Tools To LiveBy Paper Clips
In the late 19th century paper clips were produced to "fit the finger" each patented design offering its own magic. Tools to Live By has selected six popular designs to reproduce.
Niagara Clip- Patented in 1897, New York, it has a nickname “GEM Paper Clip.” GEM can hold more pieces of paper easily and a heart shape emerges naturally that brings a lot of fun.
Mogul Paper Clip-This paper clip was patented in 1918. We've adjusted its proportion a little bit in order to hold the papers perfectly.
McGill Paper Clip-This paper clip was patented in 1900. Named for the inventor and patent lawyer George W. McGill and the pioneer behind the fastener line.
Weis Paper Clip-This paper clip was granted in 1903. We've adjusted its proportion a little bit in order to hold the papers perfectly.
Owl Paper Clip-This paper clip was granted in 1983. This style was one of McGill's original design.
Ideal Paper Clip- This paper clip was granted in 1902. The style is so recognizable that there's no question that it's always best to go with the original.
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