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On the whole, German writing instruments are revered for being high quality products that provide a luxurious and reliable writing experience to pen aficionados worldwide.
Keep reading to discover more about our German brands and some of the unique fountain pens they offer.
Firstly, we stock ever-popular Lamy pens. Lamy is a family-owned company based in Heidelberg, Germany.
The company creates a plethora of high-quality German pens that boast innovative, modern and highly functional designs.
Lamy’s impressive pen range includes a variety of fountain pens that provide an easy and remarkable writing experience — suitable for anyone, from beginners through to those who have been using fountain pens for years.
Due to the precision-made nib assembly, Lamy fountain pens are known for their smooth writing experience and offer the writer excellent flow control.
From their fountain pen range, the Lamy AL-Star is a long-term favourite for both young and old across the world.
If you’re looking for a more premium fountain pen from this brand, The Lamy Dialog 3 is Lamy’s first capless fountain pen, which features a retractable nib and clip.
This pen has a unique, minimalist appearance and is a delight to write with.
Pelikan was founded in 1832 when Carl Hornemann opened an ink factory in Hanover, Germany.
If you’re looking to purchase quality German fountain pens, Pelikan prides itself on its expertise in creating nibs, inks and feeds.
Pelikan is known explicitly for its Pelikan Souverän range, which is regarded as one of the finest pen collections in the world.
The range of Souverän pens, including several fountain pens, provides writers with a fine writing experience like no other.
Graf von Faber-Castell
Initially founded in 1761, Graf von Faber-Castell is one of the highest-rated German pen manufacturers in the world.
The majority of the company’s premium fountain pens feature 18-carat bi-colour nibs, which ensure a smooth and exceptional writing experience every time.
The Guilloche fountain pen range is available in a variety of sophisticated colours, lending themselves to an elegant and timeless design.
Alongside its impressive appearance, the Guilloche fountain pen provides incredible writing performance.
In 1883, Heidelberger Federhalterfabrik produced wooden dip pens, which led to a commercial relationship that, in turn, led to the creation of the Kaweco brand.
Although Kaweco produces a wide range of stationery, the company excels when it comes to the production of fountain pens.
One innovative product that this brand created is the Kaweco Supra Fountain Pen.
If you struggle with occasionally needing a full-size fountain pen and sometimes a shorter pocket pen, the Kaweco Supra is two pens in one.
The Supra pen comes with an extender section which adds a very useful 31 mm to the length.
Diplomat began creating writing instruments in 1922. Since then, it has become a leading pen manufacturer that is driven by quality and innovation.
Diplomat fountain pens boast a classic style and are available in a range of sizes and prices so there is something to suit everyone.
One popular product from this brand is the Diplomat Aero Fountain Pen which has curved lines and a torpedo-shaped body.
Alongside a pleasing appearance, all Diplomat fountain pens are known for their superb quality and resulting penmanship.
When you hear the name Porsche, you immediately associate it with well-known sports and racing cars.
The Porsche family has continued to create cars; however, they have also produced a range of spectacular writing instruments under the name Porsche Designs.
The famous Porsche Design Tec Flex Fountain Pen is a popular gift for young professionals and features a cable sheath woven from stainless steel.
Not only is this fountain pen a treat for the eyes, but it also has an impressive level of protection that you won’t find anywhere else.
One of the more modern companies in the pen universe is Schneider pens.
Originally, they only manufactured quality ink refills in the 1940s, but they quickly became one of the best German pen makers there is.
If you are searching for a high-quality fountain pen but have a smaller budget, take a look at our Schneider range.
The Schneider Base Uni Fountain Pen is an excellent choice if you are just starting out on your fountain pen journey.
This pen has a rubberised grip and accepts a standard international ink cartridge, so you don’t need to worry if you run out of ink.
What’s your favourite German pen brand and German fountain pen? Let us know in the comments.