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Dip Pen Stationery For Letters

dip pen pointed pen stationery letter reenactment

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#1 oraxia



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Posted 06 October 2018 - 08:46

I'd like to write a letter using one of my pointed dip pens (or possibly the glass dip pen, although that's still relatively new to me), and I was wondering if anyone had suggestions on a good cream or ivory colored stationery or paper to use?


In particular, I am choosing to break out a dip pen as opposed to a fountain pen as I know the recipient does some US Civil War reenactment and I think it might amuse him to get a pointed pen letter in either walnut or iron gall ink. (He has not requested any such thing, I just think it would be a nice whimsical surprise... And I am not myself a history buff and am not sure I would be able to produce a period-appropriate hand anyhow if he did ask for such.) As such, if there is stationery that would be kind of a good match for that time period that also holds up well to dip pen use (bonus if also good for fountain pens), that would also be appreciated, because hey, why not go all out on a fun letter, right? (Write?)  :P

Nevermind me! I'm just an inkling, a mere pigment of your imagination...

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 14:50

I'm not sure of the paper, but check the Neenah website, they have a lot of types.

I also found this site which you might enjoy.

Have fun!





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