Largest Ball Point Pen: Acharya Makunuri Srinivasa breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO)
Hyderabad, India -- The Largest Ball Point Pen measured 5.5 metres length (about 38 times the size of a regular biro) and was build by Shri Acharya Makunuri Srinivasa in Hyderabad, India, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: An 18.4 feet-long ball pen made of brass by a government teacher in Nizamabad, M.S. Acharya, being carried by the people after it was unveiled in Hyderabad (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records' record for the longest chain of marker pens consists of 7,210 pens and was achieved by Carine Primary School (Australia) at their campus in Carine, Western Australia, Australia on 30 October 2014. The marker pens were connected vertically and the length of the line was 77.29 m (253.58 ft).
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the e longest pencil; it measures 459.97 m (1,509 ft 1.05 inch) and was achieved by STAEDTLER Mars GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), in Nuremberg, Germany, on 5 August 2015. The World's Largest Ball Point Pen weighs 37.23 kilograms.
As per the Guinness World Records guidelines, the supersized pen dispenses ink at its tip during use by the rolling action of a small metal sphere, performing just like its smaller siblings.
This record achievement was an incredibly proud moment for inventor Archarya, and his whole village turned out to witness the pen's momentous debut demonstration.