The William Mitchell Joseph Gillott 659 Mapping Nibs are delicate and flexible dip pen nibs for mapping, writing and calligraphy. They can create fine and wide lines depending on the pressure applied. All three nib types are?responsive and sensitive making?them ideal for fine detail and delicate work
- The Joseph Gillott Mapping Nib 659 is stiffer than 850 and 2788.
- The Joseph Gillott Mapping Nib 850 is stiffer than 2788 but not as stiff as 659.
- The Joseph Gillott Mapping Nib 2788 is not as stiff as 850 or 659.Wash the nibs in warm soapy water and dry fully before use.
Joseph Gillott 659 Mapping Nibs are world renowned by calligraphers for extra fine writing and by artists for drawing, sketching, mapping and cartooning. The nibs are extra fine for delicate, accurate lines. Because the base of the nib is a small tube it will not fit in a standard dip pen handle, it needs a mapping pen holder. Joseph Gillott 659 Mapping Nib points have a protective lacquer to prevent tarnishing. Briefly immerse the full pen point in boiling water before first use to remove. Washing your pen in lukewarm water after each use, then drying it gently with paper tissue, will maintain its optimum performance. Length: 2.8 cm. Width: 3 mm