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    Default Visconti Divina buying advice

    Iím treating myself to a Divina in Imperial Blue and trying to decide on a seller. Where have you had good buying experiences?


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    Default Re: Visconti Divina buying advice

    Hi, considering that you want it to write well on arrival, I would suggest te Nibsmith who will tune the nib for you at no extra charge.

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    Default Re: Visconti Divina buying advice

    Excellent... thank you!

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    Default Re: Visconti Divina buying advice

    I would second that. I just purchased a stub 23kt Pd nib fro him. Also have the Davina in brown. Great look, I want the blue now!

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    Default Re: Visconti Divina buying advice

    Understand the Dan Smith suggestion, but you may want to get price from Marco at Novelli.it to compare pricing. No custom tuning, but he does test nib before posting out shipment. Have enjoyed dealing with him, but also can say the same about Dan.

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    Default Re: Visconti Divina buying advice

    Highly advisable to have the nibs profesionally tested by the seller. I had to return a Divina Blue TWICE because of bad nibs. Third time was OK.
    BTW I will not be buying Viscontis for some time, thank you very much.

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    Default Re: Visconti Divina buying advice

    Quote Originally Posted by jacksko View Post
    Highly advisable to have the nibs profesionally tested by the seller. I had to return a Divina Blue TWICE because of bad nibs. Third time was OK.
    BTW I will not be buying Viscontis for some time, thank you very much.
    Same here, the main one I wanted to love, but the nib just wouldn't work right for me was a Dinvia Desert Spring with the 18K nib. My second Visconti wasn't bad, a Homosapien steel maxi, but wasn't all that great in my opinion nib wise, with a 23k Pd nib.

    Love the material, design, etc, but just can't quite seem to wow me when it comes to whats important. Much preferred my Aurora Afrika to either Visconti, especially better filling.

    If you get one, have the nib professionally tuned or it can lead to buyer's remorse.
    Last edited by KBeezie; January 13th, 2020 at 01:02 PM.

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