Paper Clips

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What is a paper clip?!


  • nothing but a wire bent in a loop
  • clips papers together
  • keeps your life easier



Paper Clips by Malubame Image is available for use in the public domain.

You can now have your papers clipped!

The wire that paper clips are made out of elasticity steel! Allowing the paper clip to form around any size of package!


Fay Paperclip by Jan Lapère used with permission of a Creative Common's license

One Quarter for One Box!


Because of the machinery used, the paper clip is very cheap! If they were made by hand, one by one, the supply wouldn't be as high and the price would increase!


Money by RRZEicons used with permission of a Creative Common's license

The Gem Paper Clip

The original paper clip was the Gem Paper Clip, it was never patented but was announced on March 1st, 1892!


Paper Clip. by Chenspec used with permission of a Creative Common's license


"The only satisfactory device for temporary attachment of papers"

Thanks Johann Vaaler!!

The Norwegian inventor and patent clerk deserves the credit of the paper clip! On April 27th, 1899, Vaaler owned the patent for this little clip!


Vaaler Clip by Roede Image is available for use in the public domain.