PELIKAN

   

In 1832, Carl Hornemann founded a small color artist for artists and inks in Hannover, Germany. From here begins Pelikan's story even though as a foundation date we usually refer to April 28, 1838, the day of release of the first printed price list. Chemical Guenther Wagner becomes head of the company.

He bought it in 1871 and in 1878 he rec...

   

In 1832, Carl Hornemann founded a small color artist for artists and inks in Hannover, Germany. From here begins Pelikan's story even though as a foundation date we usually refer to April 28, 1838, the day of release of the first printed price list. Chemical Guenther Wagner becomes head of the company.

He bought it in 1871 and in 1878 he recorded the logo representing a pelican drawn from the coat of arms of his family. It is one of the first registered trademarks in Germany. To expand its business to Austria, which at that time controlled part of northern Italy, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Croatia, built a factory first in Eger and then in Vienna. Production and the market are widening. The company employs 39 new employees including Fritz Beindorff. The young man starts selling Pelikan in Austria, Italy and Russia. The company moves to the new construction on the Podbielskistrasse in an area of ​​13,000 m² of office space and space for production. This modern building has now become a protected historic monument of the city of Hanover. Annual sales reach two million marks in recent years. In 1929 The birth year of the Pelikan fountain pens. Famous and recognizable green stems have an innovative ink flow system and a transparent window to control ink levels. The innovative differential piston mechanism in Pelikan styling is a true revolution for the era.

After the austere post-war period in Germany, the economic boom breaks. During this period, Pelikan produces the fountain pen model 400 from the black and green stripe. This model has become the most famous of its category. Even today Pelikan is one of the most important pencil marks in the world.

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  • GOLF

    Pelikan limited edition dedicated to golf. The fountain pen gold nib 18 KT piston filler is limited to 4500 worldwide, 2000 of which are available in conjunction with the ballpoint pen,also in limited series. The dark green body fountain pen and ballpoint pen is decorated with a miniature finely crafted in silver gilt, depicting stick, putter and ball.

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