Translations:Kaweco/29/en

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Chronology

Year Event
1883 the company is founded by Luce, Ensslen in Heidelberg as Heidelberger Federhalterfabrik
1892 Heidelberger Federhalterfabrik, that will become Kaweco, begins fountain pen production[1]
1899 H. Koch and R. Weber acquire the Heidelberger Federhalterfabrik, that becomes Kaweco
1903 the company introduces the KO-MIO mechanical pencil
1908 the company patents a safety pen with threaded bottom to be turned by screwing the cap (1909?)
1911 the company publish the first catalog, showing their initial models marked Kaweco
1912 the company introduces the Kaweco 616 Sport forerunner (or 1911?)
1914 the company acquire A. Morton & Co., taking their know how and starts its nib production in Heidelberg (1913?)
1921 the company introduces the first lever filler models
1929 original Kaweco bankrupt, KWG acquire the trademark and the Kaweco Badische Füllhalterfabrik is born
1934 the company introduces the Colleg
1934 the company introduces the Dia
1935 the company introduces the Sport
1937 the company introduces the Kaweco Elite
1950 the company introduces the Carat
1962 the company introduces hooded nib models
1964 the company introduces the Kaweco VP
1981 the company fails and ceases production
  1. the most part of the Kaweco chronology is obtained form the information that were published by the company itself (no more on-line) and from the new company history published here.