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Pelikan Interchangeable Nibs
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Pelikan's interchangeable nib units are easily swapped at home - one favorite pen can have several nibs for different purproses. For instructions on how to change a Pelikan nib, please see the bottom of this page. All nibs are original manufacturer and factory new.

Please note that Pelikan has now discontinued production of all tipping sizes other than Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, and Broad. We have small remaining numbers of some of the discontinued "exotic" nibs still available - see the listings below for more details on remaining stock.

 
M1000 Two-tone 18k
Pelikan M1000 Two-tone 18k nib unit
The Pelikan M1000 nib, 18k, two-tone is well-suited for tip customization. The body of this large nib is somewhat flexible; however, because it is made of 18k gold, it is not springy. It makes a lovely stub, italic, or oblique writer. EF, F, M, B: retail $675 our price $540. OM, OB, BB, OBB: our price $675.
 
M800 Two-tone 18k
Pelikan M800 Two-tone 18k nib unit
Pelikan M800 nib, 18k, two-tone is good for all kinds of point modifications, but limited as to how flexible it can be made. EF, F, M, B: retail $475, our price $380. OM, OB, OBB, O3B, IB: our price $475.
 
M805 Single-tone 18k
Pelikan M805 Single-tone 18k nib unit
Pelikan M805 18k solid gold rhodium-plated nib units are available in Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, or Broad. Retail $475, our price $380.
 
M650 Old Imprint Two-tone 18k
Pelikan M650 Old Imprint Two-tone 18k nib unit
Pelikan M650 old version two-tone 18k nib unit. This is an earlier nib with the larger circular logo and simpler scrollwork (traditional imprint). It is correct in the earlier Souverän M600 and M650 pens as well as the M730. We are limited to XF, F, BB, OB and OBB. Our price $250.
 
M650/620 Two-tone 18k
Pelikan M650/620 Two-tone nib unit
Pelikan M650/620 two-tone 18k nib unit. This is the nib supplied with the M620/M640 cities series pens. It has the more embellished imprint, just like the 14K version of this size unit. This nib, when set deeply enough, also fits the M400 and M200 series. EF, F, M, B: retail $325, our price $260. OM, OB, BB, OBB, our price $325.
 
M640/625 Single-tone Rhodium-plated 18k
Pelikan M640/625 Single-tone Rhodium-plated nib unit
Pelikan M640/625 single-tone rhodium-plated 18k nib unit. This is the nib supplied with the M625/M640 fountain pens. This nib, when set deeply enough, also fits the M400 and M200 series. EF, F, M, B: retail $430, our price $344. OM, OB, BB, OM, OB, OBB: our price $430.
 
M600 Two-tone 14k
Pelikan M600 Two-tone 14k nib unit
Pelikan M600 two-tone 14k nib unit. When set deeply enough it will fit the M400 and M200 series pens as well. EF, F, M, B: retail $250, our price $200. OBB: our price $250.
 
M400 Two-tone 14k
Pelikan M400 Two-tone 14k nib unit
Pelikan M400 two-tone 14k nib unit. This nib unit fits into the M600, M400, M405, and M200 series. EF, F, M, B: retail $240, our price $192. OB: our price $240.
 
M405 Single-tone Rhodium-plated 14k
M405 Single-tone Rhodium-plated 14k
Pelikan M405 single-tone rhodium-plated14k nib unit. This nib unit fits into the M405 series. EF, F, M, B: retail $240, our price $192.
 
M250 Single-tone 14k
Pelikan M250 Single-tone 14k nib unit
Pelikan M250 single-tone 14k nib unit. This was made for some export pens, such as the M400 "Brown Tortoise". Set deeply enough, this nib unit also fits an M200, M250 & M400. It is a high quality nib, suitable for customization, especially extra flexibility. This nib has now been discontinued by Pelikan, but we have a small number in OM, OB, BB, and OBB still available. Our price: $240.
 
M300 Two-tone 14k
Pelikan M300 Two-tone 14k
Pelikan M300 two-tone nib unit. This fits the M300 pen, is 14C and very high quality. XF, F, M, B: retail $225, our price $180. OM, OB, BB, and OBB: our price $225.
 
M200 Gold-Plated Steel
Pelikan Gold-plated Steel nib unit
This is a gold plated steel nib made for the M200 pen. We are not very fond of steel nibs. They do not hold up as well as gold and are less responsive in the hand. Sales of these steel nibs are final. We have XF, F, M, and B available. $46.00
 
M200 Steel
Pelikan M200 Steel nib unit
This is a non-plated steel nib made for the M200 pen. We are not very fond of steel nibs. They do not hold up as well as gold and are less responsive in the hand. Sales of these steel nibs are final. We have F, M, and B available. $30.00
 

  The image above is an M1000 Pelikan with our reconditioned iridium wire tipped STUB nib.  The picture is extremely wide angle so that I could take in the point, the writing sample and the pen.

 

INSTRUCTIONS ON CHANGING PELIKAN NIBS

All contemporary intentionally interchangeable nib units we know of (Pelikan, some Aurora, Esterbrook, Parker {Sonnets, not 75s which slide in}, etc.), screw in using the conventional right-hand thread. Using your fingers only (don't use any type of tool), grip the nib close to the barrel, away from the point, and gently but firmly unscrew.  Do not grip the nib by the edges, since doing so could misalign the tines.  If the pen is not new, dried ink could conceivably be "gluing" the current nib into the section and it may seem like it won't unscrew.

In that case, soak the nib end of the pen, up to about 3/4" over the edge of the section, in household ammonia for ten minutes or so, and flush in and out of the reservoir during the soaking, using the pen's converter or a de-soldering bulb (available from Radio Shack), to clean out the filling system itself. This should dissolve any dried ink.   Dry off the nib/feed/section and try to unscrew the nib again.  You may want to use a soft cloth or tissue so that your fingers don't get soiled.  Some paper towels are coarse enough to scratch the gold finish on fountain pens and nibs, therefore we recommend soft cloths or soft tissues.

When screwing in a nib, gently but firmly tighten into the section, and realize that it will require about the same amount of force to remove the nib as was required to tighten it.  Do not over-tighten.

 


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