Zagreb

Zagreb's brands

13 Sep 2017

Take home a true souvenir or gift from Zagreb as we highlight 7 potential beauties which can easily be found around town. The following gifts are gems that have their history, or their specialized taste, or such a good feel about them that the fond memories will surely remain.

Baltazar
A classic cartoon made in Zagreb during the late 60’s that had kids glued to TV screens. Professor Baltazar is a quirky, unique and gifted scientist whose witty inventions uplift the lives of Baltazar Town’s inhabitants. See 59 episodes that last between 5 to 10 minutes with an English version available.

Penkala
A gentlemen named Slavoljub Eduard Penkala patented the first mechanical boil pen in the world in 1906 and shortly after invented the first ink pen with firm ink. He went on to patent 80 other inventions. In his honour, the TOZ Penkala Factory in Zagreb continues to produce Penkala products, replicas of the original pen can be bought at Peroklinika C-2, Ban Jelačić Square 15, tel. (+385-1) 481 80 26 and Narodne novine D-2, Trg žrtava fašizma 15, tel. (+385-1) 461 25 57.

The White DTR Shirt
So your brother, dad, husband or friend have a bundle of white shirts, but do they have a famous DTR shirt? The company became famous in the early 20th century with white collared shirts having a cute chimney sweeper with a ladder over his shoulder as an embroidered symbol. This is now a legendary icon and the company maintains great seasonal clothing; their service in making shirts according to measure is a best kept secret amongst business professionals. You can buy them in B-2 Ilica Street 25, tel. (+385-1) 483 33 68, B-2 Ilica Street 36, tel. (+385-1) 483 39 95, C-2 Teslina Street 8, tel. (+385-1) 481 14 64.

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