Paper Mate Lady 1950's white with gold stars
*In most Vintage Ballpoints, the refills are dry and have to be replaced
* takes Schmidt 1011
In 1949, The Frawley Pen Company developed an ink which dried instantly. The pen that delivered this ink was called "The Paper Mate". In 1955, the Frawley Pen Company was obtained by The Gillette Company, Inc. for $15.5 million, and formed the basis for the Paper Mate Division of Gillette.