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The many pointed nibs are differentiated (apart from by their shape) by their flexibility and the fineness of their nib tip.

A pointed nib usually produces a slightly finer stroke than a ball point nib. However, more skill is required for its use.

When the nib is pulled pressure can be applied to adjust the thickness of the stroke. The more flexible the nib, the greater the range of thickness. But more flexibility also enlarge the nib's sensitivity to wrongly applied pressure; that is to say, when the nib is pushed under pressure.

Ornament drawn with a flexible and pointed nib.

See this Video about the use of flexible and pointed nibs:

To describe the flexibility of the nibs, I use the following terms:  

  • Extremely flexible
  • Very high flexibility
  • High flexibility
  • Medium flexibility
  • Little flexibility
  • Hardly flexible
  • Not flexible

Pointed nibs

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Pricing on this page:

For end customers incl. 19% VAT / plus shipping costs.

For logged in resellers plus 19% VAT and shipping costs.

ANTIQUE articles are exempt from sales tax according to § 25 UstG (differential taxation).

 

You can find more information about Pointed nibs below the navigation bar.

Joao Duarte Reis, No. 138

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Price
2,20 €

Sehr feiner Strich, mittlere Elastizität.

Brause & Co, No. 33

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Price
2,20 €

Very fine stroke, high flexibility.

The same nib, but with tiny spots of rust. The nib tip is clean.

Price
1,60 €
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Price
2,20 €

Medium stroke, high flexibility.

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Unbekannter Hersteller, Universal School Pen F, The Victor Series

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Price
2,00 €

Mittlere Strichstärke, mittlere Elastizität.

A. Sommerville & Co, No. 757 EF, Lincoln Pen

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Price
4,90 €

Very fine stroke, high flexibility.

Perry & Co LTD, No. 77 F, Monogram Pen

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Price
2,20 €

Feiner Strich, geringe Elastizität. Die Schreibspitze ist leicht nach oben gebogen, dadurch gleitet die Feder leichter über das Papier.

R. Esterbrook & Co, No. 794, Modified Slant

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Price
2,20 €

Feiner Strich, geringe Elastizität.

Mac Niven & Cameron, Waverley Pen

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Price
2,20 €

Feiner Strich, geringe Elastizität. Die Schreibspitze ist leicht nach oben gebogen, dadurch gleitet die Feder leichter über das Papier.

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Hermann Müller, No. 25 M

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Price
1,20 €

Kräftiger Strich, kaum elastisch, aber weiche, federnde Schreibspitze.

Vogel & Isenberg, No. 111 F

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Price
2,50 €

Feiner Strich, mittlere Elastizität.

Elettra, No. 2

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Price
2,20 €

Sehr feiner Strich, sehr hohe Elastizität.

Brause & Co, Humboldt-Feder EF

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Price
2,50 €

Sehr feiner Strich, sehr hohe Elastizität.

Perry & Co LTD, No. 206 F, St. Stephen's Pen

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Price
2,20 €

Fine stroke, little flexibility. The nib tip has a turned up point, which makes the nib glide easily over the paper.

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Price
2,90 €

Fine stroke, little flexibility. The nib tip has a turned up point, which makes the nib glide easily over the paper. This nib is gold plated.

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Joseph Gillott & Sons Ltd, No. 1156, Super Highland

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Price
2,20 €

Broad stroke, medium flexibility. The nib tip has a turned up point which makes the nib glide easily over the paper.

Unbekannter Hersteller, No. 920, Extra Fina, Penna Vulcano

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Price
2,20 €

Very fine stroke, medium flexibility.

John Heath, No. 0278 F, Telephone Pen

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Price
2,90 €

Fine stroke, little flexibility. The nib tip has a turned up point which makes the nib glide easily over the paper. This nib is gold plated.

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Price
2,20 €

Fine stroke, hardly flexible. The nib tip has a turned up point which makes the nib glide easily over the paper.

Heintze & Blanckertz, No. 1701, Bremer Börsenfeder

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Price
2,50 €

Very fine stroke, medium flexibility.

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Price
2,50 €

Fine stroke, medium flexibility.

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Price
2,50 €

Medium stroke, medium flexibility.

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Heintze & Blanckertz, No. 171 EF

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Price
2,20 €

Very fine stroke, medium flexibility.

Baignol & Farjon, No. 98, Plume Nationale

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Type 1, Plume Nationale

Price
2,50 €

Broad stroke, very high flexibility.

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Type 2, Plume Nationale, F. Lebeau

Price
2,50 €

Broad stroke, very high flexibility.

In 1875 the manufacturer "Lebeau" has been renamed into "Baignol & Farjon".

Baignol & Farjon, No. 2298 / 3298, La Gloire de Boulogne

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Price
2,20 €

Fine stroke, medium flexibility.

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Price
2,20 €

Fine stroke, high flexibility.

Gilbert & Blanzy-Poure, No. 750, La Séduisante

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Price
2,20 €

Feiner Strich, geringe Elastizität.

Blanzy-Conté-Gilbert, No. 2082, Plume Omicron

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Price
2,20 €

Sehr feiner Strich, geringe Elastizität.

Heintze & Blanckertz, No. 1701 F, Mi, Bremer Börsenfeder

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Price
2,50 €

Very fine stroke, medium flexibility.

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Price
2,50 €

Fine stroke, medium flexibility.

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C. Brandauer & Co LTD, No. 299, Magazine Pen

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Price
2,50 €

Kräftiger Strich, geringe Elastizität.

Unbekannter Hersteller, Plume Flament

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Price
2,20 €

Broad stroke, high flexibility.

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No. 2, Type 1

Price
2,20 €

Medium stroke, very high flexibility.

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No. 2, Type 2

Price
2,20 €

Medium stroke, high flexibility.

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No. 30

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Price
2,00 €

Fine stroke, hardly flexible.

The Birmingham Pen Co, No. 206, Silver Alloy

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Price
2,50 €

Feiner Strich, mittlere Elastizität.

Die Federn wurden bei der Herstellung in zwei Schichten zuerst mit Kupfer und dann mit einer Silberlegierung beschichtet und sind dadurch gegen Rost geschützt, auch beim Gebrauch agressiver, säurehaltiger Tinten.

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D. Leonardt & Co, Principal

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Price
2,25 €

Very fine stroke, extremely flexible.

Blanzy Poure & Cie, No. 161, Plume Regulateur

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Price
2,50 €

Very fine stroke, high flexibility.

D. Leonardt & Co, Shakespeare-Feder, 1564-1616

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Price
2,62 €

Fine stroke, little flexibility.

Tuxedo, No. 4, Aluminium Improved

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Price
2,00 €

Feiner Strich, kaum elastisch.