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Great Collections: The Parker Pen Archive at Heritage House

1910 Saturday Evening Post advertisement for the Lucky Curve pen, Parker’s second patented pen.

Back in 1888, George Safford Parker (1863-1937) was working part-time as a seller and repairman of fountain pens. As he worked, he found that he could not find a pen that wrote easily and did not leak. His search for such a pen resulted in the establishment of the Parker Pen Company in Janesville, Wisconsin. […]