1940

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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 1940. 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.

Events

  • A.B.T. is founded by Achille Busi in Torino
  • Bayard restyles the Luxe with more streamlined shapes
  • S.I.S.A. (owner of Tabo trademark) become F.I.S.A. (Fabbrica Italiana Stilografiche e Affini) (approximate date[2])
  • Swan ends production of Visofil with the destruction of the Harlesden factory
  • the Wahl Company Co. and Eversharp Inc. are fused into Eversharp Inc.

ADs

Patents

  • Patent US-D120734, applied in 1940, by David Kahn, Wearever. Design for a pencil lead container or the like.
  • Patent US-D123293, applied in 1940, by David Kahn, Wearever. Design for a fountain pen and pencil clip.
  • Patent DE-727003, applied in 1940, by Gregor Miltner, Osmia. Druckfuellbleistift.
  • Patent CH-219430, applied in 1940, by Gregor Miltner, Osmia. Druckfuellbleistift.
  • Patent US-2318977, applied in 1940, by Milford G. Sypher, Chilton. Machine for inlaying.
  • Patent US-2293621, applied in 1940, by John William Para, Julius Kahn, Wearever. Mechanical pencil.
  • Patent US-D121336, applied in 1940, by David Kahn, Wearever. Design for a fountain pen and pencil clip or similar article.
  • Patent US-D121335, applied in 1940, by David Kahn, Wearever. Design for a fountain pen and pencil clip or similar article.
  • Patent DE-875462, applied in 1940, by Emil Wenzel, Soennecken. Tintenleiter mit einem mit Kapillarkanaelen verbundenen Luftkanal fuer Fuellhalter mit durch Druck verstellbarem Fuellkolben.
  • Patent US-2318950, applied in 1940, by James J. Larmour, Chilton. Cap and clip for fountain pens.
  • Patent GB-541190, applied in 1940, by Henry Frankel, Mentmore. Improvements in or relating to fountain pens, propelling pencils and the like.
  • Patent US-D124609, applied in 1940, by Louis Morrison, Morrison. Design for a fountain pen or similar article.
  • Patent US-2289963, applied in 1940, by Benjamin W. Hanle, Eagle. Fountain pen.
  • Patent DE-726251, applied in 1940, Mars Staedtler. Füllhalter mit einem Saugkolben an einer rohrförmigen, mit Gewinde versehenen Kolbenstange.
  • Patent FR-971980, applied in 1940, Bayard. Perfectionnements apportés aux porte-plume à réservoir et stylographes à pointe.

Documents

Notes

  1. indicated by Letizia Jacopini.
  2. supposed few time after S.I.S.A. foundation