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Top Handwriting Instruments

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Handwriting has been estimated by some to become obsolete quite soon. Museum pieces or not, here are the most important writing instruments.

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Quills Report Abuse
The most favored feathers belonged to geese and ravens mainly.
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Styli Report Abuse
The stylus was used to scratch the surface of a clay or wax tablet.
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Ballpoint pens Report Abuse
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Pencils Report Abuse
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Wax crayons Report Abuse
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Wax pencils Report Abuse
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Bamboo pens Report Abuse
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Reed pens Report Abuse
Reed pens were used in ancient Egypt.
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Dip pens with nibs Report Abuse
No longer used today, except for calligraphy and other similar arts.
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Chalk Report Abuse
Chalk was mostly used in schoolrooms.
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Mechanical pencils Report Abuse
Used in technical drawing.
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Highlighters Report Abuse
They are quite cool and fluorescent.
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Graphite Report Abuse
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Marker pens Report Abuse
This felt-tip pens can be permanent or not, and can be applied on a variety of surfaces.
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Glittery gel pens Report Abuse
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Slate and stylus Report Abuse
Used in Braille writing system.
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Chinese calligraphy brushes Report Abuse
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Rollerball pens Report Abuse
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Fountain pens Report Abuse
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Leaden styli Report Abuse
The leaden stylus was used by the Romans to write on papyrus.
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