- Ballpoint Pens
The first Ballpoint pen was created in 1888 (but was not usable on
paper), after many improvements they were put into production around
1940 in Argentina. It first hit the US market in late 1945 in "Gimbles"
department store for $12.50.
The pens in this section use Cross and Parker (also makes a "gel"
refill) style refills. The common names for the kits are: Slimline, Cigar,
European, Flattop/Americana, Sierra
- Rollerball Pens
Are pens which use ball point writing mechanisms with water-based
liquid or gelled ink, as opposed to the oil-based viscous inks found in
ballpoint pens. It was designed to combine the ease of the
ballpoint pen with the smooth writing effect of a Fountain pen.
Some of the styles in this section are Barons, Gentlemen's & Jr. Gentlemen's,
Statesmen's & Jr. Statesmens,
- Fountain Pens
The oldest known fountain pen that has survived to today
was designed by a Frenchmen named M. Bion and
dated 1702. The first practical pen that was patented was
by Lewis Waterman in 1884.
A lot of the pens in this section have the same
names as the Rollerballs. They can be made in either Fountain or
- Bottle Stoppers
These bottle stoppers can be used on any wine/oil style bottles.
They come in many different sizes, styles, platings and seals (cork,
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