[Zosslist] Lefty Nibs

Harry Shubin harry.shubin at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 20:39:28 EET 2020


I'm also a lefty, but an overwriter.  I'm actually using a Lamy medium
oblique nib today (in a Bauhaus Blue LE) and I can adapt to it, but I
prefer "reverse" oblique (shaped like a right foot) when given the option.
Each one of us is different.

On Tue, Nov 10, 2020 at 1:29 PM Thomas Zoss <pens at zoss.com> wrote:

> I think Vance is correct. Actually, both Bernadette and I are lefties, but
> I am an underwriter and she's and overwriter so we prefer different pens
> and different wear patterns on vintage pens we acquire. Like Vance, I have
> always use the oblique style that people think are just for right-handed
> people. That's why I enjoy acquiring old pens because the wear is usually
> on the opposite side of the nib and doesn't affect me at all. Best regards
> to everyone. Stay healthy.
>
> Tom Zoss
>
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> *From:* Vance R Koven
> *Sent:* Tue Nov 10 13:08:10 EST 2020
> *To:* "D.J.J. Ring, Jr."
> *Cc:* Zoss pens list
> *Subject:* Re: [Zosslist] Lefty Nibs
>
> I think the reference is to “reverse oblique” nibs, that is, the ones that
> are angled like a right foot. As a left-hander, I’ve always found this a
> puzzling notion, since I find using a standard oblique (left foot) more
> natural; but then I’m an underwriter (though don’t come to me for insurance
> or your securities offering).
>
> Vance R Koven
> vrkoven at yahoo.com
>
>
>
> On Nov 10, 2020, at 11:51 AM, D.J.J. Ring, Jr. <n1ea at arrl.net> wrote:
>
> Today one of the USA Pen sellers (Anderson Pens) sent out an email and
> it announced "lefty nibs" for Lamy pens.
>
> Another web site recently also advertised an extra fine (or was it
> fine) nib for lefty writers.
>
> What is this, is the tipping material applied in a different shape?
>
> I was thinking maybe the nib was adjusted to be dry so lefty
> overwriters could keep their sleeves ink free.
>
> Anyone know?
>
> Best regards,
> David Ring
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