This page contains the chronology for the year. We summarize in this page all the relevant events regarding fountain pens that happened in 1871. 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.
- Günther Wagner buy the Hornemann's Paint and Ink Factory, future Pelikan, when Carl Hornemann retires
- Patent US-118367, applied in 1871, by John A. Holland, John Holland Pen Company. Improvement in pen-holders.
- Patent US-122047, applied in 1871, by Joseph Monaghan, Thomas Flynn, Edward Todd & Co. Improvements in pen and pencil case.