The Nib Section

57 - Crossed (State) Lines

November 22, 2019

Our recording from during—and in the aftermath of—this year's Melbourne Pen Show. Diana also speaks to Patrick Santucci from Robert Oster Signature. 


This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha), Kevin (@sentience), Mel (@the_fine_nib_chick) and Diana (@the_grynne). 







Melbourne Pen Show (@melbournepenshow

Robert Oster Signature Inks 

Graf von Faber-Castell 

Not Just A Card 

Fountain Pen Supplies 

Pensive Pens 

Quillidyllic (@quillidylic




Mel: TWSBI Eco F w/ Noodlers Lexington Grey 

Sharyn: Lamy Linea Herringbone BP 

Diana: Caran d’Ache 849 Claim Your Style Pink BP 

Kevin: Midori Traveler’s Notebook Brass Pen 


25:19—MPS Recap 


Calligraphy Society of Victoria 

Robert Oster Signature Flaming Blue 

Crab Penholder - Fountain Pen Supplies 

Pilot Parallel - Not Just A Card 

Kyo-no-oto No. 07 - Not Just A Card 

Opus 88 Omar Green - My Hearty Timber Box 

Opus 88 Demonstrator Koloro Demonstrator Orange - My Hearty Timber Box 

Bookbinders Design Australia 

Fountain Pen Supplies 

Fountain Pen Maintenance Kit - Fountain Pen Supplies 

Ink Fix Subscription Box - Fountain Pen Supplies 

Yaching-Style Bellflower - @thenibsection 

Our MPS 2019 purchases - TNS on FB 




Pilot Capless LS - Kobe Nagasawa 

Pilot Capless Fermo - The Clicky Post 

Pilot 2019 Japan Special Edition Decimos with gold trim - TNS on FB 


49:29—Interview: Patrick Santucci from Robert Oster 



Tokyo international Pen Show 

Robert Oster Exclusives 

Robert Oster MudPack 

Tokyo Blue Denim - @robertostersignature 

Robert Oster Soda Pop Blue - Pen Addict 




Whittakers Jelly Tip Block 

Bumbler Boba Tea Tumbler 


Tipo 00 


1:11:04—Thanks and Credits 


Producers: Sharyn Zha, Mel Sanders, Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Special thanks to Silvana for arranging a room for us to record in at the Malvern Town Hall. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

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