Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 14

Happy Holidays from IPD

We would like to wish all of our friends and patrons the happiest of holidays.   May the upcoming year bring many exciting and new pens to your collection.

Dec 13

Decades Of Grime

We love when we get in a simple restoration job where the pen needs the filling system restored, the nibs tuned and the body and furniture polished.  This was not one of those pens.  There was no history provided with this pen as it was a restoration for a dealer that had purchased it as …

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Dec 12

How To Clean Your Fountain Pen

JB's Pen Flush

Why do you need to clean your fountain pen? Why not just put in some more ink and be on your way? Cleaning the ink delivery system is part of the normal maintenance and care of a fountain pen. This is part of owning and using a fountain pen, like walking the family pet is …

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Dec 11

Welcome To “The Niblet’s” Blog

Follow our blog as we highlight special pens, restoration projects, fountain pen related topics and special happenings in the fountain pen community! We are a husband and wife team (Linda & Mike) with a true passion for fountain pens.  From brand new Pelikan’s to vintage Waterman eyedroppers, these amazing instruments have become a part of our …

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Dec 11

Bent Nib Restoration

From time to time you run across a badly abused nib, one most would consider junk and sell for scrap value.  Not all nibs are hopeless and with some good TLC can become whole again.  This particular nib is from a Parker Vacumatic Debutante.  The nib and feed were set too high on the section and …

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