J. Herbin was established in 1670. M. Herbin was a sailor who traveled the world. It was from his travels in India that he found the formulas for manufacturing sealing wax that he brought back to Pairs. His special lacquer formula improved the quality of the seals in adhesion and neatness and helped him become famous throughout the country.
J. Herbin is the oldest name in ink production in the world. Its 340th anniversary ink in rouge hematite is a popular collector's item at JetPens.