Swan USA


Who knew about pencil collections?

Fred's Pencils

Some of the major German pencil companies had subsidiaries in the United States.  The Swan Pencil Co., based in New York, was a subsidiary of Schwan.  Swan produced several brands —

Swan Brands

Othello and Fortuna are major Schwan brands.

Tiger 440 may be original to Swan —

Tiger

As evidenced by the wartime plastic and cardboard ferrules, Swan continued to produce and sell pencils during WWII.

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