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Quill Pen & Ink Set
From the 6th to the 19th century, quill pens were the principal writing instrument. Many calligraphers still consider a quill pen the best writing instruments because of the quill's ability to produce a fine line with non of the harsh qualities of a steel nib. The U.S. Supreme Court still uses 1200 quills a year, upholding a tradition it began in 1801.
Set contains 2 quills, ink powder and hand blown glass ink bottle.
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