The Optimist range from Diplomat comes in 3 attractive designs that will inspire you to put pen to paper. The Optimist combines multi-layered gloss black lacquer with a lasered decoration of intertwining lines to produce a sleek and classic finish, while the all metal casing ensures durability, weight balance and shock resistance. The Rhomb, Ring and Loop patterns are all complimented by polished chrome trims and the Diplomat logo on the end of the cap. All 3 designs in this range are available as a fountain pen, rollerball and ballpoints.
The Diplomat Esteem Optimist fountain pen has a Fine, Medium or Broad stainless steel nib and uses a cartridge/converter filling system.
Since 1922, the name Diplomat has stood for sophisticated writing instruments. Driven by excellence in quality and a spirit of innovation the manufacture for turned fountain pens developed into a leading manufacturer of premium writing instruments. The Diplomat pens still manufactured in Kierspe, Germany.