Category Archives: Nib photos
Pictures tell the story, and I saved it from being scrapped!
Been leaving your ink in your pen a while? Not flushing out your pen if you do not use it over a week? This is what will happen; see slide show below; a nasty job to clean up by hand, … Continue reading
Your pen does not write, yet, the pen is full of ink? Your feed maybe clogged! See below a feed clogged with possibly non-factory ink, and maybe some very caustic gall ink. In my opinion, this is dangerous, for even … Continue reading
Just wanted to share this multiple crack repairs I did, and hand finishing, of a hard to obtain “Security” nib. Enjoy the photos!
ANOTHER UPDATE: Here is a guy who just can’t wait to have this nib! In fact, I have emailed the owner of this pen to see if I can buy the nib from him, to use as a template for … Continue reading
When it comes to extra fine/needlepoint retipping work, this can be a challenge. But, with skill, and patience, I am able to handle some of the most difficult retipping jobs. See the slide show below of three very challenging nibs … Continue reading
Slide show says it all; why I only work on gold nibs. Pelikan M800 nib repair showing “Before” and “After” photos! Enjoy!
I recently purchased this extremely rare, large, Fairchild #9 dip nib, which required repair including a retip. Look at the size of that nib! These are not easy to repair, let alone retip, but now, after many hours of work, … Continue reading
Today I received a Waterman’s ripple “Purple” nib for smoothing. Upon close examination one can see that the “foot” of the nib is well worn. After careful micro shaping of the tipping material, I was able to return it to … Continue reading