This elegant sharpener is handmade in Spain by El Casco, a world-renowned metalwork company specialising in gold, silver, and chrome desk accessories. Made of solid brass, the sharpener of El Casco is plated in an alluring shiny chrome and red laquered, then hallmarked with the company's logo, and finally hand-polished to give a magnetic finish.
The hand mande grinders are successful and internationally recognized for more than 80 years. The grinder has 4 vacuum feet and lengths can be adjusted in order to come. Correct a difference for the intended activities such as drawing, writing or sketching on four desired point In addition, the machine has a file and a magnifying glass. Depending on the type, can be followed the grinding process on the side or top of the microscope. The hand made tray can be completely removed for the grinder easy to empty. The grinder has a "side-load" system.
In Spanish El Casco means ''helmet''. The company was founded as a firearm factory on September 7 1920. In the crisis years from 1929 all the arms industry was struggling and the management of El Casco decided to expand the range with high quality staplers and pencil sharpeners of replaceable spare parts.
The products of El Casco have a very long lifetime and even after heavy use it can still be repaired, even after years. Despite some modern adaptations El Casco products are still largely made by hand . Each part of the El Casco products are individually numbered and based on them put together. The models that have been created at the beginning of the thirties are still being produced currently, which makes it possible that each individual component can be provided till today. The products from El Casco enjoy a lifetime manufacturer’s warranty.