Category Archives: Nib photos
Custom Work, Serious Nibbage! 1.80mm Juicy Insane Wet Stub on a Parker 51!
Enjoy the photos of this custom ball retip for a customers pen!
Yes, a rare need indeed, coveted by many! Waterman’s Keyhole Pink nib repair, careful welding of the crack in many places, and hand engraving too of the imprint. This work takes a very delicate touch and patience too! Enjoy the … Continue reading
Today’s retip work afforded me the opportunity to share what is out there in regard to retipped nibs. This Matador Nib is a prime example of very crude, amateur work. Notice closely the tines are not even aligned; one tine … Continue reading
A special request, and it is a large one! Custom 1.80mm stub on a Parker 51 nib, check out the photos!
Quite the challenge on these four nibs, expert and delicate welding of body cracks, and some of these nibs had multiple cracks too. Hand engraving of the imprints too! Enjoy the slide show!
Whew, what a job, but it is done! I retipped 7 nibs, straightened 4, crack repairs too and hand re-plated the Vac nibs back to their correct, two tone configuration. Also a nice broad retip is now on the Parker … Continue reading
Dear Greg, I received the nib. Love it. Perfect for my kind of writing, small and straight. Thanks for a job well done, Excellent. Sincerely, Radu