Pelikan – M400 Tortoise “Old Style” W-Germany

Pelikan – M400 Tortoise “Old Style” W-Germany

FP NIB F 14K
Condition= NOS ( New Old Stock )
Complete (With outer box, box & papers)

 

Description

Description

In 1832, chemist Carl Hornemann founded his own ink factory in Hanover, Germany. At Pelikan, though, they tend to consider the 28th April 1838 as the company’s founding date, as it was the date on the very first price list. All company anniversaries are therefore based on this date.

In 1950 the Souveran model series 400 was launched. With its green striped barrel, it has become the worldwide symbol of the Pelikan brand. In the 1980s the series was called Souverän (Sovereign), although the German people had given it the nickname Stresemann, since the secretary of state of the Weimar Republic was famous for his striped suits…