Herbin, "Maitre Cirier" Paris, was established in 1670. Herbin was a sailor, and from his many journeys to India he brought back to Paris formulas for manufacturing sealing wax. His special lacquer formula improved the quality of the seals in adhesion and neatness, helping him to become famous throughout the kingdom. For the following 300 years Herbin has become the brand associated with the finest quality sealing waxes throughout Europe and the world. Used by notaries through out time these waxes are sure to make your special correspondence all the more important to the recipient. The Herbin Favourite Sealing Wax with a wick can be used quickly and at any time.