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bock jowo nibs manufacturing manufacturer outsourcing production

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#81 thx1138

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Posted 04 March 2019 - 04:27

Thanks for a really useful list.



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#82 Inky-Republic

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Posted 05 March 2019 - 16:48

You may want to add the Leonardo Officina Italliana pen company to the list, as I think they are going to prove popular during the coming year.

 

Their Momento Zero at least, uses a #6 Bock, according to:

 

 http://www.clumsypen...to-zero-hawaii/

 

and:

 

https://pen-venture....iana-black-mate

 

The second reference also quotes the same nib source for Leonardo's Furore model:

 

https://pen-venture....xy-blu-galassia



#83 Joshua J.

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Posted 09 March 2019 - 10:08

Its absurd that Noodlers isnt even listed as a nib supplier, at the very least you can get some very unique nibs from Noodlers.

Really this list is omitting the entirety of the Fountain Pen industry of Inda, which is not small, but apparently just coming into western consciousness. Fountain Pen Revolution has about a dozen pen brands listed on the website.

Asking where those nibs come from would probably answer the question of where Nathan gets his nibs.

#84 Arijitdutta

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 06:43

https://www.peter-bo...NCuVvm02rdjfY4Y

 

Faber Castell uses Bock nibs now! 

 

And Nemosine uses JoWo!


Edited by Arijitdutta, 15 May 2019 - 06:44.


#85 Inky-Republic

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 11:43

Didn't Bock do well?

 

Will do a whole heap towards standardising the industry and will contribute towards keeping the cost of new (compliant) pens down (and the profit margins of remaining pen manufacturers viable).

 

Also theoretically provides a cash surplus to invest in R&D; hopefully producing new high performing materials and designs to the market.



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Posted 21 April 2020 - 06:18

This is a really useful resource.  Thank you for putting it together. 


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Posted 08 May 2020 - 08:53

 

Huh. I thought I did Omas, but I guess I copied over it while making the table. It's been a bit of a pain getting the table to work. Added it again. Thanks for that.

 

As for Noodlers... uh, yeah, they do produce pens. They have been for the past couple years. You've never heard of the Ahab? It's been big news.

 

They don't. Their pens and nibs are produced by Kanwrite in India. Kanwrite also makes the flex nibs sold by F.P.R. They also offer 24k nibs with superflex and many, many differen grinds in #5.5 and #6. They have both plastic and ebonite feeds. And their nib houing has fitting for both Bock and Jowo. They also produce a couple of pens for Esterbrook. They produce for other houses too, but you'd have to ask them.



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Posted 11 May 2020 - 18:30

S.T. Dupont made a post on Instagram, and they seem to claim that their nibs are made in-house now.  Would anyone here confirm?



#89 mke

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Posted 24 July 2020 - 12:28

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Danitrio

Bock (except 24k #50 sized nib on the Yokozuna series, made by an undisclosed Japanese company

 

24k nibs might be made by Mr.Kubo



#90 mke

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Posted 25 July 2020 - 11:46

> They (Kanwrite) also offer 24k nibs with superflex

 

Really?

In a message from them they only talk about a 14k nib.


Edited by mke, 25 July 2020 - 11:46.


#91 mke

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Posted 25 July 2020 - 11:54

You can add Santini with in-house production - according to their answer to my question:

https://www.instagra.../p/CBYyM3PjLJ6/



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Posted 29 July 2020 - 14:42

> They (Kanwrite) also offer 24k nibs with superflex

 

Really?

In a message from them they only talk about a 14k nib.

Also, 24k is way too soft to be usable as a nib. The closest to 24k (which I am aware of) is the Sailor 21k nib


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#93 mke

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Posted 29 July 2020 - 20:07

> Also, 24k is way too soft to be usable as a nib. The closest to 24k (which I am aware of) is the Sailor 21k nib

Mr.Kubo from Japan made 24k nibs

See here picture of one
https://pencluster.com/hand_made_pen/kubo/kubo-24k-50号-流水蝙蝠-金銀杢目塗り蒔絵-万年筆%e3%80%80/

Edited by mke, 29 July 2020 - 20:14.




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