This page contains the chronology for the year. We summarize in this page all the relevant events regarding fountain pens that happened in 1888. We also list, if present in our database, any patent applied in the year, and also the ads or document scans which publication date is in the same year.
- Carter's Ink Company is incorporated as Carter's Ink Company
- The Parker Pen Company is founded by George S. Parker in Janesville, Wisconsin
- Waterman is incorporated as L. E. Waterman Company