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Talc and Asbestos

For over a century talc has been used as a standard dry lubricant for rubber fountain pen sacs. The slippery mineral dust helps to protect the sac from friction damage when it is depressed by a pressure bar. This lubrication is also essential for Parker Vacumatics and other pens where a sac is folded in […]

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Parker Vacumatic “Juniorette” Set - 18K Nib Detail

All About Nib Smoothing

All about nib smoothing: frequently asked questions.

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