Since 1922, the Diplomat Pens Company has been creating sophisticated pens and writing instruments. Driven by excellence in quality and the spirit of innovation in the manufacture of traditional turned wooden fountain pens, Diplomat have developed into a leading manufacturer of premium modern writing instruments. In the 1950s, Diplomat ballpoint pens were amongst the very first of their kind in Germany. The Diplomat Fountain Pen was an innovation in technical solutions as it was the first modern design that used a cartridge writing system - presented in 1958 as alternative to the converter fountain pen, and this was a defining moments in the Diplomat Pen company's history. Today Diplomat Fountain Pens are considered one of the most well balanced range of highest quality writing instruments with unbeatable value for money. With a collection that spans traditional design through to its modern Space-Tec range featuring pressurised ball pen refills.