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Who invented fountain pen

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Asked by vivek, 02 Nov '07 08:48 pm
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Freud - Lewis Edson Waterman
Answered by himanshu sharma, 02 Nov '07 08:50 pm

 
  
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The earliest historical record of a reservoir pen dates back to the 10th century. In 953, Ma'ād al-Mu'izz, the caliph of Egypt, demanded a pen which would not stain his hands or clothes, and was provided with a pen which held ink in a reservoir and delivered it to the nib via gravity and capillary action. Al-Muizz commissioned the construction of the pen instructing:We wish to construct a pen which can be used for writing without having recourse to an ink-holder and whose ink will be contained inside it. A person can fill it with ink and write whatever he likes. The writer can put it in his sleeve or anywhere he wishes and it will not stain nor will any drop of ink leak out of it. The ink will flow only when there is an intention to write. We are unaware of anyone previously ever constructing (a pen such as this) and an indication of penetrating wisdom to whoever contemplates it and realises its exact significance and purpose. I exclaimed, Is this possible? He replied, It is pos ...more
Answered by Sheetal Kaur, 02 Nov '07 09:12 pm

 
  
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Lewis Waterman
Answered by Biswaroop Ghosh, 02 Nov '07 08:49 pm

 
  
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Lewis Waterman
Answered by sudesh, 02 Nov '07 08:55 pm

 
  
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Lewis Waterman
Answered by rupnarayan saha, 02 Nov '07 08:52 pm

 
  
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