Fountain Pen

Fountain Pen

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The inscription on this pen reads "“Waterman's Ideal Fountain” and the latest patent date is Aug. 4, 1903.
Ref: William I. Ferris, “Fountain Pen,” U.S. Patent 735,659 (Aug. 4, 1903), assigned to the Waterman Company.
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Object Name
Fountain Pen
L.E. Waterman Company
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
overall: 13 cm x 1.2 cm; 5 1/8 in x 1/2 in
overall: 5 1/4 in x 3/8 in; 13.335 cm x.9525 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Celanese Plastics Company
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National Museum of American History
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