Lewis Edson Waterman (November 18, 1837 – May 1, 1901), born in Decatur,
New York, was the inventor of the capillary feed fountain pen and the founder of
the Waterman pen company. ... Waterman...
Lewis Waterman invented an improved fountain pen - biography.
There had been hundreds of patents for fountain pens before Waterman filed his
claim ... He had spent ten years perfecting his invention, motivated, according to ...
Apr 3, 2012 ... 2 Comments on Lewis Waterman's Fountain Pen (Sep, 1954) ... The cone cap,
sliding over the end, did not come until 1899. ... After L. E. Waterman died in 1901
, having popularized the phrase “the daddy of them all,” his ... career as an
insurance solicitor 71 years ago, his fame and his invention flow on.
Oct 11, 2015 ... The history of the fountain pen is a history of invention, of innovation, ... Popularity
in retrospect does not define the significance of a pen within its time; .... The L. E.
Waterman company responded to the changing times by ...
Apr 4, 2011 ... He is thus usually credited with inventing the modern fountain pen. ... no prior
feed did a satisfactory job of keeping the air/ink exchange in balance. ... As sales
grew, it became the L. E. Waterman Pen Company in 1888, and ...
Mar 22, 2005 ... One can't really say that L.E. Waterman "invented" the fountain pen; after ...
Although Waterman did not invent the Safety Pen, its models were ...
Founded in 1888 by Lewis Edson Waterman, the L.E. Waterman Pen Company
was the gold standard for fountain pens until World War II, when its . ... to invent a
better pen in the first place: the need for a reliable writing instrument. ... but
material alone does not necessarily dictate value: If a pen has a music nib on it (a
This page's title should more properly be “L.E. Waterman,” to differentiate it from
... for the invention of workable feeds and thus for the practical fountain pen itself.
.... wiser than attemping the same trick of making scarcity a virtue as Parker did ...
May 22, 2012 ... But sales are rising, so is the fountain pen a curious example of an ... after one
letter writer asked: "When did you last see someone using a fountain pen? ... In
1883, American LE Waterman invented what we know as the 'first ...