Bespoke Nib Offerings


Sailor Naginata-Togi Nib

21kt Naginata-Togi

This specially tipped nib resembles the Japanese Long Sword, which is what Naginata-Togi means. The rounded tip end provides variable line width depending on the angle of the pen to the paper - the lower the angle, the broader the line. The Sailor Naginata-Togi nib features wonderful ink flow and allows the pen to write at any writing angle and while remaining smooth across the page with light pressure. The Naginata-Togi nib is available in Medium-Fine, Medium, and Broad. These are also available in rhodium plating, if the nib comes in a pen with rhodium trim. Also available in smaller size for 1911 Standard Pens

 

Sailor Emperor Nib

21kt Emperor

The Sailor Emperor nib is a regular 21k gold Sailor nib that has an additional feature that was created by Sailor nib master Mr. Nobuyoshi Nagahara, and the addition of the solid gold Emperor tab over the top of the nib provides additional ink reservoir, acting almost like a second feed to deliver ink to the nib. The thin gold bar with its tip curled like the mouth of a butterfly acts as a constant ink reserve and keeps ink delivery to the nib constant as well. The Emperor tab is added to many of the Sailor Specialty nibs as an added feature, but the original Emperor nib consists of the Emperor tab on a regular 21k Sailor nib. The Sailor Emperor nib is available in Medium-Fine, Medium, and Broad nib sizes.

 

Sailor Naginata Emperor Nib

21kt Naginata Emperor

This nib is the combination of Sailor Naginata-Togi Nib and the Sailor Emperor Nib, with the features of both nibs. The rounded tip end provides variable line width depending on the angle of the pen to the paper - the lower the angle, the broader the line. The Emperor tab is a feature that was created by Sailor nib master Mr. Nobuyoshi Nagahara, and the addition of the solid gold Emperor tab over the top of the nib provides additional ink reservoir, acting almost like a second feed to deliver ink to the nib. The thin gold bar with its tip, curled like the mouth of a butterfly, acts as a constant ink reserve and keeps ink delivery to the nib constant as well. The Sailor Naginata-Togi Emperor nib is available in Medium-Fine, Medium, and Broad nib sizes. These are also available in rhodium plating, if the nib comes in a pen with rhodium trim.

 

Sailor Cross Point Nib

21kt Cross Point

This uniquely crafted nib is double layered, and is specially crafted and tipped. The nib is carefully slit and creates the "cross" at the tip. The tip is then specially ground and polished to perfection. The craftsmanship and design that goes into the Sailor Naginata Cross Point nib provides a variety of interesting writing strokes. The nib will provide a very wet and broad, almost double broad horizontal stroke and a fine stroke in the upside-down position.

 

Sailor Cross Emperor

21kt Cross Emperor

This Sailor nib combines the Sailor Cross Point nib with the Sailor Emperor nib, and contains the features of both. This double-layered nib with the addition of the solid gold Emperor tab (Gold strip) over the top of the nib provides acts as an additional ink reservoir for constant ink flow and smooth strokes. When used in normal writing position, the nib can produce double broad strokes, and when used upside down, it can produce fine lines.

 

Sailor Cross Music Nib

21kt Cross Music

The Sailor Cross Music nib combines the Sailor Cross Point nib with the Sailor standard Music nib, with the features of both. This nib is double-layered, and specially crafted and tipped by Mr. Nagahara. The nib is carefully slit which creates the "cross" at the tip. The tip is then specially ground and polished to perfection. The tipping is made possible by layering two pen tips as one with the slit done in two directions into the shape of a cross. This double-layered design yields interesting writing strokes, and the Cross Music nib is even broader than the Cross Point nib. This is the "architect's nib" with a very narrow down-stroke and an extra-broad cross-stroke. Writing in normal position, the nib can achieve the double bold and broad strokes as the calligraphy style. On the reverse position, it produces fine nib writing.

 

Sailor Cross Music Emperor

21kt Cross Music Emperor

The nib is the special combination of three special nibs: the Sailor Cross Point Nib, the Sailor Emperor Nib and the Sailor Standard Music nib. This is a double layered nib that is specially crafted and tipped by Mr Nagahara. The nib is carefully slit and creates the "cross" at the tip. The tip is then specially ground and polished to perfection. The tipping is made possible by layering two pen tips together s one, with the slit done in two directions onto a cross shape. The double-layered nib with the unique Cross point design on the tipping provides a variety of interesting writing strokes, which brings character to your handwriting. The Cross Music nib is even broader than the Cross Point nib. This is the "architect's nib" with a very narrow down-stroke and an extra-broad cross-stroke. Writing in normal position, the nib can achieve the double bold and broad strokes as the calligraphy style, while on the reverse position, it produces fine nib strokes. The addition of the solid gold Emperor tab over the top of the nib serves as an additional ink reservoir for constant ink flow and smooth writing. The gold plated bar with its tip curled like a butterfly's mouth constantly reserve inks and delivers it to the nib, in short, the Emperor bar serves as secondary feeder for the fountain pen.

 

Sailor Fude de Mannen Nib

21kt Naginata Fude de Mannen

The Fude de Mannen (often referred to as just 'Fude') is the only Sailor Specialty nib that does not come with an Emperor Tab option. This calligraphy nib has an upturned end that offers variation in the thickness of the line depending on the angle that the nib is held to the paper. A more vertical angle produces a narrower stroke, and a shallow angle results in a thicker line. The Sailor Fude de Mannen nib is created from a Naginata-Togi nib with its tip bent upward. Fine strokes can be created with the nib in the upside-down position, and in that position the nib also can be used as a Concord nib as well.

 

Sailor Naginata Concord Nib

21kt Naginata Concord

This Sailor Naginata Concord nib is specially bent downward, similar to a bird's beak, that produces smooth writing at any angle. The Naginata Concord nib displays fine writing strokes in the normal writing position and bold calligraphic strokes when used in an upside-down writing position. The writing angle off of the paper changes the line width. Holding the fountain pen at an upright angle will result in sharp and fine strokes, while on the reverse side of the nib, the fountain pen writes like a brush, giving you the appearance of brush strokes. This is also available in rhodium plating, if the nib comes in a pen with rhodium trim.

 

Sailor Naginata Concord Emperor Nib

21kt Naginata Concord Emperor

This Sailor nib is the combination of Sailor Naginata Concord Nib and the Sailor Emperor Nib, so it has all the special features of both. As with the Sailor Naginata Concord nib, the Naginata Concord Emperor is specially bent downward, similar to a bird's beak,that produces smooth writing at any angle, and also features the addition of the solid gold Emperor tab over the top of the nib that provides additional ink reservoir, acting almost like a second feed to deliver ink to the nib. The Sailor Naginata Concord Emperor nib has wonderful ink capacity and ink flow, and displays fine writing strokes in the normal writing position and bold calligraphic strokes when used in an upside-down writing position. The writing angle off of the paper changes the line width. Holding the fountain pen at an upright angle will result in sharp and fine strokes, while on the reverse side of the nib, the fountain pen writes like a brush, giving you the appearance of brush strokes. This is also available in rhodium plating, if the nib comes in a pen with rhodium trim.

 

Sailor Cross Concord Nib

21kt Cross Concord

This very special Sailor nib is the combination of the Sailor Cross Point Nib and the Sailor Naginata Concord Nib, so it has all of the special features of both. The Sailor Naginata Cross Concord nib is a double layered nib with a unique cross point design on the tipping that provides broad calligraphic strokes in the upside-down position. This is a wet and juicy nib that incorporates the bird's beak and cross slits, with the tipping made possible by layering two pen tips as one. Delivering sharp strokes yet delicate. On the reverse side of the nib, you will achieve bold strokes. This nib is perfectly designed for quick hand writing in a large demand of ink consumption.

 

Sailor Cross COncord Emperor Nib

21kt Cross Concord Emperor

This nib combines three special nibs: the Sailor Cross Point Nib, the Sailor Concord Nib and the Sailor Emperor Nib. This double-layered nib with its unique cross point design on the tipping provides broad calligraphic strokes in the upside-down position. The features of the Cross Point Nib and the Concord Nib are combined through the incorporating of the bird's beak and cross slits. The tipping is made possible by layering two pen tips together as one. On the reverse side of the nib, bold strokes can be achieved. This nib is perfectly designed for quick hand writing in a large demand of ink consumption. The addition of the solid gold Emperor tab over the top of the nib, a special feature created by the Sailor nib master, Mr. Nagahara, serves as an additional ink reservoir for constant ink flow and smooth writing. The gold plated bar with its tip curled like a butterfly's mouth constantly reserve inks and delivers it to the nib, in short, the Emperor bar serves as secondary feeder for the fountain pen.

 

Sailor King Eagle Nib

21kt King Eagle

This is a hand-made triple layered nib that joins three nibs on top of one another by Mr. Nagahara. The specially slit nib creates a 'double Cross' at the tip surface, which is then ground and polished to perfection. The nib offers the ultimate in flexible writing and depending on the angle of writing, this nib can write broad, double broad, and triple broad strokes, while writing in fine to medium strokes when turned upside down. When viewed from the side, this nib section looks like the head of an Eagle. Ink flow is exceptional with this nib, and the special nib is only available for certain Bamboo fountain pens and the King of Pens Series only.

 

Sailor King Eagle Emperor Nib

21kt King Eagle Emperor

The king Eagle Emperor nib is the combination of the Sailor King Eagle nib and the Sailor Emperor nib with the features of both. This is a hand-made triple-layered nib that joins three nibs on top of one another by Mr. Nagahara. The specially slit nib creates a 'double Cross' at the tip surface, which is then ground and polished to perfection. The nib offers the ultimate in flexible writing and depending on the angle of writing, this nib can write broad, double broad, and triple broad strokes, while writing in fine to medium strokes when turned upside down. When viewed from the side, this nib section looks like the head of an Eagle. Ink flow is exceptional with this nib, and the special nib is only available for certain Bamboo fountain pens and the King of Pens Series only. The addition of the solid gold Emperor tab over the top of the nib serves as an additional ink reservoir for constant ink flow and smooth writing. The gold plated bar with its tip curled like a butterfly's mouth constantly reserve inks and delivers it to the nib, in short, the Emperor bar serves as secondary feeder for the fountain pen.

 

Sailor King Cobra Nib

21kt King Cobra

King Cobra nib is specially designed and engineered by Mr. Nagahara himself, made with two nibs joined together. The resulting tips are expertly ground and polished to shape, and they resemble the head and jaws of the Cobra snake. This nib writes in a variety of extremely broad strokes and is best suited to longer pen barrels. It lays down a very wet stroke. Note that unlike the rest of the Cross and Eagle nibs, the extra tines are on the underside of this nib.

 

Sailor King Cobra Emperor Nib

21kt King Cobra Emperor

The Sailor King Cobra Emperor combines the Sailor King Cobra nib with the Sailor Emperor nib, with the features of both nibs. Specially designed and engineered by Mr. Nagahara himself, this amazing nib is made with two nibs joined together. The resulting tips are expertly ground and polished into shape and they resemble the head and jaws of the Cobra snake. This nib writes in a variety of extremely broad strokes and is best suited to longer pen barrels. It lays down a very wet stroke. Note that unlike the rest of the Cross and Eagle nibs, the extra tines are on the underside of this nib. The addition of the solid gold Emperor tab over the top of the nib serves as an additional ink reservoir for constant ink flow and smooth writing. The gold plated bar with its tip curled like a butterfly's mouth constantly reserve inks and delivers it to the nib, in short, the Emperor bar serves as secondary feeder for the fountain pen.