The Hiro 40 nib tends to go by many names, including the Leonardt 40 or the Blue Pumpkin. Some calligraphers find this nib to be a less expensive duplicate of the Brause Steno 361 nib, which is very similar in appearance and performance.
The Hiro 40 is very flexible, requiring a gentle hand but capable of producing thick, beautiful swells. This nib produces decent hairlines and can be used for Copperplate, but it is better suited for modern calligraphy styles. Can hold a lot of ink, making re-dipping less frequent
The Hunt 101 is one of the most popular nibs for both Copperplate and Spencerian. It is Super-flexible and very sharp, this nib produces beautiful line variation, from tiny hairlines to super swells. May snag on very rough paper, but can handle some light texture. The durable, long-lasting nib that is not recommended for beginner calligraphers, but is great for practising once you have some experience.
The Leonardt Principal is a favourite of many calligraphers. Extra-fine and very flexible, the Principal produces fine hairlines and healthy swells and glides across textured surfaces like a dream. Modelled on the rare vintage Principality No. 1, this nib was produced with the expert advice of lettering artists and is a fine choice for many styles: Copperplate, Spencerian, modern calligraphy, and more. Bronze finish. This nib is ideal for intermediate or advanced level calligraphers and is not recommended for beginners.
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