SAILOR Nib Introduction
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SAILOR Standard Nib Range
Available in both 14K and 21K Gold.
Every individual has their own preferences and writing style. To cater for these individual needs and purpose of use Sailor Pen offer an impressive range of nib grades –most of which (but not all) are available with all models of fountain pen.
In general, SAILOR nibs are slightly finer than nibs of most European pen makers at the same size.
EF, F and MF sizes bring great choices for the fountain pen users who want a fine but not scratchy point nib. Instead, SAILOR nibs are very smooth.
Extra Fine - EF Fine - F Medium Fine - MF Medium - M
Broad - B Zoom - Z Music - MS
EF F MF M B Z MS
SAILOR Professional Gear Series Nibs
The Professional Gear Series products have the special dual tone bicolor nibs as shown below. Some models with rhodium accents are fitted with the all Rhodium nib also shown below.
Pro Gear Bicolor Gold Pro Gear Bicolor Rhodium Pro Gear Rhodium
SAILOR King of Pens Series Nibs
The King of pens has a larger oversized 21K nib which is only available in M (Medium) and B (Broad) size.
Besides, some King of Pens Series are also available in some Nagahara Specialty nib designs, such as Naginata Togi, Cross Point, King Eagle, King Cobra, King Eagle Emperor and King Cobra Emperor.
(See below for more information of SAILOR Specialty Nibs)
SAILOR Specialty Nibs - Nagahara Nibs
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SAILOR Tipping Sizes - Nib Point Sizes
Tipping size (Nib Point size)
EF or XF (Extra Fine)
≈0.23mm (0.18 ~ 0.28mm)
≈0.30mm (0.25 ~ 0.35mm)
MF (Medium Fine)
≈0.36mm (0.31 ~ 0.41mm)
≈0.50mm (0.45 ~ 0.55mm)
≈0.6mm (0.55 ~ 0.65mm)
0.75 ~ 0.95mm
Naginata Togi Medium Fine - NMF
Widest Down-Stroke (at highest angle): ≈0.40mm
Naginata Togi Medium - NM
Widest Down-Stroke (at highest angle): ≈0.55mm
Naginata Broad - NB
Widest Down-Stroke (at highest angle): ≈0.60mm
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A special tipped nib which resembles the Japanese Long Sword.
This is a specially bent downward nib similar to a bird’s beak, produces smooth writing at any angle. The writing angle off of the paper changes the line width.
Sailor’s calligraphy nib has a special curved up nib that offers variation inline thickness depending upon the angle that the nib is held to the paper hence giving the calligraphy strokes.
This is a double layered nib specially crafted and tipped by Mr Nagahara.
The nib is the combination of SAILOR Cross Point Nib and SAILOR Naginata Concord Nib.
A Cross Music nib is the combination of SAILOR Cross Point nib and SAILOR Standard Music nib.
Addition of the solid gold Emperor tab over the top of the nib provides additional ink reservoir.
The nib is the combination of SAILOR Naginata Togi Nib and SAILOR Emperor Nib.
The nib is the combination of SAILOR Naginata Concord Nib and SAILOR Emperor Nib.
The nib is the combination and has both special features of SAILOR Cross Point Nib and SAILOR Emperor Nib.
The nib is the combination of features of three special nibs:
The nib is the combination of features of three special nibs: SAILOR Cross Point Nib, SAILOR Emperor Nib and SAILOR Standard Music nib.
The name Sai-bi means fine and beautiful writing in Japanese.
This is a hand-made triple layered nib with the joining of three nibs on top of one another by Mr. Nagahara.
Specially designed and engineered by Mr. Nagahara himself - this creation is made with two nibs joined together. The resulting tips are expertly ground and polished to shape –they resemble the Head and jaws of the Cobra snake.
The nib is the combination and has both special features of SAILOR King Eagle nib and SAILOR Emperor nib.
The nib is the combination and has both special features of SAILOR King Cobra nib and SAILOR Emperor nib.