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ladybug
September 16th, 2012, 10:08 AM
Hello!

I'm looking around at vintage pens, & trying to familiarize myself with Esterbrooks. What is a "relief" nib, please? Thank you!

dgator
September 16th, 2012, 02:31 PM
Hello!

I'm looking around at vintage pens, & trying to familiarize myself with Esterbrooks. What is a "relief" nib, please? Thank you!

Here are a couple links (sources: Fountain Pen Network and Richard Binder), hope this helps!


http://www.fountainpennetwork.com/forum/index.php?/topic/9839-what-are-relief-and-falcon-nibs/

http://www.richardspens.com/?page=ref/glossary/R.htm

pajaro
February 4th, 2013, 08:29 PM
The relief nib is an oblique, 15 degrees.