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#1 adamselene

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Posted 21 January 2015 - 18:04

The Cross Website used to sell lots more nibs than they do now, and had great pictures of the nibs. The engraving psttern was specific for each type nib, and there were excellent photos. Anyone have a copy of that photo chart?

I am not sure, but I think gold content was "coded" with the rngraving, but could be wrong.

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Posted 21 January 2015 - 22:39

Since Sailor is making their nibs now things may have changed.


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Posted 22 January 2015 - 21:44

Not sure Sailor is making ALL their nibs.

 

Reportedly they do the Peerless nibs.

 

 

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 08:13

Sailor and by Pelikan.



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Posted 28 December 2017 - 15:01

My Townsend medium writes like my never used Pelikan......way to heavy!
Nakaya Aka-tamenuri Long Cigar, standard fine two tone nib/ Nakaya Aka-tamenuri Piccolo, soft medium stub in two tone/ Nakaya Aka-tamenuri Neo Standard, medium cursive italic/ Sailor Pro Gear fine/ Sailor Pro Gear medium cursive italic/ Pelikan M800 extra fine/ 1954 Monte Rosa medium left oblique/ Nakaya Naka-ai, medium left oblique, Heki-Tamenuri/Sailor Realo ll, medium left oblique/ Cross Townsend “Year Of The Rooster” medium/ Pilot Vanishing Point, fine.

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Posted 28 December 2017 - 16:35

Looking at the Nib’s website I see that the Townsend nibs come from Germany, so that confirms it for me. If it writes like a Pelikan, it is a Pelikan!
Nakaya Aka-tamenuri Long Cigar, standard fine two tone nib/ Nakaya Aka-tamenuri Piccolo, soft medium stub in two tone/ Nakaya Aka-tamenuri Neo Standard, medium cursive italic/ Sailor Pro Gear fine/ Sailor Pro Gear medium cursive italic/ Pelikan M800 extra fine/ 1954 Monte Rosa medium left oblique/ Nakaya Naka-ai, medium left oblique, Heki-Tamenuri/Sailor Realo ll, medium left oblique/ Cross Townsend “Year Of The Rooster” medium/ Pilot Vanishing Point, fine.

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 06:43

Maybe someone with better photography than myself could post photos of the engravings on the different Townsend nibs please?

I like the two-tone 18k rhodium very well.






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