Sharpie, an iconic brand, was originally a name designating a permanent marker launched in 1964. The Sharpie also became the first pen-style permanent marker. Then Sharpie Paint markers were also introduced. Today, Sharpie stands for far more than just markers. Made to write on, stand out on, and stay on practically any surface, it’s The Permanent Marker born for unique, unruly, courageous, outrageous self-expression that never, ever fades from glory. They are THE BOLD ORIGINAL, genuine article, and cultural icon of Permanent Markers.