Following the legendary success of the 849 ballpoint pen, Caran D’Ache have released an 849 fountain pen! The highly anticipated launch has been followed by massive demand, with factory production struggling to keep up!
Featuring the trademark hexagonal aluminium body, the 849 fountain pen is cleverly designed to provide a strong metal construction. An insert sleeve on the cap ensures a tight fit and solid strength in the pocket, while enabling the cap to be posted on the end. Pulling the cap off, exposes the revolutionary new nib, designed for an exceptional writing experience of firm smoothness with a lively spring. Never before has writing been so much fun!
The 849 fountain pen is a modern looking pen with the appeal of the traditional fountain pen, forming a beautiful blend of old and new. It displays of an appreciation of heritage while embracing the modern. Finally, a fountain pen for everyday use, standing up to the demands of accompanying you at all times.
Manufactured in the factory in Geneva, Switzerland, the Caran D’Ache name is proudly associated to Swiss heritage. Extraordinary quality control measures dominate the manufacturing process to protect the heritage and ensure that each item leaving the factory is an extraordinary product.
Technical details of the 849 Caran D’Ache fountain pen:
colors: Available standard editions of Classic and Fluo colours.
- Classic – White, Black, Blue
- Fluo – Orange, Pink, Green, Yellow
cartridge: International standard fountain pen ink cartridges. One cartridge supplied with pen, one spare cartridge can fit into the back of the pen. Piston pump converters are available separately for filling from a bottle. Recommended inks for optimal flow and pen function: Caran D’Ache Chromatics inks.
ink color: factory default: one magnetic blue ink cartridge supplied with the pen. Chromatics ink colours available: Infinite Grey, Infra Red, Magnetic Blue, Cosmic Black, Divine Pink, Hypnotic Turquoise, Organic Brown, Ultra Violet, Vibrant Green, Electric Orange, Idyllic Blue, Delicate Green
nib: Available in nib sizes Medium (M), Fine (F), and Extra Fine (EF)
packaging: cardboard presentation box, reversible for one or for two pens
Care and maintenance
Tender loving care of your product will ensure that it remains in good shape for as long as possible. Even though the 849 is an extremely tough pen, it can of course be damaged by excessive mechanical force, or exposure to aggressive or corrosive chemicals.
Avoid exposure to extreme heat and pressure variations, which can cause any fountain pen to leak.
The 849 fountain pen forms part of the Caran D’Ache Office Line range, covered by a 2 year works warranty.