Pelikan is an established German stationery brand and company since 1838. The company was founded as an ink and paint factory by a chemist, Carl Hornemann in
Hannover, Germany in 1832. The official founding date of Pelikan is 28 April 1838.
In 1929, Pelikan invented the first fountain pen with an innovative plunger piston mechanism and thereafter started inventing writing instruments for use in schools and offices as well as high valued writing instruments. WWW.Pelikan.com