Who invented the pencil sharpener?

Answer A French mathematician named Bernard Lassimone invented the first pencil sharpener and received a patent for it in 1828. Not much is know about the design of this first pencil sharpener. Before Las... Read More »

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Who invented the first electric pencil sharpener?

According to the Early Office Museum, Samuel Forrester developed the first electric pencil sharpener in 1910 for use at a pencil factory. The Automatic Pencil Sharpener Company made the first comm... Read More »

When was the electric pencil sharpener invented?

The Hammacher Schlemmer Company created the first electric pencil sharpener sometime in the early 1940s in New York. Electric pencil sharpeners work on the same principles as mechanical pencil shar... Read More »

Who invented the modern pencil sharpener?

The first modern day electric pencil sharpener was the result of inventions by two individuals. Raymond Loewy invented the design for the modern sharpener. However, it was Alfred Gilbert, along w... Read More »

Who invented the electric pencil sharpener?

The electric pencil sharpener was designed by Raymond Loewy in the early 1940s and first offered by Hammacher Schlemmer Company of New York. Before manual or electric pencil sharpeners existed, kni... Read More »