APPENDIX I UNITED STATES OMB APPROVAL SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION OMB Number: 3235-0456 Washington, D.C. 20549 Expires: June 30, 2009 Estimated average burden hours per response....... 2 FORM 24F-2 Annual Notice of Securities Sold Pursuant to Rule 24f-2 Read instructions at end of Form before preparing Form. Please print or type. 1 . Name and address of issuer: The DIAMONDS Trust, Series 1 c/o State Street Bank & Trust Co. One Lincoln Street Boston, MA 02111 2. The name of each series or class of securities for which this Form is filed (If the Form is being filed for all series and classes of securities of the issuer, check the box but do not list series or classes): |x| 3. Investment Company Act File Number: 811-9170 Securities Act File Number 333-31247 4(a). Last day of fiscal year for which this Form is filed: 10/31/2008 4(b). Check box if this Form is being filed late (ie., more than 90 calendar days after the end of the fiscal year). (See Instruction A.2) // Note: If the Form is being filed late, interest must be paid on the registration fee due. 4(c). Check box if this is the last time the issuer will be filing this Form. // 5. Calculation of registration fee: (i) Aggregate sale price of securities sold during the fiscal year pursuant to section 24(f): $43,009,250,143 (ii) Aggregate price of securities redeemed or repurchased during the fiscal year: $39,824,961,718 (iii) Aggregate price of securities redeemed or repurchased during any prior fiscal year ending no earlier than October 11, 1995 that were not previously used to reduce registration fees payable to the Commission: $1,143,744,456 (iv) Total available redemption credits [add Item 5(ii) and 5(iii): $40,968,706,174 (v) Net sales - If Item 5(i) is greater than Item 5(iv) [subtract Item 5(iv) from Item 5(i) ]: 2,040,543,969 (vi) Redemption credits available for use in future years $0 - if Item 5(i) is less than Item 5(iv) [subtract Item 5(iv) from Item 5(i)]: (vii) Multiplier for determining registration fee (See Instruction C.9): X $0.00003930 (viii) Registration fee due [multiply Item 5(v) by Item 5(vii)] (enter 'O' if no fee is due): = $80,193.38 6. Prepaid Shares If the response to item 5(i) was determined by deducting an amount of securities that were registered under the Securities Act of 1933 pursuant to rule 24e-2 as in effect before October 11, 1997, then report the amount of securities (number of shares or other units) deducted here: . If there is a number of shares or other units that were registered pursuant to rule 24e-2 remaining unsold at the end of the fiscal year for which this form is filed that are available for use by the issuer in future fiscal years, then state that number here: . 7. Interest due - if this Form is being filed more than 90 days after the end of the issuer's fiscal year (see Instruction D): + $0 8. Total of the amount of the registration fee due plus any interest due [line 5(vii) plus line 7]: = $0 9. Date the registration fee and any interest payment was sent to the Commission's lockbox depository: Method of Delivery: Wire Transfer x 1/09/2009 SIGNATURES This report has been signed below by the following persons on behalf of the issuer and in the capacities and on the dates indicated. By (Signature and Title.)* Gary L. French Senior Vice President, State Street Bank and Trust, as Trustee for, The DIAMONDS Trust, Series 1 Date: 1/09/2009 *Please print the name and title of the signing officer below the signature.