George Safford Parker received his first patent for the production of fountain pens in 1889. In 1894, Parker patented his "Lucky Curve" shape and used it in various forms until 1928.
From the 1920s to the 1960s, before the ballpoint pen was established, Parker was a frequent leader in worldwide stationery sales. Parkerr factories were established in Asia, North and South America and Europe.
In the 1950s, Parker introduced a special type of pencil that used liquid graphite as a refill. Unfortunately for Parker, another competing company managed to introduce the same technology a few months earlier, and Parker gradually abandoned further production.
Parker Pen Co.'s scope of interests not only in the field of office supplies, but also in the aviation industry, for example. Interest in aviation arose from the son of the founder Kenneth Parker. The first commercially produced "Parker Duofold Fairchild" commercial aircraft was used by Parker as an advertising tool for obtaining pen companies.