The Estie is a tribute to the Esterbrook brand and its storied history. Short for Esterbrook, the Estie evokes a feeling of 1930s nostalgia, a time when fountain pens were an integral part of life and communication for most Americans.
The Esterbrook Estie fountain pen is a comfortably balanced pen. It is made of blended and turned acrylic and has a highly polished finish. A cushion closure on the cap provides a secondary seal to ensure a wet nib, and a sleek clip provides a clean accent for the cap and slides easily to ones shirt pocket. It has a stainless steel nib made by JoWo of Germany, and it uses a Standard International ink cartridge or converter.
This pen comes presented in a gift box, and includes an ink converter for use with bottled ink.
Please see below for compatible accessories.
ABOUT THE JOURNALER NIB
The Esterbrook brand was famous for its specialised nibs, and in recognition of this, Esterbrook have asked some of the most prominent and exceptional American nibmeisters to create nibs to be a part of Esterbrook’s storied legacy. This project allows users to get a custom nib grind on your pen before you receive it.
The first of these is the Journaler nib, created by Gena Salorino of the Custom Nib Studio in Los Angeles. An apprentice to nibmeister John Mottishaw of Nibs.com for nearly four years, Gena’s nib work is derived from his style, but as she’s established Custom Nib Studio, her signature nibs have become well-known in the marketplace for her own trademark style and beautiful handmade quality.
In her own words, the custom nib Gena is grinding for Esterbrook is a “medium stub grind, based on the vintage Esterbrook 9314M nib. The idea is that it’s smooth and friendly enough for everyday use, gives your writing some flair, all without being too huge for practical writing”. She has named it “The Journaler”.