Type Fountain pen, handmade of premium acrylic ... this version of the pen has a screw-in German nib unit.
Product Name Model 8B is a version of the Model 8 that is fatter. This is a Ranga style that is torpedo-shaped with pointed tops and bottoms.
PLEASE NOTE WE WILL BE PHASING OUT THIS VERSION OF THE 8B IN FAVOR OF THE ONE WITH THE NEW STYLE CLIP.
Manufacturer and Year Ranga Pen Company, India - current model
Length 6-1/4". The area of the section where most people grip the pen is 10.5mm (as opposed to 10mm for the slimmer Model 8). The widest area of the barrel is 14.5mm (as opposed to 12.5mm for the Model 8).
Filling System International style cartridges and converters. The pen has been configured to accept a screw-in German nib unit which works with international style cartirdges and converters. A converter will be included.
In addition, the converter can be removed so that you can use the pen as an eyedropper.
Color This listing is for Ranga 8B pens in premium acrylic. We have these in a few different colors, and we'll be adding more. There are a few "standard acrylic" colors which have a lowerprice, and you will see them in a separate listing.
Gold or silver colored clip. You can elect to get the pen without a clip, but please be advised that a small notch where the clip originally lodged remains.
Nib You have a choice of nibs. The pen is fitted with a German screw-in nib unit made by JoWo in its standard configuration. We offer this nib set-up with steel JoWo nibs. The base price is for the steel nibs, and you'll see the additional amounts in the pulldown menu for the other options:
- polished steel or gold tone nibs
- nib sizes in XF, Fine, Medium, Broad, 1.1mm and 1.5mm.
See writing sample for the standard JoWo nibs below.
Condition Brand new, never used. New converter.
Premium Acrylic Colors:
Vegas Nights #37
Iced Mocha #32
Kaleidoscope Weave #35
Classic Tigress #36
Bengal Tiger #34