LINCOLN, R.I., Sept. 14, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A.T. Cross Company (Nasdaq:ATX) today announced that Galal P. Doss has resigned from its Board of Directors effective September 13, 2010. In his letter of resignation, Mr. Doss stated that he was resigning for personal reasons and that he had no disagreements with the Company.

In commenting on Mr. Doss' action, Russell Boss, Chairman of the Board, stated, "For ten years, Galal has been a productive member of our Board, providing insightful advice and consistently showing enthusiasm for our Company and its products. We thank him for his contributions and wish him and his family the best of health and success in the future."

About A.T. Cross Company

Building on the rich tradition of its award-winning writing instruments and reputation for innovation and craftsmanship, A.T. Cross Company is a designer and marketer of branded personal and business accessories. A.T. Cross provides a range of distinctive products that appeal to a growing market of consumers seeking to enhance their image and facilitate their lifestyle. A.T. Cross products, including award-winning quality writing instruments, timepieces, business accessories and Costa Del Mar and Native Eyewear sunglasses, are distributed in retail and corporate gift channels worldwide. For more information, visit the A.T. Cross website at , the Costa website at  and the Native website at .

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