A nice and straighty forward gold slimline ballpoint made in unsealed Tulipwood with a Caduceus Clip
Leaving the wood on the pen unsealed allows the pen to age and darkens as it absorbs your body oils when you use it. Over time, it will darken and the grain becomes more pronounced. It makes this pen truly unique and personal only to you.
Tulipwood. Wikipedia Says: Most commonly, tulipwood is the greenish yellowish wood yielded from the tulip tree, found on the Eastern side of North America and also in some parts of China. In the United States, it is commonly known as tulip poplar or yellow poplar, even though the tree is not related to the poplars.
Caduceus. Wikipedia. The caduceus is the staff carried by Hermes in Greek mythology and consequently by Hermes Trismegistus in Greco-Egyptian mythology. The same staff was also borne by heralds in general, for example by Iris, the messenger of Hera. It is a short staff entwined by two serpents, sometimes surmounted by wings. The caduceus was formally adopted by the Medical Department of the United States Army in 1902 and was added to the uniforms of Army medical officers. According to Friedlander, this was brought about by one Captain Frederick P. Reynolds, although Bernice Engle states "the use of the caduceus in our army I believe to be due chiefly to the late Colonel Hoff, who has emphasized the suitability of the caduceus as an emblem of neutrality. Reynolds had the idea rejected several times by the Surgeon General but persuaded the new incumbent
Comes with a tied velvet pouch.