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This page contains the chronology for the year. We summarize in this page all the relevant events regarding fountain pens that happened in 1928. 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.


  • Nakaya Seisakusho Pen Co. is renamed as Platinum Fountain Pen Co.
  • Philipp Mutschler leaves Kaweco and founds Certo, future Reform
  • Rotring is founded by Wilhelm Riepe in Amburgo as Tintenkuli Handels GmbH
  • Schnell becomes the "Schnell Penselpen Company" with the acquisition of the "Dub-El Service Pen-Pencil Corp."



  • Patent US-1762104, applied in 1928, by Robert C. Liddell, Waterman. Stand for fountain pens.
  • Patent US-1935010, applied in 1928, by Daniel V. Bowen, Charles W. Douglas, Waterman. Desk stand.
  • Patent GB-304922, applied in 1928, by Arthur Stanley Jones, Conway Stewart. Improvements in or relating to Stylographic Pens or Ink Pencils.
  • Patent FR-670953, applied in 1928, by Yves Zuber, Stylomine. Porte-mines-règle à calcul.
  • Patent US-1746065, applied in 1928, by Franklin A. Van Sant, Unbranded. Fountain-pen attachment.
  • Patent DE-499497, applied in 1928, Osmia. Fuellfederhalter mit Tintenfuelleinrichtung.
  • Patent DE-497949, applied in 1928, Osmia. Fuellfederhalter mit Tintenfuelleinrichtung.
  • Patent GB-321309, applied in 1928, by Arthur Gilbert, Mentmore. Improvements in or in connection with show or display cards.
  • Patent US-1783734, applied in 1928, by Clinton E. Marshall, Unbranded. Fountain pen attachment.
  • Patent CH-146581, applied in 1928, Mentmore. Plume réservoir à remplissage automatique.
  • Patent GB-326242, applied in 1928, by George Sweetser, Mentmore. Improvements in self-filling sac pens.