The Disjoined Prefixes and Suffixes

This article that appeared in the December 1933 issue of The Gregg Writer discusses the disjoined prefixes and suffixes. While the actual prefixes and suffixes refer to Anniversary, the technique and study material can be easily adapted to other series of Gregg. As a bonus, it contains outlines of proper names of people in the…

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Pens

I bought an Esterbrook fountain pen and a Gregg nib (#1555).  In installed the nib on the pen easily. The outlines I write with it are very clear; but the point scratches.  Also, even though the pen has been reconditioned, and its bladder has been replaced, it seems not to hold much ink.  I must refill…

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Esterbrook nib box

Here’s the box that came with the official Gregg nib I got for my Esterbrook pen. Loving the pen, but I’m stumped by the second brief form on the box. (I’ve just started learning Gregg and there are some big gaps in my ability to read the forms.) Does anyone know what it is? (by…

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Anyone looking for a vintage Sheaffer pen with a Gregg nib?

There’s a man selling a nice, old Sheaffer with a firm, fine Gregg nib, at the Fountain Pen Forum. http://www.fountainpennetwork.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=103785&hl= Here are photos:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157616885609850/ I like to write with extra-fine nibs, or I would buy it.  His pen has the engraved Gregg outline on the barrel of the pen. Looks like you’ll have to cut…

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Pen and pad

msn-nathanlarson32767 wrote on Sep 29, ’04   I started writing my first shorthand today and noticed a couple things: (1) This takes a lot precision because a mistake in proportion can change what I’m writing into a different word or sound. So, I am having to write slowly due to my inexperience. (2) I am getting writer’s cramp after a page or two….

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