INVENTION PATENTED ON THIS DAY IN 1888

drinking-straw

marvin c. stone

Marvin Chester Stone is best known as the inventor of the
modern
drinking straw. By 1890, his factory in Washington
D.C. was producing more drinking straws than cigarette
holders. A machine was invented in 1906 by Stone’s
“Stone Straw Corporation” to automatically wind the
straws.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Drink,HISTORY,INVENTION,Patent,Trivia and have Comment (1)

One Response to “INVENTION PATENTED ON THIS DAY IN 1888”

  1. kaydence says:

    What year did he make stone

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