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Is Any Of Pelikan's Nibs Of Size #2 ?

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#1 greeeeb

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Posted 29 March 2014 - 07:19

Hi Folks,

 

Is there any of Pelikan nibs of size #2? 

 

I ask because I have a #2 flexible waterman nib, and I fitted it on a noodler's nib creaper. It works, but I need to slow down to keep reasonable amount of ink for the flex. If there are any Pelikan nib of size #2 I would like to get Oblique nib, because I prefer oblique over flex for daily writing. 

 

 

 

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Posted 29 March 2014 - 14:26

I think the medium-small Pelikan 140 could be close...it is much smaller than the normal vintage standard sizes...It is semi-flex.

 

The 300 could/should have a smaller nib too, in it is Pelikan's small pen.


German vintage '50-70 semi-flex stubs and those in oblique give the real thing in On Demand line variation. Modern Oblique is a waste of money for a shadow of line variation. Being too lazy to Hunt for affordable vintage oblique pens, lets you 'hunt' for line variation instead of having it.

www.nibs.com/blog/nibster-writes/nibs-germany & https://www.peter-bo...cts/nib-systems,

 

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Posted 29 March 2014 - 18:07

Thanks.  According to Richards nib compatibility chart:

 

http://www.richardsp...e=pens/nibs.htm

 

any M1xx are compatible. So, any nib with num M1xx should be of size #2. Right?  contemporary or vintage are also the same?

 

 

Thanks.. 







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