A century of craftsmanship and original Italian style. The first Italian manufacturer of superior writing instruments was founded in Bassano del Grappa in 1912. More than a century of peerless craftsmanship has defined this Italian brand, known around the world for its creativity and style.
Montegrappa was founded as a “Manifattura pennini d’oro e penne stilografiche” (“Manufacturer of gold nibs and fountain pens”) in Bassano del Grappa, Italy. Originally known as ELMO, benefitted from a pool of local talents, a workforce able to produce finely crafted objects, with style, with panache and with a drive to achieve excellence.