John Neal Bookseller
order tracking  |  my account  |  view cart:  0 item(s)   $0.00
1-800-369-9598 (USA)  
space
catalog, supplement
space
space
facebook instagram pintrest twitter
space
space
arrow John Neal Bookseller
  Tools & Materials
  Bookbinding Supplies
space
  Calligraphy & Illumination
  Ash Bush
  Color Charts
  Broad-Edged
  Brushes
  Calligraphy Kits
  Coliro
  Copperplate
  Dinky Dips
  Easels
  Erasers
  Fine Papers
  Fountain Pens
  Gilding & Gold Leaf
  Gouache/Watercolors
  Guidelines/Rulers
  G-Tec Pens
  Holders
  Ink
  Ink Sticks
  Jars/Inkwells
  Journals / Sketchbooks
  Left-Handed
  Letter / Stone Carving
  Markers
  Masking Fluids
  Metallics
  Monoline
  Nicker
  Organizers & Storage
  Other Tools & Materials for Calligraphers
  Pads of Paper
  Pearl Ex
  Pencils
  Pilot Parallel Pens
  Portable Light Pads
  Pointed Nibs
  Spencerian Pen Nibs
  Japanese Nibs
  Brause Nibs
  Hunt Nibs
  Misc. Pointed Nibs
  Pointed Nib Sets
  Crowquill Nibs
  Vintage Nibs
  Nib Storage
  Quills
  Ruling Pens/Writing Tools
  Sakura Pigma Calligrapher
  Society for Creative Anachronism
  Spencerian
  Speedball Products
  Vellum
  Zebra Nibs
  Monoline Nibs
  Pointed/FineTip Markers
  Embellishments
space
  Books/Videos
  Bookbinding / Book Arts
space
  Calligraphy
space
  Illumination
space
  Type
space
  More Books
space
  New and Sale Items
  Big Book Sale
space
  Clearance Items
space
  New Books & DVDs
space
  New Tools & Materials
space
  More Items
  Art
space
  Apparel
space
  Gift Certificate
space
  Instructor Book/Supply Lists
  Calligraphy Teachers
space
  Guilds
space
  Conferences/Retreats
space
  Online Classes
space
space
space
arrow Letter Arts Review
  Subscriptions
  Current Issue
  Special Issues
  Annual Juried Issues
  LAR Call for Entries -- 2019
  All Back Issues
  Mailing Schedule
  Wholesale
  Advertising
space
space
arrow Bound & Lettered
  Subscriptions
  Current Issue
  All Back Issues
  Mailing Schedule
  Wholesale
  Advertising
  Online Articles from B&L
space
space
arrow Calligraphy & Bookbinding Events
space
space
arrow Pointed Pen Specials
space
space
arrow LAR Call for Entries -- 2019
space
space
arrow More Information
Product Help
View PDF Catalog
Request a Catalog
Shipping Info (USA/Overseas)
Payments Accepted
Subscribe to E-Newsletter
Edit Account Info
Teacher Info
Group/Guild Sales
Our Blog
Calligraphy and Bookbinding Events
Contact Us

Misc. Pointed Nibs

1  2 

N120. Leonardt Principal EF Nib
N120.EF Principal Nib

You can now purchase a modern nib that is equal to the best of the vintage nibs. Brian Walker, a respected pointed pen enthusiast, has worked with a pen manufacturer to duplicate the quality and performance of the legendary Gillott No 1 Principality. The new nib has received rave reviews for both Copperplate and Spencerian. It's flexible and responsive and gives fine hairlines, but is smooth-writing and catches the paper less.





Your Price $2.95

N72. Gillott 303 Nib
N72. Gillott 303 Pointed Nib.

A popular nib for Copperplate. Good flexibility - not too stiff, not too flexible. Very thin hairlines and good swells. Works for scripts 3/16-1/16". Sharp point but will work on slightly textured surfaces. Tends to catch on upstrokes.





Your Price $1.19

N74. Gillott 404 Nib
N74. Gillott 404 Nib.

The Gillott 404 is a popular, sturdy nib. It is long-lasting, fairly stiff nib, and suitable for writing at x-heights from 3/16" to 1/4", on all surfaces from smooth to textured. It is a good choice for beginners (or those with a heavy hand.) Because they require more pressure to create the swells, stiffer nibs are easier to control. With thicker hairlines others, The Gillott 404 is a good choice for work for reproduction. The Gillott 404 is stiffer and less sharp than the Gillott 303 and Gillott 170.

Recommended by Eleanor Winters in her Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy (B1109) for beginners and professionals because they "provide fine line quality without being too fragile." Satisfactory for Spencerian Script.

The nib is part of the JNB Pointed Nib Samplers. The nib is also available in a longer-writing Ink Cage version.

Discounted quantity prices at 10 and at 144.




Your Price $1.35

N81. Hiro / Leonardt #40 Nib (Blue Pumpkin)
N81. Hiro / Leonardt #40 Nib (Blue Pumpkin)

The Hiro #40 Nib (Blue Pumpkin) nib no longer has "Hiro" stamped on it; instead it is now stamped "Leonardt."

One of our most popular nibs for Copperplate. Large, durable nib appropriate for writing at x-heights of 3/16" to 1/8". Hairlines are fine and uniform, upstrokes smooth.
Sometimes called Leonard Steno or Manuscript Steno.

The quality of this nib matches the low price. For a higher-quality version of this nib, see N90. Brause Steno Nib.




Your Price $0.75

N82. Hiro Crown Nib (#41)
Large, durable nib appropriate for writing at x-heights of 3/16" to 1/8". Thicker hairlines than the Hiro #40, but is exceptionally smooth gliding. Moderately thick swells.



Your Price $0.95

N80. Mitchell Elbow Nib
Mitchell Elbow Nib.

These offset nibs allows you to write copperplate with a straight (not oblique) holder. These have a larger base than most nibs. Mitchell 0742F.

Fits holder H83 (Mitchell #53 Holder).



Your Price

N76. Gillott 1068A Nib
Very stiff nib. Ordinary pressure will create a monoline script to a script with just a slight contrast between thicks and thins. Can produce moderate swells with enough pressure.



Your Price $1.49

N71. Gillott 170 Nib

Smooth-gliding, flexible nib requiring a soft touch. Appropriate for x-heights from 3/16" to 1/4". Not for beginners. Satisfactory for Spencerian Script.




Your Price $1.29

N144. Leonardt Shakespeare Nib
Leonardt Shakespeare Nib.

Long, flexible nib. Smooth writing, fine hairlines. Good for larger script. Can be a fun nib to use, but because of its large size, it may take a while to get used to this nib. Works both on envelopes with a slight texture and smooth paper. Bronze finish. Popular at IAMPETH 2012.



Your Price

N143. Leonardt G Nib
Leonardt G Nib.

A very nice nib. Medium flex, not too sharp. Nib has a nice spring for good shade-hairline transitions. Good for bigger script. Works both on envelopes with a slight texture and smooth paper. Popular at IAMPETH 2012. Nickel finish.



Your Price

1  2 
  © John Neal Bookseller · 1833 Spring Garden Street, First Floor · Greensboro · NC 27403 · USA
contact info