Caran D’Ache

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 Gold Fill Diamond Pattern. In Absolute MINT Unused Condition.  Fitted with the Original Medium tipped Nib. Superb, High Quality Item



Early Caran d’Ache Ecridor Retro Fine Point Pencil in Gold Fill Diamond Pattern. In Mint Condition.



Caran d’Ache Madison Pencil in Silver fill . In Absolute MINT Unused condition in original Box. Engraved “Groupe Blanc & Paiche”. Superb quality Item



Caran d’Ache Ivanhoe Fountain Pen in Chain Mail Rhodium fill. This Pen is in Absolute MINT Unused condition in original Box with papers. Never Inked. Fitted with the original 18kt white 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.


Fully Restored Vintage Writing Instruments