All About Fountain Pens
Details of These Classic Writing Implements
Fountain pens were first invented during the 10th century AD when the ruler of the North African region of Maghreb commanded that a pen be produced to his specifications. And what did he want from his royal writing pen? The caliph Ma'ād al-Mu'izz insisted that his pen not leave his fingers stained with ink and that it could be held upside down without leaking.