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Nibmeisters In Europe?


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#1 vPro

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Posted 17 May 2015 - 19:29

Hello!

I'm currently considering purchasing an extra nib unit in M for a wonderful pen of mine, which I would send off to a nibmeister to have it ground down to a cursive italic or a stub. The first two nibmeisters that come to my mind are Mr. Mike Masuyama and Mr. John Mottishaw but both are in the US. Are there any well-known nibmeisters in Europe?

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#2 claudewick

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Posted 17 May 2015 - 20:46

I just send 2 pens to Carlos Garcia (goldnibs.com) in Madrid, he told me the pens arrived but haven't started working on them yet. But I read a lot of good stuff about his services here on FPN.

 

I don't know if there are others.



#3 brunico

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Posted 17 May 2015 - 21:05

John Sorowka, who has an excellent reputation, is based in the UK and goes by the name Oxonian on FPN. He italicised a music nib for me.



#4 GatzBcn

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Posted 18 May 2015 - 07:55

I had my pens tuned by Joseph in Barcelona. We met in person, but I am sure you can send the pens to him. He made a great job and it wasn't expensive. He is a very kind person. You can contact him in this email: philartspen@yahoo.com. 


You are welcome to visit my blog: http://gatzbcn.blogspot.com.es/

And that is my shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/GatzBcn


#5 Occipital Lobe

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Posted 18 May 2015 - 17:34

John Sorowka is an absolute joy to deal with.

He knows exactly what he can do with a specific nib, and how to communicate that to you as a customer. An ability that is equally as important as being a skilled craftsman.

I´ve only had one nib modified by him, but it is a wonderfully smooth medium stum (Pelikan M800).

 

He is highly recommended, but a word of warning is in place - he apparently HATES the term "nibmeister".



#6 PhilartsPen

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Posted 16 December 2017 - 03:22

Good day,

Just on update you can contact Philartspen with their new email address at philartspen@gmail.com. Or visit our website on www.philartspen.com
Facebook Page: philartspendotcom

Thanks

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Email: philartspen@gmail.com


#7 austinwft

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Posted 23 December 2017 - 04:39

http://www.fpnibs.com/en/

 

Another option in Spain would be FPnibs. Pablo does excellent work.

 

I've purchased nibs direct with custom grinds in addition to sending him nibs from where I live in Texas-U.S. and couldn't be happier with the work he's done not to mention his exceptional pricing and turn around times.





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