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Two Roman Stylus, circa 200 CE, (found in Eastern Europe) bronze, 2 & 3" , excellent condition but split in nib on top piece & tip broken off on bottom piece, 0930.jpg

 

Four medieval stylus, circa 15th/16th century, brass, 5 , 4 5/8" , 2 1/2" & 2 1/2", excellent condition (except broken tip on top), top Eastern Europe (may be Roman) bottom three Amsterdam dig items (see Finlay p. 173 #290 & p.138 #175) 0904.jpg

 

Three 'leads', circa 18th century, excellent condition, top one from a dig in south England, bottom three from Amsterdam digs (note that the butt end of the bottom one is covered with cloth), 0934.jpg

 

Two Branded Dutch double porte crayon, circa 17th century, brass/copper, 4 3/4" & 4 , each with makers mark, excellent condition, (Amsterdam dig item) 0966.jpg

 

UB double porte crayon, circa 18th century, brass/copper, 6 1/8", excellent condition, (compare with picture 293b at Finlay, page 174) 0134.jpg

 

UB Dutch brass dip/porte crayon combo, circa 1675 - 1725, brass, brass metal nib & lead holder, 3 5/8" closed, excellent condition , Amsterdam dig item (see inset above of p.381 of Dutch book titled "Amsterdam Archeology) , 0921.jpg

 

UB Dutch ink pot, circa 1650 , brass, 2 1/8" tall, excellent condition, 0909.jpg

 

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