The Intrepid, in thuya burl, and gold & gunmetal
A twist action ballpoint pen with an overall length of only 123mm, the Intrepid is perfect for anyone who loves the clean lines with only a minimal amount of detail. The twist action is firm and smooth, and the top twists to reveal the Schmidt refill.
- Smooth two-toned hardware
- Twist action
- Replaceable black-ink refill (Parker style/G2)
- Elegantly detailed band
- Full rhodium
- Rhodium and black titanium
- Chrome and gunmetal
- Gold and gunmetal
- Full black
Material used to create this pen:
Common Name(s): Thuya (burl)
Scientific Name: Tetraclinis articulata
Distribution: Atlas mountain region
(primarily Morocco, as well as subpopulations in Malta and southern Spain)
Tree Size: 20-50 ft (6-15 m) tall, 1-2 ft (.3-.6 m) trunk diameter
Color/Appearance: Color is generally an orangish or reddish brown. Color tends to darken with age to a medium to dark reddish brown. Nearly always exported and sold as burls from the root of the tree, with plain or unfigured wood of little commercial value.
Comments: Cedar-like tree that is the sole species in the Tetraclinis genus, though the tree has been formerly classified in the Thuja genus, and the scent is very similar to Western Red Cedar (Thuja occidentalis). National tree of Malta. Sometimes called Thyine or Citron wood.