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Cross® Classic Century® Medalist® Ballpoint Pen and Pencil Set, Chrome/23 Karat Gold Plate

Cross® Classic Century® Medalist® Ballpoint Pen and Pencil Set, Chrome/23 Karat Gold Plate

Item: 278077    Model: 330105

Cross® Classic Century® Medalist® Ballpoint Pen and Pencil Set, Chrome/23 Karat Gold Plate
3.5stars
( 11 reviews)
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Set includes ballpoint pen and 0.7 mm mechanical pencilCombination of polished chrome and 23 karat gold appointmentsWeighted and balanced for a smooth and delicate feelSetCross® Classic Century® Medalist® Ballpoint Pen and Pencil SetCross® Classic Century® Medalist® Ballpoint Pen and Pencil Set, Chrome/23 Karat Gold Plate80.03USDhttp://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0159015_sc7?$std$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0159015_sc7?$thb$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0159015http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0112747_sc7?$std$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0112747_sc7?$thb$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0112747/Cross-Classic-Century-Medalist-Ballpoint-Pen-and-Pencil-Set-Chrome-23-Karat/product_278077
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Cross® Classic Century® Medalist® Ballpoint Pen and Pencil Set, Chrome/23 Karat Gold Plate
 
3.4

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable grip (6)
  • Glides smoothly (5)
  • Ink dries quickly (5)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday use (6)
    • Professional documents (5)
    • Editing (3)
    • Taking notes (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Quality oriented (7)
      • Primary use:
      • Business (5), Personal (5)

    Most Helpful Positive Review

     

    Old Standby !

    I use this set for all writing except signatures where I use a rollerball or fountain pen. These instruments are nicely weighted and well balanced.
    The ball pen writes smoothly. Ink is...Read complete review

    I use this set for all writing except signatures where I use a rollerball or fountain pen. These instruments are nicely weighted and well balanced.
    The ball pen writes smoothly. Ink is dark, vivid, clear, and not skippy at all. Even the fine point cartridge which I find too scratchy with other manufacturers is smooth writing. I always loved Cross' twist mechanism, it is much more durable and reliable than a push button mech. The only gripe I have is with the new pencils. Years ago they took a single lead, one at a time and were 0.9 mm thick. The 0.5 mm is too thin and im not too fond of the cartridge fill style for it cheapens the pencil. The old style was more durable and had fatter erasers. All in all however they do work and it hasn't given me trouble. The Century II series pencil has a fixed mechanism where the leads are hand loaded. This should be standard on all the pencils. Using 0.7 mm lead would be a bit better too. The pens have remained exactly the same with an all metal construction and beautiful finishes. Only Parker can compete with Cross and quality wise they are about the same. I will always love my Cross writing instruments !

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    Most Helpful Negative Review

     

    Not Satisfied at all!

    I purchased this set because the picture as described for sale states at the top of the pen
    "Made in USA". The pen set I received was made in...Read complete review

    I purchased this set because the picture as described for sale states at the top of the pen
    "Made in USA". The pen set I received was made in China! The pen nor the pencil operate smoothly. I have had many CROSS pens before and this pen set except for name does not even come close to being the quality of a CROSS product.

    Reviewed by 11 customers

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    5.0

    Cross Classic Century Pen and Pencil set

    By Cross Classic Century Pen and Pencil set

    from St. George, Utah

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Cross® Classic Century® Medalist® Ballpoint Pen and Pencil Set, Chrome/23 Karat Gold Plate:

    I purchased the Cross pen and pencil set as a gift for a graduating PhD student. He is a very particular person who presents himself in a very professional manner. I anticipated that he would love the set because of its attractive styling and strong company reputation. I was correct. He couldn't have been more excited and immediately placed the set in a special place on his desk. I appreciated how Staples accurately displayed the item in their on-line catalog and the prompt manner in which it was delivered. It was right on time for the "Big Day" for this special student!

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    4.0

    Excellent Product

    By Tim

    from Taunton , MA

    About Me Quality Oriented

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable Grip
    • Glides Smoothly
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Ink Smears Easily

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Use
    • Professional Documents
    • Taking Notes

    Comments about Cross® Classic Century® Medalist® Ballpoint Pen and Pencil Set, Chrome/23 Karat Gold Plate:

    Cross makes a superior writing instrument. I have been using Cross product for the past 30 years.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    1.0

    JUNK!!

    By NapaVintner

    from St Helena, CA

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Use

        Comments about Cross® Classic Century® Medalist® Ballpoint Pen and Pencil Set, Chrome/23 Karat Gold Plate:

        I was sorely disappointed with the new Cross Pencil. It's terrible. hard to operate, can't discern it from the pen, tiny eraser, just a waste of $$$

        • Primary use:
        • Business

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        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Not Satisfied at all!

        By Rich

        from Barnegat, NJ

        About Me Quality Oriented

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Cross Styling

        Cons

        • Made in China

        Best Uses

        • Take back to store

        Comments about Cross® Classic Century® Medalist® Ballpoint Pen and Pencil Set, Chrome/23 Karat Gold Plate:

        I purchased this set because the picture as described for sale states at the top of the pen
        "Made in USA". The pen set I received was made in China! The pen nor the pencil operate smoothly. I have had many CROSS pens before and this pen set except for name does not even come close to being the quality of a CROSS product.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

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        5.0

        Cross Medilist Chrome & Gold Pen/Pencil

        By Tramp

        from Rochester, NY

        About Me Quality Oriented

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable Grip
        • Glides Smoothly
        • Ink Dries Quickly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Editing
          • Everyday Use
          • Extended Writing Periods
          • Professional Documents
          • Taking Notes

          Comments about Cross® Classic Century® Medalist® Ballpoint Pen and Pencil Set, Chrome/23 Karat Gold Plate:

          Best Pen & Pencil set I have ever owned. The new Medilist Rocks!

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

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