Sometimes it’s the small innovations that yield great success. For the Diamond Ink Co. of Milwaukee, WI, that innovation was the square ink bottle. According to William George Bruce “the Diamond Ink Company was the first to place the square ink bottle, which has become so popular, on the market and this progressive step practically revolutionized the ink business of the world.”
Diamond Ink Co bottle
Bottle embossed “Diamond” “Milwaukee”
Excerpt from “History of Milwaukee, City and County”, Volume 3 by William George Bruce, 1922.
Ad for Diamond chemical writing fluid, date unknown.
Ad for Diamond Inks and cream paste, date unknown.
Ad for Diamond Ink distributor, date unknown.
Ad for Diamond Mucilage. Date unknown.
1913 advertisement for Diamond Ink, reproduced on a vintage style metal sign.
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