Mercury Pen was founded in1946. 

When fountain pens were popular and ballpoint pens

were in the early stages of development.

The Same Year...

• Winston Churchill coined the term “The Iron Curtain”.
• Harry Truman was President.
• The US Navy announced plans for the 1st Atomic Sub.
• Scientists discussed the possibility that cigarette
smoking may be hazardous to your health.
• Boeing developed the 707.
• IBM introduced the electronic calculator.
• AT&T introduced the 1st car phone.
• Movie favorites were: “Gilda”, “Great Expectations”,
“The Best Years of Our Lives”.
• Music favorites were: “Come Rain or Shine”,
“Tenderly”, “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah”
• Born: Dolly Parton, Barry Manilow, Liza Minelli, Cher.
• The Chicago Bears won the pro-football championship.
• St. Louis won the world series.
• Joe Louis KO’d Billy Conn..

Today, Mercury Pen is proud of its longevity and
we thank all of our employees, customers,
suppliers and friends.
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