Quality and history since 1912. This company, offering fountain pens and writing instruments, has been closely linked with historic celebrities and events from the very start.
Montegrappa grew and stood out, both for the materials used in the manufacturing process and for its design; this brought Montegrappa to play a key role in important moments of the XX century.
During the first world war, many soldiers used ELMO fountain pens to write home. Among these were two famous American writers: Ernest Hemingway and John Dos Passos. And apart from these, there were well known characters such as Victor Manuel III, Benito Mussolini, Nicholas Sarkozy, Silvio Berlusconi, His Holiness John Paul II, His Majesty King Juan Carlos of Spain, His Majesty King of Jordan, Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand, His Majesty Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei, Antonio Banderas, Al Pacino, Bill Cosby, Michael Jackson, Michael Schumacher, Jean Todt, Stirling Moss, Zinedine Zidane, Michel Platini, Naomi Campbell or Paulo Coelho; they have all been the proud owners of Montegrappa fountain or ballpoint pens.