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About Cross Townsend Year of the Pig Special Edition Fountain Pen

The Cross Year of the Pig Special Edition Fountain Pen is hand-crafted from the finest materials to honour the Year of the Pig. It features deep-etched engraving with 23KT gold inlays and is crowned with a brilliant red Swarovski® crystal. Those born under the twelfth sign of the Chinese Zodiac are known to possess the best traits in human nature- they are diligent, compassionate, and generous and they have great concentration: once they set a goal, they will devote all their energy to achieving it. This exquisite writing instrument honours these unique individuals and symbolises good fortune ahead.
  • Honors The Year of the Pig (2019, 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971, 1959, 1947, 1935, 1923)
  • Year of the Pig starts February 5, 2019 (Chinese New Year) and runs through until January 24, 2020
  • Polished deep red lacquer finish with 23KT gold-plated details
  • Crowned with a brilliant-faceted cut Swarovski® crystal
  • Presented in a keepsake gift box with a display stand
  • Lifetime Mechanical Guarantee
  • Solid 18ct gold nib in Fine or Medium grades

Brand Cross
Product Type Fountain Pen
Barcode(s) 0073228134291, 0073228134307,
SKU/Product Code(s) CRO-AT0046-55FD, CRO-AT0046-55MD,
Weight 41.0g
Body Material Metal
Nib Material 18ct Gold
Ink Type Gel rollerball
Refill Type Cross 8523
Length 149mm
Length With Cap Posted 155mm
Length Without Cap Posted 128mm

UK Delivery

We dispatch all orders over the value of £30 with Royal Mail Tracked 48 free postage. Orders with a value of up to £30 are charged £3.00. There is an option to upgrade your postage to Tracked 24 or Special Delivery for the following supplemental costs:

Order Value

Royal Mail Tracked 48

Royal Mail Tracked 24  Royal Mail 1pm Special Delivery
 Up to £30.00  £3.00  £5.50  £7.50
 £30.01 to £75.00  Free  £2.50  £7.50
 £75.01 to £150.00  Free  Free  £7.50
 £150.01 +  Free  Free  Free


Most orders received before 12 noon Mon-Fri will be shipped the same day and will generally arrive within three working days after posting. Please note this is based on stock availability and the ability of Royal Mail to meet their own delivery guidelines. We will endeavour to contact you if our stocks are depleted at the time of your order. Orders placed after 12 noon on Friday will be dispatched the following Monday and are subject to stock availability.

Special Delivery

Orders over the value of £150 are sent by Royal Mail Special Delivery 1pm at no extra cost, but please note that the actual dispatch date will be subject to stock availability and day/time of order. Orders must be placed before 12 noon. Please feel free to speak to our sales team to check stock availability and despatch times before you place your order.

Saturday Delivery

We cannot guarantee items that are sent by Royal Mail Special Delivery 1pm will arrive the next day before 1pm on Saturdays as this is affected by your local sorting office.

However you must place your order before 12 noon on the Friday if you require this service. Please feel free to call us for stock availability before placing your order.

Failed Deliveries

Orders sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery will require a signature. If there is nobody to receive the goods, the carrier will leave a card. It is your responsibility to contact the carrier to rearrange delivery or to collect them from your local sorting office.

International Delivery

Shipping costs to international locations vary according to the size and weight of your parcel. The shipping cost will be displayed in your basket before you checkout and you will have the option to cancel your order before payment should you decide the shipping cost makes your purchase beyond budget. Please note that we reserve the right to adjust delivery charges for foreign orders over 1kg in weight. We will always contact you if this is the case and give you the option to pay extra or cancel the order. 

Note that for international orders we will ONLY deliver to the address of the card used to purchase the goods.

As with all foreign imports, you are liable for any taxes and duties imposed by your local taxation authority (e.g. customs duty, excise duty and/or import tax). It is important that you check these rates before ordering as The Hamilton Pen Company will not be held responsible for any additional charges. 



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