Crescent Filler™ Gunmetal, an exceptional writing instrument featuring a modern twist. Keeping true to the original style and design, this all new Crescent Gunmetal features an exclusive twist. Using plating along the length of the barrel and cap, this captivating writing instrument displays an eye-catching mix of metallic dark hues. Each Crescent Filler™ Gunmetal is truly exceptional, and paired with polished gunmetal trims and segments of strong, black resin along the grip and locking ring,this pen is exceptional to look at and an even greater joy to write with. Hand-made and assembled to perfection, this limited edition fountain pen utilizes Roy Conklin’s ground-breaking patented crescent filling mechanism, working as efficiently today as it did over 100 years ago, filling the ink reservoir efficiently and effortlessly. Each pen is engraved with Mark Twain’s distinctive signature along the band and is equipped with the original Conklin® spring loaded rocker clip patented in 1916, perfect for any pocket, jacket, or coat. Tastefully engraved along the bottom of the barrel is the limited edition number exclusive for each pen. The Crescent Filler™ Gunmetal is a limited edition run of 1898 pieces and is available in a choice of JoWo black steel nib grades, choose from Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad, Stub, or OmniFlex.