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Offline NikkiB

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eBay nib Score Review
« on: March 20, 2015, 07:08:39 PM »
Hi everyone,

Thought I might share my recent eBay purchase with you.  256 nibs bought for a grand total of around 9 pence each! I have just spent an enjoyable couple of ours sorting and testing them just for you!  ;)

Please excuse my terrible writing (not even daring to call it calligraphy, lol!) I wasn't really paying attention to the rules, I just wanted to have a play with my new toys!  ;D

 
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Re: eBay nib Score Review
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2015, 07:11:18 PM »
Sorry, hopefully this is the right way up...
 
edit...

Nope, that didn't work, but if you open the link under the image it does view the right way round
« Last Edit: March 20, 2015, 07:14:11 PM by NikkiB »
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Re: eBay nib Score Review
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2015, 09:01:33 AM »
Thank you for the reviews! I'm always wondering about these lesser known vintage nibs.

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Re: eBay nib Score Review
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2015, 09:25:21 AM »
Very cool! Your writing is lovely, too.  ;D
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Re: eBay nib Score Review
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2015, 10:17:27 AM »
Thank you Nikki!
So fun!
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Re: eBay nib Score Review
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2015, 04:45:52 PM »
Nikki,

My eye went directly to the Gillot penned writing!  So pretty & fluid!  I can tell that I'd love that nib!  Isn't it nice to score something special on eBay?  I'd probably be rich, if it weren't for eBay! :-)

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Re: eBay nib Score Review
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2015, 05:40:39 PM »
Thanks ladies  :)

Janice, I sure wish there had been 212 Gillots, lol! I like to think I'm a pretty restrained ebayer but I can't resist a bargain  ;)

I've been playing with the Bank 5 nib over the last few days seeing as that's the one I have most of and it's softened up quite nicely.  I expect the other nibs will behave quite differently with a bit of use.

perhaps I will have to supplement my review :)


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