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#21 gweimer1

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 15:19

 

I have never seen that "teardrop" style yet. Is that some variant that they made of their nibs, or was there a period when they made nibs in that style?

 

Don't quote me, but I think these were wartime nibs in the early '40s.

 

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 15:22

 

Don't quote me, but I think these were wartime nibs in the early '40s.

 

Frosted nibs...

 

Interestingly, the teardrop on these looks it opposite to how it is on the 3550 (which also has a teardrop but is "backwards" compared to this one).



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Posted 15 December 2017 - 15:29

I call them "frosted banner" nibs.  Very nice when you find them, and often nice writers.  I tend to hang onto them if I can.


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Posted 15 December 2017 - 16:15

I call them "frosted banner" nibs.  Very nice when you find them, and often nice writers.  I tend to hang onto them if I can.

 

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Posted 16 December 2017 - 01:31

So, that is what a frosted nib looks like!  Dilly, Dilly!


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Posted 16 December 2017 - 18:44

Frosted nibs ... According to Brian's esterbrook.net info, a special nib made and sold with Visumaster pens.


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Posted 16 December 2017 - 19:43

Frosted nibs ... According to Brian's esterbrook.net info, a special nib made and sold with Visumaster pens.

 

Thank you for that information.  :thumbup:


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