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PEERLESS FONDERIE 47 LIMITED EDITION is pleased to offer the remaining few pieces of this sold-out edition!

“True, This! —
Beneath the rule of men entirely great

The pen is mightier than the sword. Behold

The arch-enchanters wand! — itself is nothing! —

But taking sorcery from the master-hand

To paralyse the Cæsars, and to strike

The loud earth breathless! —
Take away the sword —

States can be saved without it!”

– Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1836

In the last 20 years ongoing wars on the African continent have resulted in the loss of millions of lives. The conflict has been enabled by the widespread availability of assault rifles. CROSS has partnered with Fonderie 47 to create the Peerless Fonderie 47 Limited-Edition Fountain Pen--to help make a difference by reducing access to assault weapons in these war-struck areas. Each Peerless Fonderie 47 Limited-Edition Fountain Pen purchased will fund the destruction of ten assault rifles in a war zone in Africa.

"In the spirit of the CROSS brand--an historic, American icon symbolizing human potential--we are dedicated to aligning with those who pursue their greatness through creative ingenuity. This partnership with Fonderie 47 and its founder Peter Thum, is exemplary of this aspect of the CROSS brand DNA. The Peerless Fonderie 47 Limited-Edition Fountain Pen is at once, an exquisite fine writing instrument for human expression as well as a vehicle for positive social impact and change," said Magnus Jonsson, Global CMO, A.T. CROSS.

CROSS has created only forty-seven of these limited edition fine writing instruments. The series' signature is a disk of blackened steel from a melted-down AK47, which is precision set in the cap and marked with the Fonderie 47 logo. Additionally, the center band that encircles its 18 KT, gold-filled barrel is inscribed with the unique serial number of...