Spencerian 121

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Spencerian 121
Manufacturer Perry & Co. for
Spencerian Steel Pen Co.
Nib No. 121
Descr. Oblique Adapter
Tip
Markings Exterior
Mark 1 body Lateral L Nº 121
Mark 2 body Lateral R ENGLAND
Mark 3 SPENCERIAN
Mark 4 OBLIQUE
Mark 5 ADAPTER
Spencerian 121 - top view, with ruler

The Spencerian #121 Oblique Adapter in the Chappy's Nibs collection has a gray finish. It does not have a nib; it is used to mount other nibs at an oblique angle to the dip nib pen holder.

The Blam Nib site says that The Spencerian Steel Pen Co. was formed In 1858 as a subsidiary of the Ivison Phinney Publishing Company, later known as Ivison, Phinney, Blakeman, & Co., and finally in 1869 as Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor, & Co. The New York City-based pen company (Spencerian Steel Pen Co.), was a pen distribution company that purchased its nibs from an English manufacturer, having no factories of its own. The Spencerian pens were made in Birmingham, England, by Sir Josiah Mason for Perry & Co. This explains why many Spencerian nibs have markings for both New York, N.Y. and England.

Versions

There are no additional versions of the Spencerian #121 Oblique Adapter in the Chappy's Nibs collection, as pictured below (gray-finish).

Photos

Click any image for a full-resolution photo: [resolution varies]. The image with the ruler is 2300 x 1196.

Spencerian 121 - top view
Spencerian 121 - top view, with J pen mounted
Spencerian 121 - top view, with J pen mounted
Spencerian 121 - side view, upper
Spencerian 121 - side view, lower
Spencerian 121 - rear view, top
Spencerian 121 - front view, underside

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