In the year 1838 the art of painting with water colors was very popular among the higher levels of society, but the choice of colors at attractive prices proved to be slim. The chemist Carl Hornemann decided to change that and founded his own production close to the city of Hanover, Germany. A gin distillery close by first provided the distilled water he needed for his ink production. During the centuries that followed, the Pelikan competence in the production of inks and water colors grew continuously.
Allow us to enchant you with bright colors and don’t always think in black and white. The managers of Pelikan for example like to sign in turquoise. Dare to be different...
Just like there are different nib widths for fountain pens, refills for both Roller balls and Ball pens are available in three different sizes - except for the color red, which we offer in size M only.
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