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George Parker, the founder of Parker. Received his first pen patent in 1889. In 1894 he received a patent on his “Lucky Curve” fountain pen ink feed. This patent claimed, that found a way to draw excess ink back into the pen barrel when the pen not in use. The company’s first successful pen, “Parker, Joint Less” released in those years.
Before the apparition of the ball pen, from 1920 to 1960, Parker had a first position in worldwide pens sales. In the 30’s Parker also created the “Quink” ink. In The 40’s the company developed the most widely used pen in history , the Parker 51. Hence, they established manufacturing facilities in Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, France, Mexico, USA, Pakistan, India, Germany, Brazil and Argentina.
Parker’s Ink Pellets
During World War I, Parker signed a contract with the US War Department for the Trench Pen, a pen holding black pellets that when added to water transformed into ink. The contract assured financial success for the company during the war.
During the 80’s, a buyout moved the company to New haven, in England, -Original location of the Valentine Pen Company, previously acquired by Parker-. In the 90’s the Gillette Company bought Parker, Gillette, already owned the Paper Mate brand. In 2000 Gillette sold its pen business to Newell Rubbermaid, whose Sanford Stationery Division, became the largest pen manufacturer in the world.
For over a century, Parker Pens have been recognized for their quality, writing, and style. The company’s many pens lines and list of innovations earned them its reputation.