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Great Pen Stores - Switzerland - Europe

Basel, Switzerland


Papeterie Zumstein
Freie Strasse 43
4001 Basel, Switzerland

Papeterie Zumstein is located near the Apple Store, readers have written to let me know that this paperterie has on one of its floors an extensive pen shop. Website


Geneva, Switzerland


Papeterie Brachard
10, rue de corraterie
CH-1204 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +4122 817 05 55
Fax: +4122 817 05 69

Papeterie Brachard is located in the heart of the shopping district of Geneva. It is a well known store, dating back to 1839. As Brachard sums it up, a store of tradition, choice and quality.

The inside is to impress. This is a "floor to ceiling" pen store. If you enjoy Caran d'Ache pens, there is over 120 SM of spaced dewvoted to Caran d'Ache.there tEver been to a city and forget to write down the address of a store? Well thanks to J Waltersson of Sweden for sending in the name and address of this pen store.







Lausanne, Switzerland


Karamer Krieg
Rue Centrale
10 CH 1003 Lausanne
website: (Focus is on ordering office/art supplies, site in French)

The website has a focus on ordering of office or art supplies, but the store is a nice shop to visit with a seperated room for great pens. Many limited edition pens including some older models. Your will find lines like Caran d'Ache, Montblanc, Cartier, Delta and the like at this store. Some expensive and beautiful desk asessoires. (Thanks: D. Barmeyer)

Lausanne L'ecriture
Rue L.-A. Curtat 1
Lausanne, Switzerland

This store is located near the cathedral and stocks pens and gifts. Few top end pends or limited editions but a selection of basic pens and supplies. Closed on Mondays. (Thanks: D Barmeyer)

St. Moritz, Switzerland



Via Mulin 4
7500 St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Web Site.



A. Marritt wrote to say that another good store in St. Maritz that sells pens. It is Wega,m a stationery / arts material / book shop with a long history dating back to 1906. The main pen line include Namiki, Graf von Faber Castell, Caran d’Ache, Pelikan, Lamy, Pilot and Kaweco. Always of interest to those who write with fountain pens is the particularly wide selection of writing papers and notebooks including Moleskin, Leuchturm, Gmund, Rhodia, Rossi, Fabriano, Whitebook, Crown Mill & Lalo. Andrew noted they have an interesting selection of calligraphy materials from the likes of Brause, J. Herbin and Finetec. Thanks Andrew.



Zug, Switzerland


Style - Writing & Luxury Goods
Zeughausgasse 4 Zug,
Switzerland 6300

Style carries a range of pen lines set up as mini-boutiques. You will find Montblanc, Cartier, Faber-Castell, Caran D'Ache, Montegrappa, Visconti, Aurora lines. The store has an accompanying selection of inks as well as asseccories that include wood pen boxes by Naldi.

Zug is northeast of Lucern.


Zurich, Switzerland


Poststrasse 10
CH-8001 Zürich
Phone: +41 43 443 7700 (website in German)


Landolt-Arbenz which was located on Bahnhofstrasse moved to Poststrasse 10. The images of the store on their website look great. They carry a wide range of pens fro9m Montlanc, Namiki, Kawaeco, Caran d'Ache, sailor, waterman, Fraf von Faber-Castell, SCRIBO, Pelikan, Visconti - to name just a few. Thanks A. Marritt for the update on the new location.



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