Fred's Pencils

Swan USA

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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 —

Othello and Fortuna are major Schwan brands.

Tiger 440 may be original to Swan —

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

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