Perhaps Einstein found that he had finally won the Nobel Prize "for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect" while opening the committee's communique with a letter opener like this.
The wooden handle is made from wood of a very old Maple tree on Einstein's residence. The sculpted cast and artistic components are stunning 24kt gold plate. Total weight 1.125 oz or 33 grams. The entire piece measures 7.5 inches or 19.05 cm.
The item comes with stamped provenance document in an archival quality sleeve. The document testifies to the pen's 2 Library Place, Princeton, NJ origins and production by Genius Tree Creations LLC.
Starfish not included.