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#1321 amberleadavis

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Posted 28 December 2017 - 21:01

Drool


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Posted 23 January 2018 - 21:03

Rather uncommon, this is an Australian Sheaffer PFM III with a neat left oblique nib.

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Posted 24 January 2018 - 12:31

Rather uncommon, this is an Australian Sheaffer PFM III with a neat left oblique nib.

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nice pen

nice pics too

and nice ink

can't guess which though...


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Posted 25 January 2018 - 02:09

That nib is a beauty. I'd love to find one like that.


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#1325 amberleadavis

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Posted 25 January 2018 - 19:42

Another drool worthy stub.


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Posted 28 January 2018 - 20:46

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Pelikan M800 B nib ground to a very crisp italic by Michael Masuyama.

 

It is installed on a pen that just came back from Shawn Newton with a new binde in Conway Stewart Pistachio. (Yum!)

 

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Posted 28 January 2018 - 22:27

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Pelikan M800 B nib ground to a very crisp italic by Michael Masuyama.
 
It is installed on a pen that just came back from Shawn Newton with a new binde in Conway Stewart Pistachio. (Yum!)
 
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Fabulous :thumbup:

#1328 tinta

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 15:29

David, did you just send the nib unit to Mike & the pen (without nib) to Shawn?   The reason I ask is that in my case,  having to send an complete (expensive) pen twice across the Border,  would cause some concern.  Canada Customs & Revenues agency is apt to pounce.

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Edited by tinta, 29 January 2018 - 15:38.

Sailor 1911 Standards (14c nibs): *Black/gold, 0.8 mm. stub *Burgundy/gold, 0.6 mm. "round-nosed" CI & 1.1 mm. CI, *Sailor Profit Standards: Brown & Red Marbled Mozaiques, (machined acrylic/rhodium), 1.0 mm.CI & 0.8 mm. stub *Kaweco Dia2 14c M,B,BB 0.5 mm, 0.8 mm, 1.0 mm. (BLS) *Kaweco Stainless Steel Lilliput 14c 0.6 stub * Montblanc 254, 14c BB flügelfeder factory stub

#1329 dms525

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 20:00

Hi, Istvan.

 

The nib was ground some time ago. I can't remember how I got it to Michael - bare or installed, by mail or at the SF Pen Show. I sent the pen to Shawn with the nib installed.

 

BTW, Michael has a M800, so you can mail him just the nib for grinding. At least this has been true in the past. I'd check with him to make sure it is still okay.

 

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Posted 30 January 2018 - 02:18

Thanks David.

I've sent Mike a couple of 14c Sailor nib-units when his workshop was in Georgia.  At that time he had Sailor pens that would fit the threads on these sections. 

I would of course now ask him if this (nib-unit only) option is still available.

For me, owning a modern Souveran 400 series Pelikan is but a dream.  The grip of this series would be perfect for my very small hands.


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Posted 03 February 2018 - 17:30

Rather uncommon, this is an Australian Sheaffer PFM III with a neat left oblique nib.

 

pfm3_black_loaus_2.jpg

 

 

Teri that's a great pen and nib combination!

 

Pelikan M800 B nib ground to a very crisp italic by Michael Masuyama.

 

It is installed on a pen that just came back from Shawn Newton with a new binde in Conway Stewart Pistachio. (Yum!)

 

David

 

David, any pen that combines a Masuyama nib and work done by Shawn Newton is, by definition, wonderful from the first mention, and your collaboration is no exception.  Thanks for sharing!


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Posted 04 February 2018 - 11:05

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Posted 04 February 2018 - 17:31

Wow - Friedrich, that looks fabulous, is that a  BB width nib, or an oblique, or ...?

 

David, I think that Pistachio binde is perfect for that pen.



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Posted 04 February 2018 - 19:49

Wow - Friedrich, that looks fabulous, is that a  BB width nib, or an oblique, or ...?

 

David, I think that Pistachio binde is perfect for that pen.

Thank you DrCodfish. Actually it is a factory italic nib (approximately 1.2mm) . It is crisp and quite unforgiving nib but that is what i was looking for because i wanted big line variation and i have read a lot of good reviews about vintage factory italic nibs from sheaffer! 

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Edited by friedrichwild, 04 February 2018 - 19:51.


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Posted 11 February 2018 - 19:25

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 17:33

Very nice, Bob!

 

The F-C music nib is absolutely one of my favorites for calligraphy.

 

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 21:03

My first post & my first hand ground snub:

 

Curiosity/work procrastination got the best of me last night and I bobbed the nib on a fine point Lamy Safari my sister gave me for X-mas.  Not pretty but it writes more fairly smooth.  

 

Please excuse the handwriting, I enjoy not calligraphy most when I'm not taking it seriously  :D

 

I did most of the work with the Japanese wet stone I sharpen my knives with then polished it on a buffing wheel.

 

Cheers!

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Posted 06 March 2018 - 05:20

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This nib was ground by Michael Masuyama. He made it more of a formal italic than cursive italic, and you really have to be careful about finding the sweet spot, or it skips. It also is a rather dry writing nib. That's good for max line variation, but I tried 4 different inks before I found one that minimized skipping. Interestingly enough, the one that works best is Graf von Faber-Castell Moss Green. It is a lovely black-green with lots of shading.

 

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Posted 09 March 2018 - 00:50

I really like that pistachio binde.    What does work like that cost?   What are the steps to creating something like that?  I don't know anything about binde manufacturing. 


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Posted 09 March 2018 - 01:32

I really like that pistachio binde.    What does work like that cost?   What are the steps to creating something like that?  I don't know anything about binde manufacturing. 

 

Go to newtonpens dot com. Shawn has answers to your questions, including photos and a video. It's pretty interesting and, IMO, a very reasonable charge. I have had both Pelikans and Auroras fitted with new bindes in materials I much prefer to their original plain black resins.

 

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