Located just outside of Chicago, Illinois, Allegory was founded on a principle we here at Firecracker hold dear: creating deeper value in the objects we use everyday. Through smart-sourcing of materials and handcrafted, small-batch manufacturing... their unique collection of exquisite writing instruments achieves exactly that.
Each pen is made exclusively from reclaimed, ancient, and historical woods -- none from fresh cut lumber. Or low-grade plastic, for that matter. So next time you feel compelled to jot something down -- a love note, perhaps -- why not reach for something that will inspire you to write with a flourish?
SPECS: Twist Style Ballpoint (comparable to Cross Apogee) with Chrome hardware and a Touchscreen Stylus. Primary wood is reclaimed Picklewood Douglas Fir, complemented by inlaid recovered ancient Bog Oak.
Picklewood Douglas Fir
Prior to the onset of refrigeration technology, food preservation was a much more complex task. Pickling was a primary method, and large amounts of lumber were required to construct the vats needed. Today, of course, these vats are no longer needed in such quantities and are an excellent source of reclaimed lumber. The pickling solution used in the process adds beautiful character to the wood used in the Mogul.
At the end of the last ice age, rising water levels caused huge oak forests throughout England, Ireland, and other parts of Europe to die standing and fall into the muck. For the last 3,000-5,000 years these trees have been preserved in anaerobic conditions underneath peat bogs. Their age has changed their color to a deep black with rich brown grain; a perfect sheen that adds infinite flair to the Mogul.
- Reclaimed Picklewood Douglas Fir& Bog Oak
- Twist-style ballpoint w/ touchscreen stylus. Uses standard Cross style refills.
- Sleek chrome hardware
- Comes with a carrying case
- Handmade in Chicago, Illinois USA
Within 14 DAYS of delivery.
Handcrafting from reclaimed and ancient woods makes each Allegory pen unique. Variations in grain/color, nail/burrow holes, small cracks and imperfections are all part of the distinct character of each instrument.
That said, we understand that these are highly subjective elements and want each customer to be in love with their purchase.
Therefore, if you are unsatisfied with the appearance of your writing instrument for any reason, just contact us within 14 days of delivery and we'll happily replace it - no questions asked.
- Picklewood Douglas Fir
- Learn more about Allegory's story, and how reclaimed wood pens come to life at their Chicago, IL studio...
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