Founded in 1912, Montegrappa is Italy’s first manufacturer of luxury writing instruments. The brand is well-known for its rich heritage and expertise in manufacturing the world’s most beautiful pens, tastefully handcrafted by skilled Italian artisans. Montegrappa′s craftsmen boast the world′s most expensive pen ever sold, the Tibaldi Fuglor Nucturnus, which was sold at an auction in 2010 for USD $8.5M. Montegrappa pens symbolise the pinnacle of power and the ultimate luxury gift. Today, Montegrappa continues a long tradition of craftsmanship in producing exquisite hand-made masterpieces that celebrate mankind's mastery of the written word. Appreciated by pen collectors, writers, statesmen and celebrities, as well as anyone with an appreciation of the finer things in life, Montegrappa's products embody the pride, passion, style and sophistication that make up the 'soul of Italy'.And then there is the unique piece of art, the Guardian Angel pen, dedicated not to any living legend, but to the otherworldly spirit who watches over us in times of grief and difficulty. With such a diverse portfolio of brilliant masterpieces, writing instruments continue to be the main focus of the company. But at the same time, Montegrappa also offers a wide range of elegant wristwatches, cufflinks, fragrance and leather accessories that suit the taste and style of every individual.