It will hold the following broad edge nibs: Mitchell, Speedball, Tape, Tachikawa. It will not hold Brause nibs; they are too loose.This holder comes with a plastic cap to fit over the nib (and the cap can be posted while you are using the holder!). That way, you can leave the nib in the pen and not worry that it will get damaged.
Total length (excluding cap) is 5.75 inches, width is about 1/2 inch thick.Made in Japan
Tachikawa is a famous pen company in Japan. Professional manga artists use Tachikawa pens for drawing.
Tachikawa Pens are availible in five types:
* Tachikawa 600 Chrome Pen: Large pen nib, capable of varying line thicknesses
* Tachikawa G-Pen: Used for drawing main lines and flash lines. Direct, hard touch
* Tachikawa School Pen: Similar to the G-Pen, with somewhat softer nib point.Makes slightly bolder lines
* Tachikawa Nihon-Moji Pen: Used for writing characters or lettering
* Tachikawa Maru Pen: Small nib for detailing and thin lines
Tachikawa Pen holders are used to hold the pen nibs.
Availible in two types:
* Tachikawa Pen Holder T-25: For wider nibs
* Tachikawa Maru Pen Holder: Small and thin; for holding Maru nibs