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Nib Crack On A 1930's Duofold Nib

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#1 Hardy08


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Posted 06 April 2014 - 12:47

Hi everyone!


I recently purchased a vintage Parker Duofold in a stunning bright Lapis Lazuli celluloid, an absolutely gorgeous pen.


When I deceided to take it apart for servicing and cleaning, I was disapointed to discover, hidden behind the section a large crack on the nib.


I have no competence for fixing this kind of problems, I live in France and would like to know if anyone knew serious nibmeisters in Europe.


A pic of the nib is attached.



Many thanks,




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#2 perth



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Posted 06 April 2014 - 13:00

Alvaro Romillo looks like an expert nibmeister, based in Spain.


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Posted 06 April 2014 - 14:05



It might also be worth looking on the likes of eBay for a replacement nib, they do come up quite often and although they can be quite expensive often almost what you can get a complete pen for it might still be cheaper than having that nib repaired as that is a very long crack to be repaired successfully.



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Posted 06 April 2014 - 15:51

Try 5 Star Pens



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#5 Wahl


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Posted 06 April 2014 - 17:00

Romillo can do it, he has fixed a couple of cracks for me.

#6 Hardy08


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Posted 07 April 2014 - 14:12

Thanks everybody for tour precious answers, I try to contact Romillo, and Will look forward ebay for spare nibs.



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