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shalitha33

This "pen" is made out of wood and sort of is like a dip pen It has a fountain pen like cap and barrel and a dip pen like mount to hold the nib.

 

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"Nib" is a solid piece of metal, no slots, feeds just a solid piece of metal. To be honest i'm not sure if this is a writing instrument to begin with.

I have tried to dip and write with this and it seems to work. Im no sure if this is a writing tool or some other item (i.e carving tool)

 

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I have no idea what this really is. Its basically an ebay purchase without really knowing what it was :(. any help is greatly appreciated.

 

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Hi Shalitha that is an interesting find! I would venture a guess that it is indeed a writing or marking instrument, broadly, a stylograph. It was probably made for a specific surface, or, for multiple carbon copies. A fountain pen will not produce enough pressure while writing for carbon copies or irregular surfaced material

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Looks like a reamer to me. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

And I didn't have the heart to tell her why.
And there wasn't a part of me that didn't want to say goodbye.

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