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Where Has Graf Von Faber-Castell Gone?

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#1 essayfaire

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Posted 30 June 2019 - 22:15

I was recently looking at my profile and debating whether I should add a favorite ink.  One of my favorites when using cartridges has always been Graf von Faber-Castell's Hazelnut Brown. 

 

Graf's inks no longer seem to be available at the U.S. stores I normally order from (Goulet, Pen Chalet).  The manufacturer's site doesn't seem to have a direct-to-consumer sales option.

 

The ink does still appear to be in production, and is available at JetPens, but it seems slightly ridiculous to order a European ink from Japan to go the Americas.

 

Does anyone know the status of these inks in North America?  Thanks.


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#2 carlos.q

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Posted 30 June 2019 - 23:02

The ink does still appear to be in production, and is available at JetPens, but it seems slightly ridiculous to order a European ink from Japan to go the Americas.


JetPens is an online store that operates from San Jose, California.

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Posted 01 July 2019 - 00:58

VANNESS, Pen Boutique & Goldspot all seem to have it listed on their web sites.



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Posted 01 July 2019 - 04:08

Anderson Pens also has Graf von Faber Castell inks online, including the Hazelnut Brown in bottles and cartridges.  They have a store in Chicago and ship online from Wisconsin.  I buy regularly from them.



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Posted 01 July 2019 - 11:57

Here's a link to their USA ink ordering page .

https://www.graf-von...ies/refills/ink


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Posted 01 July 2019 - 16:57

JetPens is an online store that operates from San Jose, California.

Huh!  I knew they shipped from California, but I always thought that was after their warehouse was stocked from Japan.

 

Thank you, everyone, for the other suggestions.  I'm glad to see I have some options after all.  Perhaps they have just shrunk their distribution network.


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Posted 01 July 2019 - 18:54

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Edited by Karmachanic, 01 July 2019 - 18:58.

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