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Pens replaced hand-cut quills as writing instruments in 1780, when the first steel pen point was made in England. But it was 100 years before the commercial pen was a common item. The fountain pen was invented in the 1830s but was not made in quantity until the 1880s. The Biro brothers of Hungary invented the ballpoint pen in 1935. All types of old pens are collected. Float pens that feature small objects floating in a liquid as part of the handle are popular with collectors. Advertising pens are listed in the Advertising category.

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ImageCategoryPattern or ItemDescriptionYear PricedPrice
 PensTillamook CheeseTillamook, Oregon, Black, Retractable, Ball-point1995Login / Create Account for Price
 PensWeareverSilver Pearl Stripes, Gold Filled, Suction Filler ~illus2003Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloatEye Art, Picasso Style, Orange Plastic2007Login / Create Account for Price
 PensBall-pointMonkees, Group Photograph, 19671996Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutCircus World, Children, On Tiger, 19822001Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat About9-man Marching Band, Passes Windsor Castle2002Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutAlligator Swims Out Of Grasses, Towards Alligator On Shore2002Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutClown Holds Pez Dispenser, Collector Visits Booth, Buys Dispensers2002Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutLabrador Puppy, Jumps Past Mother Nursing Pup & Other Dogs2002Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutFlower Blossom Floats In & Out Of Open Hand, Hearts, Blue2003Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutHorseless Power, Tin Lizzie Passes Storefronts2003Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutJohn F. Kennedy In Oval Office, Vertical Action2003Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutMoon Landing, Neil Armstrong Carries Flag2003Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutSave The Planet, Earth Past Eclipsed Moon, Vertical Action2003Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutAmtrak, Train Moves In & Out Of Station2004Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutBlack Ants, Carrying Picnic Food, Bon Appetit2004Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutBoston Tea Party, Tea Crates Fall From Ship2004Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutElvis, Performs Blue Suede Shoes2004Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutGreen Tree Frog, Leaps Across Stream2004Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutJava Joe, Emerges From Coffee Shop Perky2004Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutMoon Landing, Neil Armstrong Carries Flag2004Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutMr. Rogers, Neighborhood Trolley & Props2004Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutNew York City, Central Park, Horse Drawn Carriage2004Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloat AboutSmithsonian, Hot Air Balloon, 1783 Flight2004Login / Create Account for Price
 PensFloatAngel & Clown Fish, Aquarium2005Login / Create Account for Price


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