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[email protected] October 8th 17 01:28 PM

The Pickwick, the Owl and the Waverley pen.
 
Note the image here - do you see it?? :)

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On Saturday, 2 October 1999 08:00:00 UTC+1, Edward Hyde wrote:
The following couplet appeared weekly in the Oban Times newspaper
(Scotland) for very many years. It was an advert for MacNiven and
Cameron, wholesale stationers, Edinburgh and I think the Camerons were
related to the then proprietors of the Oban Times.

"They come as a boon and a blessing to men,
the Pickwick, the Owl and the Waverley pen".

These, I believe were nibs for dip pens. Has anyone had dealings with
them?
--

Ed.




On Saturday, 2 October 1999 08:00:00 UTC+1, Edward Hyde wrote:
The following couplet appeared weekly in the Oban Times newspaper
(Scotland) for very many years. It was an advert for MacNiven and
Cameron, wholesale stationers, Edinburgh and I think the Camerons were
related to the then proprietors of the Oban Times.

"They come as a boon and a blessing to men,
the Pickwick, the Owl and the Waverley pen".

These, I believe were nibs for dip pens. Has anyone had dealings with
them?
--

Ed.




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