Townsend Quartz Blue Lacquer Ball-Point Pen. Multiple layers of translucent lacquer on an intricately engraved diamond pattern create a deep blue finish. The Townsend Quartz Blue Lacquer ball-point pen features rhodium plated appointments. Charismatic � Influenced by our original art deco fountain pen of the 1930’s exemplifying the Cross legacy of design and engineering elegance. Townsend is distinguished by its sophisticated wide diameter design and double-band appointments.