The HISTORY of Cross
Cross are regarded as America’s oldest manufacturer of writing instruments. Fine craftsmanship coupled with pioneering design have long been the well-established hallmarks of the Cross brand. The timeless appeal of its heritage, combined with contemporary design, detailing and finishes ensure that it is as attractive to the young as the old, to the style conscious and the traditional alike.
Since Richard Cross made the first Cross product in 1846, the company have re-invented the writing instrument world, combining design ingenuity with jewellery-quality craftsmanship. They were America’s first manufacturer of quality writing instruments, and have been been making pens people use, depend on and enjoy for a long time. Cross are still headquartered in beautiful Providence, Rhode Island in the USA.
Did you know Cross are the official supplier of pens to The White House? From Reagan to Trump, presidents have signed legislation using cross pens, with Obama, Bush and Clinton favouring the most popular Cross collections!
Cross writing collections include the best-selling Bailey, the stylish Century II and timeless Townsend! These striking pens are all presented in a Cross gift box and are covered by a lifetime mechanical guarantee, meaning the pen can be enjoyed for generations to come.