Category Archives: Nib photos

Today’s Retips, from Big To Small!

Enjoy these photos/slide show of today’s retips! Update; Just received an email from the owner of the Waterman’s 100 Year nib when he saw the photos; “beautiful craftsmanship;marvelous work;thank you for your work on this; p.s. please feel free to … Continue reading

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Custom Broad Retip for 7 Parker 51 Nibs!

A customer request! Broad ball retips to 7 of his Parker 51 nibs in inventory. Of course I am up to the challenge and they will be in the happy hands of the customer soon! Enjoy the pictures!

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Did Your Nib Tines Cross Their “Legs?”

Just received this vintage Omas for repair; had a nasty encounter with its cap lip, and as you can see, the results were not favorable πŸ™ All is not lost! After a few hours of careful, hand work, I was … Continue reading

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Custon 1.0mm Ball Retip!

Enjoy the photos of this custom 1.0mm ball retip I just did this morning for a client on his Waterman’s nib. Once properly set up in the pen with the feed, this nib will perform nicely! And here is what … Continue reading

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The Wet Noodle Pens Are Coming!

Just got word that I might be getting a bunch of wet noodle pens soon! Stay tuned, in the mean time, enjoy this photo of this evening dinner of “wet noodles.” πŸ™‚

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Profiles in Nib Re-Shaping

I figured I would share these before and after photos of two these nib tips so you can get an idea on what a proper job is on nib smoothing. Often is the case, either by use, or improper “smoothing” … Continue reading

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A .50mm Montblanc Nib Regrind Request

Full pen received on this job, and with only a 3 day turn around time! The owner of this fine pen requested a .50mm regrind from a nib that was a broad stub. You can see the complete proportions of … Continue reading

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.10mm Needlepoint Regrind

A request all the way from Switzerland! When you need very specialized, and exacting work, I am here to assist you! This client sent his Pelikan nib unit for a .10mm needle point regrind, and I delivered. See photos below. … Continue reading

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Tough “Before” and “After” Repair to a Very Rare Mont Blanc #12 Nib!

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Challenging Vintage Mont Blanc #12 Nib Repair!

Many loyal clients to this site like to see the “Before” of a nib repair, and this one will be a challenge! Rare vintage Mont Blanc #12 nib, and it is in need of some serious help! Some serious rebuilding … Continue reading

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