Interesting facts about the pens
• Interesting facts about pens
Life of modern man is hard to imagine without a ballpoint pen. This invention made life easier for millions of people who have to write a lot. They do not need to fill, just two seconds sterzhenek replaced - and all. Here are some amazing facts about the pens.
Each year, more than 100 people choke to death with a ballpoint pen.
Ballpoint pen hit the Guinness Book of Records in the category "The most expensive pen in the world." Its price - € 1 million, is made of platinum.
In America, on sale is "talking" handle. Basically, it's a mini-computer that looks like a pen. When writing a text, it is ruled an error, translate texts, but still delivers written aloud.
A ballpoint pen, you can write more than 55,000 words.
In the world of minute bought 900 pens.
Not always rods were similar to modern. Initially, for greater volume, they were made in the form of an accordion. But production technology was complex, and it was decided to abandon it. And the rods began to make in the form of a hollow tube, as it is now.
The retail pens were first sold in 1945 in New York. In turn, it lined up a huge number of people that the power to maintain order here sent about 500 police officers. Price of one handle was $ 12, which was equivalent to the salary for one day highly skilled workers. But, despite the price, in the day sold 10,000 pens.
Initially, scholars have come up with these pens are not for ordinary people, and for pilots of air forces of Britain. Fountain pens were inconvenient in flight, ie. K. A pressure drop of them flowed ink.