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Vintage Dip Nibs

Pen nibs from the 1900s , for dip pens.

Suggested by Clarence T.
Group Price:
12 Orders
Max. 36

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$3 / pc
Original MSRP: $5
Delivery: $0 - $5
12 Orders
Max. 36
21 Ordered!
Expected Delivery: Late Jan to Early Feb 2016
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Dip pens emerged in the early 19th century, when they replaced quill pens, or in some parts of the world reed pens. They were generally used prior to the development of fountain pens in the later 19th century, and are now mainly used in illustration, calligraphy, and comics.

The dip pen has certain advantages over a fountain pen. It can use waterproof, pigmented, particle-and-binder-based, inks, such as so-called "India ink", drawing ink, or acrylic inks, which would destroy a fountain pen by clogging it up, as well as the traditional iron gall ink, which can cause corrosion in fountain pens. They are also more sensitive to variations of pressure and speed, producing a line that naturally varies in thickness. They can also produce a finer line than any fountain pen.

There is also a wide range of readily exchangeable nibs available so different types of lines and effects can be created. The nibs and handles are far cheaper than most fountain pens, and allow color changes much more easily.

For this hunt , we will be providing 3 options of nibs for you to choose from :

We only have 12 pcs for each nib design, so grab them while stocks last! For the nibs we will also update the options as we sell out. If you don't see the option, it means the design has sold out

John Mitchell's Pens - Grand Vitesse No. 803 EF :(7/12 left)

John Mitchell's Pens - Improved Metallic Pens No.48 :(6/12 left!)

D.Leonardt & Co No. 505 EF Grey :(5/12 left)

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  • This group order is only available for those residing in Singapore. For orders outside of SG, additional shipping may apply. Please drop us a note athello@grouphunt.sgbefore ordering.
  • After each hunt ends, everyone will be updated via email. No returns are available for this hunt. Collection can be done either by dropping by our office or via Registered Mail.
  • Product ships in 3 to 4 weeks after end of order period.
  • Estimated arrival : Jan - Feb 2016

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