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The seventh generation

Count Roland von Faber-Castell (1905-1978)

Following the death of his father Count Alexander, Count Roland von Faber-Castell (1905-1978) takes over the company. He manages the company for fifty years through turbulent times.
The car enthusiast
Wedding with Kathrina Sprecher von Bernegg
Family

The car enthusiast: Count Roland von Faber-Castell

Count Roland von Faber-Castell loved high-powered sports cars.

Marriage to Katharina Sprecher von Bernegg on 8 December 1938

Count Roland von Faber-Castell marries his second wife Katharina Sprecher von Bernegg. The young bride comes from one of the oldest families in the Grisons region.

The young mother with her first-born child

Countess Katharina von Faber-Castell with her first-born child Anton Wolfgang and her husband's children from his first marriage.

The Family Man

Count Roland von Faber-Castell with his children from his first marriage: Felicitas, Hubertus, Alexander and Heidi in 1938

Count Roland von Faber-Castell's 60th birthday on 21 April 1965

Count Roland von Faber-Castell with his children and their spouses. To his left, Countess Katharina, on his arm, his youngest daughter Cornelia. Count Anton Wolfgang (4th from the left) will be his successor.

Count Roland von Faber-Castell with his horses

Count Roland von Faber-Castell had a close connection with horses from an early age. His favourite horse was the Lipizzaner stallion "Kanonier". He was a gift from the circus director Trude Sarrassani. He had helped her to save the noble animals from Soviet-occupied Dresden in the post-war period.

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Graf-von-Faber-Castell - Pen holder Elephant Medium, natural
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Pen holder Elephant Medium, natural
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Graf-von-Faber-Castell - Pen holder Elephant Small, natural
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Pen holder Elephant Small, natural
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Graf-von-Faber-Castell - Pen holder Elephant Medium, nubuck
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Pen holder Elephant Medium, nubuck
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Graf-von-Faber-Castell - Pen holder Elephant Small, nubuck
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Pen holder Elephant Small, nubuck
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Graf-von-Faber-Castell - Pen holder Elephant Large, dark brown
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Pen holder Elephant Large, dark brown
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Graf-von-Faber-Castell - Pen holder Elephant Medium, dark brown
1 Exterior colours
Pen holder Elephant Medium, dark brown
£210.00
Graf-von-Faber-Castell - Pen holder Elephant Small, dark brown
1 Exterior colours
Pen holder Elephant Small, dark brown
£180.00
Graf-von-Faber-Castell - Key fob Elephant, natural
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Key fob Elephant, natural
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