Historical Overview S .T. Dupont
In 1872, Simon Tissot Dupont opened his first workshop in Paris. The 145 years since span six human generations. And down those generations, a tradition has arisen. From grandparent to parent, parent to child, a gift of S.T. Dupont has been made to celebrate the most significant moments in life.
The First Dupont Pen
It was thanks to Jackie Kennedy, at the time First Lady of the United States, that the French House in 1973 introduced the Art of Writing. She asked them to design a handsome, simple and elegant writing
instrument that would match her Ligne 1 lighter. Thus, S.T. Dupont invented the first luxury ballpoint pen for her. The firm's writing instruments have ever since been as much prized by heads of state as by lovers of fine writing. An S.T. Dupont pen offers the guarantee of impeccably high standards and the expression of a personal identity.
By drawing inspiration from icons of 21st century pop culture, S.T. Dupont has redefined the boundaries for luxury and high-end products. The collections inspired by the worlds of Marvel, Star Wars, James Bond, McLaren and the Rolling Stones combine vibrant modernity with age-old traditions of craftsmanship.
In 2017, S.T. Dupont celebrated 145 years of prestige and exclusivity, and continues to express its passion - creating exceptional products for exceptional people like Marylin, Audrey Hepburn, Picasso, Coco Chanel, Yves Saint-Laurent, Leonardo Di Caprio, Daniel Craig, Cara Delevigne, Keira Knightley, Natalie Portman and Jean Dujardin.
ART OF WRITING
Fashioned from metal to give superior strength, the S.T. Dupont writing instrument takes shape in the hands of our master craftsmen over the course of 150 separate processes. The nib is subject to meticulous attention: in solid 14 Karat gold or stainless-steel, each nib is handcrafted and polished by our Master Craftsman giving a superlative quality to writing. All S.T. Dupont writing instruments are equipped with an articulated clip. The cap makes a click that reminds of the ‘cling’ of a lighter. The cap of the writing instrument will never touch the lacquer so as not to damage it.
Hermann and Wilhelm Schmidt founded this company to supply high-precision parts to the clock industry in the Black Forest of Germany. In 1969, Rolf Schmidt took them in a technical direction, developing and supplying equipment for small tolerance manufacturing. The pens, nibs and refills they have produced in the intervening years are utilized by many other pen manufacturers worldwide. All are offered here, directly from Schmidt.
The World’s Most Comfortable Pen IS BACK!
Sensa Pens were originally introduced in 1995 and then vanished about ten years later. We sold more Sensa pens during those ten years than any other single pen: period. That’s what a huge seller Sensa used to be. The patented grip section was a vastly treasured component and loved by thousands of consumers. The ergonomic Patented Plasmium ™ fluid gel grip was unique and obviously stress-relieving within minutes.
What happened? The Sensa brand simply disappeared through a few ownership changes. Consumers were distraught.
The new owners of Sensa have revived the brand, developed 2020 materials for the patented grip section and updated colors. Each Sensa pen is made from solid brass and lacquer coated in a choice of colors. Winner of numerous design awards and featured in design museums the world over, Sensa pens takes writing to a new level of comfort.
That small white dot on a Sheaffer pen clip has been their symbol of quality for over 100 years. Each collection bears this mark. If you check that Sheaffer fountain pen your grandfather gave you, it will have the white dot. Give the Sheaffer mark of excellence, to yourself or someone special in your life.
Sherpa Sharpie: Millions of consumers carry a Sharpie every day. There are an endless amount of fun Sharpie uses. Upgrade your favorite Sharpie with these amazing ‘covers’. Without a doubt, they project a fun attitude. All come loaded with a black Sharpie.
Sherpa Fountain pen: Try the clear Demonstrator fountain pen in your Sherpa. Use it alone outside your Sherpa or insert and enjoy the full flavor of color refills offered. Fountain pen writing in your multi-use Sherpa.
Sherpa Rollerball: Turn your Sherpa into a rollerball and enjoy a liquid ink experience. We offer four colors of ink in two points sizes.
Sherpa Ballpoint: The Sherpa Ballpoint Adapter allows you to use 'Parker-Style' ballpoint refills in your Sherpa Pen Cover. Ballpoint Adapter includes one black refill and the adapter itself. Order or convert your Sherpa into a convenient ballpoint writer.
Sherpa Fiber Tip: This insert features a double-broad 2mm tip. It comes in four colors (black. blue, red and green). The fiber-tip insert is great for anyone looking for a very bold line but with minimal bleed through. These are very popular within the artist community.
Sherpa JetBall: Insert any international sized ink cartridge into this rolling ball tip. Use liquid ink conveniently. We have about 30 colors of cartridges which will fit perfectly. Arrives with an ink converter so you can use any bottled ink as well.
"Adagio". In music, a slow and relaxed time that reconciles with reflection and calmness. We could use some slow, contemplative time, no? This quality made in Italy fountain pen fills with a fixed piston operated by its rotating knob. It feels firm and solid in the hands of its user, with the eight facets of the body and cap recombined into its traditional threaded closure.
Adagio’s resin is rich in opalescence and nuances of translucence. It has a very discreet luminescent appearance in the dark . Chrome trim completes the finish. Adagio is currently available in three colors: Amber, Green and Blue.
The high performance steel nib is available in fine, medium and calligraphic 1.1mm all with an iridium tip. As mentioned above, Adagio fills with a central piston by twisting the top knob. Easy to fill and economical when utilizing bottled inks.