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Pen Nib Box and Pen Nibs

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:2003.0001
Collection:Social History
Date:1867 - 1868

Maker Information

Manufacturer:D Leonardt & Catwinkel - View history


D Leonardt founded his original pen manufacturing business in 1856. Catwinkel was his partner between 1867 and 1869. The companies were based at Charlotte Street, in the Jewellery Quarter and at George Street. D Leonardt & Co are now based in Highley, Shropshire and are probably the leading manufacturers of pen nibs today.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Place of Origin:Birmingham, England


Height:6.2 cm
Width:5.4 cm
Depth:2.2 cm