The German company’s history is rooted all the back to 1832, when chemist Carl Hornemann founded his own factory on manufacturing paints and ink in Hannover. The Official birth-date of the company is considered to be on April, 28th, 1838, when the first price-list of the company was created. In 1871 the reins of government had passed to Gunther Wagner, who has registered an emblem of the pelican, becoming one of the first German trade marks ever.
With the advent of Fritz Beindorff to assortment of the company office stationery to copying, punching, updating was added; it has caused expansion of manufacture. In the end of XIX century the company has taken over the leadership among manufacture of ink. In 1929 automatic pen PELIKAN was born, its high-quality ink and mechanism became the revolution in the world of writing accessories. The next years commodity circulation of company has been rised, the quantity of branches and workplaces increased. In 2003, the trade mark PELIKAN has been modified.
PELIKAN Erasers are Comprised of the Following Models:
Plastic erasers the rectangular form are models GE20 (white color) and AP of five different colors, and also model PK20, 2/3 of this eraser is intended for removal of traces graphite and color pencils, and 1/3 – for removal of traces of ink.
Erasers from natural rubber with oblique corners SP30 (green color) are most numerous, RW40 (red color), and also eraser with two degrees of density red-dark blue colors BR40. Model WS30 from natural rubber of white color also has the rectangular form. The most delicate, suitable for removal of traces of a pencil from all kinds of surfaces is Erasers Squeezy; it is of the oval form and different colors.
Novelty of PELIKAN is model Football which release has been dated for the world championship on the football, spent in Germany in 2006. Its exclusive feature is the image of ten national flags on everyone eraser executed in the form of a ball. Manufacturers suggest to collect a full collection of these erasers or just «to play in football on a table by it».