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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_pin

A bobby pin is a type of hairpin, usually of metal or plastic, used in coiffure to hold hair in place. ... The bobby pin was invented by Luis Marcus, a San Francisco- based cosmetics manufacturer, after World War I and came into wide use as the ...

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Nov 29, 2014 ... Bobby pins were invented during the flapper era that happened after World War I. The bobbed hair that was being worn needed to be held in to ...

articles.latimes.com/1990-03-10/news/mn-1717_1_bobby-pin

Mar 10, 1990 ... Luis Marcus, inventor of the bobby pin, died at a Menlo Park, Calif., convalescent hospital at the age of 102. Marcus was a San Francisco ...

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Mar 26, 1990 ... Luis J. Marcus, who invented the bobby pin in the 1920s but never got rich off it, died in Menlo…

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The hairstyle in this image is known as a 'bob'. It became quite a rage during the early 20th ... hairpin was used, which slid into the hair. Coincidentally, the pin was invented by a man, who, too, had 'bob' in his name - Robert "Bobby" Pinot.

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The bobby pin, a small flexible metal clip to keep bobbed hair in place, was invented in the early 1920s. Bobby pins were so inexpensive that ...

www.allthingshair.com/en-us/hairstyles-haircuts/bobby-pin-history

Oct 17, 2016 ... Several variations on the plain bobby pin have since been invented, but the original pin came to the fore during the turn of the 19th century.

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Bobby pins were invented in 1920. No, 1923. No, 1926! Wait, no, we don't really know when they were invented, but they were first brought to the US in 1916.

www.google.com/patents/US2598456

'This invention relates to .hair fasteners "and is more particularlyconcerned with the provision of .a hair fastener of the bobby pin type comprising a piece of ...

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Mar 8, 2013 ... "I was watching a show and they were talking about bobby pins. When were they invented and why are they called that?" The Newton Falls ...