Caran d’Ache Retro Pencil mimics the first pencils made in 1947 from precious metals. The solid brass hexagonal barrel is silver-plated first, then rhodium-coated and engraved with a series of lines. First of all, the barrel is perfect: Perfect size, weight, balance, and ideal feel. The rhodium plating makes it shine, and the engraved barrel is the icing on the cake. Even the sturdy metal clip shows the Caran d’Ache look.
Caran d’Ache Retro Pencil
The end cap comes with the Caran d’Ache logo. The pencil has an elegant and robust metal clip. The pen fits easily into organizers and handbags and will stand up to everyday abuses. The 0.7mm lead advances by a push of a button. This pencil comes with a replaceable eraser under the push button. This Ecridor pencil has rhodium trims. The hexagonal body shape has been the emblem of Caran d’Ache since its creation. The whole pen comes rhodium plated making it immune to tarnish. Besides, the pencil comes with a chevron pattern etched into the surface by master engravers.
Since its inception in 1915, the company placed its base in Geneva. The Company creates writing and drawing tools combining the best materials with innovative skills. Caran d’Ache also includes some scarce skills. The art of Chinese lacquer done by hand in an ancestral manner happens to be one of them.
Caran d’Ache comes from the word “karandash” that is the Russian term for “pencil.” Or probably the word comes from the Turkish root “kara tash” which refers to black stone – the origins of graphite.
At the dawn of the 20th century, when the Swiss watchmaking was enjoying significant growth. Caran d’Ache, the only manufacturer of pens and drawing tools on Swiss soil, has experienced the same growth because they have this same commitment to excel. Today, it embodies the same high-quality standards, while stimulating continuous innovation.
Indulge yourself with this excellent Caran d’Ache Retro Pencil, and you will enjoy your writing for many years.