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Gillott 404 Nib

Item #: glt404
Our Price: $0.89
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Description

The Gillott 404 is a stiff pointed nib that is very smooth, performing well on surfaces both smooth and textured. Produces comparable swells and thicker hairlines than the Gillott 170 and 303.

The 404 is strong and long-lasting, making it a great choice for beginner calligraphers who have a heavy hand. Endorsed by Eleanor Winters in Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy along with the Gillott 303. Suitable for for Spencerian. Also available with ink cage.
This nib is included in our Copperplate Sampler

Measurements: 31.5mm long x 5mm wide

Discounts are as follows: $10.44/dozen $30.60/36 $113.76/gross

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Product Reviews

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By Clinton
Ottawa, KS
Very glad to have gotten this.
March 25, 2021
I've been practicing with a guide that recommends using this exact nib, and picked it up so that I don't have any excuses. Used a Nikko G for a very long time, and I'm really back n' forth between which I like better. The G nib has some very excellent hairline qualities, that this simply doesn't, but the 404 can really work some excellent flexes.

Both, of course, are exceptional nibs for any calligraphy for flex nibs, both really good just with different behaviors, and my only real complaint about the 404 is that it seems a little more prone to want to tweeze up wet paper, I think just as a consequence of being springy, but it may also have some sharper inside edges, as the Nikko's are very well polished, comparatively.

All in all, I'd say this is a near requisite to your nib arsenal.
By Angel w.
honduras
great
December 1, 2020
I really love this nib very fine hairlines, love this for begginers