The cap's centerband is made from sterling silver, plated in gold. The Alpha features a piston filling mechanism, and is completed with a 14k gold #6 nib made by JoWo. The Maiora Pen Company makes all of their pens by hand in Naples, Italy. Maiora is managed by Nino Marino, the former co-founder and president of the Delta Pen Company.
Maiora also produces fountain pens under the Nettuno brand. Fill Mechanism: Piston Cartridge Type: Bottled Ink Cap Rotations: 1.25 Cap Type: Threaded Postable: Yes Demonstrator: No Clip Style: Spring Metal.