For over 120 years Parker has been at the forefront of design, producing some of the best pens in the world. It has introduced the most advanced manufacturing systems and quality controls – every prototype mechanism is tested over 200,000 times. At the other end of the spectrum each gold plated nib is tested by hand. Whether working with the noblest of metals or the most durable, the finest traditional finishes or the most modern, Parker’s watchword is perfection.In its ceaseless quest for excellence, Parker’s commitment to constant development and refinement is a spirit that its designers embody by researching the finest materials and blend of established and ultra-modern techniques to push the state of the art a little bit further all the time. This is what makes the famous Parker arrow a hallmark of a high quality and extremely contemporary writing experience that lets you make a real statement about yourself.