The handmade details of this classic series make this Pelikan an immediate timeless favorite, because it's built to preserve the special pleasure you reserve for writing. The diamond-cut body is highlighted by rhodium-plated solid brass components and a finely engraved 18k nib. Fountain pen contains traditional piston-filled ink system, guaranteed to excel on the page. Nib Material: 18K. MANUFACTURERS WILL ONLY HONOR WARRANTIES ON PRODUCTS PURCHASED FROM AN AUTHORIZED DEALER. DON'T GET BURNED, BUY AUTHORIZED.