Category Archives: Nib 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
Do you ever get that feeling “OMG” when you see something you know is really good? Well, I did. I saw such a pen. See below a rare Montblanc 149 silver cap band pen from the early 1950’s. It was … Continue reading
(Cover by Mason Cummings. Cover photo by Greg Minuskin.) Ever get that feeling that you have “arrived” but kinda of through the back door? Well, I got an email from a writer named Mark Pothier a few days ago asking … Continue reading
A comment from a client named Hugh S.: Ah…maz…ing!!! Next up has to be broken hearts because obviously you can fix the unfixable. That nib repair is craftsmanship beyond compare! Hugh S.
You all know by now I do crack repairs, and sometimes when the gold of the nib is thin, well, its hard to do. Case in point this Sheaffer’s Lifetime nib, see photos. Tricky repair to say the least, but … Continue reading