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Fountain Pen

Fountain Pen

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George Safford Parker (1863-1937) established the Parker Pen Company in Janesville, Wisc. in 1888 and received his first fountain pen patent the following year. This example has a dark maroon plastic shell and silver metal cap.
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Object Name
Fountain Pen
overall: 14 cm x 1.3 cm; 5 1/2 in x 1/2 in
overall: 5 5/16 in x 1/2 in; 13.49375 cm x 1.27 cm
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Gift of Celanese Plastics Company
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National Museum of American History
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