Category Archives: Nib photos
Quite a number of pens come into my shop with the original tipping in good shape, but just needs careful, special contouring of the tipping to restore the smoothness of the nib. This early Onoto pen came all the way … Continue reading
Looks as if this nib got into a bar fight! What a mess! After many hours of careful work, hand straightening, retip, and proper re-plating, this highly desirable #7 Onoto nib is back in shape and ready for action! Enjoy … Continue reading
Quite the challenge on this repair, two micro cracks on the crescent vent hole and of course a retip, now the owner can assemble the pen and enjoy!
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
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
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