A cardboard box covered in multicolored floral print paper with a white paper band applied around the box as a seal printed in green "Joseph Gillott's/ No. 290". On the reverse "Caution/ J.G. regrets to say, certain disreputable Makers have tried to impose upon the Public a spurious article, bearing the mis-spelled name of the Patentee thus 'Gilott' or 'Gillot'. Please observe, All The Genuine Pens Are Marked In Full 'Joseph Gillott'; and every Packet bears a fac-simile of his signature, thus...". Inside are approx. 80 pen nibs.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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