Staedtler Mars GmbH & Co. KG is a fine writing instrument company with a long history as a manufacturer and supplier. Founded by J. S. Staedtler in 1835, the company produces a large number of writing instruments including pencils, ball point pens and technical pens. Knight's Writing Company is proud to have Staedtler as a partner and bring you their premium fountain pens. The gorgeous Lignum wood turned pens come in plum wood and maple, or if you prefer choose a lovely Metallum fountain pen in hand-brushed anodized aluminum.