A Conversation for The Ballpoint Pen

Rollerball pens

Post 1

Pimms

Thanks AFC smiley - smiley

I think this entry has told me all I want to know about ballpoints. I hadn't realised the development history was so complex. Has your research for this topic covered when did rollerball pens come into existence? Is a rollerball just a ball-point with more normal ink?

Pimms smiley - stiffdrink


Rollerball pens

Post 2

Fashion Cat

erm, Ive got an entry on rollerballs in the pipeline actually!

Off the top of my head, a rollerball was a compromise between the functionality of the biro combined with the fluidity of script produced by a fountain pen. I cant remember the date to be honest though.

smiley - smiley FC


Rollerball pens

Post 3

Pimms

Thanks FC smiley - smiley

I look forward (unless I forget about it) to the rollerball entry.

Pimms smiley - stiffdrink


Rollerball pens

Post 4

Fashion Cat

smiley - smiley Im glad that you liked this entry, its nice to hear that people found it informative!


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Post 5

Yvonne aka india

From my experience, rolleballs work the same way, but leave more ink on the paper, just enough to drag your hand through and smudge because it hasn't dried as quickly ballpoint ink would.


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