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Sunday, 30 January 2005
Vintage Gillott #404 pen nibs on eBay
Topic: Nibs
Joseph Gillott 404 - excellent nibs for sale on eBay. "Box of English Pen Nibs, manufactured by Joseph Gillott, Birmingham, England, No. 404 size nib, box measures 2 ? x 1 ? inches and is covered in a nice floral printed paper with a bottom label and seal, certificate of authenticity inside stating that these are made at the appointment of Her Majesty, Queen Victoria, 'Dated April 13, 1840', steel pen nibs are incised "Joseph Gillott's, Warranted, England, 404". Auction ends 31.Jan.2005. View eBay item #6507671076. (I am not bidding on this auction and I don't know the seller.)

»Search eBay for nibs
»Visit my gallery of old Gillott Nib Boxes

UPDATE: Winning bid was US $54.53

posted by niblog at 14:21 CET
Updated: Monday, 21 March 2005 21:15 CET
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Monday, 10 January 2005
Brause Nibs - New Website
Topic: Nibs
BRAUSE GmbH - They have been making excellent steel pen nibs since 1850. Now they have a web site! Go to www.brause-gmbh.com

>My page about Brause Nibs (in Swedish)

posted by niblog at 22:04 CET
Updated: Thursday, 10 March 2005 01:36 CET
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Sunday, 9 January 2005
Calligraphy nibs for Copic markers
Topic: Nibs
Standard nibs for Copic markers can be replaced with calligraphy nibs. Check out the Copic Marker Nibs 3mm calligraphy pack of 10 nibs from MisterArt.com

>Copic official homepage
>Copic USA
>Copic Multiliner

posted by niblog at 01:45 CET
Updated: Friday, 21 January 2005 13:49 CET
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Old Soviet Nibs Box
Topic: Nibs
Nib Box from old Soviet for sale on eBay. "This is an old Soviet nibs box, made of thin wood, covered with paper. Opens like a matches box. Made by the 'Orgatechnika' plant at the town of Yaroslavl, USSR." Auction ended 9.Jan.2005. View eBay item #6502967981. (I am not bidding on this auction and I don't know the seller.)

UPDATE: Winning bid was US $21.50

»Search for nibs at www.ebay.com

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Sunday, 13 March 2005 19:58 CET
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Saturday, 8 January 2005
Lord Nibs Party Crackers
Topic: Nibs
LORD NIBS Vintage Party Crackers for sale on eBay. "The Crackers were made and printed in Norwich England by Caley Crackers Ltd. Exact date of manufacture unknown. Believed to be circa 1950 before the take over of Caley Crackers by Tom Smith in 1953." Auction ended 8.Jan.2005. View eBay item #6502329110. (I did not bid on this auction and I don't know the seller.)
  »Search eBay auctions for Nibs
  »Search eBay for Party Crackers

UPDATE:Final bid was GBP 1.20 (approx. US $ 2.30) Reserve not met.

»What are crackers? Send a virtual cracker! Learn more about christmas crackers on absolutelycrackers.com

»Author Peter Kimpton, in his new book entitled TOM SMITH'S CHRISTMAS CRACKERS brings you an in-depth history of Tom Smith the man, his accepted invention of the Christmas cracker, his associated products, competitors, many re-discovered facts and images and much, much more in his wide ranging coverage of the subject. Go to thekingofcrackers.co.uk

posted by niblog at 20:03 CET
Updated: Monday, 21 March 2005 21:22 CET
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Sunday, 2 January 2005
Hunt's Round Pointed Pens - Nib Mailer
Topic: Nibs
HUNT Silverine Pens advertisement with three nibs attached. Very nice nib mailer for sale on eBay. Auction ends 3.Jan.2005. View eBay item #7124154843
(I am not bidding on this auction and I don't know the seller.)

»Search eBay for nibs

UPDATE: Winning bid was US $16.50

posted by niblog at 15:28 CET
Updated: Monday, 21 March 2005 21:26 CET
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Tuesday, 14 December 2004
Speedball Workshop Video
Topic: Nibs
A short movie of a Speedball lettering workshop by John Downer at TypeMedia. View the video on LettError (Requires QuickTime)

posted by niblog at 04:39 CET
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Saturday, 4 December 2004
Esterbrook 1926
Topic: Nibs
Frank S. Van Hart went to work in the office of the Esterbrook Pen Manufacturing Company in Camden. This led him to a sales job that saw travel to 29 states and Cuba, and culminated with his rise to the position of General Manager. Read more on dvrbs.com

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Wednesday, 8 December 2004 21:22 CET
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Friday, 3 December 2004
Howard Hunt Pen Co. Pen Nib Wooden Box
Topic: Nibs
Here is a great looking nib box sold on eBay. (I am not bidding on it and I don't know the seller.) Auction ended 10. December 2004. Winning bid was US $60.00
eBay item #6136118785

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Friday, 10 December 2004 22:28 CET
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Thursday, 25 November 2004
Pelikan Graphos Cabinet
Topic: Nibs
Graphos Display Cabinet with 150 nib boxes (about 1400 nibs) sold on German eBay. Auction ended 5. December 2004. Winning bid was EUR 79.00 (approx. US $106.00) (I did not buy it and I don't know the seller.) eBay item #4945135316

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
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Sunday, 14 November 2004
Fox Head Nib
Topic: Nibs
Today one single steel pen nib was sold on eBay auctions for #66.00 GBP (approx.$ 125.00 USD). Read more on my page about top prices on vintage nibs

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Wednesday, 8 December 2004 21:35 CET
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