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Goode & Co. (London, England)

Goode & Co. "Primrose" steel pens.

Additional Title(s):

Primrose steel pens

London : Goode & Co., early 20th century.
Physical Description:
1 box of pen nibs ; 52 x 73 x 27 mm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TS1263 .G6 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Elisabeth Fairman
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
"Goode & Co. was a steel pen distributor. The nibs came from Perry & Co. The name Goode was used by Perry & Co. for pens exported to Russia."--Alan Cole, The Museum of Writing.
"Caution. In order to be certain that you receive pens with high percentage of carbon, look for this signature! Goode & Co."--Box bottom. The same text is also given in Russian.
The box-top depicts a handful of primrose flowers.
Box of "Primrose" steel pen nibs manufactured by Goode & Co., London. The product no. "A 8 E.F." is recorded on a sided of the box. The nibs are placed loosely in a cardboard tray, accessed via a pull tab. The outward-facing side of the tray, mounted with brass, bears a specimen of the nibs enclosed therein.
Subject Terms:
Goode & Co. (London, England)
Pens -- Great Britain -- Specimens.
Pens -- Russia -- Specimens.
Writing materials and instruments -- Specimens.
Drafting, drawing and writing equipment.
Nibs (pen points)
Dip pens.

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