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 What was invented first: the typewriter or the fountain pen?

Answer The two now-commonplace office staples came about at around the same time, but the typewriter beat the fountain pen by 12 years. The first modern typewriter was patented in 1872 by inventor Christo... Read More »
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Which was invented first, the fountain pen or the typewriter?

The first mechanical typewriter preceded the first workable fountain pen by 17 years. Christopher Sholes, Carlos Glidden and Samuel Soule invented the first practical typewriter in 1867. Lewis E. W... Read More »
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What was invented first, the typewriter or the fountain pen?

The typewriter was created in 1808 by Pellegrino Turri, although plans for it were designed in 1744. The fountain pen wasn't patented until 75 years after the typewriter, by Lewis Waterman.Source:N... Read More »
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What was invented first : typewriter or fountain pen?

D. Hyde received the patent for the first continuous-flow fountain pen in 1830, while Christopher Latham Sholes received his patent for the typewriter in 1868, making the fountain pen the first of ... Read More »
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What was invented first, the fountain pen or the typewriter?

There is considerable doubt as to the true inventor of the typewriter. The first models were invented by European engineers from Austria, France and Italy, between 1760 and 1823. The first crude fo... Read More »
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