Barbara Calzolari Special Oblique Holder

Item Code: H145


H145. Barbara Calzolari Special Oblique Holder.

Made to Barbara Calzolari's specifications to create a perfect and serviceable tool for the practice of writing Spencerian Script. The staff is slightly thicker than many similar holders. The flange is precisely cut and formed for the Nikko G nib (nib is included). The beautiful turned, cherry wood staff is finished with a natural transparent varnish; embellished with Barbara's initials in white. Made in Italy.

With a pointed nib, use it as an oblique calligraphy pen for Copperplate, Engrosser's, and Spencerian Scripts, and for Modern Calligraphy.

JNB Item Code: H145
Item Name: Barbara Calzolari Special Oblique Holder
Grip Diameter (mm): 10.75
Grip Diameter (inches): 0.423
Length (cm): 17.8
Length (in): 7.0
Weight (gm): 11.3
Weight (oz): 0.4
Staff Material: Wood
Staff Shape: Hourglass
Nib Hold: Metal flange

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Mar 24, 2021  |  By Rachel
This is truly a total game-changer. I've tried several oblique holders, including those made by Ziller, Turn of the Century, Chic Oblique, and Luis Creations (which I do love) - but oh my goodness, THIS IS IT.... the angle, feel, and performance is superb. I wasn't able to use Gillott 303 etc nibs, but now I finally can... the angle of the flange, and the perfect weight and feel of the holder, makes these nibs easy and a joy to use. Highly recommended.