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Pen Nib Storage and Organizer for Up To 40 Nibs – and It TRAVELS, Too

Welcome to a new week and I’ve got some fun things to show you today. I’ve been selling out of these book-style nib organizers in my shop (Old Raven on the Etsy platform) lately.  In the past I’ve only made the model on the right which is decorated with reproductions of Antique Spencerian Penmanship book… Continue reading Pen Nib Storage and Organizer for Up To 40 Nibs – and It TRAVELS, Too

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Vintage Waverley Pen Nib Tins x 12

Happy Hump Day!  What happened to Tuesday!?!  Zoom. For your viewing pleasure: The Waverley Pen Tin.  These are around 90 years old and are very popular with the collectors.  The Waverley Pen was a product of MacNiven & Cameron Ltd. of Edinburgh.  They also have a famous little rhyme that goes with their products:  They… Continue reading Vintage Waverley Pen Nib Tins x 12

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Antique Domed Funnel Top Inkwell

Welcome! Today, I’ve listed in my Etsy shop Old Raven a lovely Antique find … an Antique glass inkwell. This style was popular from the late 1800’s thru the early 1900’s.  It’s called a Safety Inkwell because even if you knock it over – it’s not going to spill ink everywhere. This was an ingenious… Continue reading Antique Domed Funnel Top Inkwell

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Join The Battle – Sergent Major Tin

Welcome All! Just a quick post today.  This is the other new nib tin storage I made last weekend.  Before anyone starts shaking their head at my spelling of “sergent” this is accurate in French which is appropriate since this is the upcycled box of Sergent Major nibs by Blanzy Conte Gilbert. I spend quite… Continue reading Join The Battle – Sergent Major Tin

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Calligrapher’s Nib Tin Storage – Joseph Gillott’s Silvery Pens #104

And we’re off – Monday, another new week already. I got to spend some time in my studio last week and it was very productive.  And thanks to one of my Old Raven customers I remembered that I had not made the storage tin for one of my favorite Antique nib boxes: This is Joseph… Continue reading Calligrapher’s Nib Tin Storage – Joseph Gillott’s Silvery Pens #104