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Ballpoint Pen 849 CARAN D'ACHE + ICRC with Etui

Driven by a shared set of human values and the pursuit of excellence, Caran d’Ache and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have signed up to a partnership that breaks new ground in terms of humanitarian work. To mark the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions, Caran d’Ache is releasing a limited edition pen, with profits from sales helping the ICRC in its mission of reuniting families affected by the conflict in Syria.

The fruit of this collaboration is a new limited edition ballpoint pen. Its red metallic body is adorned with a rather hopeful sentiment: ‘The stroke of a pen can be the start of a better future.’ For each pen sold, CHF 15 will go directly to the ICRC to help it reunite victims of the conflict in Syria with their loved ones.

The Geneva-based artist Kalonji, who is a brand ambassador for Caran d’Ache, has also been involved in the project by creating illustrations to promote the limited edition pen.


Ballpoint Pen


Light and robust hexagonal aluminium body

Metallic red colour, symbolic of the ICRC organisation, obtained by a process of anodisation

Engraved message « The stroke of a pen can be the start of a better future »


Comes with a Caran d’Ache Goliath M Blue


Glossy white slim pack

Carries the message « The stroke of a pen can be the start of a better future » and the ICRC logo

Indication on the back « Proceeds from the purchase of this pen go to reuniting families separated by Syrian conflict »

Dimensions: 18.5 x 5.5 x 2 cm

Weight: 0.088 kg


Swiss Made


Ref. 849.781

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