MONTBLANC WRITING INSTRUMENTS
MONTBLANC LEATHER & TRAVEL
Montblanc Cigar Accessories
MONTBLANC STATIONERY & REFILLS
Pen Sense is one of the largest stockists of Montblanc products. We offer free UK delivery and free engraving on all Montblanc products. Our Montblanc boutique is situated inside our Wheelers Luxury Gifts store based in Loughborough Leicestershire, where you can peruse our range of writing instruments, jewellery and leather items. We are open six days a week Monday to Friday 9 - 5:30 pm and Saturday 9:30 - 5 pm. Alternatively, you can contact our team via 01509 266320 or contact us by email.
Montblanc was founded in 1906 by Hamburg banker, Alfred Nehemias and Berlin engineer who thought it was time to design simplicissimus pens. Shortly after the business was founded Wilhelm Dziambor, Christian Lausen and Claus Johannes Voss took on the business preparing for the time Montblanc took over the luxury sales world.
A registered trademark
It wasn’t until 1910, following a remark at a poker game that Montblanc became a registered trademark with the rise of the evolutionary fountain pen, in 1913 the Montblanc signature star emblem was born. The representation of the snowy peak of the highest European mountain became present on the peak of every pen at the ‘Simplo Filler Pen Co’ the former name of the Montblanc brand. The star represents Montblanc’s commitment to being the highest in quality and craftsmanship.
Launching the Meisterstück Pen
This fountain pen made history, Meisterstück meaning Masterpiece was launched in 1924, it’s timeless design soon became the most widely celebrated pen of all time, an ultimate symbol for writing culture.
In 1952 the Meisterstück 149 was launched over takings it’s predecessor as the most celebrated writing instruments and becoming a celebrated icon of the arts for its timeless design.
The 4810 Fountain Nib
First engraved in 1929, this intricately engraved nib featured the ‘4810’ numerical value of the Mont Blanc peak, still found on the Meisterstück fountain pen nibs today.
The Art of Writing and the Meisterstück Solitaire Collection
1986 was a big year for Montblanc:
'The Art of Writing' campaign by Montblanc was launched. This became a model for a lot of brands in the luxury sales business. The release of the metal design The Meisterstück Solitaire Collection, building upon the success of the original Meisterstück. Montblanc formulated sopoships within the creative arts, marking the beginning of the brand's commitment to art and culture.
Montblanc Opened First Boutique
The first Montblanc boutique opened in Hong Kong in 1990, soon spreading across Europe starting in Paris and London. Now with over 350 boutique store in more than 70 across the globe.
The Richemont Group
During the 80’s the VendÃ´m Luxury Group S.A. Bought a major stake of Montblanc, combining all good luxury companies including dunhill, Cartier and many more. Later becoming the 'Richemont Group', who is now the second largest luxury group in the world.
The Montblanc Meisterstück Leather Collection
With its international success, Montblanc expanded its selection of goods to include the Meisterstück leather collection. Providing exclusive, spacious, business and travel products for everyday use for both men and women.
Montblanc’s men's jewellery was launched in 1996 completing the Meisterstück collection. It wasn't until 2005 Montblanc launched their ladies' jewellery range with three innovative collections.
In the same year, Montblanc's first donation pen was also introduced, paying respect to outstanding personalities within classical music such as Leonard Bernstein.
Montblanc Meisterstück 75th Anniversary
In 1994 Montblanc celebrated the Meisterstück collections '75 years of passion and soul'. Launching the 'Solitaire Royal' encrusted with 4,810 diamonds which featured in the Guinness Book of Records for being the most expensive pen in the world.
Launching the Starwalker
In 2003, Montblanc created a line of writing instruments for the younger generation, capturing the purity of aesthetic design, the Starwalker collection is still very popular with a new range launching June 2019.
In Cooperation with Unicef
In 2004, Montblanc and Unicef joined together in asking 149 celebrities including Bianca Jagger, Nadja Auermann and Luciano Pavarotti to write a brief statement with a Montblanc Meisterstück 149 fountain pen, beginning 'I like to write because...'. The signatures were engraved onto the pens and then auctioned off with all the proceeds going directly to the charity.
In 2009, Montblanc donated 10% of the profits approximating $1.5 million worldwide marking the 'Unicef signature for Good' range was created to help raise funds for education programmes funded by Unicef.
Celebrating 100 Years
To mark Montblanc’s 100th anniversary, the brand patented its own diamond cut, this took eight years to do so starting in 2006. To this day Montblanc is the first luxury retail brand to do this. Marking 100 years of commitment, Montblanc launched a new jewellery line based around the diamond, marking a new jewel in the companies crown.
In 2014, the iconic Meisterstück celebrated its 90th anniversary with a special-edition collection of writing instruments featuring a unique 90 Years design and a collection of Meisterstück Heritage timepieces.
Montblanc Extreme range was launched in Florence, a collection using innovative high-performance leather to achieve new heights in durability and performance.
Montblanc created the bespoke e-StarWalker and Pix mobile-ready styluses for use with Samsung’s Galaxy Note.
Award-winning actor Hugh Jackman became a Montblanc Brand Ambassador, appearing in the Maison’s advertising campaign, he was later joined by Taiwanese actress Gwai Lun Mei and Olympic badminton champion Lin Dan.
At Pen sense we offer a wide variety of Montblanc collections through shop/UK outlet, including the Meisterstück; Meisterstück 90 Years; StarWalker; StarWalker Extreme; Bohème; Cruise and more. If you’re looking for a specific Montblanc item or collection, but are unsure where to look, contact our friendly and helpful staff on 01509 266320 for assistance or advice.
Montblanc Writing Instruments
Both online and instore, Pen Sense offer a wide range of Montblanc writing instruments ballpoint pens, fountain pens, fineliner/rollerball pens and mechanical pencils. Featuring various collections such as Montblanc Meisterstück pens; StarWalker pens; Great Characters pens; Etoile pens, and the PIX pen collections. We also stock limited edition ranges, for example John F. Kennedy, Johannes Brahms, Andy Warhol and Charles Dickens.
Montblanc Writing instrument refills
Pen Sense offer a wide variety or Montblanc pen refills, check out our collection of fountain pen refills, rollerball pen refills, ballpoint pen refills, fineliner pen refills and pencil refills every Montblanc refill comes with free UK delivery.
Montblanc Leather & Travel
At Pen sense we stock a number of Montblanc leather and travel products for ladies and gentlemen, from the popular collections such as Meisterstück, Nightflight, #MY4810 and Extreme/Extreme 2.0. Stocking items such as belts, briefcases, luggage, backpacks, travel accessories and even phone & tablet cases, so if you’re looking for a new work or travel accessory from Montblanc have a search through our extensive range of luxury products.
Montblanc Jewellery and Watches
Here at Pen Sense we stock a beautiful range of Montblanc jewelry and watches for both men and women. We have a wide selection of cufflinks, earrings, necklaces, tie clips, money clips, watches and bracelets from premium collections such as Summit 2, Souvenir d'Etoile, and Meisterstück.
We stock a wide range of mens and womens Montblanc fragrances including Individuelle, Emblem, Presence and Legend.
Montblanc International Warranty
Each and every Montblanc luxury product is provided with a two-year warranty booklet, material cover and bespoke presentation box, to keep your item safe and looking its best.
Free Montblanc Service
Montblanc products stocked by Pen Sense come with complimentary personalised engraving, if the item is eligible for engraving/embossing. We also offer a gift wrapping service to complete any gifted purchase and offer free UK delivery on all products and free next day UK delivery on products over £100
Our Montblanc Personalisation Services
Our in house engravers will be able to personalise your Montblanc item onsite using our state of the art equipment. An inscribed gift, really shows someone how much they mean to you, so whether you chose to engrave the cap of a writing instrument, the back of a pair of cufflinks or on the front of a leather messenger bag, say it with us. Our engravers can usually engrave your item within 24 hrs and send it to you with our UK next working day delivery. (*If the item is in stock, and ordered before 3pm, we can ship out to you free next working day delivery in the UK.)
Montblanc Gift Wrapping
We offer a free gift wrapping service for all of our Montblanc products, with a choice of paper and tag colours, including festive gift wrap during the christmas holidays. Make your Montblanc gift extra special.
Corporate Montblanc Gifts
Whether its for retirements, graduation, long term service or corporate awards, Montblanc products are the ideal corporate gift. A world leader in luxury fashion and accessories, Montblanc products are crafted with the highest quality, perfect for showing your hard working employees how much they mean to your business.
Our large range of Montblanc items mean we are able to provide large quantities of corporate gifts, our engraving staff can engrave bespoke text and your company logo onto your products*. See our engraving gallery for examples of the companies that have used our services.
*provided that your chosen item is suitable for engraving
Contact us at Pen sense
If you're interested in any of our Montblanc products, personalisation, corporate gifts or a general query, please call our team and will be able to assist you. Call our Loughborough, store 01509 266320 or email us.
Pen Sense are an authorised Montblanc retailer. Visit Montblanc’s official website.