This is a very strong bar pin. Yes it is expensive compared to most bar
pins but it is not your average bar pin. It is not going to resemble
those cheesy ones that you get at wal-mart. This is made in the USA, it
is solid nickel, no plating and certainly the best made pin I have come
across. It is not for every application, but if you are selling heavy
pieces or expensive pieces you might want to buy one of these just to
compare it to the other bar pins typically offered.