Friday Fun: World’s Largest Office Supplies
Ever heard the expression go big or go home? That’s exactly what the creators of these gigantic office supplies decided to do. These items are some of the largest and most impressive creations out there. Many have even made it to the Guinness Book of World Records! To create something of this scale takes hard work and lots of dedication. There’s also a level or artistry to get a giant office supply to also be functional. If you are in the market for a giant paper clip or ballpoint pen, then this is the list for you!
Here are some of the world’s largest office supplies!
World’s Largest Ballpoint Pen
This massive ballpoint pen holds the world record for being the largest pen ever created. This pen measures 18 ft tall and hails from India. The most amazing part is that this pen actually dispenses ink and is usable! The barrel is also engraved with intricate art from Indian mythology to add extra details. Awesome!
World’s Largest Pencil
This pencil was born in Queens, New York and measures a whopping 76 ft. long. It weighs in at 18,000 pounds and is loaded with real graphite. The pencil was created as a birthday present for the artist’s spiritual leader with the help of an international group of friends. We have to say this is a pretty awesome birthday present.
World’s Largest Coffee Cup
This giant cup is actually made of stucco and concrete and is on display in Riverside, California. This cup stands outside of a former paper cup production factory called Lily Tulip and is a landmark in this small town. Anyone in the mood for a giant cup of coffee?
World’s Largest Scissors
These scissors measure in at 7 ft. tall and can actually cut! They were designed by Neerja Roy Chaudhry who is a memory expert hailing from Meerut. For the unveiling of her first memory comic book, her team designed these giant scissors to make the event, well, memorable! Lets just say it totally worked!
World’s Largest Notebook Computer
Fujitsu- Siemens outdid themselves by unveiling the largest laptop in the world. This massive computer made it’s debut at the 2013 CeBIT show in Hannover, Germany. Spectators were able to interact with this computer by pressing keys, taking photos and navigating the track pad. Imagine watching Netflix on that thing!
World’s Largest Chair
Another Guinness World Records entry. This chair clocks in at a jaw dropping 98 feet tall and was added to the record books in 2014. You can find this giant chair in St. Florian, Austria. It sits in the parking lot of a mechanical engineering company. Standing next to this giant chair is sure to make you feel small!
World’s Largest Staple Art
The largest staple mosaic was created by Saimir Strati in Pristina, Kosovo, in 2016. This work of art is composed of 1.5 million staples and features an image of Mother Teresa. The amazing part is that it was built in less than a month and measures 10 m². Now that’s talent!
World’s Largest Telephone
Younger generations will never know what these are. For those of us who can still appreciate this, you have to admit it’s is pretty awesome! This giant telephone is actually operational and made it’s debut in 1988. It was created to celebrate the 80th birthday of Centraal Beheer, an insurance company based in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. It measured 16 feet high and 38 feet wide. The receiver had to be lifted by crane to make a call.
World’s Largest Rubber Band Ball
This massive rubber band ball is the creation of Florida resident Joel Waul. This ball weighs a whopping 9,000 pounds and is made up of over 700,000 rubber bands. Waul started creating this ball in 2004 and completed his masterpiece in 2008. Now that’s diligence!
World’s Longest Colored Pencil
It’s so long you can’t even fit the whole thing in one photograph! This colored pencil measure 1,509 ft. and was created by STAEDTLER Mars GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), in Nuremberg, Germany. This event required all hands on deck so that the colored pencil could be funneled safely out of the machine. Kids and adults of all ages attended an event where the production of this super long pencil could be witnessed. Amazing!