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Dip pens were one of the first mass-produced writing tools. They replaced quills and although an old invention they are still in use but more for drawing than for writing. Read more about history of dip pen.
Beginning of use of pen and ink marked the start of new era of easier recording of information. Without them, early scientific discoveries would be forgotten and development of humanity would be much slower.
Space pen began as a try to achieve a perfect pen. Pen was so perfect that it ended in space as a valuable tool and one of the symbols of humanity’s venture into space. Read more about history of space pens.
At the first glance, who could tell that the first ballpoint pens appeared some 130 years ago? But they did and were intended for writing on leather. Today, billions are made and sold every year and we almost cannot imagine our day-today life without them. Read more about ballpoint pen history.