Writing Equipment

Ink & Galls

Ink making kit: oak galls, iron sulphate, gum arabic (crystals, not liquid as shown), cloves, instructions. PLEASE NOTE: Iron sulpahte not be handled by minors £14



x20 Oak galls £10



Oak gall ink 50ml £6




Walnut ink 50ml £6




Quills, Pencils & Plummets

Turkey quill (trimmed approx 15cm) £2



Goose quill (trimmed approx 15cm) £3.50



Swan quill (untrimmed approx 30-34cm) £5



Lead pencil, bound with hemp cord £10 SEE NOTE BELOW
Graphite pencil in wooden holder (with push stick and spacer) £14
Lead plummet for ruling £10 SEE NOTE BELOW
Feather brushes, set of 3 (exact profiles will vary) £10

Rulers

6 inch ruler (wood type and profile may vary) £5
12 inch ruler (wood type and profile may vary) £8
6 inch ruler with scorched numbers (wood type and profile may vary) £5
12 inch ruler with numbers (wood type and profile may vary) £8

Ink Pots & Wells

Mary Rose style boxwood inkwell £75
Cast pewter inkwell, based on Mary Rose example £55
Small glass bottle bound in leather and hung on linen cord (10ml) £10
Oak inkwell, lined with beeswax, based on a London find. Approx height 53mm (exc stopper) £30
Small stained boxwood inkwell (Dutch16C source) £30 SOLD OUT! BUT MORE ON THE WAY!

Penners

Quill case £30



oval stamped penner
Quill case - oval form (50mm wide, 180mm high) bearing a Tudor period stamped design, hung on wool cord £60
Penner and carved boxwood inkwell £90
Stamped penner and carved inkwell (Dutch 16C source) £160

Dividers

Cast brass dividers:

These dividers are based on a 15/16Century original pair. Six versions of the lions heads ensure that very few of the dividers will be alike, despite the leg parts being cast. Height 6 inches. £100




Dividers: Made from brass. The following photo is to give an idea of relative scale. They are listed individually below. The 2 smallest are single loop dividers, the two in the centre use double loops and are made from assembled parts. Cast versions may be available in the future.
75mm Roman (Pompeii) £50



152mm Tudor (Mary Rose) £75




125mm Dutch £60



84mm Dutch 1590-6 £50
SOLD OUT!

Sundries

Pounce pot (wood type may vary) £55
Brass pounce holder £60
Boxwood seal (shape from Mary Rose example) with a simple cross and dots design £20
Quill cleaning tool £6



Parchment clip £6



Based on an example recovered from the Mary Rose, this miniature, but full size, gavel measures only 88mm in length and has an ash head and boxwood handle. £15
Prayer board.(printed on paper and covered by horn) 19cm £30 SOLD
A to Z board (ink on parchment and covered by horn) 12.5cm £30 SOLD

PLEASE NOTE: Lead is poisonous and should be handled with care. It is  provided for demonstration purposes only. It can sealed by coating with a thin layer of clear nail varnish or lacquer for safety. Please dispose of carefully.

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