Category Archives: Nib photos

Large Nib Repair/Restoration Order Just Completed!

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

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Testimonial from a New Customer; Custom Mont Blanc Nib Retip!

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

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Just a Few Nib Retips for One of My VIP Clients!

I figured I would share a few retips I did today for one of my VIP clients. He focuses on only Mont Blanc pen restoration/European pens to restore. Nice, factory tips the client can install in the restored pens! Do … Continue reading

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Did Your Mont Blanc Get Stuck in the Laundry?

This Mont Blanc 144 had a ride in the laundry machine, luckily not the dryer! See the before photos and after a few careful hours of painstaking hand work, the nib is back as new! The owner is very happy!

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Custom 1.60mm Ball Retip for a Franklin Christoph!

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Custom 1.40mm Ball Retip to an Aurora Nib!

This was a great project; to create a custome 1.40mm ball retip to an Aurora nib. Least to say by the photos it came out pretty good! The client is quite happy and can’t wait to put the nib into … Continue reading

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An Onoto Nib Repair Challenge, The Before and After!

Don’t be fooled; this is a tricky repair! But rest assured, once I delicately do this repair, it will be like new so stay tuned for the next installment of this Onoto nib repair soon! Here are some before and … Continue reading

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Today’s Nib Repair! Omas Nib Takes a Fall!

Ouch! Touch fall for this older 18k Omas nib, but not to worry, Greg is here to rescue it! Enjoy the before and after photos!

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Recent Nib Retip to a Waterman’s #8 Nib!

Unusual nib to find that needed a retip. Now back to factory performance and look!

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Does Your Nib Look Like a “Snail?”

Had to share this repair today; clearly “sprung” tines at 90 degrees on this Parker Lucky Curve #2. Looks like a snail 🙂 Well, after a few hours of careful straightening, the nib is back in shape!

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