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#1 Dip n Scratch

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Posted 15 April 2019 - 08:50

Who are the main players?

I have seen that a lot of nibs bear no makers name that come as the OEM fit in a pen.

You see IRIDIUM POINT and a five-petal flower or a circle with IRIDIUM & POINT above & below.

That's what I have seen so far. No trademark to identify their origins.

 

The OEM nib on a Indian pen is usually a Fine. You can get broader stuff as a after-market upgrade, though I suspect that has been driven by online sales to the rest of the world. I guess the Fine point is best suited for writing in languages native to India.



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Posted 15 April 2019 - 10:39

Ambitious

 

http://ambitiousindia.com/

 

and

 

Kanpur Writers

 

http://www.kanpurwriters.com/

 

are the main players in nib manufacturing.


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#3 dinupravin

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Posted 15 April 2019 - 12:32

Ambitious

 

http://ambitiousindia.com/

 

and

 

Kanpur Writers

 

http://www.kanpurwriters.com/

 

are the main players in nib manufacturing.

Thanks for sharing your knowledge here.


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#4 Dip n Scratch

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Posted 15 April 2019 - 17:06

Unfortunately it seems that developing the Ambitious Web site has not been a high priority, or it has been interfered with. There is nothing beyond that page.

The Kanwrite site is also somewhat under-developed. It does not reflect what they offer, which is a shame. If you make contact with them they are very helpful.

A shame really. Where else would you look to in order identify the output of the two biggest nib makers.

After-market Ambitious nibs have the trademark capital A in a circle. I have no idea what sort of a range they make. The only example I have encountered is a plain plated steel example with a medium tip.

BTW:Thanks to member mehandiratta for selling them to me.

I don't know if Ambitious make nibs without their trademark for 3rd party pen makers


Edited by Dip n Scratch, 15 April 2019 - 17:06.






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