of timeless elegance
Manufacture Product of the Year 2014
The Association GERMAN MANUFACTURERS E.V. 2014
has for the first time awarded the award the " Factory of the Year" and
the " Manufacture Product of the Year " with an associated product shortlist.
The writing set XETRA VIENNA was supported by the jury
elected to the product Shortlist for manufacturing product of the year 2014.
The model XETRA VIENNA Waldmann is characterized,
that the Pens with a hand engraving after Kind of " Vienna" are decorated.
By the hand engraving is each of these writing instruments
one of a kind and make them particularly valuable
Legend of Sports 2013
Uwe Seeler with Waldmann writer:
On the 32nd German Sportpresseball has Uwe Seeler
from the hands of Franz Beckenbauer and Wolfgang Niersbach in November 2013
a limited pen with 18- carat gold , and three diamonds on the clip.
Accompanied by a standing ovation from nearly 2,500 ball guests from sports ,
Politics, economy and society was the honorary captain the German national football team,
the special design the occasion of his election as one " Legend of Sport"
Legend of Sports 2012
On the occasion of the ball held by the German Sports Press in Frankfurt/ Main,
Michael Schumacher was nominated as a "legend of sports 2012" on November 10, 2012.
In remembrance of this nomination, the host presented to the seven-time Formula 1 World Champion
a diamond-studded fountain pen made from solid sterling silver 925, with piston filling system, made by Waldmann.
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Precious writing instrument hand made
What have Sepp Herberger, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tony Blair,
Tiger Woods and Udo Lindenberg in common?
All of them are or were proud owner of a fine writing
instrument from the Birkenfelder manufactory Waldmann.
"Important contracts are signed.
The key signed with a fountain pen , "
explained owner Stefan Schnirch.
Since 1918 , the appropriate writing instruments provides Waldmann.
Even in the famous Hollywood movie the noble writing instruments left their mark.
Leonardo DiCaprio in " Catch Me if Yo Can" the impostor and check fraudster Frank Abagnale embodies ,
gets in a movie scene a noble Waldmann pens passed for signing.
" The historic two-color ballpoint pen from the year 1962,
we have re-issued in a small series for the movie again"
recalls Waldmann employee Karl -Heinz Reichmuth,
who has been working in the company for 50 years and in 2002
he was invited to the Germany premiere of " Catch me if you can ".
"Timeless elegance made in Germany" is in worldwide demand.
According to a survey of experts of the magazine "Focus"
the Waldmann brand is among the "exquisite trendsetters" in Germany
and enjoys worldwide reputation.
Even in New York, Moscow, Dubai and Tokyo are writing
instruments by Waldmann offered in exclusive shops.
The high demands of its customers to meet, owner Stefan Schnirch,
puts the 20 employees in Birkenfeld, great value.
70 percent of the production are still handmade.
Until the writer in the rigorous final inspection occurs up to 30 operations are required.
Particularly complicated is the engraving
A maximum of two pens per day creates an accomplished steel engraver.
"After that it hurt your wrists." Several hundred euro cost the specimens in sterling Siber.
The reception quality custom design with gold nib and diamonds, cost a lot of more money.
1954 the founder Adolf Waldmann produce pens in solid gold for the " Helden von Bern"
and their world champion coach Sepp Herberger.
Customers from now 70 countries around the world now
know to appreciate the exquisite products from the Birkenfelder manufactory.
60th birthday a single piece was made for rock star Udo Lindenberg and
former British Prime Minister Tony Blair gave away centennial celebration of a small series of good friends.
Even German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Foreign Minister Westerwelle
appreciate Waldmann writing bone Federal Eagle with laser-engraved signature as gifts during State visits.
Lufthansa flight the Airbus A-380 and the anniversary of the "America's Cup"
sailing competition were occasions for exclusive custom-made products.
Mr. Reichmuth can remember all these events. In 1960 he began his training as a merchant.
Company founder Adolf Wagner was still his boss.
"A tinkerer and successful manufacturer of Pforzheim",
he was resident at the Maximilianstrasse.
Already in 1937 Waldmann got the silver medal at the
world exhibition in Paris for his 4-colors propelling pencil.
1958 he announced the patents for 2 - and 4-color pen with rotation system - a world first.
Among the noble fountain pens made of silver and gold
of its own brand Waldmann came metal writing instruments
in larger numbers for world-famous companies
from the writing and jewelery industry,
which are sold under their own brand.
Even car manufacturers have their pens from Waldmann, including BMW.
In Germany Waldmann counts with Mont Blanc and Faber Castell to the top brands.
Exclusive to the 150-year anniversary of the
A precious writing instrument by Waldmann.
Know what is important in writing instruments :
Owner Stefan Schnirch (left) and Karl -Heinz Reichmuth,
who works at Waldmann for 50 years.
30 operations are needed in production.
Hallmarking of writing instruments from sterling silver.
Quality control is the A und O.