Who Invented the Bobby Pin?

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Bobby T. Plympton is the inventor of the bobby pin. He apparently started selling them out of his home in the 1800's for men's hairstyles. Some say that Jim Gaylord truly invented it, when others say that Luis Marcus was the creator. They weren't great at keeping that kind of information because many countries did not have ways to patent inventions like we have today,
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Smith Victory Corporation of Buffalo, New York held the trademark and rights many years ago and received compensation from P & G for infrigment. However in todays time it falls
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The Bobby Pin was invented in New Zealand by someone named Luis Marcus.
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Robert "Bobby" H. Pinsworth. He was sitting in his office in the late 15th century when his wife came in asking for something to hold her stray hair up as she was getting
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The bobby pin was used to keep bobbed hair in place. In 1920, it became trendy for women to have the hairstyle called bobbed hair.
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Luis Marcus invented the bobby pin. He made the bobby pin to hold down someone's hair. This invention was discovered after World War I ended. They originally cost 35 cents for two of them.
Something so simple as a bobby pin has a lot of controversy about when, where and who first thought of this great idea. Many believe it was invented in the early 20's.
Something so simple as a bobby pin has a lot of controversy about when, where and who first thought of this great idea. Many believe it was invented in the early 20's.
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