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This elegant Townsend rollerball pen is hand-crafted by expert pen makers, honoring the eleventh symbol in the Chinese Zodiac, The Year of the Dog. The sophisticated silhouette is produced with a luxurious black lacquer finish, complemented by a 23k gold inlay design, matching trims and crowned with a red Swarovski® crystal. The rollerball is designed to emulate an extraordinary writing experience, smoothly gliding across paper with each line stroke. This unique rollerball pen makes an excellent gift for those born under the Year of the Dog, or simply for those who appreciate canines, supplied in a luxury Cross gift box with a Zodiac pen stand.

  • Hand-crafted with a luxurious black lacquer finish
  • Inlayed with 23K gold in traditional Chinese Zodiac style
  • Complete with 23K gold plated appointments
  • Crowned with a red Swarovski® crystal
  • Cap can be removed and placed on to the end of the pen
  • Fitted with a fine black Cross rollerball refill
  • Size: 15cm long x 1.1cm diameter
  • Weight: Approx 35g
  • Supplied in a luxury Cross gift box with a Year of the Dog pen stand
  • Covered by the Cross lifetime warranty against mechanical failure

Year of the Dog:

1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018

Those born under the eleventh sign of the Chinese Zodiac are known to possess the best traits in human nature – they are loyal, authentic, warm, affable, brave, and big-hearted.


Brand Cross
Nib Size Fine
Model Townsend
Ink Colour Black
Finish Year of the Dog
Type Rollerball Pen
Trim Gold
Engraveable No

Cross Townsend Rollerball Pen - Year of the Dog (Special Edition)


RRP: £258.00 - Save 11%

Availability: In stock


A luxurious rollerball pen honoring Chinese Zodiac and The Year of the Dog. Hand-crafted with a black lacquer finish, complemented by 23k gold details and crowned with a red Swarovski® crystal.

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