This page contains the chronology for the year. We summarize in this page all the relevant events regarding fountain pens that happened in 1881. 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.
- a Cross Pen Company is founded in Boston for fountain pen production, different from A. T. Cross
- De La Rue produced the Anti-Stylograph pen, a primordial fountain pen
- Patent US-275912, applied in 1881, by John A. Holland, John Holland Pen Company. Stylographic fountain-pen.