UK. British luxury pen manufacturer Conway Stewart
has launched a new pen designed in honour of Charles Babbage who
is known as the "Father of Computing for his pioneering
work with computing machines.
Sterling work: The Babbage
precision engineered rollerball pen
The new Babbage rollerball pen, handcrafted
from solid sterling silver, is designed as a pen without clips
which is intended to be carried in a briefcase, organiser or
handbag, and sized to fit the pen loops built into these items.
The Babbage edition celebrates the life and
work of Charles Babbage. With a simple cylindrical cap and barrel,
the pen pays homage to his pioneering work in precision engineering.
Both the cap and barrel are covered in an intricate
pattern of engine-turned engraving in a concentric circular
The Babbage retails at £450.00 from selected
Born in 1791, Charles Babbage loved practical
science, and was among the first to apply higher mathematics
to commercial and industrial problems. He conducted pioneering
work in the field of precision engineering and had a huge influence
on the British machine tool industry. The structure of the modern
computer developed from his work.
About Conway Stewart
Since 1905 Conway Stewart has been renowned
for creating luxury pens. Distinguished users include Her Majesty
The Queen, American Presidents, British Prime Ministers and
Heads of State. Each Conway Stewart is made in Britain by hand,
using traditional techniques, combining timeless designs with
British craftsmanship and only the highest quality materials,
18ct gold and sterling silver. Each luxury pen is guaranteed
for 100 years.