Category Archives: Nib photos

Does Your Nib Look Like a “Snail?”

Had to share this repair today; clearly “sprung” tines at 90 degrees on this Parker Lucky Curve #2. Looks like a snail 🙂 Well, after a few hours of careful straightening, the nib is back in shape!

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Recent Custom 1.40mm Stub Retip to a Client’s Pelikan M1000

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Recent Nib Retip Work!

Thought I would share some retips I recently did for a client; Custom 1.50mm smooth stub on a Parker 51 nib and a retip to original on a vintage Wyvern nib. Enjoy!

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Custom Parker 51, 1.90mm Stub Work for a Good Client in Singapore!

This is a custom 1.90mm smooth stub fitted to the clients Parker 51. What a huge marker this pen is now! Look at that size, that flow! Not an easy task to get that ink flowing on this pen, and … Continue reading

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Rest Assured I am Here During the 4th of July Holiday Weekend for All Your Nib and Pen Needs!

No vacations here at the Minuskin Nib works! While others are gone for the long weekend at pool parties and traveling abroad, we are here at the Minuskin Nib shop to answer all your pen needs! We don’t take vacations … Continue reading

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Tricky Waterman’s Keyhole Pink Nib Crack Repairs!

I recently repaired two very tricky micro cracks to this very valuable and hard to obtain Waterman’s Keyhole “Pink” flex nib! Check out the photos!

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Parker Sonnet Nib Repair That Took a Swan Dive!

Did your pen take a nose dive onto Spanish Tile in your kitchen? I must received at least 1-2 emails a week that involve a nib that takes a nose first decent onto a hard surface! Check out this Parker … Continue reading

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Tricky Crack Repiar; Large Onoto #7 Two Tone Nib!

Had to share, and with the permission of the owner, see this tricky “sew up” of a large Onoto #7 nib I did, even with some hand engraving!

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Custom Ball Retip, Near Perfection!

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A Recent Victim of the “Abrasive Beast” and Now Restored!

So, you know how those jokes go; “A guy walks into a bar……” Well, this Parker Vacumatic arrived/walked in today, and it was suffering from the effects of the dreaded Abrasive Beast! This pen has come to the right “Bar” … Continue reading

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