Nibs Blog


A Special Notice To Our Customers

We're reaching out with this special update to let customers know that we are still open for business here at, though on a more limited basis than usual. 

Specifically, we are prioritizing orders for Nakaya brand pens – as the only North American distributor for these unique ebonite urushi pens, we feel a special responsibility to make these available. Nib tuning and customizations will be performed to our usual standards.

Sailor Naginata Togi Nibs Are Back!

We're happy to announce that after years of being unavailable, Sailor Naginata Togi nibs are now once again being provided for purchase on two very special pens.

Introducing Scribo Fountain Pens - Sophisticated Style From Bologna, Italy

Founded by former employees of the much-missed OMAS Pen Company of Bologna, start-up manufacturer Scribo looks to maintain that venerable Italian company's reputation for sophisticated style and writing excellence.

Valentine's Day Special on Aurora Hastil Limited Edition – Additional 10% Off–

With Valentine's Day just one month away, we're happy to be able to provide a special offer on one of the most beautiful, stylish, and romantic writing instruments we've seen in recent years. Exclusive - Naka-ai Tamesansai-nuri Limted Editions

While the recent 25th Anniversary pen produced for us by Nakaya of Tokyo is already sold out, we still have a very small number of limited edition pens originally produced for our 24th anniversary in 2019. The Naka-ai Tamesansai-nuri, produced in just 24 total pieces, is available in both clipless Cigar and with-clip Writer versions.

New Rei Urushi-nuri Series - Very Limited Availability

Combining hand-finished urushi lacquer with the highly popular and versatile 1911 Full-Size body, the new Sailor Rei Urushi-nuri series is likely to become an immediate favorite with many pen aficionados.

Free Edelstein Ink With Any Pelikan Pen Purchase Through December 24th 2019

Pelikan offers its own free ink promotion for the holiday season - purchase any new Pelikan pen from us between now and December 24th and receive a free bottle of the Pelikan Edelstein Ink of your choice, a $30 value.

Sailor Holiday Special - Free Ink With Most Sailor Pen Purchases Through December 2nd

Sailor of Japan welcomes Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the beginning of the holiday season with a special free ink offer - now through December 2nd 2019, receive a free bottle of one of Sailor's North American exclusive ink colors - Apricot, Epinard, Grenade, Peche, Sky High, or Ultra Marine - with most Sailor pen purchases fro

New Celluloid Limited Editions from Visconti and Montegrappa

Has November suddenly become Italian celluloid season? Both Visconti and Montegrappa have just announced new limited edition fountain pens made from handcrafted celluloid, and both sets of pens exemplify the design approach and philosophy of their respective manufacturers.