Category Archives: Nib photos

Delicate Weld Repair for a Waterman’s Keyhole repair and Retip to a Custom .20mm Tip!

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Tough Repair on a Very Mangled Nib!

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Do You Have a Pilot Custom 912 or 823 That Would Benefit From a Special Needlepoint Flex Treatment?

Yes, these two pens have benefited from my work in recent days, extra ink flow has been also modified in the feeds to make these pens mimic vintage needlepoint wet noodle flex! A Pilot Custom 912 with that 14k FA … Continue reading

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Delicate Extra Fine Retip When A Sailor 1911 Nib Tip Shatters!

Yes, even on modern pens, the tipping will go bad, either by accident or just wear. Check out these before and after photos of this Sailor 21k 1911 delicately retipped to original tip, ready for many more years of faithful … Continue reading

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Custom BBB 1.50mm Ball Retip to Some Modern Pens, Enjoy The Photos!

I have quite a number of lawyer clients who request big, signature ball nibs on their daily use modern fountain pens, along with some court judges to sign important documents. These three pens were requested to be modified with BBB … Continue reading

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Just Finished This Tail Crack Repair to a Rare Waterman’s #10 Nib!

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Custom Ball Retip to a Soennecken 510 Nib!

Hard nib to come by, and deserved a nice ball retip too! Notice after I have retipped the nib and hand shaped it that the proportions look factory along with the shape/style.

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First Year Parker 51 Nib Retip!

You all know how hard it is to find the unmarked Parker 51 nibs which denote that they are first year production? Well worth retipping and this one pictured below came into the shop from a well known pen dealer, … Continue reading

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Difficult Onoto #7 Tail Crack Repair

And you thought I was just slacking off during the holidays? No way! Check out this Onoto #7 Tail Crack Repair. It takes a delicate touch and steady hand to fix this nib, plus hand finishing.

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A Total Transformation Of A Rare Vintage Mont Blanc 250 Nib!

Check out this transformation! What a difficult repair, huge long cracks and horrible tipping too! Delicate “sewing up” of the cracks and a nice, factory style nib retip! The owner I am sure will be happy!

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