Tuesday, November 10, 2020

The ballpoint pen

“On 29 October 1945, the New York City branch of Gimbels department store unveiled a new product. Billions upon billions would follow in its wake”: the BBC tells the story of the ballpoint pen.

The fountain-pen expert Frank Dubiel used to call the Bic the most reliable pen of all. But he was devoted to fountain pens. And in truth, fountain pens require only modest care and occasional feeding to work well.

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