The elegant and functional stapler is produced in a four-man operation in a small factory near Milan, Italy. The principle of operation is simple and effective: a spring is tensioned with a hand lever, a striking pin releases a single clip from the row of clips and staples up to 16 sheets of paper. Refill packs of 1000 staples can also be purchased separately. 1000 staples are included. Refill pack are sold separately.