Cross Townsend Year of the Pig Ballpoint Pen. A new addition in the Chinese Zodiac collection, the Year of Pig writing instruments come handcrafted with the finest material. 2019 is the year of the pig, celebrates their traits of honesty, loyalty, good temperedness, and gentleness. The writing instruments feature deep-etched engraving with 23kt gold plated inlays with a stunning lacquer finish and are crowned with a brilliant red Swarovski crystal. A great choice of pen for pen collectors and people born under the sign of pig (1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019).