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Offline Ken Fraser

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Manuscript pens
« on: February 21, 2021, 07:24:49 AM »
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Re: Manuscript pens
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2021, 08:33:36 PM »
Good looking pens & lovely demonstration, @Ken Fraser.  What type/brand are the nibs?
--yours, K

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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2021, 08:23:21 AM »
The Manuscript set comes with six square edged nibs of different widths illustrated in my post..
As far as I know, Manuscript took over from Osmiroid some years ago.
They are inexpensive, easy to maintain, reliable and great value for money.

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Re: Manuscript pens
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2021, 03:17:34 PM »
These pens looks gorgeous and (in your hand!) write beautifully. I would love to buy a set but I haven't find it in Manuscript web page or in any retailer. Any idea where I could find it? Thanks.

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Re: Manuscript pens
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2021, 03:53:05 AM »
The Manuscript site is www.calligraphy.co.uk

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Re: Manuscript pens
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2021, 10:00:57 AM »
Thank you very much, Mr. Fraser. I caní't find this specific pen in their website. It doesn't matter anyway, as they only ship within the UK. I have other fountain pens with italic nibs of different sizes and I am quite happy with them. However you will agree with me that one has never too many pens  :)

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« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2021, 06:43:36 AM »
Thank you very much, Mr. Fraser. I caní't find this specific pen in their website. It doesn't matter anyway, as they only ship within the UK. I have other fountain pens with italic nibs of different sizes and I am quite happy with them. However you will agree with me that one has never too many pens  :)
Absolutely right! I have many and they are all different!
For broad-edged lettering Rotring Artpens are good as are Lamy pens, inexpensive and great value. :)

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Re: Manuscript pens
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2021, 09:01:31 AM »
Thank you for the suggestion. I already have a set of Lamy with three different nibs, but I write down the Rotring Artpens in my list of next purchases. This kind of fountain pens are nice to have around when you don't feel to do all the set up for proper dip pen work. I also can recommend the Pilot Plumix, which is also inexpensive and come in four different nib sizes. It makes very crispy lines.


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« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2021, 05:33:14 PM »
Thank you for the suggestion. I already have a set of Lamy with three different nibs, but I write down the Rotring Artpens in my list of next purchases. This kind of fountain pens are nice to have around when you don't feel to do all the set up for proper dip pen work. I also can recommend the Pilot Plumix, which is also inexpensive and come in four different nib sizes. It makes very crispy lines.
Thanks for the recommendation.