Nib Guide

Since it’s the part of the fountain pen that touches the paper, the nib has a major impact on how each pen writes. Most LAMY fountain pens feature Extra Fine, Fine, Medium and Broad nibs, so here’s a look at each nib size and what it does best.

Extra Fine

Extra Fine nibs are sharp and precise, with the narrowest line in the LAMY range. EF nibs excel at detailed handwriting and updating your busy schedule in your diary, and also leave the least ink on the page, helping it to dry faster. Perfect for those with tight, neat handwriting.


Fine nibs are a touch broader than EF nibs, allowing the ink to flow more generously, which creates a richer line on the page, and also lets the pen glide more gracefully across the page.


Medium nibs are broader again, delivering a thick, vivid line as it moves across the page. That extra ink also helps the pen to flow as you write, and makes your handwriting look even more lively and vibrant. If you’re starting out with fountain pens, a Medium nib is a great introduction.


Broad nibs make for handwriting that’s full of flourishes and line variations, which lends a vibrancy to letters, notes and journal entries. It’s a lively experience, and can be quite stunning, but the amount of ink on the page means it can be hard to manage for fountain pen newcomers, with greater chances of blurring or smudging.

Studio Rollerball Pen

Studio Rollerball Pen

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  • Rollerball pen
  • Medium tip – 1mm
  • Black ink
  • Refill with LAMY M63 Rollerball Refill
  • 13.9cm long
  • Steel propeller-shaped clip
  • Stainless steel body; lacquer finish (Imperial Blue, Matte Black, Piano Black)
  • Designed and made in Germany


Blurring the line between design and art, the LAMY studio Rollerball Pen demands attention. Stunning in its simplicity, the torpedo shape tapers slightly at both ends and feels substantial in the hand, with a finely-judged balance that feels natural from the moment you pick it up. The restrained design is accented with a propeller-shaped chrome clip that almost seems like an optical illusion, making for a striking overall feel. The final result is a subtly elegant pen that fits so easily in your hand you'll find it hard to put down.

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