The nib, they say, maketh the pen, just like character maketh the man! Yes, we are talking of the shiny metal jutting out from the frontal end of the pen barrel which sucks the ink from the innards of the pen and through capillary action, deposits it on the paper.
Click Pens never ceases to amaze me. And I say this, after having been a user of Click fountain pens for close to four decades now. That in itself should be a cause for some kind of a celebration – some of my readers were not even born when my
Bibek Debroy is an economist and was educated in Ramakrishna Mission School, Narendrapur; Presidency College, Kolkata; Delhi School of Economics and Trinity College, Cambridge. Presently, he is Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) and President, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI). He has worked in Presidency College, Kolkata (1979-83),
Aristocrat: still reigning supreme. Let me begin this piece with an inconvenient truth – there are two types of pen manufacturers, one, those that make pens for the collectors and two, the ones making pens for actual users. Those focusing on the collectors have it easy, for their products are
Nib Grinding – the master’s touch and quiet flows the Don! Jaspreet Singh Gill. A Mechanical Engineer, working as an Internal Audit professional in Delhi is certainly one of the top Nibmeisters in India whose expertise is matched only by his reluctance bask in his glory as a professional and
An average Indian Fountain Pen (any pen for that matter) comprises of ten different parts: The Cap: Finial, Cap body & Lip, Clip, Insert (inner cap), Center band The Barrel: Body & Finial, Trim ring The Nib The Feed The Section The Converter Yes, I know that I am over
Click Century Acrylic Fountain pens – redefining the priorities of the serious hobbyists! The hobby of fountain pen collecting, of writing with one, suffers from a huge problem – that of elitism. Most hobbyists, at some time or the other, are trapped into the vortex of brands, waylaid into pursuing
Global Pen Expo, Ahmedabad ready to set the standard for Pen Shows in India. Unprecedented. Unprecedented is the interest that has been generated by the Global Pen Expo, Ahmedabad 2020. And from the initial reports it is amply clear – the Ahmedabad show is ready to walk away with the