On Wednesday February 18th, 2015, famed German maker of the finest quality writing instruments – Graf von Faber-Castell – officially unveiled their first Writing Boutique in Canada at CHARALS, 171 Robson Street. The event was a private and intimate affair that also saw appearances by Managing Director of Faber-Castell – Rolf Schifferens, Area Manager of Faber-Castell North America – Karin Seidl, and President of LSF Group Of Companies – Michael Pons. Distinguished guests and close friends of CHARALS were also in attendance.
The feature attraction of the event was the introduction of the 2015 Pen Of The Year and the Precious Perfect Pencil. Four incredible pieces were featured: the Limited Edition
Pen of the Year 2015 fountain pen in Gold (limited to 150 pieces worldwide) at retail Cdn
$9,950, the Limited Edition Pen of the Year 2015 rollerball in Platinum (limited to 1,000
pieces worldwide) at retail Cdn $4,500, the Limited Edition Pen Of The Year 2015 fountain men in Platinum (limited to 150 pieces worldwide) at retail Cdn $5,020, and the Precious Perfect Pencil with
White Gold and Diamond Cap at retail Cdn $10,000.
|Clockwise from top left: Limited Edition Pen Of The Year rollerball in Platinum, Limited Edition Pen Of The Year fountain pen in Gold, Limited Edition Pen Of The Year fountain pen in Platinum, Precious Perfect Pencil.|
|Left to right: Area Manager of
Faber-Castell North America – Karen Seidl, Managing Director of Faber-Castell – Rolf Schifferens, Al Charania of CHARALS, and President of LSF Group Of
Companies – Michael Pons
|Renowed pen blogger Glenn Marcus was on-hand to try out the highly exclusive Pen Of The Year.|
|The Faber-Castell executives agree – the event went very well, and CHARALS at 171 Robson Street is a beautiful new store!|