The Fabrique genevoise de crayons was founded in Geneva in 1915 when Arnold Schweitzer purchased the Ecridor Pencil Factory. In 1924, Arnold Schweitzer named his new company after Caran d’Ache, the nickname of the French satiric political cartoonist Emmanuel Poiré (who in turn took his name from карандаш (karandash), the Russian word for pencil..
The company Produced many beautiful writing instrument and in 1929 patented the 1st mechanical Pencil..
Known for exceptional Quality this Company still produces high Quality, Fountain Pens, Ballpoints and Pencils
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Early Caran d’Ache Ecridor Retro Fountain Pen in Silver Fill Diamond Pattern. In Absolute MINT Condition in original Box. Fitted with the Original Rhodium Medium tipped Nib. Superb, High Quality Item
Early Caran d’Ache Ecridor Retro Fountain Pen in Gold Fill Diamond Pattern. In Absolute MINT Unused Condition. Fitted with the Original Medium tipped Nib. Superb, High Quality Item
Caran d’Ache Madison Pencil in Silver fill . In Absolute MINT Unused condition in original Box. Engraved “Groupe Blanc & Paiche”. Superb quality Item
Beautiful Caran d’Ache Madison Ballpoint in Brown Laque with Gold filled trim. In absolute MINT Condition in original box.
Magnificant Limited Edition Caran d’Ache “La Modernista” in Rhodium Filled Solid Sterling Silver with Hand applied Enamelling. Number 1787 of only 1888 made. Acclaimed as the most innovative and original pen by a panel of 100 experts at the Paris Pen Show in November 1995. In Near Mint condition with just a few marks on the Rhodium plating but no dents or damage. Fitted with the original 18kt white gold medium tipped nib. Cartridge fill but complete with original converter. Very Large Heavy pen with over 100 grams of silver. Measures 153 mm long capped.
Caran d’Ache Leman fountain Pen in Saphire Blue and Gold filled trim. This pen is in Absolute MINT Unused condition in original Box with outer box and papers. Never Inked. Complete with converter. Fitted with the original twin tone 18kt gold, super smooth medium tipped nib. Superb, Heavy, high quality Pen.
Caran d’Ache Ecridor XS Retro Pencil in Rhodium fill with Chevron Pattern. New Old Stock still unwrapped in Original box with outer.