The Crusader (Kings Cross), in gold plate
The shaped finial, with flower details around its circumference, gives the Crusader distinction amongst its peers. The finial twists to reveal a Schmidt ballpoint refill (black)
It measures just 120.5mm and is one of the shortest pens we sell. Don't be fooled by its smaller size as this pen fits the hand perfectly and writes like a dream!
The pen features a strong tapered clip and a knot design engraved on the top.
- Features:Flower detail on the finial
- Elegant design
- Replaceable black-ink refill (Parker style/G2)
- Short length (120.5mm)
- Antique brass
Materials used to craft this pen:
Kings Cross station began construction in the 1840's and was eventually opened in 1852 by the Great Northern Railway.
In 1923 the station came under new ownership of the London and North Eastern Railway, who introduced services such as the Flying Scotsman.
In recent years Kings Cross station has appeared many times in the Harry Potter films as a gateway to catch the 'Hogwarts Express' at platform nine and three quarters.
Common Name(s): Jarrah
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus marginata
Tree Size: 100-130 ft (30-40 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter
Color/Appearance: Heartwood color ranges from a light red or brown to a darker brick red; tends to darken with exposure to light. Thin sapwood is a pale yellow to pink.
Comments: Because of its great durability and common occurrence, Jarrah is a useful timber for exterior projects in Australia. Its vibrant red color, and high density add to its marketability for use as a flooring material. Jarrah burl is also prized among wood turners, with its tight knots, swirling grain, and rich colors giving an aesthetically pleasing appearance.This pen has been hand crafted using original Jarrah wooden planks dating back to the 1840's.