Type Fountain pen handmade of Indian ebonite (hard rubber) ... 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. These pens are made of special ripple ebonites, not colors we usually carry.
Manufacturer and Year Ranga Pen Company, India - 2021
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 Select your pen from the pulldown menu, after reviewing the colors below and noting the number of the color you want. Gold or silver colored clip.
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.
Group Photo #1 - Special Ripples #1-11
Group Photo #2 - Special Ripples #12-21
SPECIAL RIPPLE #1 (dark red on red ripple)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #2 (brick red and orange ripple)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #3 (red and black ripple with yellow)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #4 (red and yellow ripple with green)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #5 (yellow and black ripple with brown)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #6 (green and black ripple with yellow)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #7 (green and black ripple with yellow)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #8 (green and black ripple with yellow)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #9 (yellow and black ripple with green)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #10 (teal and rust red ripple)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #11 (black and grey ripple)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #12 (dark olive black ripple)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #13 (black and brown ripple w hints of green)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #14 (olive and golden brown ripple)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #15 (maroon and burnt orange ripple)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #16 (dark orange and green ripple)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #17 (mauve mottled)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #18 (green and golden brown swirl)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #19 (green and black with orange ripple)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #20 (brown and gray ripple)
SPECIAL RIPPLE #21 (teal with light brown ripple)