In 2002 pelikan completed the asian series of limited editions issuing the kirin model in 888 pieces. The kirin is a mythological animal with an intense evocative power. It is described as a mythical animal which can protect from evil; it has a dragon head, the snout of a pig, the horns of a deer, the back of a tiger, the waist of a bear and its body is covered with scales. The pen is manufactured in yellow resin with a two tone 18 ct gold nib. This pelikan kirin is new old stock and it is fitted with an f nib.