Stainless steel with mineral metallic luster brushed with light texture effect and polished for a smooth satin touch. 5.43 inches in length and 0.51 inches in width.High shine nickel palladium plated. New Quinkflow technology for aa smoother, cleaner and more consistent writing performance. In a word the greatest Parker ballpoint ever. Equipped with a twist opening mechanism. Use Parker ink for increased performance.