Category Archives: Nib photos

The Graft! It is Complete!

I have a special repair to do, tail reconstruction of this large Goldfink nib. Going to use a donor nib to “graft” a new tail and part of the body on. Here are the Before photos of the planning stage. … Continue reading

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Another Victim of the “Abrasive Beast!”

Wow, talk about smoothing to a flat foot! Check out this victim of the “Abrasive Beast”

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An Especially Egregious Victim of the “Abrasive Beast!”

Sometimes I can’t save the damage to a nib, it is that bad! Cursed the Abrasive Beast! So, a retip is in order. Per the clients request, I have retipped this Sailor 21c nib to a .50mm size. Back in … Continue reading

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Just A Show Of What Can Be Done! A Custom 1.50mm Ball Retip!

A very good client of mine requested a custom ball retip to his oversized Parker English Vacumatic. Of course I rose to the challenge! Perfect symmetry and smooth operation, my high end client will enjoy this signature ball pen for … Continue reading

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Something You Don’t See That Often

I handle a lot of nibs, and I sometimes see some “manufacturing” errors, like coins not struck right at the mint, etc. Here is one; Wahl nib with an extra “slit” on the side. Surprised this one snuck past the … Continue reading

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Profiles in Tipping!

Quite frequently I receive new pens in the mail to “smooth out” the tipping from the original factory grind. I don’t know what is up with many of the factories with “faceted” tipping, but I do know I smooth out … Continue reading

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Recent Retip to an Unusual Faber Castell 14k Gold Nib

A good client requested I retip his nib to a .90mm factory size, and it came out really nice. Near identical to what the factory would have done back in the day. Enjoy the photos!

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A Well Known and Celebrated Artist in Singapore Is Enjoying a Very Special Pen I Modified for Him!

Here is a link to Andrew Tan’s blog site; he is a foremost illustrator and story teller, amazingly gifted artist of the most superb talent! Drewscape And check out the work Andrew did for the Singapore Government with a vintage … Continue reading

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HAPPY FOUNTAIN PEN DAY!

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A Restoration and Retip of a Rare, Williamson Nib

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