Description The Sailor Professional Gear fountain pen in Imperial Black combines a sleek matte black finish with the Pro Gear flat-top design and smoky ruthenium trim, making this is one of the most distinctive and attractive pens that Sailor has yet produced. The legendary Sailor 21k nib on this pen has a black ion plated finish. The Sailor Pro Gear fountain pen includes a proprietary Sailor converter for use with bottled ink, as well as 2 Sailor proprietary cartridges. If you do not see a nib option that you would like for this pen, please Contact Us and we can make that happen for you! For the best long-term performance of your Sailor fountain pen, we highly recommend that you use the Sailor Fountain Pen Maintenance Kit for the most efficient way to clean your fountain pen!The Pro Gear Imperial Black fountain pen comes attractively packaged in a carbofine presentation box. In homage to the pen's design, the box itself is realized in varying shades of black, including the inside velvet lining. A bottle of Sailor Black ink is also included. Sailor includes the following notice with all pens that feature the Black Ion Plated nib: "Please note the 21k solid gold nib on this pen is specially ion-plated to give the unique color. Only Sailor inks should be used with this pen to avoid damage to the nib plating. Any damage to the nib caused by the use of other branded inks, will not be covered under the Sailor standard warranty."