Hunt 56 Nib

Item Code: N86


The Hunt 56 nib is useful for writing larger letters on smooth or textured papers. The nib is a steady and durable one making it a great nib for beginners. The Hunt 56 produces healthy swells of ink when firm and deliberate pressure is applied. Strong hairlines. Comparable to Gillott 404 in stiffness and width of hairlines.

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Extremely Scratchy
Mar 13, 2018  |  By Tyler Montbriand
This point has some qualities in its favor: It starts easily, is very durable, and holds a lot of ink. Alas, it is as gentle and smooth to write with as a toilet brush.