Tools To LiveBy Historic Paper Clips
In the late 19th century paper clips were produced to "fit the finger" with each patented design offering its own magic. Luckily for us, Tools to LiveBy selected six popular designs to reproduce. Each style includes 10 clips.
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. Tools To Liveby adjusted its proportion a slightly 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. Tools To Liveby adjusted its proportion slightly 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 recognizable.