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Nibs & Leads

Nibs, pens, feathers… these are a few of the names used at various times to describe what most of us think of as simply nibs. There are only a few single nibs of note in the collection; most are boxed.

Early pencil “leads” were made from pieces of solid graphite.

A. Sommerville – Plume Gauloise

Baignol & Farjon – Nostradamus

Baignol & Farjon – Pen Nibs

Baignol & Farjon – Congo – 440 EF

Blanzy Poure & Cie. – “Plumes Mitrailleuses” – No. 702

Blanzy Poure & Cie. – Arabic Nibs

Blanzy Poure & Cie. – Cyclope

Blanzy Poure & Cie. – Standard Award Winning Nibs

Blanzy-Conte-Gilbert – Sergent Major – Bataille De Fleurus

Blanzy-Conte-Gilbert – Sergent Major – Bataille De Fleurus

C. Brandauer & Co. – Celebrated Black “J”

C. Brandauer & Co. – Circular Pointed Pens

C. Brandauer & Co. – Circular Pointed Pens – “Magazine Pen No. 299”

C. Brandauer & Co. – No. 251 B. Black

C. Brandauer & Co. – Queen’s Own

D. Leonardt & Co – Hemispherical Pointed Pens

D. Leonardt & Co. – “Universal Pen” – No. 1345 E.F.

D. Leonardt & Co. – Ball-Pointed Pens – No. 526F Gilt

Eagle Pencil Co.’s – Celebrated Steel Crow Quill Mapping Pens

Esterbrook – Mammoth Falcon 340 Nib

Eversharp Lead Display Case

Francis Mordan – Pen Nib

Geo. W. Hughes – “Toboggan Pen” – No. 0409

Geo. W. Hughes – Adjusto – No. 1037M

Geo. W. Hughes – Devil’s Own

Geo. W. Hughes – Oceanic Elongated Metal Pen

Gilbert & Blanzy-Poure – Plumes Des Etudes

Goode & Co. – “Primrose” – No. A8EF”

Government of Canada – Nibs

Hinks Wells & Co. – “Latem Pen” – No. 2114M

Hinks Wells & Co. – Pencil Pen

Hinks Wells & Co. – Rob Roy

Impero No. 518

J.C. & S. Music – Quill Pens

John Heath – “Retroufe” – Old Black Letter Pen

John Heath – Midland Counties

John Heath – Rapid Writer

John Heath – Rapid Writer

John Heath – Telephone Pen – No. 0278

John Heath – Ye Runnymede

John Mitchell – “Pen Maker to the King”

Legnani – Penna Ardita No. 518

Lus – No. 1930 EF

M. Myers & Son Ltd. – Silver Series – No. 8

Macniven & Cameron – “The Hindoo Pen” Nibs

Macniven & Cameron – Waverley Pen

Macniven & Cameron – Waverly Pen Tin

Mudie’s – Squeezer

Mumm & Zaum – “Christian IX” Pen Nibs

Nihonji Pen

Penna Antonelliana – 378 EF

Penna Titania – 378 EF

Perry (E.S.) – Iridinoid Incorrodible

Perry (E.S.) – Iridinoid Incorrodible

Perry & Co. – “Baron Von Humboldt” Pen Nibs

Perry & Co. – Naval Series – The “Renown” No. 1401

Perry & Co. – The “Queen Mary”

Perry & Co. – “St. Stephen’s Pen” – No. 206F Gilt

Perry & Co. – Albert Nibs

Perry & Co. – Crow Quill Pen

Perry & Co. – Durabrite – No. 11

Perry & Co. – Glideaway

Perry & Co. – Ladies’ Running Hand – #25

Perry & Co. – Perryian Large Barrel Pen – No. 70

Perry & Co. – Steel Pens #104 Ex. Fine

Perry & Co. – Storthings Pen

Perry & Co. – The “Judges’ Own” Pen

Perry & Co. – Classical Pen

Philip & Tacey, Ltd. – The “Excellent” Pen – No. 76

Presbitero – No. 506 EF

R. Esterbrook & Co – 314 Relief – Gilt

R. Esterbrook & Co – 314 Relief Pens

R. Esterbrook & Co – 314 Relief Pens

R. Esterbrook & Co – 556 School Medium Firm

S. Mordan & Co. – Compressed Ink

S. Mordan & Co. – Everpointed Pencil Leads

S. Mordan & Co. – Pencil Leads – “Popular”

S. Mordan & Co. – Pencil Leads – Cedar

Sir Josiah Mason – “Sir Josiah Mason” – No. 206

Sir Josiah Mason – John Bull

Sommerville & Co. – “A La Cantiniere” – two boxes

W.S. Hicks – Pencil Leads

W.S. Hicks – Pencil Leads

West Brooks & Co. Ltd. – Eskimo – Solicitors Pen

William Lund – Pencil Leads

William Mitchell – “Fleetwing” – No. 0528 M

William Mitchell – “Pedigree” – No. 4 Square

William Mitchell – “William Mitchell’s Selected Pens” – Original “J” Broad Point

William Mitchell – Script Pens – No. 0876 / 3 1/2