Oct 302020
 
Ball Point Pens

Ball Point Pens

Ballpoint pen was patented in 1888 by J. H. Loud of Weymouth, Massachusetts. He received patent number 392,046. A tanner, he developed the instrument so that he could write on his leather products. Fountain pens, then the most used type of pen, could not write on leather. Children can view the patent at: Ballpoint Pen Patent.

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