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H114. Turned Wood Oblique Holder
H114. Turned Wood Oblique Holder.

The Ornamental Wood Holder has intricate ornamental turnings inspired by those on the Century Penholders. Color of holder varies.
The Tapered Wood Holder has a finely tapered classic shape. All Tapered are the same dark brown/black color.
The Ebony Wood Holder has the same design as the Ornamental version, but is made out of a very dark (almost black) African hardwood. This version is slightly heavier than the other versions.
The Zanerian Wood Holder is made using the same wood (and colors) as the Ornamental version. The Zanerian design is a very slim shaft with a small finial on the tip.

Each style has the standard brass flange (fitted for the Nikko G nib) and overall length of 6.5-6.75".

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H53. Century Adjusted Oblique Holder
Century Adjusted Oblique Holder.

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These gorgeous turned wood pen holders have a metal flange. The penholders are adjusted to the nib you would like to use. A nib is included with each holder.

SELECT:
Brause 66EF
Gillott 303
Principal EF
Nikko G

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H51. Century Oblique Penholder
Century Oblique Holder

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These gorgeous turned wood pen holders have a metal flange. They are made to hold the Nikko G and similar sized nibs). They can be adjusted with needle nosed pliers to fit other nibs. Wood Penholder.

If you would like to purchase a holder that is fitted for a different sized nib, please see item number H53.



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H50. Blackwell Wood Holder
Blackwell Oblique Holder

A remarkably simple design that holds most pen points for
Spencerian and copperplate. Finely crafted wood holder with a sturdy brass oblique arm. This penholder is designed to hold the nib at a less steep slant angle for ease of upstrokes. Also available with a plastic holder. Works with small nibs such as the Brause 66ef and almost all other nibs.

(Works with most all nibs except the very largest vintage nibs and crowquill nibs.)



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H54. 5/8in (Thicker) Adjusted Century Oblique Penholder
5/8" Century Oblique Pen Holder

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Joe Vitolo has modified the design of the Century Oblique Holder. The thicker holder may reduce hand fatigue.

The penholders are adjusted to the nib you would like to use. A nib is included with each holder.

SELECT:
Brause 66EF
Gillott 303
Principal EF
Nikko G

Click here to see a chart showing which nibs will fit this holder.



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H52. 5/8in (Thicker) Century Oblique Penholder
5/8" Century Oblique Pen Holder

Click here for a comparable holder.

Joe Vitolo has modified the design of the Century Oblique Holder. The thicker holder may reduce hand fatigue.

These gorgeous turned wood pen holders have a metal flange. They are made to hold the Nikko G and similar sized nibs). They can be adjusted with needle nosed pliers to fit other nibs. Wood Penholder.

If you would like to purchase a holder that is fitted for a different sized nib, please see item number H54.



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H59. Zanerian Oblique Pen Holder / Century
Century Zanerian Oblique Pen Holder


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Beautiful Zanerian-style penholder, hand-turned in rosewood. Metal oblique arm holds nib. Now available in two sizes: 8.25" (Long) & 5.75" (Short).



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H120. Wooden Oblique Holder with Adjustable Screw
H120. Wooden Oblique Holder with Adjustable Screw.

This new holder works with most all pointed nibs without further adjustments to the flange. Just rest your nib on the flat tray of the flange and tighten the screw with your fingers to secure the nib in place. The flange concept is similar to the Blackwell Oblique Holder, but with a more traditional staff. The angle of the sturdy flange is already adjusted to lessen pen catches on upstrokes. Wood color varies.



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H23. Hunt Oblique Penholder
Speedball Oblique Pen holder

Black plastic hourglass shape penholder with offset for nib. For copperplate and Spencerian. The offset helps righthanders with the letter slant. Most lefthanders use a straight holder not this oblique holder. However, some use an oblique holder.

These pointed nibs work in this holder: Hunt 22, Hunt 56, Hunt 99, Hunt 100, Hunt 101, Hunt 103, Hunt 104,
Gillott 170, Gillott 303, Gillott 404, Gillott 1950
Hiro 700, Esterbrook 354, Brause Rose Nib.
The Nikko G nib will work okay, but the holder is not ideal for this nib.

Gillott 659 does NOT work with this holder; use H75 (Gillott Holder #51) instead.

The EF Principal does not work in this holder. See H48 Ziller Oblique Holder (Size) PRIN, and both the Blackwell Holders H50, H61



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H61. Blackwell Plastic Handle Oblique
Plastic Handle Blackwell Oblique Pen Holder

Black plastic hourglass penholder with the same brass flange for holding the nibs. The brass work is not as finely finished, but is just as functional. Works with small nibs such as the Brause 66ef and almost all other nibs.


A remarkably simple design that holds most pen points for
Spencerian and Copperplate. Designed to hold the nib at a less steep slant angle for ease of upstrokes. Also available with a brass and wood handle.

(Works with most all nibs except the very largest vintage nibs and crowquill nibs.)



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