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Safety pin was patented in 1849

Fact - The Safety Pin is 150+ years old. Invented by Walter Hunt and patented by him on April 10, 1849.
Pic Credits: © 2010 Michael Pedersen | Safety pin | CC BY-SA | Modified

The Safety Pin is 150+ years old. Invented by Walter Hunt and patented by him on April 10, 1849.

Charles Rowley, also patented a similar device independently in October of the year in Britain. The company does not sell safety pins any more.

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