Untitled timeline

Ancient Era

Reed Pen used by Egyptians (3000BC)

3000 B.C.

Quill Pen used in Qumran, Judea (100BC)

100 B.C.

Copper Nib used in Pompeii, Italy (79AD)

79 AD

Early Middle Ages

Reservoir Pen invented in Egypt (953AD)

953 AD

Early Modern Era

New Reservoir Pen model designed in Germany (1636)

1636

Age of Revolutions

Resevoir Pen patented by B. Folsch in U.K. (1809)

1809

Fountain Pen invented in France (1827)

1827

Modern Era

Ballpoint Pen patented by J. J. Loud (1888)

1888

Water Ballpoint Pen invented in Hungary (1938)

1938

Felt Tipped Pen invented in Japan (1960)

1960

Space Pen patented in U.S. (1965)

1965

Rollerball Pens developed in the U.S. (1970)

1970

Erasable Ballpoint Pen invented in U.S. (1979)

1979