Brand: Baignol & Farjon
Made in: France
Sébastien Le Prestre, Seigneur de Vauban and later Marquis de Vauban (May 15, 1633 - March 30, 1707), commonly referred to as Vauban, was a Marshal of France and the foremost military engineer of his age, famed for his skill in both designing fortifications and in breaking through them. He also advised Louis XIV on how to consolidate France's borders, to make them more defensible. Vauban made a radical suggestion of giving up some land that was indefensible to allow for a stronger, less porous border with France's neighbors.
Baignol & Farjon, based in France, was incorporated in 1875 by Camille Baignol (1841-1908) and Ferdinand Farjon (1841-1916). The company manufactured metal feathers, pencils, and pens for 104 years until it ceased operations in 1979.