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Re: pen nibs
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- Subject: Re: pen nibs
- From: "Rodney Fry 01276 64566 x4151; GNET *821" <rod.fry@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 11 Dec 1998 16:12:05 +0000
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Another reference to Steel Pens will be found in "Notes & Queries", 2nd Series, vol VI, p. 415,May 21 1859.
This implies the pens were in use in Northern Africa ca 1800.
I have recently found the following Bodleian site which has scanned the first 20 years of this magazine and some others, such as Gentleman's Magazine at,