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On honeymoon

Count Alexander and Countess Ottilie von Faber-Castell travel to Italy, France, the USA and Canada on their honeymoon. The picture shows the couple at Niagara Falls in 1898.
The sixth generation

Countess Ottilie and Count Alexander von Faber-Castell

Lothar von Faber's oldest granddaughter Ottilie marries Count Alexander zu Castell-Rüdenhausen in 1898. After the marriage, the family is known as Count and Countess von Faber-Castell. This gives rise to the new Castell brand.

A new family crest: Faber-Castell

Lothar von Faber stipulated that the name "Faber" must be retained if the heiress to the company were to marry. When Baroness Ottilie marries Count Alexander zu Castell-Rüdenhausen, the new family name therefore becomes Count and Countess von Faber-Castell.

Two sisters marry two brothers

Countess Ottilie (right) with her sister Hedwig

Ottilie's youngest sister Hedwig also marries a Count zu Castell-Rüdenhausen, the brother of Count Alexander von Faber-Castell.

Marriage of Baroness Hedwig von Faber-Castell to Count Wolfgang zu Castell-Rüdenhausen, 1903

In front of the villa in Stein, the wedding party appears with the bride and groom Countess Hedwig and Count Wolfgang zu Castell-Rüdenhausen in the centre, on the left behind them in the dark dress is Countess Ottilie.

Further generations

The fourth Generation
Baron Lothar von Faber (1817-1896) The factory develops into a company with international standing.
The fifth Generation
Wilhelm von Faber (1851-1893)
The seventh generation
Count Roland von Faber-Castell (1905-1978)