Does form follow function? Or does function drive form? Whatever your point of view, Classic Century delivers. Generations later passionate fans remain loyal to the iconic silhouette, while trendsetters appreciate its authenticity. An icon of American design and innovation. The choice of movers, shakers and ground breakers since 1946. A winning combination with 23 Karat goldplated appointments Subtle incised line pattern About the Tip Patented twist-action propel/repel feature, medium ballpoint; comes with specially formulated ink that flows flawlessly for a superior writing experience.