3mm lead version of the classic Fixpencil. Matt-black aluminium barrel; removable metal pocket clip in traditional Caran d'Ache style; plastic push-button, in a choice of colours, with integral sharpener.
Pencils supplied with a random push-button colour - if you'd like to specify a colour for your order, please email us. Available colours are: Black, Blue, Red and Yellow.
|Ink Colour:||B |
|Item Colour:||Black |
|Item Material:||Metal |
|Refill Type:||Refillable |
|Tip Size:||3, 3mm |
Caran d'Ache is familiar to many for their excellent range of coloured pencils. However, Switzerland's premier manufacturer of writing instruments and art products has a wide range of items from simple office items through the classic Fixpencil clutch pencils and 849 Metal Ballpoints to the highly desirable Ecridor premium range and beyond. All are made with uncompromising attention to detail and to the highest quality.
Caran d'Ache was the pen name by which French illustrator, Emmanuel Poiré, achieved worldwide renown in the 19th century. “Karandash” is the Russian term for “pencil” and in turn comes from the Turkish root “kara tash” which refers to black stone – the origins of graphite.
This natural material found in the mountains of Switzerland gave rise to the first Swiss pencil factory, in Geneva in 1915. Nine years later, in the hands of its founder, Arnold Schweitzer, it took the name of the famous illustrator and became known as Caran d'Ache.
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