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Collecting Writing Instruments

From the Flint Tool to the Stylus - From the Quill Pen to the Fountain Pen and Felt-tip Marker

By Dietmar Geyer

ISBN 0-88740-277-1 and 0-88740-272-0

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd.

Publishing Year: 1990

1St Edition

1St Print

Language: English

Book Format: Hard Cover

Book Dimensions: 24x32 cm

176 Pages



"This book invites one to develop anew or deepen one’s love for beautiful old writing instruments.
Hundreds of contemporary engravings, illustrations, advertisements, photos, and catalog and brochure excerpts accompany the reader through the exciting written history of the quill pen, pencil, and fountain pen and their use.
Editors and journalists, salespeople, architects, students, and above all, collectors of historic writing instruments, will find facts about the origin, variation and further development of one of the most important and personal of humanity’s useful tools – the writing instrument.

From the Contents

The origin of writing. The early writing instruments. The steel pen, pencil, fountain pen, ball point pen, and felt-tip marker. The most beautiful historical fountain pens. The major brands: Conway-Stewart, Cross, edding, Faber-Castell, Geha, Kaweco, Lamy, Montblanc, Onoto, Parker, Pelikan, Senator, Schwan-Stabilo, Sheaffer, Soennecken, Staedtler, Swan, Wahl-Eversharp, Waterman. How a fountain pen is made. Patents and curiosities. "



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